Film Four & Film Four +1: 04-10-2012.
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11:00A Letter to Elia[HD]Martin Scorsese presents a tribute to Elia Kazan, director of On the Waterfront and A Streetcar Named Desire, ad discusses the influence these films had on his own moviesDocumentary/Film/Cinema
12:15Bad Day at Black RockA one-armed Second World War veteran sets out to find a Japanese farmer to present him with his son's posthumous medal, only to encounter unexpected and undisguised hostility from the local rednecks in a desert town. It seems the community has a secret to protect - and will go to any lengths to keep it. Thriller, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Ernest Borgnine and Lee MarvinFilm/Detective/Thriller
13:55The Password Is Courage[SUB BW]Fact-based Second World War comedy drama about a British sergeant-major held captive at a notorious German prison camp in occupied Poland, who makes a series of daring attempts to contact the resistance and lead his fellow PoWs to freedom. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch and Reginald BeckwithFilm/Comedy/War
16:10Zulu[SUB HD]An upper-class soldier and his fellow officer call on their meagre squad of 100 men to rally against the might of a 4,000-strong force of Zulu warriors at the Battle of Rorke's Drift in 1879. Fact-based historical drama, starring Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, Nigel Green and Chief Buthelezi, with narration by Richard BurtonFilm/War
18:55St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold[SUB AD HD]The mischievous schoolgirls embark on a hunt for buried treasure after learning their headmistress Miss Fritton is a descendant of pirates. However, they face competition in the form of a dastardly lord eager to locate the loot for himself. Comedy sequel, starring Rupert Everett, Gemma Arterton, Colin Firth, David Tennant and Talulah RileyFilm/Comedy
21:00The Day The Earth Stood Still[SUB AD HD]An alien arrives on Earth, accompanied by an awesomely powerful robot, on a fateful mission - to decide if the human race deserves to continue existing - and if not, to wipe it out. The visitor is imprisoned in a military facility, but a scientist helps him escape, hoping to prove that mankind is worth saving. Sci-fi drama remake, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer ConnellyFilm/Science Fiction
23:05Saw[SUB AD]Detectives hunt a killer who kidnaps his victims and forces them to play sadistic games with life-or-death consequences. Meanwhile, two strangers wake to find themselves chained to pipes in a filthy, derelict bathroom - and at the mercy of the madman, who sets them a twisted challenge. Horror, written by and starring Leigh Whannell, alongside Cary Elwes, Danny Glover and Dina MeyerFilm/Horror
01:10Quills[SUB HD]The notorious Marquis de Sade is confined to an asylum during the reign of Napoleon, but continues to write and distribute his sexually provocative fiction with the aid of a laundry girl. When a particularly scandalous piece reaches an outraged Napoleon, a puritanical doctor is placed in charge of the hospital and a battle of wills commences. Period drama, starring Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine, Joaquin Phoenix and Billie WhitelawFilm/General Movie/Drama