Film Four & Film Four +1: 18-08-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Green Ray
A lonely woman finds her planned holiday canceled when her travelling companion drops out. She embarks on a series of tentative trips in the hope of meeting new people and finding happiness, but panic keeps setting in and driving her back to her Paris home - until she meets the man of her dreams. Drama, with Marie Riviere, Maria Luisa Garcia and Vincent Gauthier. In FrenchFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:55Sea Wife[SUB HD]
A few survivors of a cargo ship torpedoed off the coast of Singapore scramble to safety on board a life raft. One of the group is an RAF officer who finds himself becoming attracted to a fellow castaway - little suspecting she is in fact a nun. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Ronald Squire and Cy GrantFilm/Adventure/War

14:30Appointment in London[SUB BW]
Over the course of one month in 1943, an intense romantic rivalry develops between an overworked wing commander and an American officer - but the two try to put aside personal feelings for the sake of the war effort. Second World War drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Bryan Forbes, Dinah Sheridan and William SylvesterFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:25Von Ryan's Express[SUB HD]
A courageous American colonel with a never-say-die attitude is held in a PoW camp. He boldly sets out to lead a group of Allied prisoners in a daring mass escape bid - by hijacking a freight train and fleeing through occupied Italy to Switzerland. Second World War action adventure, starring Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter and James BrolinFilm/Adventure/War

18:40Freedom Writers[SUB AD HD]
Teacher Erin Gruwell starts work at a racially diverse and gang-ridden high school in Los Angeles. In an attempt to break through to her underachieving students, Erin introduces them to The Diary of Anne Frank, which results in a class project through which the youngsters explore and share their own life experiences. Richard LaGravenese's fact-based drama, starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn and Imelda StauntonFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Enemy at the Gates[SUB]
A Soviet sniper becomes a national hero during the Second World War Battle of Stalingrad, so the Germans enlist a crack marksman of their own to deal with him. A lethal contest of wits follows as the two sharpshooters stalk each other, while the Russian also finds himself caught up in a love triangle with one of his friends. Drama, starring Jude Law, Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz, Joseph Fiennes, Bob Hoskins and Ron PerlmanFilm/War

23:35Saw[SUB AD]
Detectives hunt a killer who kidnaps his victims and forces them to play sadistic games with life-or-death consequences. Meanwhile, two strangers wake to find themselves chained to pipes in a filthy, derelict bathroom - and at the mercy of the madman, who sets them a twisted challenge. Horror, written by and starring Leigh Whannell, alongside Cary Elwes, Danny Glover and Dina MeyerFilm/Horror

A man spying on a woman near his house is attacked and pursued by a mysterious assailant. As he searches for a hiding place, he finds a scientist who has built a time machine and gets sent one hour into the past - but he must now make sure he does not change the established course of events. Sci-fi thriller, starring Karra Elejalde and Candela Fernandez. In SpanishFilm/Science Fiction