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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Christmas Carol: The Movie[SUB AD]
Animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale about Christmas-hating miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is shown the error of his ways by a trio of ghosts sent to show him visions of his past and present - and what the future may hold if he does not repent. With the voice of Simon Callow, who also appears in a live action introduction as Dickens, with Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage and Rhys IfansFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

12:35Tora! Tora! Tora![SUB HD]
Fact-based Second World War drama recalling the bombing of Pearl Harbour from both the Japanese and American perspectives, and a reconstruction of the events leading up to the devastating attack on the naval base in 1941. Starring Martin Balsam, So Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, James Whitmore and Jason RobardsFilm/War

15:05Lassie Come Home[SUB HD]
A lad is heartbroken when his impoverished parents are forced to sell his beloved collie to a wealthy nobleman. However, while her new owners are pleasant enough, the plucky hound is determined to be reunited with her young master, and sets out to find him. Family drama, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Edmund Gwenn and Nigel BruceFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:50The Mistress of Spices[HD]
An orphaned Indian girl is raised by a mysterious cult of spices, who train her to use her insight to help others to achieve their heart's desire, while paying no attention to her own. As an adult, the cult send her to a bazaar in San Francisco, where she becomes tempted to break her oath when she falls for a customer. Romantic drama, starring Aishwarya Rai and Dylan McDermottFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:40How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days[SUB HD]
A female journalist sets out to demonstrate how women manage to put off prospective partners, and spies the perfect man to test her theories on. However, the experiment takes an unexpected turn thanks to her guinea pig, who has a hidden agenda of his own. Romantic comedy, starring Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg and Michael MicheleFilm/Comedy

20:50Looking for Eric Special[REP]
Director Ken Loach, writer Paul Laverty and Eric Cantona discuss working on the comedy drama about a troubled man who receives spiritual advice from the football legendFilm/Cinema

21:00Looking for Eric[SUB AD HD]
A stressed postman's life is starting to unravel, as he tries to cope with two rebellious teenage stepsons and wonders if he made a mistake leaving his first wife. Desperately seeking salvation, he finds an unlikely mentor when Eric Cantona miraculously appears in his bedroom and provides the benefit of his philosophical wisdom. Ken Loach's comedy drama, starring the former footballer alongside Steve EvetsFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

23:1530 Days of Night[SUB HD]
A horde of vampires finds the perfect hunting ground - a town in Alaska that remains sunless for a month. The local sheriff heads up a small band of townsfolk as they try to avoid the bloodthirsty invaders and survive until the sun rises once again. Horror, starring Josh Hartnett, Danny Huston and Melissa GeorgeFilm/Horror

01:25Control[SUB BW HD]
Biopic of Ian Curtis, the troubled lead singer of Joy Division, who took his own life at the age of 23. The band rise to success in the post-punk era of the late 1970s, but Curtis struggles with the pressures of fame, a failing marriage, uncontrollable epilepsy and an affair with a Belgian journalist. Based on the book Touching from a Distance by Curtis' wife Deborah, and starring Sam Riley and Samantha MortonFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:45Where's the Money, Ronnie?[SUB BW REP]
Award-winning short crime comedy following a bungled robbery which sees the anti-hero being blamed for the ensuing chaosComedy