Film Four & Film Four +1 29-01-10

Astra 2D at 28.2E 10729 V SYM:22000 FEC 5/6

Film Four SID8335 VPID2312 APID2313 Eng


FilmFour TV listings guide Today

11:00The Arsenal Stadium Mystery[SUB BW]
An amateur football team take on Arsenal for a charity event, only for their star player to drop dead during the game. A dedicated Scotland Yard inspector steps in to investigate and becomes convinced the player was murdered - but how remains a mystery. British thriller, starring Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt, Ian Maclean and Esmond KnightFilm/Detective/Thriller

12:45Avatar Special
Sigourney Weaver and other cast members discuss the making of James Cameron's sci-fi epicFilm/Cinema

12:55A Town Like Alice[SUB BW]
PoW Jean Paget is forced to endure a harrowing march between Japanese labour camps, but finds comfort in her friendship with Australian captive Joe Harman. During the journey Joe is caught stealing a chicken to feed her, and is tied to a crucifix and left to die. However, as the war finally draws to a close, Jean is startled when a letter arrives postmarked in Joe's home town of Alice Springs. Jack Lee's drama, based on the novel by Nevil Shute, starring Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Takagi and Jean AndersonFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:00The Fly
A scientist's botched teleportation experiment results in his atoms getting mixed up with those of a fly, leaving his wife with a terrible choice - let him continue living in his mutated, dangerous state or put him out of his misery. Horror, starring David Hedison, Vincent Price and Herbert MarshallFilm/Horror
17:00Nowhere Boy Special
Director Sam Taylor Wood, and stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Aaron Johnson discuss the new movie about John Lennon's teenage yearsFilm/Cinema

17:05Girls! Girls! Girls!
A tuna fisherman with an eye for the ladies is faced with the age-old dilemma as he tries to decide which lucky girl deserves his attentions. However, he is distracted from the pursuit of pleasure when his jealous rival ensures he loses his boat. Musical, starring Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Laurel Goodwin and Jeremy Slate. Songs featured include Return to SenderFilm/Musical

19:00Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema

When a bag of stolen money falls from the sky, wide-eyed youngster Damian thinks it is a gift from God. However, his level-headed brother realises they must race against time to spend the loot before the country switches to the Euro and a robber on their tail catches up with them. Danny Boyle's comedy drama, starring Alex Etel, Lewis McGibbon, Daisy Donovan and James NesbittFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

21:00The Sum of All Fears[SUB AD]
The CIA become suspicious about Russia's nuclear activities, and agent Jack Ryan is ordered to investigate. However, it is not long before the threat of a terrorist attack on American soil is on the cards, sparking a race against the clock to avert disaster. Thriller based on Tom Clancy's novel, starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Ken Jenkins and Liev SchreiberFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:20The Football Factory[SUB]
Hard-drinking Tommy Johnson uses his love of football as an excuse for indulging in regular bouts of violence. However, the simmering conflict between fans of rival teams soon spirals out of control when Tommy is accused of raping the sister of a fellow hooligan. Drama, based on John King's novel, starring Danny Dyer, Frank Harper and Neil MaskellFilm/General Movie/Drama

A group of pupils at a boys' public school harbours rising discontent at society, that ultimately escalates into open rebellion and violence. Lindsay Anderson's surreal satirical drama, starring Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Arthur Lowe and Graham Crowden. Anderson and McDowell would bring back iconoclastic hero Mick Travis for two subsequent movies, O Lucky Man! and Britannia HospitalFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:15Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema