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Jacobo, the owner of a sock factory, is shocked to learn his estranged brother is planning to visit him. While his sibling has made a success of his life, Jacobo is struggling financially and feels lonely. In a bid to appear as successful as possible, he persuades his assistant to pose as his wife. Uruguayan comedy drama, starring Andres Pazos, Mirella Pascual and Jorge Bolani. In Spanish, Portuguese and ItalianFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

13:00Broken Arrow[SUB]
A former Union scout is befriended by famed chief Cochise after he saves the life of a native boy. Having witnessed 10 years of conflict between Apaches and advancing settlers, the veteran soldier seizes the fleeting chance to broker a ceasefire between the two sides. Western, starring James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget and Basil RuysdaelFilm/Western

14:50Hombre[SUB HD]
A man raised by Apaches joins a stagecoach on a journey across the Arizona desert, but is treated with scorn by his fellow passengers because of his background. However, when they are attacked by bandits, he is the first to stand up and defend the people who hate him. Western, starring Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March, Diane Cilento and Cameron MitchellFilm/Western

17:00Cheaper by the Dozen 2[SUB HD]
Tom and Kate Baker and their 12 children are enjoying a summer holiday together at their lakeside cabin before the last of the kids fly the nest. All is well until Tom realises arch-rival Jimmy and his family are staying nearby, and even though the youngsters are having fun, the dads succumb to increasing displays of one-upmanship. Comedy sequel, with Steve Martin, Eugene Levy, Bonnie Hunt and Hilary DuffFilm/Comedy

18:50Silver Streak[SUB HD]
An exhausted publisher boards a train from Los Angeles to Chicago. As the journey progresses, he finds himself embroiled in a murder plot and the schemes of a dastardly master art forger, and joins forces with a quick-witted thief to expose the killer. Comedy thriller, starring Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Patrick McGoohan, Jill Clayburgh and Ned BeattyFilm/Comedy/Detective/Thriller

21:00Brazil[SUB HD]
A lowly civil service worker in a bleak Orwellian future uncovers a computer error by the Ministry of Information which resulted in the torture of an innocent citizen. As he tries to rectify the situation, he encounters the woman of his dreams - but since she is suspected of terrorist activity, he is also deemed an enemy of the state. Terry Gilliam's satirical comedy, with Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Kim Greist, Bob Hoskins and Katherine HelmondFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

23:45Mary and Max[SUB]
An eight-year-old Australian girl decides to write to someone in New York, and picks a name at random. Her letter reaches an overweight loner plagued by anxiety, and over the next 20 years, they continue to correspond, forming a close friendship without ever meeting. Stop motion animated comedy, with the voices of Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Eric BanaFilm/Animated Movie/Drama/Comedy

01:35Birthday Girl[SUB]
A staid and lonely Englishman orders a Russian bride over the Internet, who turns out to be the sultry, sex-crazed woman of his dreams. However, events take a sinister turn when her relatives arrive, drawing him into a web of international intrigue. Comedy thriller, starring Nicole Kidman, Ben Chaplin, Mathieu Kassovitz and Vincent CasselFilm/Comedy/Detective/Thriller