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  • Audio Description (AD) available for all titles
  • Closed Captions (CC) available for Margot at the Wedding, Strangerland and Rabbit Hole


Margot at the Wedding

Monday 12 December, 9:30pm on SBS World Movies / Now streaming at SBS On Demand

USA, 2007
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English
Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jack Black, Ciarán Hinds, John Turturro
What’s it about?
Margot (Kidman) is a successful writer, and decides to attend her estranged sister Pauline’s (Leigh) wedding. On arrival she takes an immediate dislike to Malcolm (Black), Pauline’s hopeless and unemployed fiancé. With her unnerving and brutal honesty, Margot stirs up trouble and plants the seed of doubt in her sister’s mind about the union. Written and directed by Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha, Marriage Story).



Tuesday 13 December, 9:30pm on SBS World Movies / Now streaming at SBS On Demand

MA15+, AD, CC
Australia, 2015
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Kim Farrant
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Joseph Fiennes
What’s it about?
Newly arrived in the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari, Catherine (Kidman) and Matt Parker (Fiennes) are trying to adjust, when their two teenage children, Lily and Tom disappear in the desert, just as a massive dust storm is about to hit. Rumours start swirling about what could have happened to children and, with temperatures rising and the chances of survival plummeting with each passing day, Catherine and Matthew find themselves pushed to the brink.


Rabbit Hole

Wednesday 14 December, 10:00pm on SBS World Movies / Now streaming at SBS On Demand

USA, 2010
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: John Cameron Mitchell
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Dianne Wiest, Aaron Eckhart, Sandra Oh, Jon Tenney, Miles Teller
What’s it about?
A grieving couple struggle to cope with the death of their four-year-old son. Becca (Kidman, in an Oscar-nominated performance) and Howie Corbett (Eckhart) both find themselves choosing very different ways to express their devastation, and it threatens to tear their marriage apart. Based on the play by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig & The Angry Inch, Shortbus).


The Paperboy

Thursday 15 December, 9:35pm on SBS World Movies / Streaming after at SBS On Demand

MA15+, AD
USA, 2012
Genre: Thriller
Language: English
Director: Lee Daniels
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, David Oyelowo
What’s it about?
An idealistic Miami reporter (McConaughey) returns to his Florida hometown to investigate the grisly murder of the sheriff and the potentially unlawful imprisonment of a death row inmate (Cusack). As the man accused of the killing awaits execution, his sexy fiancée (Kidman) – a woman with a penchant for convicted killers – rallies for his innocence. With Ward’s disillusioned younger brother Jack (Efron) as their driver, they barrel down Florida’s back roads and seamy places in search of ‘the story.’ Based on the 1995 novel by Peter Dexter and directed by Lee Daniels (Precious).


To Die For

Friday 16 December, 9:30pm on SBS World Movies / Now streaming at SBS On Demand

USA, 1995
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Gus van Sant
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon, Casey Affleck
What’s it about?
Kidman stars in this 1995 crime comedy-drama as Suzanne, a weathergirl on a local TV station who longs to be a high-flying star on Network television. When she feels that her middle-class husband (Matt Dillon) is holding her back, she decides to have him murdered by a teenage boy named Jimmy (Joaquin Phoenix). Directed by Gus van Sant (Good Will Hunting, My Own Private Idaho).




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