Backtrack

Saturday 30 September 8.30pm

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Tanna

Monday 18 September 8.30pm

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Everything
Will Be Fine

Saturday 16 September 8.30pm

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Rialto

Channel 039

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.

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Backtrack

Saturday 30 September 8.30pm Channel 039

Psychologist Peter Bower's life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers a strange secret about his patients. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying secret which only he can put right.

Tanna

Monday 18 September 8.30pm Channel 039

Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

The Rehearsal

Saturday 9 September 8.30pm Channel 039

Stanley, a naive 1st year drama student meets Isolde and begins a sweet, first love affair. Goaded by Hannah, the charismatic, domineering Head of Acting, Stanley uncovers a talent and ambition he didn’t know he had.

Little Boy Blue

Begins Sunday 17 September 8.30pm Channel 039

A compelling 4-part true story about the murder of a 11-year-old boy, Rhys Jones in Croxteth, Liverpool, in 2007 and his parents, Melanie's and Steve's ordeal, and how Rhys's murderer and associates were eventually brought to justice.

Cut Bank

Saturday 2 September 8.30pm Channel 039

Dwayne McLaren has been looking for a way out of his small town upbringing of Cut Bank since he graduated high school several years earlier. When he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time, he jumps at a chance to pursue a better life in a bigger city with his girlfriend Cassandra.

Everything Will Be Fine

Saturday 16 September 8.30pm Channel 039

While driving aimlessly after a quarrel with his girlfriend, a writer accidentally runs over and kills a child who sleds in front of his car. While he's legally innocent, the accident and its aftermath deeply traumatizes him.

Rudderless

Saturday 23 September 8.30pm Channel 039

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

Sanctuary

Sunday 10 September 8.30pm Channel 039

Larry has Downs, Sophie has severe epilepsy. The two are attracted to each other and, through a care worker Tom, they sneak away to a hotel room during a supervised trip to the cinema. What do they do once they are there? How do they express a love that dare not speak its name?

The Clan

Monday 11 September 8.30pm Channel 039

The true story of the Puccio clan, a family with a dark secret lurking beneath their seemingly ordinary facade: they earn millions in ransom for the wealthy people they kidnap.

Nymphomaniac Vol 1

Friday 29 September 8.30pm Channel 039

A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and takes her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac.

Satan Lives

Thursday 7 September 8.30pm Channel 039

From Texas to the Vatican, Satan Lives meets with Satanists, exorcists, cult icons - believers and non-believers alike - to ask why in the age of reason the Devil remains so powerful and seductive.

The Family

Thursday 21 September 8.30pm Channel 039

A raw, heartbreaking investigation into one of Australia's most notorious cults, and the scars its survivors still bear today. With survivors and cult members telling their stories alongside the detectives, this confronting feature documentary exposes not just what happened within the still operating sect, but also within the conservative Melbourner community that allowed “The Family” to flourish.

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