Digitalb TV listings 17th November


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Digitalb TV listings 17th November

Eutelsat W2 - 16.0E

Available on 11.092V SYM:32000 FEC 5/6

Film Premiere (GMT)

10:00 Bloody Sunday (2002) (TV) Drama

Sunday tells the story of an infamous day in Derry, North of Ireland and how the events of that day were subsequently covered up by the British Government of the time. On Sunday 30th January 1972 a peaceful civil rights march against internment (imprisonment without trial), organised by the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) ended with 13 marchers shot dead and 15 wounded. It became known throughout the world as Bloody Sunday. Told primarily from the perspective of the Derry community, juxtaposed with the British Army/state's preparations and reaction to the day, Sunday communicates the forensic and emotional truth of what happened.

12:00 The Last King of Scotland (2006) Drama / Thriller

In the early 1970s, Nicholas Garrigan, a young semi-idealistic Scottish doctor, comes to Uganda to assist in a rural hospital. Once there, he soon meets up with the new President, Idi Amin, who promises a golden age for the African nation. Garrigan hits it off immediately with the rabid Scotland fan, who soon offers him a senior position in the national health department and becomes one of Amin's closest advisers. However as the years pass, Garrigan cannot help but notice Amin's increasingly erratic behavior that grows beyond a legitimate fear of assassination into a murderous insanity that is driving Uganda into bloody ruin. Realizing his dire situation with the lunatic leader unwilling to let him go home, Garrigan must make some crucial decisions that could mean his death if the despot finds out.

14:00 Domino (2005) Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller

The daughter of an actor with a high-society woman, Domino Harvey, bored with her life, decides to join the team of Ed Mosley and becomes a bounty hunter. But she gets in trouble when the Mafia's money is stolen from an armored truck, while Mosley and his crew are in action participating of a reality show produced by Mark Heiss. The situation becomes out of control when the sons of a rival mobster are kidnapped while FBI is monitoring the two gangs of mobsters.

16:00 "Sensitive Skin" (2005) Comedy / Drama / Romance

With Joanna Lumley in the lead role, Sensitive Skin follows her character Davina and Denis Lawson’s Al as a 60-year old couple with a 30-year old son. Their life though is far from idyllic, courtesy of the variety of fears, temptations and jealousies that go to make up their lives. Throw in their assorted friends and relatives too, and it’s quite a cocktail.

18:45 Scorpion (2007) Action / Drama

A Thai boxing enthusiast finds himself on the wrong side of the law when a street fight ends in the accidental death of his opponent. After a stretch in prison, Angelo (Clovis Cornillac, A very long engagement) returns to society a shadow of his former self. He meets and falls in love with a waitress who, it later transpires, is being paid to go out with him. Upon learning the painful truth, Angelo vows never to allow himself to get hurt again. He is drawn back into the illegal world of underground free fighting, but this time, he will stop at nothing to become the ultimate fighting machine... The Scorpion.

20:20 The Truth About Love (2004) Comedy / Romance

As part of a drunken bet with her sister, a happily married woman sends an anonymous Valentine's card to her husband to see if he hides it. When he does, what was a prank leads to a series of events and revelations that puts her marriage at risk, and leaves her looking for revenge.

22:00 The Last Winter (2006) Horror / Thriller

In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil company's advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. After one team member is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the others as each of them succumbs to a mysterious fear.

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