Film Four & Film Four +1: 21-03-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

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

12:45Father 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

15:00Quo Vadis[SUB HD]
A brave Roman soldier returns to his home city after three years on campaign, and falls in love with a captive Christian woman the depraved and insane Emperor Nero has given to him as a reward for his service. However, as the emperor's reign becomes ever more unstable, both their lives are placed in danger. Historical epic, starring Peter Ustinov, Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Finlay Currie and Leo GennFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:15The Eagle Special
Director Kevin Macdonald and actors Jamie Bell and Channing Tatum discuss making the ancient Roman action adventureFilm/Cinema

18:25A River Runs through It
Two brothers grow up in Montana under the stern guidance of their minister father in the 1920s. The oldest boy is studious and wants a successful career, while the younger one is quite happy with an easy-come, easy-go life. But a shared love of fly fishing unites the brothers as they adapt to the changing stream of life's experience. Robert Redford's drama, starring Brad Pitt, Craig Sheffer, Tom Skerritt, Emily Lloyd and Brenda BlethynFilm/General Movie/Drama

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

21:00Appaloosa[SUB HD]
Straight-shooting peacemakers Everett and Virgil try to restore order in a town under the control of crooked rancher Randall and his murderous gang. However, the pair find their friendship threatened by the arrival of attractive widow Allison, who leads Virgil to question his nomadic existence. Western, starring Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons and Renee ZellwegerFilm/Western

23:10Bunny and the Bull[SUB AD HD]
A man suffering from agoraphobia is unable to leave his flat. When his food runs out, he is forced to contemplate rejoining the outside world and starts to relive the events of a traumatic holiday he spent travelling across Europe with his lecherous former best friend, which led to his current condition. Comedy, starring Edward Hogg, Simon Farnaby and Veronia EcheguiFilm/Comedy

01:05Mutual Appreciation [SUB BW]
A musician moves to New York after splitting from his bandmates and, despite his attempts to stay focused on his career, soon finds himself falling in love with his best pal's charismatic girlfriend, while trying to fend off the unwelcome attentions of a smitten radio host. Comedy, starring Justin Rice and Rachel CliftFilm/Comedy

03:15The Eagle Special
Director Kevin Macdonald and actors Jamie Bell and Channing Tatum discuss making the ancient Roman action adventureFilm/Cinema

03:254Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema