Film Four & Film Four +1: 22-09-11

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11:00Battleship Potemkin[SUB BW]
The crew members of a docked Russian battleship rebel against the cruel treatment by their officers. While their mutiny is successful their leader is killed, becoming a hero to the people of the coastal town and inspiring them to launch an uprising of their own. Sergei Eisenstein's silent drama, based on the events of the 1905 mutiny at Odessa, starring Grigori Alexandrov and Aleksandr AntonovFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:35Rope[SUB HD]
Two college intellectuals decide to murder a fellow student just to prove they can commit the perfect crime. Such is their over-confidence that they throw a party for the victim's family and friends while concealing the body in the room - but their former professor realises something is very wrong. Hitchcock thriller, starring James Stewart, Farley Granger and John DallFilm/Detective/Thriller

14:10The Spy in Black[SUB BW]
A German spy falls for an apparently sympathetic schoolteacher during a First World War mission, unaware the object of his affections is in fact an English double agent, a situation that threatens to jeopardise an operation to destroy the British fleet in the Orkneys in 1917. Powell and Pressburger's romantic drama, starring Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson and Marius GoringFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:45Saddle the Wind[SUB]
A reformed gunslinger is given a plot of land of his own on condition he takes his younger brother in hand and curbs his wild behaviour and violent nature. However, his young sibling's rivalry and uncontrolled bloodlust threaten to destroy any hope he holds of leading a peaceful life as a rancher. Western, starring Robert Taylor, John Cassavetes, Julie London and Donald CrispFilm/Western

17:25The Virgin Queen[SUB HD]
Sir Walter Raleigh forms a close relationship with Queen Elizabeth I to further his ambitions of heading an expedition to America - but his plans are compromised by his love for one of the queen's ladies in waiting. Historical drama, starring Bette Davis, Richard Todd and Joan CollinsFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15the simpsons movie[SUB AD HD]
Homer unwittingly pollutes Lake Springfield, so the government decides to isolate the city underneath a giant dome. The Simpsons manage to escape and plan to start a new life in Alaska - but learn Springfield is about to be destroyed, and return to save their friends. With the voices of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and Yeardley SmithFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

21:00Flags of our Fathers[SUB HD]
The stories of three of the men in the famous photograph of US servicemen raising their flag on the island of Iwo Jima. After returning home from the battlefield, the veterans grapple with an increasing sense of survivor guilt as they struggle to adjust to everyday life. Clint Eastwood's Second World War drama, starring Adam Beach, Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Jamie Bell and Paul WalkerFilm/War

23:35Letters from Iwo Jima[HD]
The story of the gruelling defence of the strategically important island of Iwo Jima and the 40-day battle with US forces, seen from the perspective of a Japanese general and his greatly outnumbered soldiers, who expressed their experiences in the letters they wrote to their loved ones back home. Clint Eastwood's Second World War drama, starring Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara and Ryo Kase. In Japanese and EnglishFilm/War

02:15Meet the Spartans[SUB HD]
A fearless warrior king finds his daily routine of throwing people into pits disrupted by Persian invaders, giant robots and random celebrities. Leaping into action, he vows to muster an army to defend his kingdom, but finds himself inconveniently short of soldiers. Adventure spoof, starring Sean Maguire, Carmen Electra, Kevin Sorbo and Ken DavitianFilm/Comedy