NT Live: Man and Superman. Today at 7pm.
The Good Lie (12A). This uplifting drama follows four young Sudanese refugees who are selected for resettlement in America, where one of them is sent to live far away from the others. Reese Witherspoon is an employment adviser who tries to reunite the group and find them jobs. Friday at 6pm, Monday at 8.30pm, Tuesday at 2pm, next Thursday at 8pm.
Child 44 (15). When he refuses to cover up the murder of a friend’s young son and denounce his wife Raisa (Naomi Rapace) as a traitor, secret policeman Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy) is exiled from 1950s Communist Moscow to a remote outpost. After stumbling upon a series of brutal killings strikingly similar to the murder of his friend’s son, Demidov and his wife investigate, unearthing dark, dangerous secrets. Chillingly compelling thriller. Friday at 8.30pm, Saturday at 5.45pm, Tuesday at 7.45pm
Home (U). Tip (Rihanna) is a canny teenager who managed to avoid capture when the world was conquered by aliens. She accidentally befriends Oh (Jim Parsons), a rascally young alien outcast, and the pair set out on a fun, action-packed road trip. Latest from DreamWorks. Saturday at 3.30pm, Sunday at 1.15pm.
The Last Five Years (12A). Conducted largely in song, this intriguing tale follows the breakdown of a marriage in reverse. Opening with Cathy (Anna Kendrick) tearfully clutching husband Jamie’s (Jeremy Jordan) breakup letter, the musical narrative works its way backwards to their early joyful love affair. Saturday at 8.45pm, Monday at 6pm, Wednesday at 8.45pm.
The Sound of Music (U). One-off showing to celebrate 50th anniversary of the cinematic classic starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. A tuneful, heartwarming story, based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding the Second World War. Sunday at 3.30pm.
The Second Best Marigold Hotel (PG). Sequel to 2011’s smash-hit grown-up romcom. Sunday at 7.15pm, Tuesday at 5pm, Wednesday at 6pm.
Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of the Dream Alliance (PG). An inspirational underdog tale, Dark Horse is a celebration of a real-life working-class Welsh community. In 2000, a syndicate of villagers from Cefn Fforest clubbed together to buy a thoroughbred mare and breed their own racehorse. Plot twists of the most ingeniously scripted drama, capturing the thrill and beauty of the plucky horse. Next Thursday at 6pm.