Film Four & Film Four +1 14-07-10

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11:00Gift Horse[SUB BW]
A Navy captain reluctantly takes charge of an old US destroyer during the Second World War. His attempts to take command of the vessel and her crew prove problematic when hostility erupts, though the prospect of facing the mighty German force brings much-needed unity. Adventure, starring Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Sonny Tufts and James DonaldFilm/Adventure/War

12:55The Eve of St Mark[SUB BW]
A man's romance is brought to an abrupt halt when he is drafted to fight in the Second World War. Posted to the Philippines, he ends up stuck on a desolate island - but receiving a series of letters from his love back home gives him the will to survive. Drama, starring William Eythe, Anne Baxter, Michael O'Shea and Vincent PriceFilm/War

14:50The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw[SUB AD]
A stiff-upper-lipped English salesman accidentally foils a raid on a stagecoach. Having acquired an undeserved reputation as a fearsome gunslinger, he is asked to become the sheriff of a wild frontier town - a job with a very short life expectancy. Comedy Western, starring Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield, Ronald Squire and Robert MorleyFilm/Western/Comedy

16:55The Opposite Sex
A former nightclub singer learns her husband is having an affair with a chorus girl, and immediately divorces him. When she learns some time later that her ex's relationship with his lover has not lasted very long, she has a change of heart and tries to get him back. Musical, with June Allyson, Joan Collins and Leslie NielsenFilm/Musical

A party of explorers studying the sunken ruins of the famous liner meets an elderly woman who was a passenger on the ill-fated voyage. She recounts how, while on the brink of being forced into marriage by her family, she met and fell in love with a penniless artist - but the disaster on the horizon meant their time together was doomed to be short. James Cameron's Oscar-winning romantic drama, starring Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates and Bill PaxtonFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:00This Boy's Life[SUB]
A teenage boy's mother marries a seemingly kind man who turns out to be a tyrannical thug. She vows to stick with her choice in the desperate hope that he will improve their lives, despite his tendency to resort to violent and abusive methods to cow both of them into submission. Drama set in the 1950s, based on the memoir by Tobias Wolff and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Ellen BarkinFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:15The Silence[BW]
A woman's repressed sexual desire for her own sister casts a shadow over a holiday they decide to spend together, setting the scene for a tragic denouement. Ingmar Bergman's drama, starring Ingrid Thulin and Gunnel LindblomFilm/General Movie/Drama