This week we take you on a cinematic journey to the consequences of infidelity, on the path from good to evil, to the desperate life of war torn Africa, via the intricacies of professional robbery and finishing up under Helen Mirren's bikini in this week’s top 5 films on TV.
Harold Pinter explores the fall out of infidelity in inverse chronology. Exquisite acting, delectable dialogue and impassioned infatuation in BETRAYAL at 1am on TCM.
Finding abandoned drug money leads good people to do evil things and starts them on a moral decent of greed and murder. Billy Bob Thornton and Bill Paxton star in stunning drama A SIMPLE PLAN at 11:50pm on BBC1.
Life turns sour for ageing Chadian when he loses his job to his son and war is knocking at his door. Introspective and intense drama A SCREAMING MAN plays at 01:40am on Film4.
Blackmail, trickery and plans within intricate plans unfold as master thieves execute the perfect criminal plot. David Mamet’s superbly taut, tight and twisty treat HEIST stars Sam Rockwell, Gene Hackman and Danny DeVito. Catch this gem at midnight on BBC1.
Helen Mirren goes skinny dipping when a creatively blocked artist finds his muse in a young girl who is trapped in paradise. Lush Australian gem AGE OF CONSENT plays at 11:20pm on Film4.