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11:00Late Spring[BW HD]
A woman who still lives at home is devoted to her widowed father and wants to spend her life caring for him. However, her aunt believes it is time she was thinking about getting married and goes in search of a suitable man. Drama, starring Chishu Ryu and Setsuko Hara. In JapaneseFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:05Forty Guns[SUB BW HD]
A despotic Arizona landowner, who uses a band of hired gunmen to dominate her territory, becomes attracted to a determined US marshal sent to restore law and order. The lawman has renounced violence, but when tragedy strikes on the day of his wedding, he takes up arms once again. Western, starring Barbara Stanwyck, with Barry O'Sullivan and Dean JaggerFilm/Western

14:40True Grit[SUB HD]
One-eyed, over-the-hill US Marshal Rooster Cogburn reluctantly agrees to help a girl track down her father's killer, but the quest is complicated by a Texas Ranger, who is also on the murderer's tail, and a host of other villains who have few qualms about disposing of the meddling youngster and her protector. Western, starring an Oscar-winning John Wayne alongside Jeff Corey, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell, Robert Duvall and Dennis HopperFilm/Western

17:10Bugsy Malone[SUB HD]
Alan Parker's slapstick musical comedy, featuring a cast composed entirely of children and following a war between rival gangsters in 1920s New York - fought with custard pies and cream-firing tommy guns. When a slick mobster acquires devastating new weapons, his arch rival enlists the aid of a small-time chancer to steal them. Starring Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger and John Cassisi, with Jodie Foster in an early appearanceFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:00Big[SUB AD HD]
A boy ridiculed for his size makes a wish on a fairground machine to become bigger - only to wake up as a 30-year-old man. Driven from his home by his terrified mother, the bewildered youngster trapped in an adult's body makes his way to New York, where he rises high in the ranks of a toy manufacturing company and applies his childlike brain and emotions to the complexities of adult life. Comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins and Robert LoggiaFilm/Comedy

21:00French Connection II[SUB AD HD]
Hard-nosed New York narcotics cop Popeye Doyle pursues a drug dealer to his lair in Marseilles. However, he soon lives to regret his decision when he is captured by the criminal and subjected to a cruel revenge by being forcibly addicted to heroin. John Frankenheimer's thriller sequel, starring Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Jean-Pierre Castaldi and Charles MillotFilm/Detective/Thriller

Edinburgh heroin addict and petty crook Mark Renton makes a series of attempts to kick the habit, but the grind of everyday life and a circle of similarly self-destructive friends continually drag him back to his old ways. Following a near fatal overdose, he comes to the realisation that the only way to put his life in order is to rid himself of his friends - which is easier said than done. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Caryle and Ewen BremnerFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:10Silent Light
A married man living in a strict religious community has a secret affair with a single woman. Although his religion forbids adultery, he finds himself unable to end the relationship - even after telling his wife the truth. However, when he eventually confesses to his father, he is accused of being under the influence of the Devil. Drama, starring Cornelio Wal, Miriam Toews, Maria Pankratz and Jacobo Klassen. In Low German, Spanish, French and EnglishFilm/General Movie/Drama