Saturday 31/1

FILM: The Postman Always Rings Twice A drifter and the wife of a roadside cafe owner begin a passionate affair that culminates in murder. Thriller directed by Bob Rafelson and starring Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange and John Colicos. (Star-0.45) FILM: Death in Venice Tortured by his quest for ideal beauty, an avant-garde composer, Gustave Aschenbach, travels to a Venetian seaside resort, but instead of finding peace, he develops a troubling attraction to an adolescent boy. Art-house drama directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Dirk Bogarde, Marisa Berenson and Bjorn Andresen. (ET-1-23.45) FILM: Carpool Daniel Miller’s day starts off as normal, but things go horribly awry when he gets stuck with the kids’ carpool, finds himself in the middle of a robbery and becomes involved in a car chase. Family comedy starring David Paymer, Tom Arnold, Rhea Perlman and Rod Steiger. (Mega-11.00) FILM: The Vanishing A young woman falls victim to a rather inept kidnapper and while her boyfriend searches tirelessly for her, the perpetrator looks on. Thriller with Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Nancy Travis and Sandra Bullock. (Antenna-23.40)