Film Four & Film Four +1 03-11-10

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Master of Ballantrae[SUB]
A Scottish nobleman who fought alongside Bonnie Prince Charlie is driven into exile when the rebellion is defeated. After years overseas spent battling pirates, he returns home to discover the woman he loves thought he was dead and has since married his treacherous brother. Swashbuckling adventure, based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, starring Errol Flynn and Anthony SteelFilm/Adventure

12:45The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance[SUB BW HD]
A shy, naive lawyer falls foul of a gunslinger while on his way to the small town of Shinbone. Rescued by a local woman, he devotes himself to helping the locals while searching for a way to bring the bandit to justice - but comes to realise that a more aggressive approach may be needed. John Ford's Western, starring James Stewart, Lee Marvin, John Wayne, Woody Strode and Vera MilesFilm/Western

15:05The Colditz Story[SUB BW]
A medieval castle in Germany is turned into a prisoner of war camp during the Second World War, and used to house the most rebellious Allied prisoners, all of whom have made repeated escape attempts. While breaking out is supposedly impossible, the determined inmates refuse to be beaten and continue in their bids for freedom. Drama, starring John Mills and Eric PortmanFilm/War

16:55The Bad and the Beautiful[SUB BW]
An actress, a writer and a director remember how an ambitious film producer ruined their careers and trampled over their lives to further his own success. However, the tables turn when he struggles to salvage his shattered reputation, and is forced to turn to his old enemies for help. Drama, starring Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell and the late Barbara BillingsleyFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15Bedazzled[SUB HD]
The Devil appears as a beautiful woman to a lovelorn computer buff and grants him seven wishes in exchange for his soul. However, he quickly discovers that dealing with the Princess of Darkness is not so simple, and when he uses his wishes to woo the girl he loves they all backfire on him in disastrous fashion. Fantasy comedy remake, with Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor and Miriam ShorFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

21:00The Transporter 2[SUB HD]
A retired former Special Forces agent has the job of chauffeuring the son of a controversial Miami politician. When Russian criminals kidnap the youngster and inject him with a virus in the hope of infecting his father, the driver sets out to find the boy and his abductors. Action adventure sequel, starring Jason Statham, Alessandro Gassman and Amber VallettaFilm/Adventure

22:40Vera Drake[SUB]
A kindly woman living in 1950s London carries out discreet illegal abortions for women in desperate straits, an activity which she keeps secret from her family. But one day a young woman falls seriously ill after the operation and the business is exposed, leaving her facing prosecution. Mike Leigh's drama, starring Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Eddie Marsan and Sally HawkinsFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:05Memories of Matsuko[HD]
An aimless failed musician spends his days drinking heavily after being kicked out of his band and dumped by his girlfriend. When ordered by his father to clear out his dead aunt's house, he becomes fascinated by her eventful but tragic life, that saw her drift through a series of affairs and into the Yakuza underworld. Japanese drama, starring Miki Nakatani and EitaFilm/General Movie/Drama