Film Four & Film Four +1: 02-04-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Cottage To Let[SUB AD BW]
A British inventor's revolutionary bombsight is set to have a positive impact on the war effort. However, military intelligence detects the Nazis are aware of the invention, while a plucky teenage cockney evacuated to the boffin's Scottish country estate sets out to expose a German spy ring. Second World War thriller, with Leslie Banks, John Mills, Alastair Sim and George Cole in his screen debutFilm/Detective/Thriller/War

12:55The Colditz Story[SUB BW]
A medieval castle in Germany is turned into a PoW camp during the Second World War, and used to house the most rebellious Allied prisoners, all of whom have made repeated escape attempts. While breaking out is supposedly impossible, the determined inmates refuse to be beaten and continue in their bids for freedom. Second World War drama, starring John Mills and Eric PortmanFilm/War

14:50The Gentle Sex[SUB BW]
Seven women from vastly different backgrounds are brought together as volunteers in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during the Second World War. Despite their differences they become firm friends during training and on assignment driving military transport and operating anti-aircraft guns. Drama, starring Rosamund John, Joan Greenwood, Lilli Palmer, John Justin and Joan GatesFilm/General Movie/Drama/War

16:40The Emperor's New Clothes[SUB]
Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte hatches a cunning plan to return from exile and reclaim control of France. When he encounters a sailor who bears an uncanny resemblance to him, he arranges to swap places so he can make his way to Paris unnoticed. However, the double gets a little too used to living the life of an emperor, leaving the real Bonaparte stuck as a commoner. Drama, starring Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle and Tim McInnernyFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:45Hairspray[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

21:00The Reader[SUB AD HD]
A teenager embarks on a brief but passionate affair with an older woman, who seeks solace from her misery in the stories he reads to her. Years later, while observing the Nazi war crimes trials, he encounters her again and learns she acted as an SS concentration camp guard during the Second World War. Drama, starring an Oscar-winning Kate Winslet alongside Ralph Fiennes, Jeanette Hain and David KrossFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:20Black Book
A Jewish woman joins the Dutch resistance after her family is murdered by the Nazis while trying to escape the country. Working as a singer, she seduces a Gestapo officer and uses their affair as a way of infiltrating Nazi high command, but finds herself caught up in a dangerous double life as she begins to fall in love with him. Second World War thriller, with Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman and Halina Reijn. In Dutch, German, English and HebrewFilm/Detective/Thriller/War

02:10Killer Of Sheep[SUB BW HD]
A dissatisfied slaughterhouse worker struggles against the drudgery of his daily life, and against the influences which would dishonour and endanger himself and his family. Drama, starring Henry G Sanders and Kaycee MooreFilm/General Movie/Drama