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Acclaimed director Andrei Tarkovsky's autobiographical drama, interweaving filmed sequences and archive newsreel footage to present a vivid portrait of his childhood memories and relationships with parents, children, wife and relatives. Starring Margarita Terekhova, Philip Yankowsky, Ignat Daniltsev and Oleg YankowskyFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:05Malta Story[SUB BW]
As the island of Malta comes under siege during World War Two, a reconnaissance pilot plays a crucial role in defending the people. Drama, starring Alec Guinness, Anthony Steel, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow and Flora RobsonFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:10The History of Mr Polly[SUB BW]
A daydreaming Victorian clerk comes into a large inheritance, which he invests in setting himself up as a gentlemen's outfitter. However, his lacklustre business and hasty marriage to a crabby harridan only bring unhappiness, so he begins to make desperate plans to escape. Period comedy based on HG Wells' novel, starring John Mills, Betty Ann Davies, Sally Ann Howes and Finlay CurrieFilm/Comedy

17:00My Darling Clementine[SUB AD BW]
When one of his brothers is killed by cattle rustlers outside the frontier town of Tombstone, retired lawman Wyatt Earp accepts the post of town marshal and embarks on a crusade to bring the murderers to justice. Western, directed by John Ford, starring Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell and Walter BrennanFilm/Western

18:55Young Sherlock Holmes[SUB]
The teenage detective and his future sidekick Watson meet for the first time at boarding school. The death of Holmes's mentor sets the youngsters on their first case, and they discover that former members of an archaeological survey team died under suspicious circumstances - pointing to a sinister Egyptian cult using hallucinogenic poisons to kill its victims. Adventure, starring Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox and Sophie WardFilm/Adventure/War

21:00She's the Man[SUB AD]
Soccer-mad Viola's football team is disbanded, and the only other side in the area is all male - so she resorts to disguising herself as her twin brother to win a place on the squad. However, she falls for a team-mate who only has eyes for another girl - who in turn takes a liking to Viola in her male guise. Teenage romantic comedy, loosely based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, starring Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey and Vinnie JonesFilm/Comedy

23:00The Beach[SUB]
A young backpacker arrives in Bangkok, where a wild-eyed and paranoid veteran traveller tells him of the exact location of a remote paradise island. When he finally makes it to the golden beaches, he discovers there is already a community in residence. All is not as it seems, however, and the happy idyll soon turns sour. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen and Tilda SwintonFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:15Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema

01:25Waking Life[SUB]
A man embarks on a journey through the city as he ponders differing perceptions of life and reality. Animated drama, created by drawing over live action footage, starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Wiley Wiggins and Richard LinklaterFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

03:25Avatar Special
James Cameron discusses the making of his new sci-fi movieFilm/Cinema