Film Four & Film Four +1: 24-12-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Anna and the King[SUB HD]

A widowed schoolmistress leaves Victorian England to tutor a son of the King of Siam, only to discover his majesty actually expects her to care for all 58 of his children. In spite of disagreements and many ups and downs, the teacher gradually forms a deep platonic love for her royal employer. Period drama, starring Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat, Ling Bai, Syed Alwi, Tom Felton and Randall Duk KimFilm/General Movie/Drama
13:45Horton Hears a Who![SUB HD]

In the jungle of Nool, a kindly elephant hears a cry of help coming from a speck of dust and discovers the minuscule city of Whoville. As he tries to help its citizens, people around him begin to question his sanity, and the evil Kangaroo incites the animals to turn against the do-gooder. Animated adaptation of Dr Seuss's comic tale, with the voices of Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Seth Rogen and Will ArnettFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
15:25The Thirty-Nine Steps[SUB AD]

A man becomes embroiled in international espionage as he tries to uncover the meaning behind the cryptic last words of a mystery woman, whom he knew for only a brief time before finding her dying in his flat. He must flee for his life from foreign spies and the police, who think he is a murderer. Spy thriller based on John Buchan's novel, starring Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Barry Jones and James HayterFilm/Detective/Thriller
17:15My Neighbour Totoro

Two sisters move to a new home in the countryside when their mother is taken ill. They are thrilled to discover the house is next to an enchanted forest, and befriend the eldest and wisest of the strange magical creatures dwelling there. Animated fantasy from Spirited Away director Hayao Miyazaki, with the voices of Noriko Hidaka and Chika Sakamoto. In JapaneseFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
19:00The Spiderwick Chronicles[SUB AD HD]

Life for identical twins Jared and Simon and their sister Mallory begins afresh when their mother inherits a spooky mansion. But after moving in, strange things begin to happen, and as the youngsters investigate, they discover a book that opens up a mysterious world of amazing supernatural creatures. Fantasy adventure, starring Freddie Highmore in a dual role alongside Sarah Bolger and Nick NolteFilm/Fantasy/Adventure
21:00Star Trek[SUB AD HD]

The trainee crew members of the starship Enterprise embark on their maiden flight, which pits them against a Romulan commander from the future who is planning a horrific revenge on those he blames for a tragedy in his own time. Sci-fi adventure based on the original TV series, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana, Zoe Saldana and Leonard NimoyFilm/Science Fiction
23:20Bronson[SUB AD HD]

Biopic of the notorious convict, who was sent to prison for seven years after a failed armed robbery, only for his sentence to be increased to over 30 years by an escalating series of violent incidents, ultimately earning him tabloid celebrity as the most violent prisoner in Britain. Starring Tom Hardy, Hugh Ross and Juliet OldfieldFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:05A Gun For George[SUB BW HD REP]

Short film about a writer who arranged for gangsters to fund a movie adaptation of one of his books, only for the backers to murder his brother, who was playing the leading role. As his contract comes to an end, his thoughts turn to revenge. Starring Edward Halsted, Veronica Roberts and Tim SkeltonGeneral Movie/Drama
01:25Saturday Night Fever[SUB HD]

A streetwise Brooklyn teenager struggles to cope with a dead-end job and a dysfunctional family, but finds an escape in the disco scene, where he falls in love with a girl dreaming of breaking free from her equally poor background to pursue a brighter future in Manhattan. Drama, starring John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney and Paul Pape, and featuring songs by the Bee GeesFilm/General Movie/Drama