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Tuesday, November 22, 10:00 p.m. on SBS World Movies / Streaming after on SBS On Demand

Argentina, 2020
Gender: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Language: Spanish
Director: Ariel Winograd
With : Guillermo Francella, Diego Peretti, Luis Luque, Pablo Rago, Rafael Ferro
What is it about?
In 2006, a group of thieves carried out what is considered one of the most famous and clever bank robberies in Argentine history. How they robbed Rio’s bank is as surprising as what happened next. Here is their story – with a screenplay co-written by Fernando Araujo, the orchestrator of the real heist.


Wednesday, November 23, 9:30 p.m. on SBS World Movies / Now streaming on SBS On Demand

United Kingdom, Luxembourg, 2007
Gender: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Michael Radford
With : Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker, Shaughan Seymour
What is it about?
London, 1960. Laura Quinn (Moore) is the only female executive in the London Diamond Corporation. She is frustrated because her talents are rarely recognized and her less experienced male colleagues are promoted before her. She is shocked, but intrigued, when the elderly night janitor, Mr. Hobbs (Caine), approaches her with a bold but simple plan to steal a handful of diamonds from the safe. Laura agrees to help, but is soon overwhelmed. And it doesn’t take long before an insurance investigator sees her. Directed by Michael Radford (1984, Il Postino).

Layer cake

Thursday, November 24, 9:30 p.m. on SBS World Movies / Streaming after on SBS On Demand

UK, 2004
Gender: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Language: English
Director: Matthew Vaughn
With : Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon, Sally Hawkins
What is it about?
An anonymous drug dealer (Craig) has always had his priorities straight: he wants to quit while he’s ahead. But before he can cash in on the fortune he’s made selling ecstasy and cocaine, he must oblige his boss Jimmy Price (Cranham) for two final demands. The junkie daughter of crime lord Eddie Temple (Gambon) has gone missing and Price wants the dealer to find her. The first film of Matthew Vaughn, producer of Guy Ritchie’s Lock, reserve and two smoking barrels and To tear outand the director of Kingsman series.

To tear out

Friday, November 25, 9:30 p.m. on SBS World Movies / Streaming after on SBS On Demand

MA15+, AD
UK, 2000
Gender: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Guy Ritchie
With : Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones, Stephen Graham, Dennis Farina, Benicio Del Toro, Brad Pitt
What is it about?
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian mobster, incompetent amateur thieves and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight each other to find a priceless stolen diamond, in writer-director Guy Ritchie’s hit sequel to the film cult of 1998 Lock, reserve and two smoking barrels.


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