Film Four & Film Four +1: 22-07-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Very Important Person[SUB BW]
A pompous Allied scientist ends up in a PoW camp after crash-landing during a reconnaissance mission over Germany. His uncompromising attitude and a series of misunderstandings initially earn him the enmity of his fellow inmates, but his popularity improves when he devises an audacious escape plan. Second World War comedy, with James Robertson Justice, Stanley Baxter, Leslie Phillips and the late Eric SykesFilm/Comedy

13:00Marley and Me[SUB AD HD]
Journalist John Grogan celebrates his wedding by getting his wife a golden Labrador puppy, hoping to stave off her desire to have children. Over the course of their marriage, the dog remains a constant companion and never loses his mischievous streak even as he grows from a cute puppy to a 7st dog. Comedy drama based on a newspaper column, starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner and Alan ArkinFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

15:20The Last Mimzy[SUB HD]
A brother and sister discover a mysterious box of strange objects, including a toy rabbit called Mimzy that unexpectedly comes to life. Under the influence of their discovery, the youngsters start to develop unusual abilities that attract the attention of the authorities. But they also learn that Mimzy needs their help in a vitally important mission. Fantasy, starring Chris O'Neil and Rhiannon Leigh WrynFilm/Fantasy

17:15Brief Encounter[SUB AD BW HD]
A suburban housewife meets a married doctor by chance in a railway station waiting room. Later, their paths cross many times until the pair become friends and their meetings a fixed arrangement. But as their feelings for each other transform from friendship into passion, both come to realise the affair is doomed to fail. David Lean's romantic drama, with Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard and Cyril RaymondFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:00Joe Wright on David Lean[SUB REP]
The director of Atonement discusses the influence the legendary film-maker has had on his workFilm/Cinema

19:05Anna Karenina Clip Exclusive
A preview of Joe Wright's new adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel, starring Keira Knightley and Jude LawFilm/Cinema

19:15Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer[SUB AD HD]
The super-powered team takes on a mysterious alien who has been sent by his planet-eating master to prepare Earth for obliteration. While the four heroes try to find a way to foil its plans, an old enemy returns intent on seizing the extraterrestrial's power. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans and Jessica Alba, with the voice of Laurence FishburneFilm/Fantasy/Science Fiction/Adventure

21:00The Hunt for Red October[SUB AD HD]
A Soviet submarine commander creates an international crisis by piloting his experimental nuclear vessel, which is invisible to sonar, toward the American coast. The US and Russian navies think he is planning to attack and set out to destroy the submarine, but a CIA analyst suspects he intends to defect to the West. Cold war thriller, based on Tom Clancy's novel, starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin and James Earl JonesFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:40Viva Riva![HD]
A cunning criminal and his sidekick come up with a plan to make it rich by selling a stash of stolen petrol on the Kinshasa black market. However, their scheme is complicated since the underworld, the military and even the church want to get their hands on the fuel. Crime drama, starring Patsha Bay and Manie Malone. In French and LingalaFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:35Alfie[SUB AD HD]
A cockney lothario leads a charmed life, enjoying casual sex with as many women as possible with no thought of the consequences. However, a series of unexpected setbacks forces him to finally take stock of his life. Comedy drama based on the play by Bill Naughton, starring Michael Caine, Jane Asher, Millicent Martin, Shirley Anne Field, Shelley Winters and Denholm ElliottFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama