Film Four & Film Four +1: 29-02-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Three Faces West[SUB BW]
An Austrian doctor and his daughter arrive in the dust bowl regions of America after fleeing the Nazis, and join the exodus of farmers seeking fertile land in Oregon. The daughter falls for the pioneer leading the journey, despite being engaged to the man who helped her escape the Third Reich. Drama, starring John Wayne, Charles Coburn and Sigrid GurieFilm/Adventure/War

12:35On the Town[SUB]
Musical following three sailors who are out for a good time while on a day's shore leave in New York. One tries initially to fend off the advances of a female taxi driver, another is pulled into helping with an anthropologist's study of prehistoric man, while the third seeks out the model in a famous advertising campaign - but finds she is not quite what he expected. With Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules MunshinFilm/Musical

14:30Gentlemen Prefer Blondes[SUB HD]
Lounge singers Lorelei and Dorothy embark on a transatlantic cruise to Paris in search of rich husbands. While Dorothy falls for a penniless man, Lorelei thinks she has found the millionaire of her dreams, only for his father to hire a private eye to spy on her and prove she is a gold-digger. Howard Hawks' musical comedy, starring Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn and Elliott ReidFilm/Comedy/Musical

16:20That Thing You Do![SUB HD]
A small-town beat combo become a national overnight sensation with their debut record - but their sudden success looks to be a one-off, leaving them struggling to find a way of repeating the formula. Comedy drama set in the 1960s, written and directed by Tom Hanks, who also appears as the band's manager. With Tom Everett Scott, Liv Tyler and Johnathon SchaechFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

18:25Dreamgirls[SUB AD HD]
A Sixties singing trio are chosen to perform backing vocals for a popular performer - an event that launches the band on a successful career of their own. However, when the most attractive of the girls is picked as the face of the group, edging out the other two, personal rivalries begin to jeopardise their friendship. Musical drama, inspired by the rise to fame of Diana Ross and the Supremes, and starring Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy and an Oscar-winning Jennifer HudsonFilm/General Movie/Drama/Musical

21:00Hairspray[SUB AD HD]
Musical remake of the comedy about Tracy, an overweight teenager in 1960s Baltimore, who dreams of appearing on a TV dance show. However, a jealous rival and her scheming mother are determined to destroy her ambition - especially when Tracy tries to fight racism in the community. Starring Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, James Marsden, Queen Latifah and John Travolta in drag as the heroine's motherFilm/Musical/Comedy

23:15Saturday 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

01:30Tony Manero
A man living under Pinochet's regime is obsessed with Saturday Night Fever and sees the chance to become a star by appearing in a TV contest. As his fixation with the film drives him to a life of crime, his friends plot to bring down the dictatorship. Chilean drama, starring Alfredo Castro and Paola Lattus. In Spanish and EnglishFilm/General Movie/Drama