Film Four & Film Four +1: 29-05-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Silent Enemy[SUB AD BW]
A British frogman is sent on a daring mission to sabotage the Italian fleet. His cunning scheme involves hijacking an enemy midget submarine and loading it with explosives, before sending it back to its original location. Second World War adventure, starring Laurence Harvey, John Clements, Dawn Addams, Michael Craig and Sid JamesFilm/Adventure/War

A former Confederate officer fakes his own death, then rides into the Texas city posing as the new marshal. His aim is to exact his violent revenge on the family of brothers who burned his home, killed his family and stole his land. Western, starring Gary Cooper, Ruth Roman, Raymond Massey and Antonio MorenoFilm/Western

15:00The Desert Fox[SUB BW]
German commander Rommel falls out of favour with Hitler following his defeat at El Alamein. On returning to his homeland, he is torn between his oath of loyalty and lack of faith in the Fuehrer's unstable leadership, prompting him to become involved in an assassination plot. Second World War drama, starring James Mason, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G Carroll and Luther AdlerFilm/War

16:45This Happy Breed[SUB AD HD]
A working-class family moves into a new suburban home after the father returns from service in the First World War. However, the couple and their children struggle to adjust to life higher up the social ladder. David Lean's drama, adapted by Noel Coward from his play, starring Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Robert Stanley Holloway and John MillsFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:55The Perfect Catch[SUB AD]
Unlikely couple Ben and Lindsey meet and fall in love over the winter. When summer brings a new baseball season, Lindsey discovers Ben's devotion to the Boston Red Sox baseball team knows no bounds - and suspects she will always come second. The Farrelly brothers' romantic comedy, starring Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore, inspired by Nick Hornby's football-themed novel Fever Pitch, but with America's favourite sport replacing Britain'sFilm/Comedy

21:00Rendition[SUB AD HD]
An Egyptian-born American is abducted by the CIA and flown to another country to be subjected to brutal interrogation as a suspected terrorist. His pregnant wife battles to bring the truth about his secret detention to light, while a CIA agent faces a crisis of conscience as he witnesses the torture. Political thriller, starring Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep, Alan Arkin and Peter SarsgaardFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:20A Screaming Man
Premiere. An ageing swimming pool attendant in Chad is forced to retire, with his job passing to his own son. As the country descends into Civil War, he is pressured by a government official to contribute to the fight against the rebel - but his refusal results in his son being forced into military service. Drama, starring Youssouf Djaoro and Diouc Koma. In French and Arabic. Part of the Africa seasonFilm/General Movie/Drama

A Malian community organises a makeshift trial to prosecute the World Bank and other international organisations for causing Africa's economic problems. Meanwhile, a bar singer living in the area and her unemployed husband face up to the fact that their marriage may be over. Satirical drama, starring Aissa Maiga and Tiecoura Traore. In French and Bambara. Part of the Africa seasonFilm/General Movie/Drama