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11:00The Million Pound Note[SUB AD]
An eccentric multimillionaire bets his equally rich brother that if a man is known to be wealthy, he can obtain everything he needs on credit. To put this theory to the test, they give a 1million note to a penniless seaman, but instruct him never to spend it. Comedy adapted from a story by Mark Twain, starring Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Joyce Grenfell and Wilfrid Hyde WhiteFilm/Comedy

12:45Dakota Incident[SUB]
Mismatched travellers including a bank robber, a politician and a dancing girl, come under threat from Cheyenne braves when their stagecoach is ambushed in the Dakota desert. When the coach is set on fire, they take cover in a gully, and a drawn-out conflict ensues. Western, starring Dale Robertson, Linda Darnell, John Lund and Ward BondFilm/Western

14:30A Town Like Alice[SUB BW]
PoW Jean Paget is sent on a gruelling forced march between Japanese labour camps, but finds comfort in her friendship with Australian captive Joe Harman. During the journey Joe is caught stealing and is tied to a cross and left to die. However, as the war finally draws to a close, Jean is startled when a letter arrives postmarked in Joe's home town of Alice Springs. Jack Lee's drama, based on the novel by Nevil Shute, starring Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Takagi and Jean AndersonFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:45The Battle of the River Plate[SUB HD]
British naval forces pursue German battleship the Admiral Graf Spee, finally blockading the vessel in Montevideo harbour, where its commanding officer is faced with an impossible choice. Second World War adventure from Powell and Pressburger, starring John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Peter Finch, Bernard Lee and Jack GwillimFilm/Adventure/War

19:05Monster-in-Law[SUB AD HD]
An unlucky-in-love woman thinks she has finally landed on her feet when she meets the man of her dreams. However, his meddling mother proves to be an overprotective nightmare who is adamant the would-be bride is Miss Wrong and hatches a plan to drive her away. Romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda and Michael VartanFilm/Comedy

21:00No Country for Old Men[SUB HD]
A Texan hunter who took a stash of money abandoned at the site of a botched drug deal is pursued across the state by an implacable hitman with no qualms about killing anyone who gets in his way. Elsewhere, a world-weary sheriff struggles to make sense of the escalating chain of violence. The Coen brothers' Oscar-winning crime thriller, starring Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Kelly Macdonald and Woody HarrelsonFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:20District 13: Ultimatum[HD]
Corrupt cops and government officials stir up a gang war in a lawless walled-off Paris ghetto, hoping to use the violence as an excuse to demolish the area with an air strike. An idealistic criminal and a tough cop get hold of evidence of the scheme, and fight to save their home from destruction. French action thriller sequel, starring David Belle and Cyril Raffaelli. In FrenchFilm/Detective/Thriller

A family live a peaceful life in a remote farmhouse, and have been oblivious to the construction of a road outside their property due to the slow pace of the work. However, once the road is constructed, they find their lives transformed overnight, as the stress caused by the noise tears them apart. French drama, starring Isabelle Huppert and Olivier GourmetFilm/General Movie/Drama