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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Magician[BW]
A hypnotist and showman travels through 19th-century Sweden, his every appearance rumoured to be accompanied by supernatural happenings. When he arrives in Stockholm, a committee headed by three of the most prominent residents puts him to the test, hoping to prove he is a charlatan. Ingmar Bergman's black comedy, starring Max von Sydow and Gunnar Bjornstrand. In SwedishFilm/Comedy

13:00North To Alaska[SUB HD]
Gold prospector Sam travels to Seattle to fetch his partner George's fiancee. When he discovers she has married someone else, Sam takes it upon himself to find a suitable replacement. Unfortunately, his attempts to bring the substitute bride and George together do not go to plan, and a conman in the meantime is trying to get his hands on their gold. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Capucine and Ernie KovacsFilm/Comedy/Western

15:20Very Important Person[SUB BW]
A pompous Allied scientist ends up in a PoW camp after crash-landing during a reconnaissance mission over Germany. His uncompromising attitude and a series of misunderstandings initially earn him the enmity of his fellow inmates, but his popularity improves when he devises an audacious escape plan. Second World War comedy, with James Robertson Justice, Stanley Baxter, Leslie Phillips and Eric SykesFilm/Comedy

17:15Ladies in Lavender[SUB]
The lives of two elderly spinster sisters are thrown into turmoil when a handsome Polish castaway washes up on the shore by their Cornish home and reawakens long-dormant yearnings and memories. Period drama directed by Charles Dance, starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Bruhl, Miriam Margolyes, Natascha McElhone and Freddie JonesFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15Nacho Libre[SUB AD HD]
A portly Mexican friar working as a cook in an orphanage adopts the guise of a masked wrestler. He teams up with a street thief to enter a competition to win money to feed the children - and hopefully impress a beautiful nun. Comedy, starring Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Hector Jimenez and Cesar GonzalezFilm/Comedy

21:00Ip Man[HD]
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

23:05Flash Point[HD]
Premiere. Uncompromising Hong Kong cop Inspector Ma fights to bring down a trio of drug smuggling Vietnamese brothers, while a fellow officer goes undercover in their organisation. While one of the criminals is arrested, the others swear vengeance and plan to kill the mole before he can testify, but they reckons without Ma's interference. Action thriller, starring Donnie Yen and Louis Koo. In Mandarian, Cantonese and EnglishFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:50Saturday Night Fever[SUB HD]
A streetwise Brooklyn teenager struggles to cope with a dead end job and a dysfunctional family, but finds an escape in the disco scene, where he falls in love with a girl dreaming of breaking free from her equally poor background to pursue a brighter future in Manhattan, Drama, starring John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney and Paul Pape, and featuring songs by the Bee GeesFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:05X-Men: First Class Special[SUB REP]
Director Matthew Vaughn and his cast discuss the making of the superhero prequelFilm/Cinema