Film Four & Film Four +1: 19-04-2012.

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11:00Battleship Potemkin[SUB BW]
The crew members of a docked Russian battleship rebel against the cruel treatment by their officers. While their mutiny is successful their leader is killed, becoming a hero to the people of the coastal town and inspiring them to launch an uprising of their own. Sergei Eisenstein's silent drama, based on the events of the 1905 mutiny at Odessa, starring Grigori Alexandrov and Aleksandr AntonovFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:30The Cruel Sea[SUB BW]
The veteran commander of a British escort vessel guides his inexperienced crew through the dangers of combat at sea during the Second World War Atlantic campaigns. Demoralised by the failure of his last command, the captain faces a life-or-death decision in his duty to sink an enemy vessel. Nautical action adventure, starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Stanley Baker and Denholm ElliottFilm/Adventure/War

15:05Sink the Bismarck![SUB AD BW HD]
Fact-based Second World War drama, charting the mission to track down and eliminate the pride of the German fleet, a fearsome battleship devastating British vessels in the North Atlantic, orchestrated by a British naval officer recovering from his wife's death in an air raid. Starring Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith and Karel StepanekFilm/Adventure/War

17:00Lifeboat[SUB BW]
The survivors of a torpedoed passenger ship are set adrift in a lifeboat. As they pull out other survivors from the sea, they realise one of them is the U-boat commander responsible for the disaster. Alfred Hitchcock's Second World War drama, starring Tallulah Bankhead, Walter Slezak, William Bendix, Hume Cronyn and Henry HullFilm/War/General Movie/Drama

18:50The Madness of King George[SUB]
British monarch George III's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, prompting fears that he is going insane. While physicians try to uncover the cause of his condition, the king's enemies in Parliament and the frustrated Prince of Wales conspire to have him declared insane and removed from the throne. Period drama based on Alan Bennett's play, starring Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren and Rupert EverettFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Coming To America[SUB AD HD]
A bored African prince defies his father's plans for an arranged marriage and escapes to the USA to find a bride on his own terms. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in several roles, with James Earl Jones, Allison Dean, Eriq La Salle and Madge SinclairFilm/Comedy

23:20The Wrestler[SUB AD HD]
An ageing wrestler who was a big star in the 1980s is now long past his prime. When a heart attack forces him to bring his already flagging career to an end, he struggles to make a life for himself, trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter and forming a relationship with a stripper. Drama, starring Mickey Rourke and Marisa TomeiFilm/General Movie/Drama

A photographer living in Istanbul slips into a mid-life crisis when his wife leaves him. However, he is shaken out of his misery by a visit from his eccentric, penniless cousin who has come to the city seeking new employment to support his ailing mother. Drama, starring Muzaffer Ozdemir and Emin Toprak. In TurkishFilm/General Movie/Drama