Over three nights this June, World Movies showcases three critically-acclaimed films from actor, director and producer James Franco.
Tuesday 16 June 8.30pm
Child Of God (USA, 2013) – Australian Television Premiere
A harrowing tale following Lester Ballard – a dispossessed, violent necrophiliac killer whose life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order as he falls deeper into crime and degradation. Directed by James Franco.
Wednesday 17 June 8.30pm
Cherry (USA, 2012)
Angelina is a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer. Stars James Franco, Ashley Hinshaw, Lili Taylor and Heather Graham.
Thursday 18 June 8.30pm
Palo Alto (USA, 2013) – Australian Television Premiere
Based on short stories by James Franco (who also stars), this perceptive drama follows a group of disaffected teens in a wealthy California town who have money to burn but little parental supervision – and even less direction.