Friday 18 July 9.30pm – A Clockwork Orange (1971, UK &USA) Subscription Television Premiere
Alex DeLarge is an ultraviolent youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he’s arrested and convicted of murder and rape. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programmed to detest violence. If he goes through the program, his sentence will be reduced and he will be back on the streets sooner than expected. But Alex’s ordeals are far from over once he hits the mean streets of Britain that he had a hand in creating. Based on the novel by Anthony Burgess; written and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Saturday 19 July 9.30pm – Caligula (1979, Italy & USA)
Starring Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell and Peter O’Toole, Caligula details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome’s most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Sunday 20 July 9.30pm – In The Realm Of The Senses (1976, Japan)
The film that outraged censorship boards and was banned for twenty years. Based on a true story of Geisha Sada Abe, it’s the tale of passionate, but ultimately destructive, sexual obsession.