Film Four & Film Four +1: 14-03-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Pickup on South Street[SUB BW]
A pickpocket steals a handbag, but is unaware that it contains a microfilm of US secret chemical formulas planted there by the victim's boyfriend, a spy for the communists. A complex game of cat and mouse ensues with both enemy spies and the FBI. Cold War crime thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter and Murvyn VyeFilm/Detective/Thriller

12:35The Gentle Sex[SUB BW]
Seven women from vastly different backgrounds are brought together as volunteers in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during the Second World War. Despite their differences they soon become firm friends during training and on assignment driving military transports and operating anti-aircraft guns. Drama, starring Rosamund John, Joan Greenwood, Lilli Palmer, John Justin and Joan GatesFilm/General Movie/Drama/War

14:25Doctor 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

16:254Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema

16:30The Triumph of Love[SUB HD]
An 18th-century princess is about to be crowned queen but feels guilty knowing her father overthrew the true monarch and usurped the throne. She then discovers the rightful heir is still alive, and when they meet she falls madly in love with him - but he has been raised up to shun women and any notions of romance. Comedy, starring Mira Sorvino, Ben Kingsley, Jay Rodan, Fiona Shaw and Ignazio OilvaFilm/Comedy

18:40The Straight Story[SUB HD]
An old man embarks on a bizarre cross-country journey to visit his estranged brother, hoping to heal the rift between them before it is too late. Though his eyesight leaves much to be desired, he carries on regardless - choosing a motorised lawnmower as his form of transport. David Lynch's drama, starring Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway, Everett McGill and Harry Dean StantonFilm/General Movie/Drama

20:50Submarine Special
Richard Ayoade discusses making his debut as a film director with coming-of-age comedy drama SubmarineFilm/Cinema

21:00A Life Less Ordinary[SUB]
A down-on-his-luck would-be author determined to get even for losing his job ends up kidnapping his boss's daughter. Meanwhile, two angels are assigned the seemingly impossible task of making the unlikely duo fall in love - and decide nothing is more likely to bring them together than a little jeopardy. Danny Boyle's fantasy comedy, starring Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter and Delroy LindoFilm/Fantasy

23:00Water Lilies
Three teenagers who are part of a synchronised swimming team and growing up in a Parisian suburb struggle with the pressures of puberty. Impulsive Anne has set her sights on a male swimmer for her first sexual encounter, while Marie struggles to separate her feelings of friendship and attraction for the beautiful Floriane. Drama, with Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachere and Adele Haenel. In FrenchFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:40Scenes from a Marriage
A couple set about rebuilding their lives when their marriage breaks down as a result of the husband's infidelity. However, they both come to realise the separation will not be as easy as they first thought. Ingmar Bergman's drama, starring Liv Ullman, Erland Josephson, Bibi Andersson and Jan Malmsjo. In SwedishFilm/General Movie/Drama