Film Four & Film Four +1: 21-06-2012.

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A child is born to a Mexican father and an Italian mother, who go their separate ways to live in their respective home countries. When he is five, the boy goes to visit his father in Mexico. As their time together comes to an end, father and son go on a journey to the Caribbean in a fishing boat. Drama, starring Jorge Machado and Natan Machado Palombini. In Spanish and ItalianFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:30The Black Swan[SUB]
Notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, and offers other buccaneers the choice of giving up their lawless ways or facing justice. Two rogues refuse to toe the line, so Morgan's trusted ally James Waring is sent to track them down, but has other things on his mind - namely winning the daughter of the previous governor away from her duplicitous fiance. High-seas adventure, with Tyrone Power, Laird Cregar, George Sanders, Maureen O'Hara and Anthony QuinnFilm/Adventure

14:10The Cowboys[SUB HD]
An ageing rancher finds himself short-handed when his workers abandon him in the gold rush, and grudgingly hires a group of schoolboys to help him on a 400-mile cattle drive. Although at first out of their depth, the youngsters quickly learn to work like men - but face a dangerous challenge ahead as a gang of rustlers begins to stalk them. Western, with John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne and Bruce DernFilm/Western

16:40The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex[SUB]
A middle-aged Queen Elizabeth I is tempted to marry her long-term favourite, the Earl of Essex. However, during the course of their tempestuous relationship, the queen comes to realise his warlike nature and lust for royal power are a threat to the safety of the nation, driving her to drastic measures. Historical drama, with Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Vincent PriceFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:50In Good Company[SUB AD HD]
A middle-aged executive has to defer to an arrogant whizz-kid after a corporate takeover, and his sense of pride is further dented when the new boss starts to date his daughter. Satirical comedy, starring Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson and Marg HelgenbergerFilm/Comedy

21:00High Crimes[SUB AD HD]
A leading attorney's idyllic life turns sour when her husband is accused by the military of slaughtering defenceless villagers in El Salvador. Her battle to prove his innocence leads to some unexpected and unsettling revelations, forcing her to question everything she knows about him. Thriller, starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Jim Caviezel, Adam Scott and Amanda PeetFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:15Shinjuku Incident
A Chinese mechanic travels to Japan in search of his missing girlfriend, but finds she is now married to a Yakuza boss whose life he saved. The mobster makes the immigrant a gang boss in his own right, but his honourable methods prove unpopular in the underworld, leading to a gang war. Martial arts thriller, starring Jackie Chan and Daniel Wu. In Mandarin, Japanese, Cantonese, English, Min Nan and Hokkien. Part of the Tightly Wound seasonFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:35If[SUB HD]
Public schoolboys express their contempt for the institution in small acts of rebellion, but their non-conformity is greeted with harsh punishment, prompting them to adopt more extreme methods. Lindsay Anderson's surreal satirical drama, the first of three films starring Malcolm McDowell as iconoclastic anti-hero Mick Travis. With David Wood, Richard Warwick, Arthur Lowe and Graham CrowdenFilm/General Movie/Drama