Film Four & Film Four +1: 12-07-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance[SUB BW]
A shy, naive lawyer falls foul of a gunslinger while on his way to the backwoods town of Shinbone. His life is saved by a local woman, and he in turn devotes himself to helping the townsfolk while searching for a way to bring the bandit to justice. However, he finally comes to realise that a more aggressive approach will be needed. John Ford's Western, starring James Stewart, Lee Marvin, John Wayne, Woody Strode and Vera MilesFilm/Western

13:25A Man Alone[SUB]
A mysterious lone gunman in the desert stumbles across the bodies of passengers murdered in a stagecoach robbery. He rides to the nearest town to report the crime, but instead he finds himself accused of the killings and facing a battle to prove his innocence. Western adventure, directed by and starring Ray Milland, with Raymond Burr, Lee Van Cleef, Mary Murphy and Ward BondFilm/Western

15:15Laura[SUB BW]
A woman presumed murdered turns up alive and well, confounding the suspicions of the New York detective working on the case, who thought the killer could have been one of her many socialite friends. Meanwhile, he finds himself irresistibly drawn to her as he tries to establish the victim's real identity. Mystery, with Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb and Vincent PriceFilm/Mystery

17:00The Frogmen[SUB AD BW]
A team of underwater demolition experts embarks on a mission to find a safe landing site for the US military to launch an invasion on a South Pacific island occupied by Japanese army and naval forces. But first the commander and his men must put aside their personal differences to ensure the mission is successful. Thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews and Gary MerrillFilm/War

18:55Fantastic Four[SUB AD]
A scientist and four members of his crew develop superhuman powers after exposure to cosmic radiation on a mission to study an energy storm in space. Unfortunately, one of them chooses to use his new-found abilities for evil purposes, compelling the others to join forces to stop him. Sci-fi comic-book adventure, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis and Julian McMahonFilm/Science Fiction

21:00The Departed[SUB AD]
A cop infiltrates the inner circle of a feared Boston mobster, unaware a senior fellow officer is already an informant on the gangster's payroll. When both the crooks and the police discover they have a mole in their ranks, the two detectives realise they are in sudden danger and try to expose each other. Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning thriller, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen and Alec BaldwinFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:50The Beach[SUB]
A young backpacker arrives in Bangkok, where a wild-eyed and paranoid veteran traveller tells him of the exact location of a remote paradise island. When he finally makes it to the golden beaches, he discovers there is already a community in residence. All is not as it seems, however, and the blissful idyll soon turns sour. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen and Tilda SwintonFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:05A Lesson in Love[BW]
A gynaecologist grows weary of married life and has an affair with a patient. Outraged, his wife resolves to start anew with her former lover. As the unfaithful doctor spends an afternoon with his daughter, he suddenly becomes aware of what he stands to lose and races off to find his wife and persuade her to give their marriage another chance. Ingmar Bergman's comedy drama, starring Gunnar Bjornstrand and Eva Dahlbeck. In SwedishFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy