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11:00The Return
Two brothers are stunned when a stranger turns up out of the blue, claiming to be their estranged father. However, as he whisks the youngsters off on a fishing trip, one of them comes to suspect he is not who he claims to be. Russian drama, starring Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov and Konstantin LavronenkoFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:10Sailor of the King[SUB BW]
A British seaman is left stranded on a German-occupied island after his vessel is sunk during World War Two. Despite being alone and injured, he resolves to wage a one-man campaign to scuttle an enemy cruiser while waiting for his rescue. Adventure based on a novel by CS Forester, starring Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie, Bernard Lee and Wendy HillerFilm/Adventure/War

14:50The Left Hand of God[SUB]
An American mercenary in the pay of a warlord in Forties China has second thoughts about his employer, so assumes the identity of a dead Catholic priest to make his escape. Seeking sanctuary in a mountain mission, he reluctantly adapts to religious life. However, his cover is threatened when he falls for a nurse. Romantic adventure, with Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Agnes Moorhead and Lee J CobbFilm/Adventure/War

16:40Murder, She Said[SUB BW]
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple is travelling by rail, when she witnesses a murder on a passing train. The police dismiss her claims, so she launches a private investigation and goes to work as a servant in the stately home where she believes the body to be hidden. Agatha Christie mystery, starring Margaret Rutherford, Arthur Kennedy, Muriel Pavlow and James Robertson JusticeFilm/Mystery

18:25K-19: the Widowmaker[SUB]
The captain of Russia's first nuclear submarine is demoted for expressing fears that the vessel is unfit for commission. However, his anxieties prove well-founded when the reactor malfunctions, creating the possibility of a nuclear explosion the US would mistake for an attack - potentially starting World War Three. Kathryn Bigelow's fact-based thriller, based on actual events, starring Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson and Peter SarsgaardFilm/Detective/Thriller

A former marine sniper is coaxed back into action when government officials need his help to prevent an assassination attempt on the US president. However, the intended target is in fact an African archbishop, and the marksman is being set up by double-crossing agents to take the fall, forcing him to go on the run as he fights to clear his name. Action thriller, with Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pena and Danny GloverFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:25Joy Ride[SUB]
A couple of pranksters ill-advisedly tease a trucker over a CB radio - but once they have incurred his wrath, they realise their victim is actually a relentless psycho, leading to a terrifying chase across the States as they attempt to escape his murderous attentions. Thriller, starring Steve Zahn, Paul Walker and Leelee SobieskiFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:15The Conformist
A sexually repressed man in Thirties Italy is consumed by an irresistible need to fit in with society, which leads him to embrace Fascism as Mussolini rises to power. As his allegiance to the regime takes over his life, he agrees to seek out and assassinate his old college professor. Bernardo Bertolucci's drama, with Jean-Louis Trintignant and Stefania SandrelliFilm/General Movie/Drama