This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy

Wednesday 15 November 8.30pm

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The
Banksy Job

Thursday 30 November 8.30pm

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Last Days In
The Desert

Saturday 25 November 8.30pm

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The Red
Turtle

Saturday 18 November 8.30pm

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Rialto Channel offers a superb range of specialist movie, documentary and entertainment programming. Here is an opportunity to see programming that you won't see anywhere else on New Zealand television. Rialto Channel appeals to movie lovers who want to be more than just entertained – you want to be informed, educated and involved.


Celebrating NZ Film Season

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Rialto Channel and Robertson Lodges present the NZ Film Season in November, and to celebrate we are giving our customers the chance to win a prize package for two valued at $4000, including:

Two nights luxury accommodation at your choice of one of three Robertson Lodges including some meals & experiences. Plus, return flights from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch courtesy of Air New Zealand.

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This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy

Wednesday 15 November 8.30pm Channel 039

Three ordinary guys are thrust into a parallel world of an old Sci-Fi movie. Trapped in a low budget universe they must somehow fight their way home before it is too late.

Purple Rain

Friday 17 November 8.30pm Channel 039

A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.

Crazy Heart

Friday 3 November 8.30pm Channel 039

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.

The Banksy Job

Thursday 30 November 8.30pm Channel 039

The equally mysterious and notorious artist Banksy dominates tales from the world of street art, but in The Banksy Job, the spotlight shines on another character—the gritty, charismatic, and larger-than-life, AK47—an ex-porn star and acid rave promoter turned self-anointed ‘art terrorist.’

Toni Erdmann

Monday 27 November 8.30pm Channel 039

A look at the relationship between a laid-back father and his estranged daughter working for a German company in Romania. He feels that corporate life is not making her happy and he decides to turn up on her doorstep in Bucharest.

HIM

Series begins Sunday 19 November 8.30pm Channel 039

From multi award-winning screenwriter Paula Milne comes this striking and original drama. Focusing on life's major themes: the painful breakdown of relationships, love, loss, betrayal and passion; this gripping story centres on a 17-year-old boy, known only in the drama as HIM, who is caught in the limbo between childhood and adulthood.

Last Days In The Desert

Saturday 25 November 8.30pm Channel 039

An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.

The Red Turtle

Saturday 18 November 8.30pm Channel 039

A nameless man is washed up on a beach with bits of his broken boat. A crab crawls up his leg. When he goes to explore, the view pulls right back so all we see is a remote island while his cries ring out.

Personal Shopper

Saturday 4 November 8.30pm Channel 039

An haute couture clothes buyer and general dogsbody to an insufferable A-list celebrity, practising medium Maureen (Kristen Stewart) is haunted, in all senses, by the recent death of her twin brother.

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