True Movies / True Movies 2 /17-05-08
Eurobird 1 - 28.5E
11642V SYM:27500 FEC 2/3
SID52320 VPID2308 APID2309 Eng
04:00The Gulf War
This mini-series charts the scandal of the Gulf War Syndrome and how military families fought for compensation for those stricken by the disease. With Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ted Danson. Part 2 of 2.
06:30First Do No Harm
Based on a true story. Oscar-winner Meryl Streep gives a magnificent performance as a mother fighting for her epileptic son's right to a possible cure.
08:30A Place For Annie
The Washington Post called it the saddest film ever made, the deeply moving story of a nurse who takes on an HIV-positive baby and ends up caring for the mother too. Sissy Spacek & Joan Plowright star.
10:30Struggle To Survive
Miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa become stranded in deep snow. Struggling to keep themselves and their son alive, Jim strikes out on a mission, determined to reach help in this true story.
12:30In The Blink Of An Eye
Award winning film-maker Micki Dickoff directs this provocative true story of a woman's remarkable battle to save an innocent friend from a life in jail. With Mimi Rogers (Someone To Watch Over Me)
14:30Search For Justice
Based on a true story. Following the mysterious death of her daughter, a woman begins to suspect that her child was murdered as part of an insurance scam. With Peggy Lipton (Twin Peaks)
16:30Other Women's Children
The true story of a doctor whose unstable marriage is put under tremendous strain when she devotes all her time to caring for terminally ill children
18:30Patty Duke: My Story
An autobiographical insight into the American child star Patty Duke's life, including her long term struggle with mental illness. stars Patty Duke as herself.
20:30In Defence Of Kids
An emotional account of how an encounter with a young runaway led lawyer Ellen Wilcox to come to the defence of abused and neglected juveniles. With Blythe Danner and Sam Waterston
Based on a true story. Cybill Shepherd plays a devious and wealthy woman who, upon learning of her husband's infidelity, plots to end his affair by killing his mistress. Part 1 of 2.
True Movies 2
11642V SYM:27500 FEC 2/3
SID52325 VPID2312 APID2313 Eng
04:00Trapped In A Purple Haze
Sporty teen Max Hanson seems to have it all, but when he gets hooked on drugs, his pushy mother must save her child. Starring Jonathan Jackson, Hayden Christensen, JoBeth Williams and Colm Feore.
06:00Death Of A Cheerleader
Based on a true story. A cheerleader's death challenges a whole community for its sense of values and the intense pressure it puts on its pupils. With Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210)
08:00The Great Los Angeles Earthquake
A series of tremors in the city of LA provokes a scientist to investigate the ongoing threat of an earthquake, however, she discovers that the threat is more real than she ever imagined.
10:00Poor Little Rich Girl
The true story of Barbera Hutton, who had inherited 40 million dollars by the age of 6. This fascinating insight explores the effects that money can have on one's life, loves and careers. Part 1 of 2
12:00Poor Little Rich Girl
The true story of Barbera Hutton, who had inherited 40 million dollars by the age of 6. This fascinating insight explores the effects that money can have on one's life, loves and careers. Part 2 of 2
14:10Blue Valley Songbird
She is one of the world's most famous country music artists, her glamour and flamboyance is unique. It can only be Dolly Parton. This film explores her love life and career.
This tense story of human endurance and courage follows the rescue in 1938 of the USS Squalus - the first ever rescue of a living crew from a submarine. With Sam Neill (Jurassic Park)
Based on a true story. When a problem child is accused of a murder he didn't commit, his foster father refuses to give up the fight for justice. Martin Sheen and Brendan Fraser star.
20:00Firestorm: 72 Hours In Oakland
The story of the 1991 bushfire that swept across Northern California, destroying countless homes and communities. This film ranks 3rd in our True Movies Top 20.
22:00Sex And Mrs. X
Starring Linda Hamilton and Jacqueline Bisset, this sexy drama examines a life-changing encounter between a New York journalist and Paris' most secretive and successful 'madame'.