Films on Canal+ Film 1 & 2 / 29th November

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Films on Canal+ Film 1 & 2 / 29th November

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Monday 29th November

Canal Digital on Thor 2/3 at 1.0W

11278V SYM:24500 FEC 7/8

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Canal+ Film1

They

17:30 They 11 y/o / Horror / Thriller / 2002 / Laura Regan, Marc Blucas and Ethan Embry. Directed by Robert Harmon.

After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund (Laura Regan), a graduate student in psycholandy, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her...

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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The

21:00 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 11 y/o / Action / 2002 / mixed language / Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen and Liv Tyler. Directed by Peter Jackson and Peter Jackson.

The Fellowship has been broken. Boromir (Sean Bean) is dead, Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) and Samwise Gamgee (Sean Astin) have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring, Merry (Dominic Monaghan) and Pippin (Billy Boyd) have been captured by the Uruk-hai, and Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen), Legolas (Orlando Bloom), and Gimli (John Rhys-Davies) have made friends of the Rohan, a race of humans that are in the path of the upcoming war, led by its aging king, Théoden (Bernard Hill). The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, Barad-dúr and Orthanc, have united in their lust for destruction. The corrupt wizard Saruman (Christopher Lee), under the power of the Dark Lord Sauron, and his slimy assistant, Gríma Wormtongue (Brad Dourif), have created a grand Uruk-hai army bent on the destruction of Man and Middle-earth. The rebellion against Sauron is building up and will be led by Gandalf the White (Sir Ian McKellen), who was thought to be dead after the Balrand captured him. One of the Ring's original bearers, the creature Gollum (Andy Serkis), has tracked Frodo and Sam down in search of his 'precious', but is captured by the Hobbits and used as a way to lead them to Mt. Doom. The War of the Ring has now begun...

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Owning Mahowny

00:00 Owning Mahowny 15 y/o / Thriller / 2003 / Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minnie Driver and John Hurt. Directed by Richard Kwietniowski.

Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and helpful. To his friends, he was a quiet, but humorous man who enjoyed watching sports on television. To his girlfriend, he was shy but engaging. None of them knew the other side of Dan Mahowny--the side that executed the largest single-handed bank fraud in Canadian history, grossing over $10 million in eighteen months to feed his gambling obsession.

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Canal+ Film2

Spun

12:00 Spun 15 y/o / Comedy / 2002 / Jason Schwartzman, Mickey Rourke and Brittany Murphy. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund.

An out-of-control speed freak (Schwartzman) is introduced his drug of choice's creator (Rourke) by his dealer (Leguizamo). A massive three-day adventure ensues (with Fugit, Murphy, and Suvari in tow).

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Get Well Soon

13:40 Get Well Soon 15 y/o / Comedy / 2001 / Vincent Gallo, Courteney Cox and Jeffrey Tambor. Directed by Justin McCarthy.

Wildly popular TV talk show host Bobby Bishop (Vincent Gallo) has a nervous breakdown during an on-camera interview with a pop starlet, with whom he makes a rather crude observation and offer. This lapse of taste sets off a series of scandals in his off-camera life, which his beleaguered agent (Jeffrey Tambor) is helpless to stop. Desperate for love, Bobby rushes to New York City to find his former girlfriend, Lily (Courtney Cox), who doesn't even like his show, and neither does her cross-dressing boyfriend (Tate Donovan) . Can true love straighten out the messes that are these folks' lives?

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Happy Campers

15:15 Happy Campers 15 y/o / Comedy / 2001 / Brad Renfro, Dominique Swain and Keram Malicki-Sánchez. Directed by Daniel Waters.

When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

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Phone Booth

16:45 Phone Booth 15 y/o / Thriller / 2002 / mixed language / Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland and Forest Whitaker. Directed by Joel Schumacher.

A slick New York publicist (Farrell) who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.

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Shanghai Knights

18:05 Shanghai Knights 11 y/o / Comedy / 2003 / mixed language / Jackie Chan, Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. Directed by David Dobkin.

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon's sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family but almost no one will believe her.

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My House in Umbria

22:00 My House in Umbria / Drama / 2003 / TV / mixed language / Maggie Smith, Ronnie Barker and Chris Cooper. Directed by Richard Loncraine.

After a bomb destroys a railway carriage, the four survivors repair to the villa of one, Mrs. Delahunty, a writer of romance novels, a woman with a past. The others are an aging British general, a young German man, and Aimee, an American girl orphaned in the blast. As these four strangers recover in Umbria's countryside and become friends, Aimee's uncle, a cold and childless academic who studies red carpenter ants, arrives to fetch her. Mrs. Delahunty fears this may not be in Aimee's best interests, begins to drink heavily, and fails in her attempts to connect with Aimee's uncle. Meanwhile, a persistent detective investigates the blast.

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