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Elderly Alexandra Nikolaevna visits her grandson, a conscript based in a camp outside Grozny, and is appalled by the conditions the soldiers have to endure. She finds it difficult to come to terms with the realities of military life and, after an illuminating encounter with a kindly local, she begins to question the justification for the hostilities. Drama set during the Chechen conflict, with Galina Vishnevskaya, Vasily Shevtsov and Raisa Gichaeva. In Russian and ChechenFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:50Call Northside 777[SUB BW]
A journalist investigates a woman's bid to prove her imprisoned son is innocent of the murder of a policeman 11 years earlier. As he gathers material for his piece, he discovers vital evidence in the case is missing, leading him to champion her cause and secure her son's release. Henry Hathaway's fact-based crime drama, starring James Stewart, Helen Walker, Lee J Cobb and Richard ConteFilm/Detective/Thriller

15:00The Seven Year Itch[SUB AD HD]
A bored publisher revels in his new-found freedom after his wife and son go away to the country. When a beautiful but naive actress moves in upstairs, he is tempted to turn his fantasies of an affair with her into reality. But even in his dreams, his conscience has a way of tripping him up. Billy Wilder's comedy, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes and Oscar HomolkaFilm/Comedy

17:05The Hot Rock[SUB HD]
Two bungling brothers-in-law are hired by an African ambassador to steal a priceless diamond from the Brooklyn Museum so it can be returned to its country of origin. However, no sooner do they have the gem than they manage to lose it, and face a race against time to retrieve it. Crime comedy based on the novel by Donald Westlake, starring Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman, Zero Mostel, Paul Sand and Moses GunnFilm/Comedy

19:05King Solomon's Mines[SUB HD]
A rugged soldier of fortune is hired to help a woman find her father, who is missing in the African wilderness. However, during his mission, he gets caught up in the search for a legendary treasure trove - and must fight for his life against cannibals, the German army and a long-standing foe. Action adventure based on H Rider Haggard's novel, with Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom and John Rhys-DaviesFilm/Adventure

21:00The Manchurian Candidate[SUB AD HD]
A Gulf War veteran is plagued by nightmares and is convinced something strange happened to him and his comrades during the conflict - but as he tries to get to the root of the problem, it becomes clear that powerful, shadowy figures in the political world do not want him to probe too deeply. Jonathan Demme's remake of the 1962 thriller, with Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep and Jon VoightFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:25Out of Time[SUB]
The chief of police in a small Florida town is having an affair with a married woman, who is dying of cancer. When his lover and her abusive husband are both murdered, he is made the prime suspect in the case - and his ex-wife is appointed as the investigating officer. Crime thriller, starring Denzel Washington, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain and Sanaa LathanFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:30Narc[SUB HD]
A traumatised cop taken off duty after a fatal shooting reluctantly agrees to resume active service to help investigate the murder of a fellow officer. However, he is teamed up with the dead man's partner, and when he uncovers evidence of corruption on the victim's part, the two detectives are divided over whether to delve any deeper. Thriller, starring Ray Liotta, Jason Patric and Chi McBrideFilm/Detective/Thriller

03:304Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema