Film Four & Film Four +1: 20-09-2012.
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11:00O'HortenAn ageing train engineer who has always led an unadventurous life prepares for his last day of work before retirement. This time, a series of strange events throw his normally predictable routine into chaos, and as he deals with each new challenge, he starts to wonder what he will do with the rest of his life. Comedy, with Baard Owe and Espen Skjonberg. In NorwegianFilm/Comedy
12:50How 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
15:15The Badlanders[SUB]A mining engineer is released from prison after serving a sentence for a crime he did not commit. He now wants vengeance on the mining company responsible for his stint in jail and plans to rob its gold mine - but first he has to persuade his recently released cellmate to help. Western, with Ernest Borgnine, Alan Ladd, Kent Smith and Katy JuradoFilm/Western
16:55Desk Set[SUB HD]An engineer is sent in to discreetly modernise a TV research department, but no one is supposed to know what he is doing. However, nothing gets past the wily and strong-willed head of the department, who takes a dim view of any interference - but nonetheless finds herself attracted to the newcomer. Romantic comedy, starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Joan Blondell, Gig Young and Dina MerrillFilm/Comedy
19:00Coraline[SUB AD HD]A bored youngster finds a secret door leading to a magical world inhabited by idealised versions of her family and neighbours. Frustrated with her dull real life, she is tempted to stay in this new home - but she soon discovers there is a horrifying price to be paid. Stop-motion animated fantasy based on Neil Gaiman's novel, with the voices of Dakota Fanning and Teri HatcherFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
21:00Ip Man[HD]An unassuming man with a talent for martial arts living in 1930s China loses everything when the Japanese invade. As he struggles to support his family, he witnesses brutal fighting tournaments organised by the occupying military, and makes an impression by defeating 10 opponents at once. His accomplishments lead to conflict with a Japanese colonel, who wants him to train his men. Fact-based drama, starring Donnie Yen and Simon Yam. In Cantonese, Mandarin and JapaneseFilm/General Movie/Drama
23:05Ip Man 2A skilled martial artist leaves his Chinese homeland for Hong Kong in 1949, where he hopes to pass on his talents. His distinctive approach makes him enemies among both local fighters and Westerners, and he is ultimately forced to prove his worth in a tournament. Fact-based drama sequel, starring Donnie Yen and Lynn Hung. In Cantonese, Mandarin and EnglishFilm/General Movie/Drama
01:15Lolita[SUB]A middle-aged academic married a widow he hates so he can fulfil his fantasies about her teenage daughter. When his wife is killed in a tragic accident, the professor and his stepdaughter begin a tormented sexual relationship as they travel across America. Drama, based on Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel, starring Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith and Frank LangellaFilm/General Movie/Drama