Film Four & Film Four +1: 22-11-2012.

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11:00AleksandraElderly Aleksandra Nikolaevna visits her grandson, a conscript based in a camp outside Grozny, and is appalled by the conditions the soldiers have to endure. She finds it difficult to come to terms with the realities of military life and, after an illuminating encounter with a kindly local, she begins to question the justification for the hostilities. Drama set during the Chechen conflict, with Galina Vishnevskaya, Vasily Shevtsov and Raisa Gichaeva. In Russian and ChechenFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:50The Master of Ballantrae[SUB]A Scottish nobleman who fought alongside Bonnie Prince Charlie is driven into exile when the rebellion is defeated. After years overseas battling pirates, he returns home to discover the woman he loves thought he was dead and has since married his treacherous brother. Swashbuckling adventure based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, starring Errol Flynn, Anthony Steel, Roger Livesey and Beatrice CampbellFilm/Adventure

14:40Saboteur[SUB BW HD]An American aircraft factory worker is wrongly suspected of sabotage when a munitions plant burns down, and he goes on the run - little realising a way of clearing his name is just around the corner. Hitchcock thriller, co-written by Dorothy Parker, starring Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Otto Kruger and Norman LloydFilm/Detective/Thriller

16:50Shenandoah[SUB HD]A Virginian farmer is left to raise seven children after his wife dies. He tries to keep his family out of the American Civil War, but when Union troops abduct his son, and his son-in-law enlists with the Confederates, he is unable to maintain his neutral stance and is dragged into the conflict. Western, starring James Stewart, Doug McClure, Rosemary Forsyth, Katharine Ross and Patrick WayneFilm/Western

18:55Employee Of The Month[SUB AD HD]A lazy shelf stacker suddenly finds the motivation for hard work when he becomes smitten with a new cashier who only dates men who have been awarded employee of the month. However, he faces stiff competition for both the title and the girl in the shape of an ambitious checkout attendant. Comedy, starring Dane Cook, Dax Shepard, Jessica Simpson and Efren RamirezFilm/Comedy

21:00The Departed[SUB AD HD]A cop infiltrates the inner circle of a feared Boston mobster, unaware a fellow officer is already an informant on the gangster's payroll. When both the crooks and the police discover they have a mole in their ranks, the two detectives realise they are in sudden danger and try to expose each other. Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning thriller, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen and Alec BaldwinFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:55Harsh Times[SUB HD]An unstable Gulf war veteran tries to start afresh in Los Angeles. However, his plans to join the police and marry his Mexican girlfriend come to nothing, driving him into a life of petty crime - until he receives an offer from the government. Meanwhile, a directionless old friend is drawn into his dangerous world. Crime drama, starring Christian Bale, Freddy Rodriguez and Eva LongoriaFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:10Downtime[SUB]A police psychiatrist is called to stop a suicidal woman hurling herself from the top of a tower block. However, he finds himself drawn to her - and the pair decide to go on a date. Unfortunately, they end up fighting for their lives in a vandalised lift while fire rages in the engine room. Drama, starring Paul McGann, Susan Lynch, Tom Georgeson and David RoperFilm/General Movie/Drama