Film Four & Film Four +1: 07-10-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Hills of Home[SUB]An elderly Scottish doctor spends his days travelling around the Highlands tirelessly treating his patients. He buys a collie to accompany him on his rounds only to find it is afraid of water. Undaunted, the devoted medic resolves to cure his beloved pet of its phobia. Family drama, starring Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Janet Leigh and Tom DrakeFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:00Five Children And It[SUB]Five brothers and sisters are sent to live with their uncle in the country during the First World War. Their worries are soon forgotten when they encounter a mysterious creature who offers to grant them one wish each day. Fantasy, adapted from the classic tale by E Nesbit, with Eddie Izzard as the voice of the magical creature. Starring Kenneth Branagh, Zoe Wanamaker, Tara FitzGerald and Freddie HighmoreFilm/Fantasy

14:45The 7th Voyage of Sinbad[SUB HD]The heroic sailor wields his trusty cutlass and pits his wits against an evil magician who has shrunk a princess to the size of a doll - but to break the spell, he must journey to a mysterious island inhabited by hideous monsters to find a magic lamp. Fantasy adventure, starring Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant and Torin Thatcher, with special effects by Ray HarryhausenFilm/Fantasy

16:30Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home[SUB AD HD]The Enterprise crew travels back in time to prevent an alien probe destroying the Earth. The only thing that can avert the disaster is a humpback whale, a creature extinct in the 23rd century - but adjusting to life back in 1986 proves a distinct challenge. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Leonard Nimoy, who also directedFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure

18:55She's the Man[SUB AD HD]Soccer-mad Viola's football team is disbanded, and the only other side in the area is all-male - so she resorts to disguising herself as her twin brother to win a place on the squad. However, she falls for a team-mate who only has eyes for another girl - who in turn takes a liking to Viola in her male guise. Teenage romantic comedy, loosely based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, starring Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey and Vinnie JonesFilm/Comedy

21:00Keeping Mum[SUB AD]A well-meaning but dull vicar is kept on his toes by his dysfunctional family. His daughter seems to pick the worst possible boyfriends, and his son struggles to make any friends at all, while his wife is becoming very interested in her debonair golf coach. Thankfully, the arrival of a housekeeper gives the foursome a much-needed wake-up call. Comedy, starring Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith and Patrick SwayzeFilm/Comedy

23:05The Escapist[SUB HD]A convict serving a life sentence is resigned to never being released, until he learns that a drug overdose has left his estranged daughter seriously ill. Afraid she will die before he can make his peace with her, he decides to tunnel out of prison - but is forced to make some dangerous bargains to carry out his plan. British thriller, starring Brian Cox, Damian Lewis and Joseph FiennesFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:05William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet[SUB HD]A city is divided by the conflict between two feuding families - the fathers are bitter business rivals, and the younger generation are continually fighting in the streets. The son of one household falls in love at first sight with his enemy's daughter - but the vendetta threatens their secret romance. Baz Luhrmann's modern update of Shakespeare's tragic love story, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Pete Postlethwaite and Miriam MargolyesFilm/General Movie/Drama