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Jacobo, the owner of a sock factory is shocked to learn his estranged brother is planning to visit him. While his sibling has made a success of his life, Jacobo is struggling financially and feels lonely. In a bid to appear as successful as possible, he persuades his assistant to pose as his wife. Uruguayan comedy drama, starring Andres Pazos, Mirella Pascual and Jorge Bolani. In Spanish, Portuguese and ItalianFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

12:55Destination Gobi[SUB HD]
American military personnel sent to monitor weather conditions in the Mongolian desert come under attack from the Japanese air force, and team up with local tribesmen to defeat their common enemy. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Widmark, Don Taylor, Casey Adams and Murvyn VyeFilm/Adventure/War

14:40Niagara[SUB HD]
Polly and Ray are on honeymoon at Niagara Falls where they meet George and Rose, whose own marriage is falling apart. Polly later discovers that the brazen and alluring Rose has a lover waiting in the shadows and they are scheming to kill the emotionally unstable George - but Polly is unable to convince anyone of the danger as the murder plot edges towards a tragic conclusion. Thriller, with Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten and Jean PetersFilm/Detective/Thriller

16:25The Cassandra Crossing[SUB AD HD]
A wounded terrorist infected with a deadly plague virus boards a transcontinental train, prompting the authorities to take extreme steps to save millions from infection. However, conflict erupts between a military officer who thinks the passengers should die to contain the disease, and a doctor who believes their condition can be treated. Disaster movie, starring Burt Lancaster, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen and Sophia LorenFilm/Adventure

19:00Submarine Special[REP]
Richard Ayoade discusses making his debut as a film director with coming-of-age comedy drama SubmarineFilm/Cinema

19:10The Man[SUB HD]
A federal agent is accused of corruption following the murder of his partner and sets out to clear his name. However, a series of mistakes leads the tough-talking gunman to a dental supply salesman, whom he wrongly arrests - leaving both men struggling to solve the complex case. Comedy, starring Samuel L Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer, Anthony Mackie and Luke GossFilm/Comedy

20:50The Eagle Special
Director Kevin Macdonald and actors Jamie Bell and Channing Tatum discuss making the ancient Roman action adventureFilm/Cinema

21:00The Last King of Scotland[SUB AD HD]
A Scottish doctor takes an overseas job in 1970s Uganda, just as notorious dictator Idi Amin comes to power. The naive medic is soon occupying a privileged position in the president's inner circle, but as Amin's erratic behaviour intensifies, he slowly becomes aware of the horrific campaign of violence and murder being committed by the despot. Political thriller, starring an Oscar-winning Forest Whitaker alongside James McAvoy and Gillian AndersonFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:25Touching the Void[SUB AD]
Director Kevin Macdonald's acclaimed, hugely powerful documentary recreating the terrifying struggle for survival faced by mountaineers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates, who braved the Peruvian Andes. During the descent, one of the men fell, breaking his leg and forcing his friend to leave him - but remarkably he beat all the odds to survive. The story is told in the climbers' own words and features dramatised reconstructions of their ordealFilm/Documentary

01:30Bad Girls[SUB HD]
A prostitute is sentenced to hang for killing an abusive customer, but her three friends ride to the rescue and together they flee their frontier town in search of a new life. However, the outlaws are pursued by two detectives, and also come into conflict with a gang of bank robbers who have stolen their money. Western, starring Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore, Madeleine Stowe and Mary Stuart MastersonFilm/Western

03:30Submarine Special[REP]
Richard Ayoade discusses making his debut as a film director with coming-of-age comedy drama SubmarineFilm/Cinema