Film Four & Film Four +1 23-12-09

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11:00The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance[SUB BW]
A shy, naive lawyer falls foul of a ruthless gunslinger while on his way to the small town of Shinbone. Rescued by a local woman, he devotes himself to helping the locals while searching for a way to bring the bandit to justice - but comes to realise that a more violent approach may be needed. John Ford's Western, starring James Stewart, Lee Marvin, John Wayne, Woody Strode and Vera MilesFilm/Western

13:20Gulliver's Travels
Animated adventure, based on Jonathan Swift's novel, following a mariner lost at sea who arrives in a country populated by miniature people and struggles to avert a war between the country and their equally tiny neighbours. With the voices of Sam Parker, Lanny Ross and Jessica DragonetteFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

14:55The Brady Bunch Movie[SUB]
It is now the 1990s and the members of the sweet, all-American family face a testing time as their brash neighbours scheme to tear down the Brady home to make way for a shopping centre. Comedy, based on the Seventies sitcom, starring Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Christine Taylor and Christopher Daniel BarnesFilm/Comedy

17:10CutThroat Island[SUB]
A tough female pirate enlists the help of an educated slave in finding the three parts of a map leading to buried treasure. However, one of the pieces is in the hands of her cruel uncle, and she also has to find the loot before her treacherous crew declares a mutiny or the British Navy catches up with her. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella and Maury ChaykinFilm/Adventure/War

19:05America's Sweethearts
A Hollywood publicist is faced with disaster when Tinseltown's golden couple break up just as their new film is released, while the eccentric director holds the final print of the movie hostage. To distract the Press, he concocts a story that the two stars have got back together. Romantic comedy, starring John Cusack, Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Christopher WalkenFilm/Comedy

21:00The Truman Show[SUB]
A man is unaware his uneventful life is really a sham, and his every move is being secretly filmed and broadcast to the world as part of a 24-hour TV soap. However, a series of unforeseen events leads him to question the nature of his existence. Peter Weir's media satire, starring Jim Carrey, Natascha McElhone, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich and Ed HarrisFilm/Comedy

22:55The 51st State[SUB]
A drug dealer Elmo decides to retire from a life of crime and plans to raise the necessary funds through one final sale in Liverpool - but has to contend with an assassin, crooked cops and a neo-Nazi gang. Action comedy, starring Samuel L Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Meat Loaf, Ricky Tomlinson, Sean Pertwee and Rhys IfansFilm/Detective/Thriller/Comedy/Comedy

Tangled relationships develop in a close community following the discovery of an unidentified corpse. The detective in charge of the case is cheating on his wife, who is seeing a psychiatrist, who in turn is concerned by a growing suspicion that her husband might be gay. Drama, starring Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey and Anthony LaPagliaFilm/General Movie/Drama