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11:00The Red Pony[SUB]
A boy seeks solace from his feuding family through his friendship with his beloved pony, but when the animal dies his relationship with his father seems to be irreparably damaged. Drama based on a short story by John Steinbeck, starring Robert Mitchum, Myrna Loy and Peter MilesFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:45Call 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

14:55Sink the Bismarck![SUB AD BW HD]
Fact-based Second World War drama, charting the mission of a Royal Navy officer and his crew to track down and eliminate the pride of the German fleet, a fearsome battleship devastating British vessels in the North Atlantic. Starring Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith and Karel StepanekFilm/Adventure/War

16:50Father Goose[SUB]
A hard-drinking beachcomber languishing on a small South Sea island is dragooned by the Australian Navy into looking out for Japanese spy-planes during the Second World War. When his path crosses with a teacher and her schoolgirl pupils marooned on a nearby shore, he pilots them to the safety of his own home. Predictably, the prim schoolmistress and her drunkard host make for poor company. Comedy, with Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor HowardFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

19:05Submarine Special
Richard Ayoade discusses making his debut as a film director with coming-of-age comedy drama SubmarineFilm/Cinema

19:15Son of the Mask[SUB HD]
The life of an unassuming cartoonist is turned upside down by a mysterious wooden mask, which endows his baby son with fantastic eye-popping powers. However, the chaos escalates when mischievous Norse god Loki decides he wants the mask back - no matter what the cost. Comedy sequel, starring Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Bob Hoskins and Traylor HowardFilm/Comedy

21:00Me, Myself and Irene[SUB HD]
A mild-mannered state trooper bottles up his frustrations for years, causing him to develop a split personality. His alter ego is not quite as easy-going - a problem exacerbated when he falls in love and the two sides of his personality become rivals. Comedy from the Farrelly brothers, starring Jim Carrey, Renee Zellweger, Anthony Anderson, Mongo Brownlee and Robert ForsterFilm/Comedy

23:15House of Flying Daggers[HD]
Two imperial officers are sent to find the head of a rebel group, which threatens to destroy the Tang dynasty's tenuous grip on power. Their search leads them to a beautiful blind dancer, whom they hope will take them to the mysterious and influential figure - but matters soon take an unexpected turn. Romantic period martial arts adventure from director Zhang Yimou, starring Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau and Song Dandan. In MandarinFilm/Adventure

01:30The Pawnbroker[SUB BW]
A concentration camp survivor tries to make a fresh start in a poor New York neighbourhood. However, he is plagued by flashbacks of his experiences during the Holocaust, depriving him of any faith in humanity. Steeped in cynicism, he turns a blind eye to the antics of a local racketeer operating out of his shop - until a social worker tries to break through to him and awaken his feeling for right and wrong. Drama, with Rod Steiger and Geraldine FitzgeraldFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:454Films For
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema