Film Four & Film Four +1: 03-07-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Very 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

13:00James and the Giant Peach[SUB]
An unhappy orphan living with his cruel aunts discovers a gigantic peach growing in the garden. Venturing inside, he meets six friendly insects and together they embark on a magical journey. Animated and live-action fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley and Miriam Margolyes and featuring the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard DreyfussFilm/Fantasy/Animated Movie/Drama

14:35Carry On Teacher[SUB AD BW]
A headmaster hopes to land a more prestigious job at a better school, but his pupils do not want him to leave. When two inspectors pay a visit, the mischievous students see a chance to sabotage his career plans with a series of pranks. Comedy, starring Ted Ray, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey and Kenneth WilliamsFilm/Comedy

16:20Because Of Winn-dixie[SUB HD]
A 10-year-old girl moves to a sleepy Florida town, where she befriends a stray dog. With her new canine companion by her side, the youngster meets a host of colourful local characters who help her come to terms with her mother's death and rebuild her relationship with her father. Family drama, based on a children's book written by Kate DiCamillo, with AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels and Cicely TysonFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:25Terms of Endearment[SUB AD HD]
A mother struggles to come to terms with her daughter's marriage to a man she disapproves of and the prospect of becoming a grandmother, while being ardently pursued by her wild next-door neighbour. Oscar-winning drama, starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito and Jeff DanielsFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Aeon Flux[SUB HD]
Scientists create a futuristic police state, but political assassinations and corruption provoke an acrobatic rebel agent to seek revenge on those in charge. Sci-fi martial arts thriller, based on the animated series, with Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Frances McDormand, Jonny Lee Miller and Sophie OkonedoFilm/Science Fiction

22:45Sleuth[SUB HD]
A reclusive author seeking revenge on his wife's lover invites his unwitting rival to his secluded mansion - where the writer proceeds to bait his victim in a complex battle of wits. Kenneth Branagh's remake of the 1972 mystery thriller, starring Michael Caine and Jude LawFilm/Mystery

00:30Que la bete meure
A grieving father becomes obsessed with avenging his son's death in a car accident, and ingratiates himself with the family of the driver. However, his conscience is pricked by his closeness to the family, while someone else also has murder on their mind. Thriller, directed by Claude Chabrol and starring Michael Duchaussoy and Caroline Cellier. In FrenchFilm/Detective/Thriller

02:40Woody Allen on Bergman[SUB REP]
Mark Kermode interviews the writer-director about how Ingmar Bergman's films have influenced himFilm/Cinema