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11:00The Last Command[SUB AD]
Adventurer Jim Bowie returns to Texas during the 1830s and tries to quell the simmering antagonism between settlers and the Mexican government. However, as the Mexican army's aggression intensifies, he is forced to take up arms and fight in the historic battle at the Alamo. Western, starring Sterling Hayden, Arthur Hunnicutt, Anna Maria Alberghetti and Richard CarlsonFilm/Western

13:10Crash Dive[SUB HD]
On the eve of departing for a dangerous mission, a submariner falls for a schoolteacher, unaware she is the sweetheart of his commanding officer. On board, the two men eventually discover they are romantic rivals, but form a close bond as they concentrate on their duty and the task of destroying enemy U-boats. Romantic wartime drama, starring Tyrone Power, Dana Andrews, Anne Baxter, May Whitty and Harry MorganFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:15Sea 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

16:50The African Queen[SUB AD HD]
A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in an African colony at the outbreak of the First World War. The only transport available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden Canadian riverboat captain, and as the bickering and unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. Romantic adventure, starring Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and Robert MorleyFilm/Adventure/War

18:55Far from Heaven[SUB AD]
A housewife living an idyllic life in 1950s Connecticut is shocked to discover her husband has a gay lover, and seeks solace in the friendship of a black gardener - leading to her being shunned by the local community. Period drama, starring Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert and Patricia ClarksonFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Snakes on a Plane[SUB AD HD]
An FBI agent is assigned to protect a witness in the trial of a feared crime boss. However, when they board their flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles, the gangster's henchmen set in motion their plan to deal with them - by releasing 450 poisonous snakes that were smuggled onto the aircraft. Thriller, starring Samuel L Jackson, Julianna Margulies and Jonathan PhillipsFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:05Dancer in the Dark[SUB]
A poverty-stricken but optimistic woman emigrates from Europe to the US to lead a new life. Stricken with a debilitating optical disease she knows will eventually make her blind, she toils night and day to raise enough money for an operation to spare her son the same fate. But when she is falsely accused of a crime, all her plans for the future are poised to end in tragedy. Lars Von Trier's musical drama, starring Bjork, Catherine Deneuve and Udo KierFilm/General Movie/Drama/Musical

01:50Lower City
Two friends who run a cargo boat together agree to take a prostitute on a trip along the coast. When one of the pair is wounded in a fight, the other embarks on a tentative romance with their passenger - but when his friend recovers, jealousy rears its ugly head and their lifelong friendship looks set to be destroyed for ever. Brazilian romantic drama, starring Alice Braga, Wagner Moura and Lazaro Ramos. In Portuguese, Spanish and EnglishFilm/General Movie/Drama