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11:00The Raid[SUB]
The leader of a band of escaped confederate prisoners plans an attack on a town on the Canadian border, but strikes up a relationship with a local widow and her son, leading him to undergo a crisis of conscience. Drama set during the American Civil War, starring Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft and Lee MarvinFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:40The Barefoot Contessa[SUB]
Three men gather at the funeral of a Spanish actress and countess who rose from peasant origins to become a Hollywood star. A movie director recalls how he made her famous, a PR agent remembers her doomed romance with a millionaire, and her aristocratic husband contemplates the events that destroyed their marriage. Satirical drama in flashback format, with Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart, Edmond O'Brien, Rossano Brazzi and Marius GoringFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:15Texas Lady[SUB]
A woman arrives in Texas to take over the local newspaper, and vows to use it to expose corruption. Her first target is the gambler she wrongly holds responsible for her father's suicide, but who proves an unlikely ally when she faces the real villains - two cattle barons who rule the town with an iron fist. Western, with Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan and Gregory WalcottFilm/Western

17:00The River's Edge[SUB]
A fugitive bank robber tracks down his former lover and her new husband, forcing them to help him escape across the border to Mexico with his ill-gotten gains. Crime thriller, starring Ray Milland, Anthony Quinn, Debra Paget and Harry Carey JrFilm/Detective/Thriller

A Hollywood director constructs a virtual reality actor whose talents impress film fans all around the world - but as the adoring public becomes more and more fascinated, he resorts to increasingly desperate measures to maintain the deception that she is real. Satirical comedy, starring Al Pacino, Catherine Keener, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jay Mohr and Jason SchwartzmanFilm/Comedy

21:00The Godfather[SUB]
When the patriarch of the Corleone crime family is hospitalised following an assassination attempt, control passes to his three sons - the violent and unpredictable Sonny, the weak-willed Fredo and Michael, the youngest brother who reluctantly takes up the reins and proves the most ruthless of them all. Francis Ford Coppola's gangster drama, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Robert Duvall and Diane KeatonFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:20The Kid Stays in the Picture
Film producer Robert Evans narrates this documentary chronicling the ups and downs of his own extraordinary life. Among the topics covered are his big break into the movie industry, his failed marriage to Ali McGraw, his relationships with Grace Kelly and Ava Gardner, his descent into drug addiction, and his journey back to respectability. With contributions by friends and family, and including footage of a host of Hollywood legendsFilm/Documentary

02:10Through a Glass Darkly[BW]
A former mental institution inmate returns to her family, but faces an uphill struggle to readjust to life in the outside world. Swedish drama, starring Harriet Andersson and Max von Sydow. Directed by Ingmar BergmanFilm/General Movie/Drama