Film Four & Film Four +1 09-10-09

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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry[BW]
A mild-mannered man finally finds love with an attractive co-worker, but their fledgling romance is jeopardised by his overbearing sisters, prompting the henpecked bachelor to plot to murder one of them. Drama, starring George Sanders, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Ella RainesFilm/General Movie/Drama

Leave Her to Heaven[SUB]
An emotionally unbalanced woman grows insanely jealous and resolves to be the sole recipient of her husband's affections, leading her to purposely miscarry their baby and destroy anyone else she thinks stands in her way. Drama, starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain and Vincent PriceFilm/General Movie/Drama

The History of Mr Polly[SUB BW]
A timid Victorian draper's assistant is forced to re-evaluate his life by his irritating wife. He finally makes the momentous decision to strike out on his own, but his grand adventure suffers a few false starts. When he does look set to finally get going, he struggles to leave the past behind. Period comedy, based on HG Wells' novel, starring John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Megs Jenkins and Finlay CurrieFilm/Comedy

The African Queen
A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in an African colony after the outbreak of World War One. The only transportation available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden riverboat captain, and as the bickering unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. Romantic adventure, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine HepburnFilm/Adventure/War

A Room with a View[SUB]
A naive woman enjoys a trip to Florence, where the balmy Tuscan countryside and a carefree tourist lead to her sexual awakening. Like all good things, it soon comes to an end - but she struggles to settle back into life at home. Oscar-winning period drama from James Ivory, based on EM Forster's novel and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Daniel Day-Lewis, Julian Sands and Judi DenchFilm/General Movie/Drama

Monster-in-Law[SUB AD]
An unlucky-in-love woman thinks she has finally landed on her feet when she meets the man of her dreams. However, his mother proves to be an overprotective nightmare who is convinced the bride is Miss Wrong and hatches a plan to drive her away. Romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda and Michael VartanFilm/Comedy

Boys Don't Cry
A man arrives in a small town and soon proves to be a big hit with the locals, even winning the heart of a local beauty. Events take an unexpected turn when his new drinking buddies discover he is really a woman, a relevation which unleashes a shocking spiral of violence, rape and betrayal. Fact-based drama, starring an Oscar-winning Hilary Swank alongside Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III and Alicia GoransonFilm/General Movie/Drama

Raising Arizona[SUB]
A habitual thief and his cop wife are distraught to discover they cannot have children, so set out to kidnap one of five babies born to a local tycoon, a move that has riotous consequences neither of them could have foreseen. The Coen brothers' comedy, starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman and Frances McDormandFilm/Comedy