Film Four & Film Four +1: 08-08-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Shepherd of the Hills[SUB HD]
A remote mountain community facing being driven from their land receive help from a mysterious stranger, but an embittered young man consumed with hatred for his missing father is suspicious of the new arrival. Drama, starring John Wayne and Betty FieldFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:55Very 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

14:50Halls of Montezuma[SUB HD]
A US Marine unit fighting in the Pacific is ordered to capture Japanese troops so they can be interrogated for information about a new weapons base - but the mission proves far more difficult than expected. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner, Robert Wagner and Karl MaldenFilm/Adventure/War

In the world of the future, robots are used as a labour force while humans take things relatively easy - a situation that causes tension as the mechanoids develop self-consciousness. Their plight is noted by a powerful man who vows to come to their aid, but his act is tainted by selfishness. Japanese animated sci-fi drama, with the voices of Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi and Kouki Okada. In JapaneseFilm/Animated Movie/Drama/Science Fiction

19:15Titanic[SUB HD]
A party of explorers studying the sunken ruins of the famous liner meets an elderly woman who was a passenger on the ill-fated voyage. She recounts how she boarded the ship while on the brink of being forced into marriage by her family, and was stopped from killing herself by a penniless artist. She falls in love with her saviour, but the disaster on the horizon meant their time together was doomed to be short. James Cameron's Oscar-winning romantic drama, starring Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates and Bill PaxtonFilm/General Movie/Drama

22:55Escape from Alcatraz[SUB HD]
A cunning convict tries to break out of the notorious high-security prison on Alcatraz Island, a feat previously thought impossible. Thriller, based on a true story, starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Fred Ward, Jack Thibeau and Paul BenjaminFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:05Riff Raff[SUB HD]
A Glaswegian ex-convict gets a job on a London building site, and with nowhere to live, is forced to squat in an abandoned building. As he deals with homelessness and corrupt supervisors, his grim routine is brightened up by his relationship with a female singer - but she also harbours a dark secret. Ken Loach's drama, starring Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt and Ricky TomlinsonFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:00Where's the Money, Ronnie?[BW]
Award-winning short crime comedy following a bungled robbery which sees the anti-hero being blamed for the ensuing chaosComedy