Film Four & Film Four +1: 16-05-11

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11:00Dragonwyck[SUB BW HD]
Nicholas Van Ryn, a wealthy Dutch immigrant in 1840s New York becomes infatuated with a visiting distant relative, and poisons his hated wife so that the two can marry. However, the early death of his only son proves too much for Nicholas, and he is driven over the edge, putting his new spouse in danger. Gothic drama, starring Vincent Price, Gene Tierney, Vivienne Osborne, Walter Huston and Glenn LanganFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:05Yangtse Incident[SUB AD BW]
A British frigate is heavily shelled and taken captive by Chinese communists on the Yangtse River during the 1940s. After a failed rescue mission by a sister ship, the remaining crew puts into action a daring escape plan that involves disguising the vessel and slipping her moorings under the cover of darkness. Fact-based action adventure, starring Richard Todd, William Hartnell and Akim TamiroffFilm/Adventure/War

14:50The Comancheros[SUB HD]
A hard-bitten Texas Ranger joins forces with a convict and a gambler in a covert operation to run a gang of gunmen out of the territory for supplying Comanche natives with arms and alcohol from a secret hideout in Mexico. But after infiltrating the renegades' secret camp, they have to figure out how to survive until help arrives. Western, with John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin, Nehemiah Persoff and Lee MarvinFilm/Western

16:55Monte Carlo or Bust[SUB HD]
A villainous business tycoon schemes to win back half of the company he lost in a card game and proposes a winner-takes-all race in the 1,500-mile Monte Carlo Rally - where he is challenged by a host of eccentric drivers determined to beat him to it. Car chase comedy sequel to Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, starring Tony Curtis, Terry-Thomas, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Susan Hampshire and Hattie JacquesFilm/Comedy

19:20Hot Shots![SUB HD]
A pilot joins an elite squad to take part in a dangerous mission, where he faces a tough struggle to live down his father's bad reputation - and win the love of a glamorous psychiatrist. Comedy spoofing action movies - principally Top Gun - starring Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Cary Elwes, Kevin Dunn and William O'LearyFilm/Comedy

21:00The Square[SUB HD]
Premiere. An unhappily married man has an affair with a gangster's wife. She persuades him to help her steal her husband's ill-gotten gains, then burn the house down to cover their tracks. His last-minute change of heart comes too late, and he gets implicated in a murder case when someone dies in the blaze. Thriller, starring David Roberts and Claire van der BoomFilm/Detective/Thriller

A man on a road trip tries to make peace after annoying his travelling companion, with unforeseen results. Short film, directed by and starring Nash Edgerton. With Mirrah FoulkesGeneral Movie/Drama

23:10The Proposition[SUB]
A captured outlaw is offered a terrible choice by a British lawman - either track down and kill the older of his brothers, or the younger will be hanged. Australian Western, starring Guy Pearce Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Emily Watson, John Hurt and David Wenham, with a screenplay by singer Nick CaveFilm/Western

01:25The Ploughman's Lunch[SUB]
A group of people working in the media find their cynicism grows following the Falklands War. Richard Eyre's insightful and thought-provoking drama, written by Ian McEwan and starring Jonathan Pryce, Tim Curry and Rosemary HarrisFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:30Attack the Block Special[SUB REP]
Preview of the sci-fi comedy, featuring interviews with the cast and director Joe CornishFilm/Cinema