Film Four & Film Four +1: 23-09-11

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11:00Victim[SUB AD BW]
A secretly gay barrister discovers his lover has been driven to suicide by blackmailers, who have also extorted money from several other men. Risking his reputation and marriage, he hunts down the culprits, fully aware that it could lead to his own exposure as a homosexual, illegal at the time. Drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price and Anthony NichollsFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:55There's No Business Like Show Business[SUB HD]
The showbiz parents of the vaudevillian Donahue family realise their children are drifting away from the family tradition - one of their sons choosing the priesthood over the stage, while another is distracted by his infatuation with a chorus singer. Musical, starring Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Johnnie Ray, Donald O'Connor, Marilyn Monroe and Mitzi Gaynor, with songs by Irving BerlinFilm/Musical

15:05Donovan's Reef[SUB HD]
An American soldier settles down with two friends on a South Sea island to relax in the aftermath of the Second World War - but the arrival of his daughter throws their idyllic life into turmoil. Comedy drama directed by John Ford, starring John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Jack Warden, Elizabeth Allen and Cesar RomeroFilm/Comedy

17:15Aquamarine[SUB HD]
A mermaid fleeing an arranged marriage becomes stranded at a beach resort. There she meets two local girls - lifelong friends about to be separated when one of them moves to Australia - and seeks their help in winning the heart of a lifeguard she has fallen for. In return, she promises to grant them their wish to stay together. Fantasy comedy, with Sara Paxton, Emma Roberts and Joanna LevesqueFilm/Fantasy

19:15P'Tang Yang Kipperbang[SUB]
A 14-year-old schoolboy Alan struggles to cope with growing up in the post-war period. He becomes infatuated with a classmate but is too shy to do anything about it. When he learns he will have to kiss her in the school play, he is terrified at the prospect. Comedy drama written by Jack Rosenthal, starring John Albasiny, Alison Steadman, Abigail Cruttenden and Robert UrquhartFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Heat[SUB HD]
An armoured car hold-up sets a veteran police detective on the trail of a highly intelligent career criminal, whom he is obsessed with capturing. Meanwhile, the robber is planning an elaborate bank heist as his final job before retiring, and a complex game of cat and mouse develops between the two. Michael Mann's crime thriller, starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore and Natalie PortmanFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:15Slither[SUB AD HD]
A meteorite crashes in a small rural town, infecting a local man with a virus that mutates him into a flesh-eating monster. The creature promptly spawns a swarm of alien parasites, which take over their victims and transform them into bloodthirsty zombies. The local sheriff attempts to wipe out the infestation before it can spread any further. Comedy horror, starring Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker and Elizabeth BanksFilm/Horror/Comedy

02:05The Innocents[SUB BW HD]
A highly-strung vicar's daughter takes up the post of governess to two orphaned children living with their servants in a sprawling Gothic mansion. She learns of the scandalous history of her predecessor and her lover, and suspects their spirits are the cause of her charges' disquieting behaviour. Horror, based on Henry James' short story The Turn of the Screw, starring Deborah Kerr Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde and Megs JenkinsFilm/Horror