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11:00The Tall Stranger[SUB]
A Union soldier struggles to recover from a violent encounter with a gang of lawless cattle rustlers, but his recuperation is cut short as he works to ensure the safety of a group of Confederate homesteaders journeying north at the end of the Civil War. Western based on a novel by Louis L'Amour, starring Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Michael Ansara and Michael PateFilm/Western

12:40Bless This House[SUB]
Middle-aged father Sid Abbott's dream of building an illegal whisky still in the shed is continually frustrated by the antics of his son and daughter. However, he has a bigger problem in store when new neighbours move in next door and conflict instantly erupts. British comedy, based on the sitcom, starring Sid James, Diana Coupland and Sally GeesonFilm/Comedy

14:25True Grit[SUB HD]
One-eyed, over-the-hill US Marshal Rooster Cogburn reluctantly agrees to help a girl track down her father's killer, but the quest is complicated by a Texas Ranger, who is also on the murderer's tail, and a host of other villains who have few qualms about disposing of the meddling youngster and her protector. Western, starring an Oscar-winning John Wayne alongside Jeff Corey, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell, Robert Duvall and Dennis HopperFilm/Western

16:55Catch That Kid[SUB HD]
A plucky teenager racks her brains to think of a way of financing an operation for her father who was injured in a mountaineering accident, and eventually comes up with a daring plan to rob a bank with the help of friends. Comedy adventure, starring Kristen Stewart, Corbin Bleu, Max Thieriot and Jennifer BealsFilm/Comedy/Adventure

18:40The Family Man[SUB]
A Wall Street banker is magically given the opportunity to find out what his life would have held if he had not walked out on his loving girlfriend. Suddenly transplanted into an alternative reality, complete with cosy home and kids, he is not initially impressed with the change - but his cold exterior gradually begins to thaw. Drama, starring Nicolas Cage, Tea Leoni and Don CheadleFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00The Happening[SUB HD]
A series of baffling suicides in New York City is the first sign of an impending crisis that sweeps across America, as people are inexplicably driven insane until they take their own lives. A couple flee, hoping to find a safe place to hide, only to discover the shocking cause of the sinister phenomenon. M Night Shyamalan's horror, starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel and John LeguizamoFilm/Horror

22:45Lost In Translation[SUB]
A lonely and past-his-prime American actor travels to Japan to film a commercial. During a depressing night in the hotel bar, he meets a spirited younger woman and it is not long before the pair strike up a close friendship, exploring Tokyo and helping each other face the mundanities of everyday life. Sofia Coppola's comedy drama, starring Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson and Giovanni RibisiFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

An author in 1960s Singapore has a series of failed relationships after separating from the woman he really loves. In the future, a man plans to travel back in time and tries to persuade a woman to join him on his journey. Romantic drama, starring Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Gong Li, Takuya Kimura, Faye Wong and Zhang Ziyi. In Cantonese, Japanese and MandarinFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:15M Night Shyamalan's Secrets of Cinema[SUB REP]
Staying Inspired
The director of The Sixth Sense discusses his creative process and his inspirationsFilm/Cinema

03:20M Night Shyamalan on The Happening[SUB REP]
The director discusses his film about a series of unexplained deaths sweeping AmericaFilm/Cinema