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Balzac Et La Petite Tailleuse Chinoise, Saturday 19 August, 8.40pm
2002 (Drama).  A romantic story about two youths sent for a Maoist "re-education" in the mountains and fall in love with the village tailor's granddaughter.  Stars: Xun Zhou, Kun Chen and Ye Liu.  Written and Directed by Sijie Dai.   Golden Globe nominated for Best Foreign Language Film 2003.


Bright Star, Saturday 26 August, 8.50pm
London 1818: a secret love affair begins between 23 year old English poet, John Keats, and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, an outspoken student of fashion. Together they rode a wave of romantic obsession that deepened as their troubles mounted.


Curse of the Golden Flower, Saturday 02 September, 8.45pm NO ON DEMAND
During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as his wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.


To Hell and back, Saturday 09 September, 8.45pm (R) NO ON DEMAND
The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.


The Dead Lands, Saturday 16 September, 8.30pm
The Dead Lands is a thrilling action feature film set in pre-Pakeha New Zealand. A young man who wants to be the leader of his people, learns to use his head rather than his taiaha.  The film will is made entirely in the Māori language.


ELECTIONS AOTEAROA- LIVE Election Night Special, Saturday 23 September, from 7.00pm