Film Four & Film Four +1 18-06-10

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11:00The 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

12:45Sea Wife[SUB BW]
A few survivors of a cargo ship torpedoed off the coast of Singapore scramble to safety on board a life raft. One of the group is an RAF officer who finds himself becoming attracted to a fellow castaway - little suspecting she is in fact a nun. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Ronald Squire and Cy GrantFilm/Adventure/War

14:25Forty Guns[SUB BW]
A despotic Arizona landowner, who uses a band of hired gunmen to dominate her territory, finds her position under threat from a determined US marshal who has renounced violence and is assigned to bring her reign of terror to an end. Western, starring Barbara Stanwyck, with Barry O'Sullivan and Dean JaggerFilm/Western

16:00Brief Encounter[SUB BW]
A suburban housewife finds herself falling in love with a married doctor she meets by chance at a railway station. While the pair return to the station every week to see each other, both come to realise that the relationship is doomed to be a fleeting one. David Lean's romantic drama, starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Cyril Raymond and Valentine DyallFilm/General Movie/Drama

17:40Dunston Checks In
An upper-class jewel thief's pet orang-utan runs amok in a swanky hotel, causing endless problems for the put-upon manager who has enough on his plate trying to assure the establishment successfully attains a six-star rating. Family comedy, starring Jason Alexander, Rupert Everett, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd and Paul ReubensFilm/Comedy

19:20The Man[SUB]
A federal agent is accused of corruption following the murder of his partner and sets out to clear his name. However, a series of mistakes leads the tough-talking gunman to a dental supply salesman, whom he wrongly arrests - leaving both men struggling to solve the complex case. Comedy, starring Samuel L Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer, Anthony Mackie and Luke GossFilm/Comedy

21:00Ferris Bueller's Day Off[SUB]
A cocky teenage upstart plays truant from school and spends the day dragging his girlfriend and a reluctant friend into all manner of crazy adventures in the big city - while his dogged headmaster vows to stop at nothing to prove the youngster is faking illness. Comedy, starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, Jeffrey Jones and Charlie SheenFilm/Comedy

An ordinary soldier is selected to take part in a secret scientific experiment in which he, along with a prostitute carrying out community service, will be placed in hibernation for one year. However, the plan goes awry and the two guinea pigs awake to find themselves in the year 2505, where they are the most intelligent people in the world, and they must battle to save the human race from its own stupidity. Scilicet comedy, starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph and Dax ShepardFilm/Comedy

00:40Conquest of the Planet of the Apes[SUB]
In the near future, humanoid apes are used as slave labour by brutal humans. An intelligent chimpanzee, the son of two apes from the future, conceals his ability to speak and lives under the protection of a kindly circus master. But when his secret is exposed, he leads his fellow simians in a violent uprising. Scilicet drama, presenting an origin story for the original movie, starring Roddy McDowall and Ricardo MontalbanFilm/Science Fiction

A serial killer is horribly maimed in a car accident, but is able to continue his reign of terror using a customised car to run down his victims. The vengeful husband of one of the maniac's victims pursues him across the country, aided by a woman who survived an encounter with the killer. Horror, with Jim Caviezel, Rhona Mitra and Colm FeoreFilm/Horror