Film Four & Film Four +1 22-04-10

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11:00The Diary of a Chambermaid[SUB BW]
A seductive servant joins a wealthy Parisian family. Her arrival causes a great deal of disruption, as both the father and son of the household, joined by their neighbour, succumb to her unsubtle charms. Meanwhile, lovesick valet Joseph develops an intense obsession with the new member of staff, pushing him to the edge of sanity. Drama, starring Paulette Goddard, Burgess Meredith and Hurd HatfieldFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:00Whirlpool[SUB BW]
A woman finds herself unable to control her kleptomania, and in desperation, turns to a hypnotist for help. What she does not know is that the mesmerist is also a murderer, and when she awakes from her trance, she finds herself in the frame for the villain's most recent crime. Melodrama, starring Gene Tierney, Jose Ferrer, Richard Conte and Charles BickfordFilm/General Movie/Drama

14:50Moulin 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

17:10The Last Wagon
A mixed-race renegade convicted for the murder of his wife's killers leads a group of orphaned children to safety after they survive an attack on their wagon train by Apache raiders. Western, with Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Ray Stricklyn and Susan KohnerFilm/Western

19:05Picture Perfect
An ambitious executive hires a man to pose as her fiance in an effort to improve her image at work, but her fantasy life soon spirals out of control, leaving her unable to tell the difference between fact and fiction. Romantic comedy, with Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon, Olympia Dukakis and Illeana DouglasFilm/Comedy

21:00Aeon Flux[SUB]
When a pandemic decimates the world's population, scientists create a hi-tech walled city. However, political assassinations and corruption within the sealed environment provoke an acrobatic rebel agent to seek revenge on those in charge. Sci-fi action adventure, based on an animated series, starring Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller and Sophie OkonedoFilm/Science Fiction

22:45John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars[SUB]
In 2176 Mars is a mining colony of Earth. Police transporting a dangerous criminal there discover a mining operation has unearthed previously dormant Martian warriors - aliens taking over the minds and bodies of the colonists to kill all other human invaders. Sci-fi horror, starring Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Pam Grier and Joanna CassidyFilm/Science Fiction/Horror

Two stories of people trying to gain inspiration through creative projects. Aspiring writer Vi goes through a series of abusive relationships purely to provide herself with subject matter for her creative writing classes, while salesman Toby hopes to be a documentary film-maker, and finds an unusual subject in a misanthropic, bisexual teenager with dreams of celebrity. Black comedy, starring Selma Blair and Paul GiamattiFilm/Comedy

02:20Hullabaloo over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures
Two couples race to get their hands on a set of Indian miniatures hidden deep within the palace of a bemused Maharajah. Merchant and Ivory comedy drama, starring Peggy Ashcroft, Larry Pine, Victor Banerjee, Saeed Jaffrey and Aparna SenFilm/Comedy