Film Four & Film Four +1: 14-09-2012.

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11:00Bigger Than Life[SUB HD]
A mild-mannered, small-town schoolteacher collapses unexpectedly and is rushed to hospital, where he is diagnosed with arterial disease and given a year to live. An experimental treatment offers the chance to extend his lifespan, but the side-effects turn him into a bullying megalomaniac. Fact-based drama, starring James Mason, Walter Matthau, Barbara Rush and Robert SimonFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:55The Admirable Crichton[SUB HD]
Lord Loam is proud of his tendency to treat his staff as equals - to a point - while his manservant Crichton believes people should know their place. However, when the entire household is shipwrecked on a desert island, it is the resourceful butler who rises to the top of the pecking order - to the horror of his supposedly liberal master. Comedy based on JM Barrie's play, starring Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Diane Cilento and Peter GravesFilm/Comedy

14:45How to Steal a Million[SUB HD]
A woman hires a burglar to steal one of her grandfather's forged sculptures from a prestigious Paris museum before it can be exposed publicly as a fake, unaware the man is actually a detective investigating the family. However, the cop suffers a crisis of conscience when he finds himself falling for the woman. Crime comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Charles Boyer, Eli Wallach and Hugh GriffithFilm/Comedy/Detective/Thriller

17:10The Italian Job[SUB AD HD]
A crook puts together a motley gang to steal 4million in gold bullion from an Italian armoured car, which brings Turin to a standstill and enables the robbers to make a quick getaway in a fleet of minis - but they end up falling foul of the Mafia along the way. Crime comedy, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley and John Le MesurierFilm/Comedy

19:05St Trinian's[SUB HD]
An anarchic girls' boarding school is threatened with closure, owing to financial difficulties and a strict education minister determined to clean up its bad reputation. The pupils realise their hapless teachers are unable to deal with the crisis, so plan to save the day by dabbling in art theft. Comedy, starring Rupert Everett in a dual role alongside Colin Firth, Russell Brand and Gemma ArtertonFilm/Comedy

21:00The X Files: I Want to Believe[SUB AD HD]
Paranormal investigators Mulder and Scully return to the FBI after years in hiding to assist in the search for several missing women. The investigation leads them to a former priest, who claims to have psychic visions of the victims, and a long-forgotten case involving sinister experiments. Second movie based on the sci-fi series, starring David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson and Billy ConnollyFilm/Science Fiction/Detective/Thriller

23:05A History Of Violence[SUB AD HD]
The owner of an Indiana diner lives a quiet life with his wife, but when armed robbers burst into his restaurant he takes the law into his own hands and becomes a local hero. Reluctant to accept the praise, the unassuming man continues with his simple existence - until his past catches up with him. David Cronenberg's thriller, adapted from the graphic novel, starring Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello and Ed HarrisFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:55Hustle & Flow[SUB HD]
A pimp and drug pusher decides to change his ways after reaching the age at which his father died. Using his experience of life on the streets, he becomes a rapper, and an encounter with a local hip-hop star gives him the perfect chance to begin his career in music. Drama, starring Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning and Isaac HayesFilm/General Movie/Drama