Film Four & Film Four +1: 25-10-2012.

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11:00The Last MitterrandSemi-fictional biopic of long-serving French President Francois Mitterrand. While the world-renowned figure battles with cancer, a journalist attempts to document his career, charting the success of the politician's socialist ideals and the ups and downs of his personal life. Starring Michel Bouquet, Jalil Lespert, Philippe Fretun and Anne Cantineau. In FrenchFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:15Pony Express[SUB]Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok work on establishing an east-west route for the pioneering mail service, that will allow messages to be sent from Missouri to California in 10 days. However, they have to contend with saboteurs planning to prevent California becoming part of the Union. Western, starring Charlton Heston, Forrest Tucker, Rhonda Fleming and Jan SterlingFilm/Western

15:15The Conqueror[SUB HD]The future Genghis Khan, before his rise to power, kidnaps the daughter of a ruthless rival, setting in motion a continental war between their tribes. The conflict between the Mongol leader and his enemies leads to him becoming the ruler of a mighty empire. Historical epic, starring John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendariz and Agnes MooreheadFilm/General Movie/Drama

17:25James and the Giant Peach[SUB]An unhappy orphan living with his cruel aunts discovers a gigantic peach growing in the garden. Venturing inside, he meets six friendly insects and together they embark on a magical journey. Animated and live-action fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley and Miriam Margolyes and featuring the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard DreyfussFilm/Fantasy/Animated Movie/Drama

19:00Drillbit Taylor[SUB AD HD]Three kids fall foul of the local bully on their first day at high school, so they advertise for a bodyguard. However, they end up hiring a man who turns out to be a low-rent mercenary, and discover their new-found protector is not quite the hardened soldier of fortune he claims to be. Comedy, starring Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Nate Hartley and Troy GentileFilm/Comedy

21:00Fracture[SUB AD HD]An ambitious district attorney takes on what he believes to be an open and shut case - prosecuting a wealthy man who has confessed to shooting his wife, leaving her in a coma. But when the defendant arranges to represent himself in court, he proceeds to meticulously tear apart the evidence against him. Thriller, starring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan GoslingFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:10Me, Myself and Irene[SUB HD]A mild-mannered state trooper bottles up his frustrations for years, causing him to develop a split personality. His alter ego is not quite as easy-going - a problem exacerbated when he falls in love and the two sides of his personality become rivals. Comedy from the Farrelly brothers, starring Jim Carrey, Renee Zellweger, Anthony Anderson, Mongo Brownlee and Robert ForsterFilm/Comedy

01:30Time To Leave[HD]A photographer is told he has terminal cancer and only a few months to live. Refusing medical help and keeping his condition a secret, he alienates himself from friends and family. In the end he decides to tell his grandmother and on his way to visit her an encounter with a waitress at a roadside cafe gives him a new perspective on his situation. Drama, with Melvil Poupaud, Jeanne Moreau and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi. In French, German and EnglishFilm/General Movie/Drama