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11:00The Barbarian and the Geisha[SUB HD]In 1856, the first American Consul to Japan overcomes opposition from the local authorities and is eventually permitted into Tokyo, where he falls in love with a geisha who teaches him how to adapt to her country's customs and protects him from harm. John Huston's romantic drama, starring John Wayne, Eiko Ando and Sam JaffeFilm/General Movie/Drama
13:10Guadalcanal Diary[SUB BW]A highly trained US Marine platoon fights against Japanese forces for control of a vital military base in the Pacific. Second World War drama, based on the book by Richard Tregaskis, starring Preston Foster, Anthony Quinn, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix and Richard ConteFilm/War
15:05Distant Drums[SUB]An army officer mounts a daring raid through the treacherous Florida swamplands. His mission is to to take on a group of marauding Seminole rebels, as well as the gun runners who have been supplying them with weapons, and rescue a group of settlers who have been taken hostage by the tribe. Western, starring Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb, Ray Teal and Arthur HunnicuttFilm/Western
17:10Siege of the Saxons[SUB HD]King Arthur is betrayed and killed by one of his knights, who has formed an alliance with an invading Saxon horde and intends to seize the throne himself. However, the dead monarch's daughter is rescued by an outlaw, who seeks the aid of Merlin in ensuring the crown passes to her instead of the villainous usurper. Medieval adventure, starring Ronald Lewis, Janette Scott and John LaurieFilm/Adventure
18:55Mad Money[SUB HD]When her husband loses his job, wealthy Bridget is forced to get a job as a cleaner at a federal reserve bank. She learns that damaged dollar bills are shredded on the premises and recruits two of her co-workers to steal the money everyone thinks will be destroyed. However, after paying her debts, she cannot resist taking some more, drawing the attention of the law. Crime comedy, starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie HolmesFilm/Comedy
21:00District 9[SUB AD HD]Alien refugees that arrived in South Africa in the 1980s are placed in segregation camps, and suffer three decades of racial abuse at the hands of their human neighbours. However, things begin to change when a bureaucrat charged with moving the extraterrestrials to a more secure home finds himself stranded on the wrong side of the security fence. Sci-fi drama, starring Sharlto Copley and Jason CopeFilm/Science Fiction
23:10Copycat[SUB HD]A gifted psychologist who is an authority on serial killers is left traumatised by an attempt on her life and becomes agoraphobic. Unable to leave her apartment, she nevertheless aids the police in the pursuit of a publicity-seeking mass murderer re-enacting famous killings. Thriller, with Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Harry Connick Jr, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara and Will PattonFilm/Detective/Thriller
01:45The ConformistA sexually repressed man in 1930s Italy is consumed by an irresistible need to fit in with society, which leads him to embrace fascism as Mussolini rises to power. As his allegiance to the regime takes over his life, he agrees to assassinate his old college professor. Bernardo Bertolucci's drama, with Jean-Louis Trintignant and Stefania Sandrelli. In Italian, French and LatinFilm/General Movie/Drama