Film Four & Film Four +1: 02-03-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Well[SUB BW]
The son of a rich white man is suspected of being behind the disappearance of a five-year-old black girl, causing a near riot among the black community. When she is later found trapped in a well, the townspeople set aside their racial differences and unite to rescue her. Drama, starring Richard Rober, Henry Morgan, Barry Kelley and Christine LarsonFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:45The History of Mr Polly[SUB BW]
A daydreaming Victorian clerk comes into a large inheritance, which he invests in setting himself up as a gentlemen's outfitter. However, his lacklustre business and hasty marriage to a crabby harridan only bring unhappiness, so he begins to make desperate plans to escape. Period comedy based on HG Wells' novel, starring John Mills, Betty Ann Davies, Sally Ann Howes and Finlay CurrieFilm/Comedy

14:35Love Is a Many Splendored Thing[SUB HD]
A married American news correspondent reporting on the Korean War from his base in Hong Kong falls in love with a widowed Eurasian doctor - but he is unable to get a divorce and the couple find themselves forced to keep their relationship a secret. Romantic drama based on the memoirs of Han Suyin, with William Holden, Jennifer Jones and Torin ThatcherFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:35Ice Cold in Alex[SUB AD BW]
The crew and patients of an ambulance become separated from their unit in the Libyan desert and face a perilous journey back to civilisation. Leading the trek is an alcoholic army captain, who vows to remain sober until he has completed the task - but his resolve is threatened by a stranger they rescue who is secretly an enemy spy. Second World War drama, with John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Anthony Quayle and Harry AndrewsFilm/Adventure/War

19:10The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising[SUB HD]
A teenager discovers he is the last in a long line of warriors destined to defend the world from dark forces. His duty now is to embark on a perilous journey through time to recover the six parts of a mystical artefact, and ensure the powerful device is returned to safe hands. Fantasy adventure, starring Alexander Ludwig, Christopher Eccleston and Ian McShaneFilm/Fantasy/Adventure

21:00The Sum of All Fears[SUB AD HD]
The CIA becomes suspicious of Russia's nuclear activities, and agent Jack Ryan is ordered to investigate. However, it is not long before the threat of terrorists detonating a nuclear bomb on American soil is on the cards, sparking a race against the clock to avert disaster. Thriller based on Tom Clancy's novel, starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Liev Schreiber, Bridget Moynahan and Alan BatesFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:20The Black Dahlia[SUB AD HD]
Two Los Angeles detectives investigate the murder of a fledgling starlet in 1947. While one becomes obsessional about the victim, his partner focuses on a sinister connection between the killing and the mysterious daughter of a wealthy family. Crime thriller, based on the book by James Ellroy and the real-life murder of Elizabeth Short, starring Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank and Mia KirshnerFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:40Double Take[SUB]
Drama-documentary exploring paranoid attitudes that became prevalent in Cold War-era America and how this was reflected in the films and television programmes of Alfred Hitchcock. The exploration of the era is presented through a fictional story, in which the master of suspense meets his exact double on the set of The BirdsFilm/Documentary/General Movie/Drama

03:20Paul Film Special[SUB REP]
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost discuss their roles in the sci-fi comedyFilm/Cinema

03:30Never Let Me Go Special[SUB REP]
Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Andrew Garfield talk about their roles in the film adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's novelFilm/Cinema