Film Four & Film Four +1: 21-09-2012.
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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00Malta Story[SUB BW]The island of Malta comes under siege during the Second World War, as both Allied and Axis forces see it as vital to their supply lines. A British reconnaissance pilot arrives on the island, and proves vital in defending it from the advancing enemy forces. Drama, starring Alec Guinness, Anthony Steel, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow and Flora RobsonFilm/General Movie/Drama
13:00The Spoilers[SUB]Two successful gold prospectors team up with a saloon owner in 19th-century Alaska to protect their mining rights from an unscrupulous rival and a corrupt judge determined to get rich at their expense. Western, starring Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler and Rory CalhounFilm/Western
14:40Roman Holiday[SUB AD BW HD]A princess tires of a tour of European capitals and runs away from her entourage while in Rome. An American newspaper reporter takes her under his wing in the hope of getting an exclusive, but as he shows her the sights of the city, he starts to fall in love with her. Romantic comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert and Harcourt WilliamsFilm/Comedy
17:00The Lavender Hill Mob[SUB BW]An unassuming bank worker masterminds a plot to steal £1million in gold bullion, then melts it down and turns it into statues of the Eiffel Tower that can easily be exported - but the plan soon goes awry, with hilarious results. Ealing comedy, starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James and Audrey HepburnFilm/Comedy
18:40CutThroat Island[SUB]A tough female pirate enlists the help of an educated slave in finding the three parts of a map leading to buried treasure. However, one of the pieces is in the hands of her cruel uncle, and she also has to find the loot before her crew mutinies or the British Navy catches up with her. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella and Maury ChaykinFilm/Adventure
21:00Clear and Present Danger[SUB AD HD]A CIA analyst gets caught up in the Colombian drug trade while trying to track down terrorists responsible for the murder of a close friend of the US President - but his investigations point to illegal activity and corruption at the very top of government. Action thriller, based on Tom Clancy's novel, with Harrison Ford reprising his role from Patriot Games alongside Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer and James Earl JonesFilm/Detective/Thriller
23:45Shinjuku IncidentA 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 HokkienFilm/Detective/Thriller
02:05Ashes of Time Redux[HD]A desert-dwelling swordsman is hired to kill an old friend by a man whose sister he jilted. The wronged woman in question then also hires him to protect her errant lover, who is busily drowning his sorrows in a magic wine that erases memories. Director's cut of Wong Kar-Wai's drama, starring Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Ka Fai and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. In Cantonese and MandarinFilm/General Movie/Drama