Films on TV Cabo 30th / 06th Dec/Jan


Satellite: Hispasat Position: 30.0 west Frequency: 11811H

December 30 to January 6

Please note change of name


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The Piano Player (2002) NEW Action / Drama / Thriller / Crime

Starring Christopher Lambert, Dennis Hopper, Benjamin Ajogri and Therese Benade. Directed by Jean-Pierre Roux.

Alex Laney (Christopher Lambert), a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile (Dennis Hopper) in the City of Cape, in South Africa. Robert Nile is the witness of prosecution of Christ, a powerful gangster and practitioner of voodoo. Alex Laney has a personal drama: when he was a child, he saw his father and mother be killed by a gunman.


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Madhouse (2004) NEW Horror / Thriller

Starring Joshua Leonard, Jordan Ladd, Natasha Lyonne and Lance Henriksen. Directed by William Butler.

The psychiatric intern Clark Stevens (Joshua Leonanrd) comes to Cunningham Hall, a mental healthy facility administrated by Dr. Franks (Lance Henriksen), for a training period before his graduation in medical college. He gets close to the resident Sara (Jordan Ladd) and to Ben London, a dangerous patient lodged in cell 44 in the basement of the clinic. Clark becomes intrigued with a boy, who seems to be a ghost, and finds that Dr. Franks does not use real medication in the patients. A further investigation shows hidden dark secrets in the clinic.


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Banlieue 13 (2004) Action / Comedy / Sci-Fi (French language)

Avec Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Tony D'Amario, Bibi Naceri and Dany Verissimo. Directed by Pierre Morel.

Banlieue 13 is set in Paris of 2010, where the poor and the undesirable have been forced into ghettos walled off from the rest of the city and controlled by criminal gangs. One of these gangs, led by crime boss Taha (played by Bibi Naceri, who co-wrote the screenplay with Luc Besson), hijacks a truck and gains possession of a neutron bomb that is accidentally triggered to go off in less than 24 hours. Undercover cop Damien (played by Cyril Raffaelli) is forced to team up with ghetto rebel Leito (David Belle) to retrieve the device. Leito, meanwhile, has his own agenda with Taha, who is holding Leito's sister hostage as punishment for Leito destroying Taha's drugs.


Imaginary Heroes (2004) Drama / Comedy

Starring Sigourney Weaver, Emile Hirsch, Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams. Directed by Dan Harris.

Matt Travis (Kip Pardue) is a star athlete and the apple of his father's (Jeff Daniels) eye. When pressure and frustration with his routine become too much, Matt kills himself, knocking down the fragile structure of the Travis household, which includes his mother Sandy (Sigourney Weaver) and teenage brother Tim (Emile Hirsch). As depression and venom seep into the family, dynamic Tim struggles with the outlook of his life while he watches his parents' already tempestuous marriage burn to the ground.


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The Upside of Anger (2005) Drama / Comedy / Romance

Starring Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Erika Christensen and Keri Russell. Directed by Mike Binder.

A sharp-witted suburban wife, Terry Wolfmeyer, is left to raise her four headstrong daughters when her husband unexpectedly disappears. Things get even more hectic when she falls for her neighbor Denny, a once-great baseball star turned radio d.j. This leaves her daughters out on a limb. They are forced to juggle their mom's romantic dilemmas as well as their own.


Partners in Action (2002)

Starring Armand Assante, Douglas Smith, Larry Day, Mpho Koaho and Alex Karzis. Directed by Sidney J. Furie.

Jack Cunningham is an ex-cop who attempts to uncover a drug ring involving some corrupt former co-workers. When Jack is framed for murder, a young teenager decides to help Jack prove his innocence. Now the two must run from the law and the dirty cops.

Regards Satdude.