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11:00The Thief of Bagdad[SUB]
A daring Arabian thief finds himself imprisoned with the deposed king, and together the pair devise a plan to escape and reclaim the throne - with a little help from flying carpets, a genie, a magical jewel and an enchanted mechanical horse. Fantasy adventure, starring Sabu, Conrad Veidt, Rex Ingram, John Justin and June DuprezFilm/Fantasy

13:05Bigger Than Life[SUB]
A mild-mannered, small-town schoolteacher is transformed into a bullying megalomaniac as a side-effect of taking an experimental hormone to treat arthritis. Fact-based drama, starring James Mason, Walter Matthau, Barbara Rush and Robert SimonFilm/General Movie/Drama

A ruthless vigilante is recruited as a sheriff to clean up the streets of a crime-ridden town. However, the townsfolk come to regret hiring him because of his strong-arm tactics, and when a woman arrives and accuses the lawman of murdering her fiance, they rally to her cause with the help of a rival gunslinger. Western, starring Henry Fonda, Richard Widmark, Anthony Quinn and DeForest KelleyFilm/Western

17:15Porridge[SUB AD]
Cellmates Fletcher and Godber are coerced into aiding an escape attempt organised by the sinister Grouty. However, they end up struggling to break back in before their absence is detected. Comedy spin-off from the TV series, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Peter Vaughan, Fulton Mackay and Brian WildeFilm/Comedy

19:05The Truman Show[SUB]
A man is unaware his uneventful life is really a sham, and his every move is being secretly filmed and broadcast to the world as part of a 24-hour TV soap. However, a series of unforeseen events leads him to question the nature of his existence. Peter Weir's media satire, starring Jim Carrey, Natascha McElhone, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich and Ed HarrisFilm/Comedy

21:00The Devil Wears Prada[SUB AD]
A woman with dreams of becoming a journalist takes a job as assistant to a prestigious fashion magazine editor - a position that should guarantee a bright future if she succeeds. Unfortunately, she has just signed up to work for the boss from hell, whose cruel personality and outrageous demands make her life a constant nightmare. Comedy drama, with Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci and Emily BluntFilm/Comedy

23:10The Serpent
A disturbed man believes all the problems in his life stem from a childhood prank that went wrong. As an adult, he seeks out the old friend he holds responsible, now a wealthy photographer in the middle of a messy divorce, and sets about systematically ruining his life. French thriller, starring Yvan Attal, Clovis Cornillac and Pierre RichardFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:30Lemon Tree
A Palestinian widow stands her ground when the security perimeter of the neighbouring Israeli defence minister's compound encroaches on her lemon grove. She decides to take the fight to the Supreme Court, where her case attracts interest from an unlikely source. Israeli drama, starring Hiam Abbass, Doron Tavory, Ali Suliman, Rona Lipaz-Michael and Tarik KoptyFilm/General Movie/Drama