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A teacher is overjoyed to get an interview with a renowned Urdu poet he idolises. However, the encounter leaves him disappointed when he discovers his hero is a broken man, surrounded by sycophants who live off him and with three neglected wives - one a calculating schemer, one a bitter old woman and the third a poet herself, whose talents have gone unnoticed. Drama, starring Om Puri and Shashi Kapoor. In Urdu and HindiFilm/General Movie/Drama
A newlywed couple move into the former residence of an heiress who was murdered 20 years earlier. Rumours persist of a priceless stash of rubies hidden within the house and, when an ex-policeman recognises the husband as a relative of the murdered woman, he suspects the man has returned to claim the missing loot. Thriller, starring Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell and Cathleen CordellFilm/Detective/Thriller
Bankruptcy forces the Carraclough family to sell their devoted pet to a mean-spirited duke and his wife. But, when the well-to-do couple move away, Lassie pines for her first home and decides to track down her former owners. Family adventure, starring Peter O'Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Peter Dinklage, Steve Pemberton and Nicholas LyndhurstFilm/Adventure
16:55Akeelah And The Bee[SUB]
A clever girl from a poor neighbourhood finds school frustrating and tries to hide her intelligence from her classmates. When she competes in a school spelling competition, she is surprised to win and with the aid of a strict coach, sets out to compete in a national tournament and provide her community with something to rally round. Drama, starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne and Angela BassettFilm/General Movie/Drama
19:05The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising[SUB HD]
A teenager discovers he is the last in a long line of warriors destined to defend the world from dark forces. His duty now is to embark on a perilous journey through time to recover the six parts of a mystical artefact, and ensure the powerful device is returned to safe hands. Fantasy adventure, starring Alexander Ludwig, Christopher Eccleston and Ian McShaneFilm/Fantasy/Adventure
21:00Jumper[SUB AD HD]
A man discovers he has the ability to teleport, a talent he cleverly exploits to rob banks undetected while living a life of luxury all over the world. However, he soon learns he is not the only one with this kind of power - and that a secret society of religious fanatics is determined to wipe out him and all of his kind. Fantasy thriller, with Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell and Samuel L JacksonFilm/Detective/Thriller/Fantasy
Premiere. An author's embittered and rebellious son sets up an Internet chatroom, where he provides emotional support for other troubled teenagers. The visitors share their secrets with him, but do not realise he is not what he seems, as he is soon using this information to manipulate them and drive them to suicide. Thriller, with Aaron Johnson and Imogen PootsFilm/Detective/Thriller
An Australian woman embraces the teachings of a guru during a trip to India, and becomes a fully fledged follower. Fearing she has been brainwashed, her family hires a cult specialist to deprogramme her, but it soon becomes apparent he needs more help than his patient. Satirical drama, directed by Jane Campion and starring Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee and Daniel WyllieFilm/General Movie/Drama