Digitalb Premiere 12th April 2008
Eutelsat W2 - 16.0E
Available on 11.055V SYM:27900 FEC 3/4
Film Premiere (BST)
09:00 Evening (2007) Drama / Romance
A drama exploring the romantic past and emotional present of Ann Grant and her daughters, Constance and Nina. As Ann lays dying, she remembers, and is moved to convey to her daughters, the defining moments in her life 50 years prior, when she was a young woman. Harris is the man Ann loves in the 1950s and never forgets.
10:50 The Passionate Life of Edith Piaf (2007) Biography / Drama / Music
An un-chronological look at the life of the Little Sparrow, Edith Piaf (1915-1963). Her mother is an alcoholic street singer, her father a circus performer, her paternal grandmother a madam. During childhood she lives with each of them. At 20, she's a street singer discovered by a club owner who's soon murdered, coached by a musician who brings her to concert halls, and then quickly famous. Constant companions are alcohol and heartache. The tragedies of her love affair with Marcel Cerdan and the death of her only child belie the words of one of her signature songs, "Non, je ne regrette rien." The back and forth nature of the narrative suggests the patterns of memory and association.
13:00 Proof (2005) Drama
The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students who wants to search through his papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs.
14.35 I Me Wed (2007) (TV) Comedy / Romance
When Isabel Darden, a successful, attractive 30-year-old woman, grows tired of people asking her "when are you going to get married," she decides to honor the person she loves the most, by tying the knot with herself.
16:00 I Do: How to Get Married and Stay Single (2006) Comedy
Eric Lartigau, the director picks up on how so many European men feel that they are in complete control of their lives, yet without the help/support of the women around them cannot seem to make things work.
18:00 Eastern Promises (2007) Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
The film follows the mysterious and ruthless Nikolai, who is tied to one of London's most notorious organized crime families. His carefully maintained existence is jarred when he crosses paths with Anna, an innocent midwife trying to right a wrong, who accidentally uncovers potential evidence against the family. Now Nikolai must put into motion a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution.
20:00 Brick Lane (2007) Drama
A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneem, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London, and in a loveless marriage with the middle aged Chanu, she fears her soul is quietly dying.
22:00 The Last King of Scotland (2006) Drama / Thriller
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s
00:00 Starter for 10 (2006) Comedy / Drama / Romance
Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.
02:00 My Brother Is an Only Child (2007) Comedy / Crime / Drama
Two brothers come of age in a small Italian town in the '60s and '70s
04:00 The Upside of Anger (2005) Drama / Comedy / Romance
When her husband unexpectedly disappears, a sharp-witted suburban wife and her daughters juggle their mom's romantic dilemmas and family dynamics.