Film Four & Film Four +1: 07-11-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00A 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

13:15The 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

15:00The Tall Men[SUB HD]
A Civil War veteran and his brother are recruited on a cattle drive by a wealthy rancher. On the journey they rescue a female settler from danger, leading to jealousy and a fierce rivalry between the former soldier and his employer. Western, starring Clark Gable, Jane Russell, Robert Ryan and Cameron MitchellFilm/Western

17:20Carry On Abroad[SUB AD]
British holiday-makers jet off on a package holiday to the Spanish resort of Elsbels. Unluckily, not only is the hotel short of staff, but it also has no walls, ceilings or entertainment. Further mishaps leave the tourists fuming - until they sample a local punch laced with an aphrodisiac. Comedy, with Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Joan SimsFilm/Comedy

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

21:00She's the Man[SUB AD HD]
Soccer-mad Viola's football team is disbanded, and the only other side in the area is all male - so she resorts to disguising herself as her twin brother to win a place on the squad. However, she falls for a team-mate who only has eyes for another girl - who in turn takes a liking to Viola in her male guise. Teenage romantic comedy, loosely based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, starring Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey and Vinnie JonesFilm/Comedy

A government official in Senegal abuses his power and uses part of the area's wealth to woo his bride-to-be, but finds himself struck by a curse on his wedding night which renders him impotent. Satirical comedy, starring Makhouredia Gueye, Thierno Leye and Dieynaba Niang. In French and WolofFilm/Comedy

A Malian community organises a makeshift trial to prosecute the World Bank and other international organisations for causing Africa's economic problems. Meanwhile, a bar singer living in the area and her unemployed husband face up to the fact that their marriage may be over. Satirical drama, starring Aissa Maiga and Tiecoura Traore. In French and BambaraFilm/General Movie/Drama