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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The 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

13:40The Inn of the Sixth Happiness[HD]
English servant Gladys Aylward fulfils her dream of becoming a missionary in China. Working from a roadside inn used by mule caravans, she ends up caring for dozens of orphans, who she courageously leads to safety through hostile and mountainous territory during the Sino-Japanese War. Fact-based drama, starring Ingrid Bergman, with Curt Jurgens, Ronald Squire and Robert DonatFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:45Doctor in Distress[SUB]
Amorous medic Simon Sparrow tries to sort out the romantic problems in his life - and has the added complication of playing Cupid for his pompous boss Sir Lancelot Spratt. Hospital comedy, with Dirk Bogarde making his last appearance in the role alongside James Robertson Justice, Samantha Eggar, Barbara Murray, Donald Houston and Mylene DemongeotFilm/Comedy

18:45Cocoon[SUB HD]
Elderly retirement home residents treat themselves to an occasional dip in the pool at an abandoned house - but begin to notice something strange is happening. It turns out that friendly aliens in human form are using the place as a spawning ground - and energy from their cocoons is giving the old-timers a new lease of life. Ron Howard's sci-fi comedy fantasy, with Wilford Brimley, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, Don Ameche and Steve GuttenbergFilm/Science Fiction

21:00The Client[SUB AD HD]
A Mafia lawyer tells a boy where a politician's body is buried shortly before committing suicide, prompting a team of district attorneys to pump the young witness for information. However, the streetwise kid refuses to give evidence unless his family's safety is guaranteed, and hires his own lawyer to ensure his demands are met. Thriller based on the novel by John Grisham, starring Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro, Mary-Louise Parker and Antony LaPagliaFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:20Natural Born Killers[SUB HD]
Two fugitive lovers embark on a serial killing spree across America, and as they rack up the body count the pair are treated like national celebrities by the tabloid media. When they are eventually put in prison, a sleazy TV presenter seizes the chance to exploit their story further, only to get caught up in their latest bout of mayhem. Director's cut of the satirical thriller, with Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Downey Jr, and Tom SizemoreFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:40Damien: Omen II[HD]
Adolescent Antichrist Damien is adopted by his rich uncle and aunt, and packed off to military academy, unaware of his true origins. As he becomes aware of his demonic destiny, another series of grisly murders begins. Horror sequel, starring Jonathan Scott-Taylor, William Holden, Lee Grant, Robert Foxworth, Lew Ayres, Sylvia Sidney and Lance HenriksenFilm/Horror