Films on TV Cabo 19th / 26th August


Satellite: Hispasat Position: 30.0 west Frequency: 11811H

August 19 to August 26

Please note change of name


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Mindhunters 2004 (NEW) Action / Crime / Drama / Horror / Mystery / Thriller

Starring Eion Bailey, Clifton Collins Jr., Will Kemp, and Val Kilmer. Directed by Renny Harlin

On a remote island, the FBI has a training program for their psychological profiling division, called "Mindhunters", used to track down serial killers. The training goes horribly wrong, however, when a group of seven young agents discover that one of them is a serial killer, and is setting about slaying the others. Can the few that are left figure out who the killer is in time?


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Riding The Bullet 2004 (NEW) Horror / Thriller

Starring Jonathan Jackson, David Arquette, Cliff Robertson and Barbara Hershey. Directed by Mick Garris

A young man hitchhiking back home to visit his mother is picked up by a mysterious stranger. As the ride goes on, the young man uncovers a terrible secret about the stranger, and is given a choice by the stranger. A choice that can mean life or death.


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Romasanta (2004) (NEW) Action / Horror

Starring Julian Sands, Elsa Pataky, John Sharian, and Gary Piquer. Directed byFrancisco Plaza.

An uproar is caused when some mutilated cadavers are discovered, giving way to the legend of the "Werewolf of Allariz". A traveling vendor rolls through the forest in his old wagon. A woman from every village on his route faithfully awaits him. He's attractive, intelligent, charming.... But he's also the monster feared by all. His most recent prey, Barbara will soon become the one who hunts him down. The film is based on the true-life story of Manuel Blanco Romasanta, the traveling vendor, who confessed to the murders of thirteen people, using their body fat to make soap. Romasanta was tried in Allaríz in 1852 and avoided capital punishment by proclaiming he was a werewolf. Barbara was the lone survivor of four sisters.


Xanda (Xanda Lutar Até Ao Fim)

Xanda 2004 (NEW) Drama / Action

Starring Sang Wei-Lin, Zi-Long, Hong-Jun Zhang and Jing-Yang Ni.
Directed by Marco Mak.

Xanda is the latest film for Tsui Hark as producer. The film concentrates on a kung fu fighter from the countryside named Qiang who goes to the big city, where he learns about the new sport that's sweeping the city. Xanda is a hybrid form of martial arts, varying mainly on kickboxing and grappling. When his friend Lung is seriously injured by the current Xanda champion Wei, Qiang learns to combine his traditional kung fu with Xanda techniques to win the championship.


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High Tension (Haute tension) 2003 Crime / Horror / Thriller / Drama

Starring Cécile De France, Maďwenn Le Besco, Philippe Nahon, and Franck Khalfoun. Directed by Alexandre Aja

Two female students, Marie and Alex, set off to Alex's parent's secluded homestead in the country to relax and study. Come nightfall, Hell pulls up at the front door. Alex is now bound and gagged, taken off, with Marie eluding the intruder. Can she save her friend's life in time? Or is everything all that it seems...


Vera Drake 2004 Drama

Starring Imelda Staunton, Richard Graham, Eddie Marsan and Anna Keaveney. Directed by Mike Leigh.

Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her days doting on them and caring for her sick neighbor and elderly mother. However, she also secretly visits women and helps them induce miscarriages for unwanted pregnancies. While the practice itself was illegal in 1950s England, Vera sees herself as simply helping women in need, and always does so with a smile and kind words of encouragement. When the authorities finally find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.

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