Film Four & Film Four +1 23-10-09

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Sea Wife[SUB BW]
A few survivors of a cargo ship torpedoed off the coast of Singapore scramble to safety on board a life raft. One of the group is an RAF officer who finds himself becoming attracted to a fellow castaway - little suspecting she is in fact a nun. World War Two drama, starring Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Ronald Squire and Cy GrantFilm/Adventure/War

Three Secrets[SUB BW]
A five-year-old adopted boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash, and three mothers who each gave up sons for adoption five years previously, realise he could be their child. Waiting for news from the rescue team, the women remember the sad circumstances that led to them giving up their babies. Drama, starring Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman and Frank LovejoyFilm/General Movie/Drama

Escape to Athena[SUB]
A group of World War Two Allied PoWs plans to defy the SS by taking part in a prison break and art robbery, with the help of a liberal camp commandant. Action adventure, with Roger Moore, David Niven, Telly Savalas, Elliott Gould, Stefanie Powers and Claudia CardinaleFilm/Adventure/War

The Triumph of Love
An 18th-century princess is due to be crowned queen, but feels guilty over the fact that her father usurped the throne. She discovers that the rightful heir is still alive and falls madly in love with him - however, he has been brought up to hate her and reject the idea of love. Romantic comedy, starring Mira Sorvino, Ben Kingsley, Jay Rodan and Fiona ShawFilm/Comedy

Terry Gilliam InterviewThe director discusses his approach to film-making and his latest movie The Imaginarium of Doctor ParnassusFilm/Cinema

A lovelorn computer buff pledges his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, all involving the woman he loves. However, he quickly discovers that nothing is simple when dealing with the Princess of Darkness when they all backfire on him in disastrous fashion. Fantasy comedy remake, starring Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor and Miriam ShorFilm/Comedy/Fantasy/Fantasy

The Fifth Element[SUB]
In the 23rd century, the world faces destruction from a seemingly unstoppable force of pure evil. A New York cab driver's life is turned upside down when he encounters a mysterious woman destined to save the Earth from its fate - but they must contend with a scheming arms dealer and a horde of alien mercenaries. Luc Besson's sci-fi adventure, starring Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich and Gary OldmanFilm/Science Fiction

Jackass: the Movie[SUB]
Johnny Knoxville and his gang of daredevil friends bring the MTV series to the big screen. As usual, they perform a variety of weird and wonderful stunts, including crawling across dozens of mousetraps while wearing rodent make-up, and being rolled down bowling lanes on skateboards. Comedy, with Bam Margera, Henry Rollins, Spike Jonze and Tony HawkFilm/Comedy

Next Friday[SUB]Hapless Los Angeles resident Craig finds the gangster he put behind bars has been released from prison and is hellbent on revenge. Escaping to his lottery-winning uncle's house, the hero finds living in suburbia holds it's own challenges. Comedy sequel, starring Ice Cube, Tamala Jones, John Witherspoon, Tom `Tiny' Lister Jr and Mike EppsFilm/Comedy