Film Four & Film Four +1 18-10-09


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11:00
Gift Horse[SUB BW]
A Navy captain reluctantly takes charge of an old US destroyer during World War Two. His attempts to take command of the vessel and her crew prove problematic when hostility erupts, though the prospect of facing the mighty German force brings much-needed unity. Adventure, starring Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Sonny Tufts and James DonaldFilm/Adventure/War

12:55
Terry Gilliam Interview
The director discusses his fantasy film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, starring Heath Ledger in his last performanceFilm/Cinema

13:00
Last Holiday
A shy woman is told she has only weeks to live. Resolving to make the most of the time she has left, she heads for a French hotel presided over by her hero, a world-renowned chef, where her newfound passion for life has a remarkable effect on the other guests. Comedy, starring Queen Latifah, Gerard Depardieu, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton and Giancarlo EspositoFilm/Comedy

15:10
Kidnapped[SUB]
A naive young man is cheated out of his inheritance by his conniving uncle, who sells him to the captain of a slave ship. On board he forms an alliance with a hardened rebel, and the pair make their escape when the ship is wrecked on the Scottish coast. Period adventure based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel set during the Jacobite Revolution, with Michael Caine, Lawrence Douglas, Trevor Howard, Jack Hawkins and Donald PleasenceFilm/Adventure/War

17:15
Terry Gilliam Interview
The director discusses his fantasy film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, starring Heath Ledger in his last performanceFilm/Cinema

17:25
Carry On up the Khyber[SUB]
British forces in Colonial India find themselves in trouble when a local ruler discovers the soldiers' fearsome reputation is quite undeserved - prompting open rebellion. Comedy, starring Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Roy Castle, Joan Sims and Bernard BresslawFilm/Comedy

19:10
Big Momma's House
A dedicated FBI agent will stop at nothing to catch a dangerous escaped convict, even if it means donning a fat suit and drag to pose as the obese old woman who lives across the road from the felon's girlfriend. Comedy, with Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington, Terrence Dashon Howard and Ella MitchellFilm/Comedy

21:00
A Good Year[SUB]
City trader Max Skinner inherits a French vineyard from his deceased uncle. When Max travels to France to determine the value of his newly acquired property, he is prompted to reassess his life. Ridley Scott's comedy drama based on Peter Mayle's novel, starring Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Abbie Cornish and Marion CotillardFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy/Comedy

23:15
The Cooler
A luckless gambler is hired by a casino boss to share his ill-fortune and stop other patrons winning. However, when he falls in love, fate finally seems to be smiling on him - causing all manner of problems for his enraged employer. Drama, starring William H Macy, Maria Bello and Alec BaldwinFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:15
Second Best[SUB]
Shy Welsh postmaster Graham lives a reclusive life caring for his ailing father. Realising he will soon be alone, he decides to adopt a child, ending up with troubled 10-year-old James, whose mother has committed suicide. Graham believes he can be a good father to the boy, but the youngster's adoration of his imprisoned dad proves an obstacle. Drama, starring William Hurt, John Hurt, Chris Cleary Miles, Jane Horrocks and Keith AllenFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:20
Terry Gilliam Interview
The director discusses his fantasy film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, starring Heath Ledger in his last performanceFilm/Cinema

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