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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Pickup on South Street[SUB BW]
A pickpocket steals a handbag, but is unaware that it contains a microfilm of US secret chemical formulas planted there by the victim's boyfriend, a spy for the communists. A complex game of cat and mouse ensues with both enemy spies and the FBI. Cold War crime thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter and Murvyn VyeFilm/Detective/Thriller

12:40Cry Havoc[SUB BW]
Female novices volunteer to assist two veteran American nurses tending the casualties of battle on the Bataan peninsula of the Philippines, while Japanese forces are about to overrun the islands. Second World War drama, starring Margaret Sullavan, Joan Blondell, Ann Sothern, Fay Bainter and Marsha HuntFilm/War

14:35Bataan[SUB BW]
Fact-based Second World War drama set during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1942. A small US army platoon and Filipino guerrillas fighting a desperate rear-guard action must destroy a strategic bridge to prevent the enemy advance. Starring Robert Taylor, George Murphy and Thomas MitchellFilm/War

16:50The Barefoot Contessa[SUB HD]
Three men gather at the funeral of a Spanish actress and countess who rose from peasant origins to become a Hollywood star. A movie director recalls how he made her famous, a PR agent remembers her doomed romance with a millionaire, and her aristocratic husband contemplates the events that destroyed their marriage. Satirical drama in flashback format, with Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart, Edmond O'Brien, Rossano Brazzi and Marius GoringFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:25The Man[SUB HD]
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

21:00Once Upon a Time in the Midlands[SUB]
A Glaswegian crook heads for Nottingham after seeing his ex-wife humiliate her boyfriend on daytime television, determined that he should win back her heart. Shane Meadows' comedy, starring Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Shirley Henderson, Kathy Burke and Ricky TomlinsonFilm/Comedy

23:00Small Time[SUB]
A gang of inept small time crooks carries out a series of disastrous attempts to get rich. The leader of the group begins to worry he is losing the respect of his sidekicks, while one gang member risks losing his girlfriend for spending too much time on his life of crime. Comedy drama, directed by and starring Shane Meadows. With Mat Hand and Dena SmilesFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

00:05Where's the Money, Ronnie?[BW REP]
Award-winning short crime comedy following a bungled robbery which sees the anti-hero being blamed for the ensuing chaosComedy

00:20The Sin Eater[SUB HD]
A member of an obscure religious sect is drawn into the terrifying hunt for a supernatural being following the death of the head of his order - but his quarry proves to be elusive and far more cunning than anticipated. Supernatural horror, starring Mark Addy, Shannyn Sossamon and Heath LedgerFilm/Horror

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