The names speak for themselves – they are the brightest stars of world cinema. Every month World Movies showcases three of their most iconic films over three consecutive nights. This month, enjoy the work of Javier Bardem.
Live Flesh (Spain, 1997)
Tuesday 10 January 10.30pm
Heartthrob Javier Bardem joins forces with internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar, in this masterful political thriller about a fascinating quintet wrapped in a web of consequences.
Before Night Falls (USA, 2000)
Wednesday 11 January 10.30pm
Vivid and utterly unforgettable, the multi-award winning look at the life of poet and author Reinaldo Arenas, from Cuba to New York. Stars Javier Bardem, with cameos from Johnny Depp and Sean Penn.
The Sea Inside (France, Italy, Spain, 2004)
Thursday 12 January 10.30pm
Winner of the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2005 Academy Awards, Alejandro Amen√°bar directs Javier Bardem as quadriplegic Ramon Sampedro and the true story of his 30 year campaign for his own right to die.