The Scene In – TV Highlights

All transmission times are subject to change

Friday 6

· Chocolate (Chocolat), SIC, 2.15am

A single mother arrives in a small, dull French town ruled by an over-righteous mayor and opens a chocolate shop that changes the lives of the inhabitants. Starring Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin & Jonny Depp.

Saturday 7

· Capitão Blood (Captain Blood), RTP1 10.15pm

A young British surgeon, wrongly condemned by Judge Jeffreys for helping rebels, escapes and becomes a Caribbean pirate. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Basil Rathbone.

· Prazeres Londrinos (A Merry War), RTP1 1.30am

A copywriter gives up his job to become a poet, but, after he makes his girlfriend pregnant, embraces the middle-class, suburban life. Starring Richard E. Grant and Helena Bonham Carter.

Sunday 8

· Perdidos no Espaço (Lost in Space), RTP1 10.30pm

Set in 2058. A family journey to another planet is sabotaged and they become lost. Starring Mimi Rogers, Heather Graham, Gary Oldman and Matt LeBlanc.

· Os Virtuosos (Brassed Off), RTP1 12.30am

A mining community, facing the closure of its pit, struggles to keep its brass band going so that it can play in a national competition. Starring Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald and Ewan McGregor.

Monday 9

· O Mapa do Mundo (A Map of the World), RTP1 1.30am

A farmer’s wife discovers that speaking her mind causes her trouble and the possibility of a prison sentence. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Julianne Moore and Chloe Sevigny.

Wednesday 11

· Conhece o Joe Black (Meet Joe Black), RTP1 11.30pm

Death, in the form of a handsome young man, comes calling for a media tycoon and is attracted to the man’s daughter. Starring Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins.