Film Four & Film Four +1 12-02-10

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11:00Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind[SUB]
A post-apocalyptic tribe faces constant danger from a rival faction and a species of giant insects. The daughter of the kingdom's leader hopes to find a way to communicate peacefully with the bugs rather than destroying them, only to uncover a plan to repeat the cataclysm that nearly destroyed their world. Hayao Miyazaki's animated fantasy, with the voices of Patrick Stewart, Alison Lohman and Uma ThurmanFilm/Animated Movie/Drama/Fantasy

13:25Pickup on South Street[SUB BW]
A pickpocket steals a handbag, but is unaware that it contains a microfilm of US secret chemical formulas planted there by the victim's boyfriend, a spy for the communists. A complex game of cat and mouse ensues with both enemy spies and the FBI. Cold War crime thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter and Murvyn VyeFilm/Detective/Thriller

15:00Sea of Sand[SUB AD BW]
Allied troops fighting in North Africa in 1943 redeploy as saboteurs behind enemy lines to blow up Rommel's desert fuel dumps. A clash of personalities between officers initially causes problems, but the military men overcome their differences to work together. World War Two adventure, starring Richard Attenborough, John Gregson, Michael Craig and Vincent BallFilm/Adventure/War

16:55Jane Eyre[SUB BW]
A naive young woman becomes governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion and before long she is completely besotted with her charismatic but intimidating employer. Little does she suspect he is concealing a dark secret from her. Romantic period drama based on Charlotte Bronte's novel, starring Joan Fontaine, Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead and Margaret O'BrienFilm/General Movie/Drama

The caped crusader and his sidekick Robin discover that four of their worst enemies are now working together. The villains plan to use a machine that turns people into dust at a gathering of world leaders, allowing them to seize power. Comedy adventure based on the TV series, starring Adam West, Burt Ward, Burgess Meredith and Frank GorshinFilm/Adventure/War/Comedy

21:00Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery[SUB AD]
In the swinging Sixties, a velvet-clad, sex-crazed secret agent agrees to be put into a state of suspended animation after his arch-enemy escapes justice. Thirty years later he is defrosted to do battle with the power-mad villain again, but the mission proves nearly as daunting for him as getting to grips with Nineties social values. Spoof spy adventure, with Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Mimi Rogers, Michael York and Robert WagnerFilm/Comedy

22:50The Conversation
An obsessive surveillance expert makes the unprofessional mistake of getting personally involved in a dangerous case. Francis Ford Coppola's thriller, starring Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Allen Garfield and Harrison FordFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:05Marathon Man
A college undergraduate training for a marathon is drawn into a shady world of espionage by his secret agent brother and a Nazi war criminal searching for a cache of stolen diamonds - entangling the student in a plot involving kidnap, torture and political intrigue. John Schlesinger's thriller, starring Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier and Roy Scheider. Based on the novel by William GoldmanFilm/Detective/Thriller