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11:00Ice Cold in Alex[SUB AD BW]
The crew and patients of an ambulance become separated from their unit in the Libyan desert and face a perilous journey back to civilisation. Leading the trek is an alcoholic army captain, who vows to remain sober until he has completed the task - but his resolve is threatened by a stranger they rescue who is secretly an enemy spy. Second World War drama, with John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Anthony Quayle and Harry AndrewsFilm/Adventure/War

13:30Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff[SUB HD]
Documentary about the acclaimed cinematographer, whose work included The African Queen, War and Peace, and a run of successful films for Powell and Pressburger, including The Red Shoes, A Matter of Life and Death and his Oscar-winning work on Black NarcissusFilm/Film/Cinema/Documentary

15:10Black Narcissus[SUB HD]
Five British nuns establish a school and hospital on a remote mountainside in the Himalayas, where the nursing sisters face isolation as well as native distrust. However, it is the presence of a male land agent that takes a final toll on their peace of mind. Oscar-winning drama from directorial team Powell and Pressburger. With Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Flora Robson and Jean SimmonsFilm/General Movie/Drama

17:10The Iron Giant[SUB HD]
A huge metal robot falls from outer space and crash-lands in a small American town during the 1950s, terrifying the locals with its fearsome appearance. The kindly giant is befriended by a lonely youngster - but trouble looms on the horizon when a corrupt government agent sets his sights on destroying the visitor. Family animated adventure based on the children's story by former Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. With the voices of Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston and Harry Connick JrFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

18:50Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan[SUB AD HD]
The Enterprise crew faces a bitter battle to the death with an old enemy. Khan, a genetically engineered superhuman tyrant, has escaped exile on a barren planet and hijacked a starship to take his revenge on Admiral Kirk, while also scheming to turn an experimental planet-creating device into a doomsday weapon. Sci-fi adventure sequel, with William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban and Kirstie AlleyFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure

21:00Ferris Bueller's Day Off[SUB AD HD]
A cocky teenage upstart plays truant from school and spends the day dragging his girlfriend and a reluctant friend into all manner of crazy adventures in the big city - while his dogged headmaster vows to stop at nothing to prove the youngster is faking illness. Comedy, starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, Jeffrey Jones and Charlie SheenFilm/Comedy

23:054 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days[HD]
A student living in 1980s Bucharest in the last days of the communist regime learns that her pregnant room-mate wants a termination, which is still illegal. The girls therefore have no choice but to use the services of a stranger offering backstreet abortions - but are asked to pay an unexpected price. Drama, starring Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu and Vlad Ivanov. In RomanianFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:15Young Frankenstein[SUB AD BW]
The grandson of the original Baron Frankenstein sets out to create his own version of his grandfather's monster from assorted body parts. Mel Brooks' spoof of James Whale's classic 1930s horror films, starring Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle and Gene HackmanFilm/Comedy

03:204Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema