Film Four & Film Four +1: 06-08-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Damn the Defiant![SUB HD]
The commander of a British warship fighting in the Napoleonic campaign faces bitter opposition from his right-hand man, a cruel and sadistic officer hated by the crew. In a battle of wills between the pair, the captain's second-in-command tries to provoke his leader's wrath by tormenting his son, an officer on the vessel. Drama, starring Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde and Anthony QuayleFilm/Adventure/War

13:00Funny Face[SUB HD]
A high-flying photographer arranges a photoshoot in a Greenwich bookshop, where his head is turned by one of the employees. He persuades the shy bookworm to model for him in Paris, and romance blossoms between them as he endeavours to transform her into a fashion icon. Musical, starring Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair and Robert Flemyng, with songs by George and Ira GershwinFilm/Musical

15:05Challenge to Lassie[SUB]
A faithful dog in Victorian Edinburgh keeps a night-and-day watch over the grave of his dead master, who rescued him as a pup and raised him to be a champion sheepdog. Meanwhile, a battle of wills ensues between a by-the-book policeman and a kindly publican over the loyal canine's well-being. Richard Thorpe's drama, based on the true story of Greyfriars Bobby, with Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp and Reginald OwenFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:40Rear Window[SUB HD]
A photographer is left housebound and in a wheelchair after breaking his leg in an accident. He passes the time watching the comings and goings of his neighbours in the apartment block opposite and becomes convinced he has witnessed a murder. However, he has trouble persuading anyone to believe his story. Hitchcock thriller, starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr, Thelma Ritter and Judith EvelynFilm/Detective/Thriller

18:55The First Wives Club[SUB HD]
Three former college friends reunite at the funeral of a mutual acquaintance, who killed herself after her husband left her for a younger woman. Finding themselves in a similar situation, the trio decide to take action and hit their former partners where it hurts most - their finances. Comedy, starring Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith, Dan Hedaya, Bronson Pinchot and Elizabeth BerkleyFilm/Comedy

21:00The Ghost[SUB AD HD]
An unassuming ghost-writer is employed to pen the memoirs of a former British prime minister. However, in the course of interviewing his subject, he happens across highly volatile secrets, placing his life in jeopardy. Political thriller, starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams and Tom WilkinsonFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:30The Burning Plain[SUB HD]
Premiere. A housewife has an affair, which is greeted with disapproval by her daughter, who goes to desperate lengths to end the relationship. Elsewhere, a troubled woman embarks on an emotional journey as she tries to bury her past and reconcile with her parents. Drama, starring Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger and Jennifer LawrenceFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:35Close My Eyes[SUB HD]
A brother and sister brought up by different parents meet after many years and allow their mutual attraction to run amok, embarking on a torrid incestuous affair. However, their illicit passion rapidly spirals out of control - leading inevitably to tragedy. Stephen Poliakoff's drama, starring Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves, Alan Rickman and Karl JohnsonFilm/General Movie/Drama