Film Four & Film Four +1: 09-06-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00In Custody
A teacher is overjoyed to get an interview with a renowned Urdu poet he idolises. However, the encounter leaves him disappointed when he discovers his hero is a broken man, surrounded by sycophants who live off him and with three neglected wives - one a calculating schemer, one a bitter old woman and the third a poet herself, whose talents have gone unnoticed. Drama, starring Om Puri and Shashi KapoorFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:25Guns at Batasi[SUB BW HD]
Rebels besiege the headquarters of a British battalion garrisoned in Africa, enraged by the officers' refusal to give up a prisoner. Meanwhile, the sergeant major struggles to maintain order in his increasingly tense surroundings. Drama, starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson and Mia FarrowFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:25The 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

17:30The War of the Worlds[SUB HD]
A meteor strike in southern California turns out to contain a deadly alien war machine that wipes out anything in its path. This machine is only the vanguard of a mass invasion of aliens from Mars, who are intent on wiping out the human race and claiming Earth for themselves. Sci-fi drama, updating HG Wells' novel to a 20th-century setting, starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson and Les TremayneFilm/Science Fiction

19:10Vice Versa[SUB HD]
A department store executive returns from a trip to Thailand in possession of a mysterious artefact that causes him to change places with his 11-year-old son. While the horrified father struggles to cope with a world of teachers and school bullies, the youngster is revelling in the perks of being a grown-up. Fantasy comedy, starring Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, Swoosie Kurtz and Corinne BohrerFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

21:00The Foot Fist Way[SUB HD]
Premiere. A small town tae kwondo teacher claims to be a master martial artist, but lacks the genuine skills to back this up. Plunged into misery when his wife leaves him, he sees a chance to turn his life around by seeking the aid of his action movie star hero. Comedy, starring Danny McBride, Ben Best and Mary Jane BosticFilm/Comedy

22:40Ip Man[HD]
Premiere. An unassuming man with a talent for martial arts living in 1930s China loses everything when the Japanese invade. As he struggles to support his family, he witnesses brutal fighting tournaments organised by the occupying military, and makes an impression by defeating 10 opponents at once. His accomplishments lead to conflict with a Japanese colonel, who wants him to train his men. Fact-based drama, starring Donnie Yen and Simon Yam. In Cantonese, Mandarin and JapaneseFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:45Guilty By Suspicion[SUB]
A movie director in the 1950s returns from a foreign shoot to find himself under suspicion during the anti-communist witch-hunts of the McCarthy era. Refusing to inform on others, he is blacklisted in the industry as the House Un-American Activities Committee tries to force him to testify. Drama, starring Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Sam Wanamaker and Martin ScorseseFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:50X-Men: First Class Special[REP]
Director Matthew Vaughn and his cast discuss the making of the superhero prequelFilm/Cinema