Film Four & Film Four +1: 22-03-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Little Sparrows[SUB]
Three sisters, each going through their own personal problems, learn their mother has cancer just as they prepare for a Christmas family gathering. The sad news forces them to think about their own lives, as they come to terms with the realisation that this is the last time they will all be together. Drama, with Nicola Bartlett and Nina DeasleyFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:45Dakota Incident[SUB]
Mismatched travellers including a bank robber, a politician and a dancing girl, come under threat from Cheyenne braves when their stagecoach is ambushed in the Dakota desert. When the coach is set on fire, they take cover in a gully, and a drawn-out conflict ensues. Western, starring Dale Robertson, Linda Darnell, John Lund and Ward BondFilm/Western

14:35Boomerang![SUB BW HD]
A district attorney is determined to convict a vagrant of killing a prominent clergyman. However, as the lawyer delves deeper into the case, he begins to suspect the defendant may in fact be innocent. Crime drama based on a real-life murder case of the 1920s, starring Dana Andrews, Lee J Cobb, Arthur Kennedy, Jane Wyatt, Ed Begley and Karl MaldenFilm/Detective/Thriller/General Movie/Drama

16:20Objective, Burma![SUB BW]
Paratroopers succeed in a dangerous mission to wipe out a Japanese radio station behind enemy lines in Burma, but finding their way back to base turns into a gruelling ordeal as they walk 150 miles through jungle in Japanese-held territory. Second World War adventure, starring Errol Flynn, William Prince, George Tobias, Henry Hull and Warner AndersonFilm/Adventure/War

19:05Hocus Pocus[SUB HD]
A teenager in Salem, Massachusetts, breaks into a spooky house on Halloween and accidentally resurrects three witches who have been dead for 300 years. The sorceresses are soon causing chaos while seeking a suitable sacrifice for a ritual to give them eternal youth. However, an old foe, a boy they turned into a cat, is on hand to help stop their mischief. Supernatural Disney comedy, with Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy and Omri KatzFilm/Comedy

21:00Ghosts of Girlfriends Past[SUB AD HD]
A carefree lothario attends his brother's wedding with the intention of stopping the ceremony. However, he receives a visit from his uncle's ghost, who warns him he is to be visited by spirits of his past romances to show him where his life has gone wrong. Romantic comedy, starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Michael DouglasFilm/Comedy

23:00Film4 Extreme with Mark Kermode
The critic presents an overview to the season of movies beginning tonight with Benny's VideoFilm/Cinema

23:05Benny's Video
A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. Drama, starring Arno Fisch and Angela Winkler. In German, English, Arabic and FrenchFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:20Funny Games[SUB]
A couple and their son receive unexpected guests at their holiday home in the shape of two psychopaths who hold them hostage and subject the family to a campaign of violence and extreme psychological torture. Austrian director Michael Haneke's English language remake of his own satirical thriller, with Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt and Brady CorbetFilm/Detective/Thriller