This week we take you on a cinematic journey from the healing of broken souls to a Spanish creepfest and through charismatic terrorism, nose knifing, street crawling and drug dealing in this weeks Top 5 Films On TV.
Saturday 12th January
130,000 Children who were falsely told they were orphans and forcibly sent to Australia for life of hard labour are reunited with their families by one woman's unrelenting efforts in the heart wrenching true story ORANGES AND SUNSHINE at 9:45pm on BBC2.
Fascists and fauns, frogs and fairies as a young girl escapes the horror of her reality and/or must prove her worth for a shadowy king in Guillermo Del Toro’s dark, visionary fantasy PAN'S LABYRINTH at 00:45am on Channel 4.
Sunday 13th January
The complex truish story of an egomaniacal, unscrupulous terrorist is explored in all its intricate details as a six hour biographical epic begins with CARLOS PART 1 at 11:55pm on Film4 followed by Parts 2 and 3 on Monday 14th at 11:20pm and 01:30 am respectively.
Tuesday 15th January
Jack Nicholson follows his detective instincts into the murky world of water fraud in nose knifing, smart snooping LA noir CHINATOWN at 11:15pm on Film4.
Two guilt ridden rock-bottomers try to survive the gruelling difficulties of the Great Depression in Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson's harrowing tour de force IRONWEED at 10:55pm on TCM.
Friday 18th January
Drug dealer Edward Norton contemplates his life's failures and his wasted potential precipitating bouts of rage and regret in Spike Lee's angry drama 25TH HOUR 10pm on Watch.
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