Film Four & Film Four +1: 09-03-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Yangtse Incident[SUB AD BW]
A British frigate is heavily shelled and taken captive by Chinese communists on the Yangtse River during the 1940s. After a failed rescue mission by a sister ship, the remaining crew puts into action a daring escape plan that involves disguising the vessel and slipping her moorings under the cover of darkness. Fact-based action adventure, starring Richard Todd, William Hartnell and Akim TamiroffFilm/Adventure/War

12:55Broken 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

14:4523 Paces to Baker Street[SUB AD]
A blind playwright overhears a conversation in a London pub concerning a kidnapped child. He goes straight to the police, but they dismiss his story as the product of an overactive imagination, forcing him to take matters into his own hands. With the help of his fiancee and secretary, he sets out to rescue the child and catch the crooks - but his only clue is the scent of a distinctive perfume. Thriller, with Van Johnson, Cecil Parker, Patricia Laffan and Vera MilesFilm/Detective/Thriller

16:50Son of the Mask[SUB HD]
The life of an unassuming cartoonist is turned upside down by a mysterious wooden mask, which endows his baby son with fantastic eye-popping powers. However, the chaos escalates when mischievous Norse god Loki decides he wants the mask back - no matter what the cost. Comedy sequel, starring Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Bob Hoskins and Traylor HowardFilm/Comedy

18:40Freedom Writers[SUB AD HD]
Teacher Erin Gruwell starts work at a racially diverse and gang-ridden high school in Los Angeles. In an attempt to break through to her underachieving students, Erin introduces them to The Diary of Anne Frank, which results in a class project through which the youngsters explore and share their own life experiences. Fact-based drama, starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn and Imelda StauntonFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen[SUB AD HD]
The war between the shape-shifting robots erupts once again, as the first of the evil Decepticons leads an attack on Earth to locate a powerful ancient planet-destroying machine. Hapless teenager Sam Witwicky is once again caught in the middle as he holds the key to discovering the location of the device. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan FoxFilm/Science Fiction

23:50The Informers[SUB HD]
The decadent lives of assorted amoral residents of 1980s Los Angeles, including an ageing newsreader, a successful movie producer, a drug-addled rock star and a hotel doorman drawn into kidnapping, interweave over the course of a week. Drama based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke and Winona RyderFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:40Garden State[SUB HD]
A TV actor shuffles through life emotionally numbed by the drugs prescribed for him by his stern psychiatrist father. However, he decides to ditch the pills when returning home for his mother's funeral. Free of medication, his apathy begins to lift, and a woman reawakens his joy for life. Romantic comedy, written, directed by and starring Zach Braff, with Natalie Portman and Ian HolmFilm/Comedy