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

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Sea of Sand[SUB AD BW]
Allied troops fighting in North Africa in 1943 are redeployed as saboteurs behind enemy lines to blow up Rommel's desert fuel dumps. A clash of personalities between officers initially causes problems, but the military men overcome their differences to work together. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Attenborough, John Gregson, Michael Craig and Vincent BallFilm/Adventure/War

12:55X-Men: First Class Special[REP]
Director Matthew Vaughn and his cast discuss the making of the superhero prequelFilm/Cinema

13:00Vice 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

14:50Roman Holiday[SUB BW HD]
A princess tires of a tour of European capitals and runs away from her entourage while in Rome. An American newspaper reporter takes her under his wing in the hope of getting an exclusive, but as he shows her the sights of the city, he starts to fall in love with her. Romantic comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert and Harcourt WilliamsFilm/Comedy

17:05Lassie[SUB HD]
Bankruptcy forces the Carraclough family to sell their devoted pet to a mean-spirited duke and his wife. But, when the well-to-do couple move away, Lassie pines for her first home and decides to track down her former owners. Family adventure, starring Peter O'Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Peter Dinklage, Steve Pemberton and Nicholas LyndhurstFilm/Adventure

18:55Another Stakeout[SUB HD]
Two bickering cops embark on another undercover mission, keeping watch on a house where a missing witness in a Mafia trial is thought to be staying, while an overbearing district attorney oversees the operation. Comedy adventure sequel, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell, Dennis Farina and Marcia StrassmanFilm/Comedy

21:00Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer[SUB AD HD]
The super-powered team takes on a mysterious alien who has been sent by his planet-eating master to prepare Earth for obliteration. While the four heroes try to find a way to block the alien's path of destruction, an old enemy returns intent on seizing the extraterrestrial's power. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans and Jessica Alba, with the voice of Laurence FishburneFilm/Fantasy/Science Fiction/Adventure

22:45John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars[SUB HD]
In 2176 Mars is a mining colony of Earth. Police transporting a dangerous criminal there discover a mining operation has unearthed previously dormant Martian warriors - aliens taking over the minds and bodies of the colonists to kill all other human invaders. Sci-fi horror, starring Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Pam Grier and Joanna CassidyFilm/Science Fiction/Horror

00:40Once Upon a Time in the West[SUB HD]
Jill McBain arrives in a frontier town to meet her husband, only to find he has been murdered. A railway tycoon wants the land Jill and her husband own, and has hired a ruthless hitman to kill them. But an outlaw, who was falsely accused of the crime, and a mysterious, vengeful stranger decide to protect her. Sergio Leone's Western, starring Henry Fonda, Jason Robards, Claudia Cardinale and Charles BronsonFilm/Western

03:50Cannes 2011 Special[REP]
Australian films showing at the festival, including Snowtown, Bear and Sleeping BeautyFilm/Cinema