Films on TV Cabo 06th / 13th January


Satellite: Hispasat Position: 30.0 west Frequency: 11811H

January 6 to January 13

Please note change of name


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The Gospel of John (2003) NEW Drama / History

Starring Christopher Plummer, Henry Ian Cusick, Stuart Bunce and Daniel Kash. Directed by Philip Saville.

This widely acclaimed motion picture is a meticulous recreation of the turbulent era of Jesus and the events that changed the course of history. Narrated by Christopher Plummer, it’s the powerful story of Jesus as told by his disciple John. The best-loved but least understood of the gospels, John presents a uniquely human portrait of courage and passion encompassing Jesus' entire three-year ministry, the final years of his life.


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Pit Fighter (2005) NEW Action

Starring Dominique Vandenberg, Steven Bauer, Stephen Graham and Stana Katic. Directed by Jesse Johnson.

Jack (Dominique Vandenberg) gets amnesia after a bullet in the head almost kills him. Five years later, still haunted by dreams and visions of a woman he loved in his previous life even while attempting to stay the top pit fighter, his past catches up to him. However he might not like what he remembers.


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The Piano Player (2002) 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.


Madhouse (2004) 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)

Starring 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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