Films on TV Cabo 11-18th Nov [30w]


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Films on TV Cabo 11th / 18th November

Satellite: Hispasat Position: 30.0 west Frequency: 11811H

November 11 to November 18

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Darkness (2002/I) NEW Horror / Mystery

Starring Anna Paquin, Lena Olin, Giancarlo Giannini, and Fele Martínez. Directed by Jaume Balagueró.

There's something in this house... Something ancient and dark that remains still, hidden and silent. It can only wait, having been concealed in the shadows for years. In fact, its milieu is darkness. Only in it can it show itself and move. It even takes its name: DARKNESS. It's lived here since someone tried to call it, more than forty years ago. Because this house hides a secret, a terrible past, an inconceivably evil act... Seven children, faceless people, a circle that must be completed. And blood, lots of blood...


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San ging chaat goo si (2004) New Police Story (Hong Kong: English title) NEW Action / Drama

Starring Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Charlie Yeung and Charlene Choi. Directed by Benny Chan.

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. It is up to a young rookie officer to get Wing back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal.


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Finding Neverland (2004) NEW Drama

Starring Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell and Dustin Hoffman. Directed by Marc Forster.

London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, with whom he spends little time (separate bedrooms), the widow's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland.


Sahara (2005) Action / Adventure / Comedy

Starring Jude Akuwidike, Mark Aspinall, Rakie Ayola, Christopher Bello, and Nicholas Beveney. Directed by Breck Eisner.

Searching for a treasure on the River Niger, Dirk Pitt thwarts the attempted assassination of a beautiful U.N. scientist investigating a disease that is driving thousands of North Africans to death. The suspected cause of the raging epidemic is vast, unprecedented pollution that threatens to extinguish all life in the world's seas. Racing to save the world from environmental catastrophe, Pitt and his team run a gauntlet between a billionaire French industrialist and a bloodthirsty West African tyrant. In the scorching desert, Pitt uncovers the truth behind his life-long quest - the fate of a Civil War ironclad. Now, amidst the blazing, shifting sands of the Sahara, Dirk Pitt will make a desperate stand -- in a battle the world cannot afford to lose!


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xXx: State of the Union (2005) Action / Crime / Adventure / Thriller

Starring Ice Cube, Willem Dafoe, Samuel L. Jackson, Scott Speedman and Peter Strauss. Directed by Lee Tamahori.

NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons (Jackson), fresh off the success of his last renegade recruitment, once again finds himself in need of an outsider. Gibbons and his new agent (Ice Cube) must track a dangerous military splinter group, led by Willem Dafoe, that is conspiring to overthrow the U.S. Government in the nation's capital.


Lady Killers (2003) (National Lampoon's Gold Diggers ) Comedy / Crime

Starring Will Friedle, Chris Owen, Louise Lasser, Renée Taylor and Nikki Schieler Ziering. Directed by Gary Preisler.

National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two 70-year-old sisters, Betty Mundt (Renee Taylor) and Doris Mundt (Louise Lasser). The two sisters beat the two young men up, and send them to jail. The ladies drop the charges, and invite the jailbirds to their Beverly Hills mansion. Cal gets an idea that they could marry the women for their money and live the good life. Hopefully, they will only live 6-months and at most one-year. It turns out that Betty and Doris are broke, and they have come up with a plan to marry the boys, kill them, and collect the life insurance money. After several unsuccessful murder attempts on each other, they join forces to rob Betty and Doris's rich uncle.