World Movies is showcasing our favourite homegrown films in honour of Australia Day this January. Tune in for the moving Last Ride starring Hugo Weaving, Neil Armfield’s powerful Candy and the darkly adult Sleeping Beauty.
Last Ride (Australia) Saturday 26 January 6.00pm
When his father (Hugo Weaving) bundles him into the car in the middle of the night, Chook knows something is wrong. On the run from the law after committing a violent crime, the duo escape into the Australian desert.
Candy (Australia) Saturday 26 January 7.40pm
Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish star in this contemporary love story of startling beauty about two young lovers whose passion spirals dangerously into obsession and addicion. Directed by acclaimed theatre director Neil Armfield.
Sleeping Beauty (Australia) Saturday 26 January 9.30pm
A young student begins an erotic freelance job where she is sedated and sleeps in bed with paying customers, unaware of what they have done to her when she awakes. This haunting Australian film, directed by Julia Leigh, premiered at Cannes.