Film Four & Film Four +1 20-01-10

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11:00Moulin Rouge
Biopic exploring the life and love affairs of famed painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, focusing on his infatuation with a prostitute. Starring Jose Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Peter Cushing and an Oscar-winning Colette Marchand. Produced and co-written by John Huston and based on a best-selling fictionalised biography by Pierre La MureFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:20Sailor Beware![SUB BW]
A seaman meets his prospective mother-in-law and finds her so formidable that he starts to wonder whether his fiancee is really worth the stress. Discovering the fierce matriarch has put down a deposit on a house so they can all live on the same street, he finally decides to jump ship. Comedy, starring Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis and Gordon JacksonFilm/Comedy

15:00Captain Scarlett[SUB]
A brave nobleman forms a band of outlaws to protect 19th-century French villagers from an evil duke, and save Princess Maria from a fate worse than death at the hands of the evil Count Villiers. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Richard Greene, Leonora Amar, Nedrick Young and Manolo FabregasFilm/Adventure/War

16:30The Tall Men[SUB]
A Civil War veteran and his brother are recruited on a cattle drive by a wealthy rancher. On the journey they rescue a female settler from danger, leading to jealousy and a fierce rivalry between the former soldier and his employer. Western, starring Clark Gable, Cameron Mitchell, Jane Russell and Robert RyanFilm/Western

18:50Save the Last Dance[SUB]
A troubled teenager moves to a tough inner-city school after her mother's death, but struggles to settle into her vastly different life - until a new boyfriend helps her discover a fresh sense of purpose through the power of dance. Romantic drama, starring Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas and Kerry WashingtonFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Sunshine[SUB AD]
Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying and Earth faces extinction. A spacecraft sets out on the second mission of its kind, to reignite the sun with an experimental nuclear device. On approaching the destination, the ship intercepts a message from the crew who were on board the first mission, which was thought to have failed. The unexpected contact sets off a chain of events that only leads to further danger. Danny Boyle's sci-fi thriller stars Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans, Michelle Yeoh and Rose ByrneFilm/Detective/Thriller/Science Fiction/Science Fiction

23:10The Ringer[SUB]
An able-bodied office worker's amoral uncle persuades him to compete in the Special Olympics in an unethical bid to raise money. However, the presence of an attractive trainer and the friendliness of his fellow competitors force the phoney athlete to have a change of heart. Comedy, starring Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl and Jed ReesFilm/Comedy

An ambitious psychiatrist starts work at a mental institution, where his bored wife befriends a patient. However, when the disturbed man - who murdered his former partner - is given chores close to the family's home, their relationship becomes more intense. Drama set in the 1950s, starring Natasha Richardson, Hugh Bonneville, Ian McKellen and Marton CsokasFilm/Detective/Thriller

02:55Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema