Film Four & Film Four +1: 12-03-2013.
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11:00The Admirable Crichton[SUB HD]Lord Loam is proud of his tendency to treat his staff as equals - to a point - while his manservant Crichton believes people should know their place. However, when the entire household is shipwrecked on a desert island, it is the resourceful butler who rises to the top of the pecking order - to the horror of his supposedly liberal master. Comedy based on JM Barrie's play, starring Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Diane Cilento and Peter GravesFilm/Comedy
12:50Gun Fury[SUB HD]A wealthy rancher and his fiancee take the stagecoach to California, where they intend to start a new life in the wake of the Civil War. However, during the journey an ex-Confederate outlaw and his gang of thugs attack the coach and kidnap the bride-to-be. Distraught and wounded, the rancher sets out to rescue her and punish her abductors. Western, with Rock Hudson, Donna Reed, Lee Marvin and Phil CareyFilm/Western
14:30The Bedford Incident[SUB BW HD]A ruthless captain of a US destroyer develops an obsession with tracking down a Russian submarine. As he drives his men harder, he fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions - leading to a fatal mistake. Cold War thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox, Eric Portman and Donald SutherlandFilm/Detective/Thriller
16:35A Town Like Alice[SUB BW]Second World War PoW Jean Paget is sent on a gruelling forced march between Japanese labour camps, but finds comfort in her friendship with Australian captive Joe Harman. During the journey Joe is caught stealing, tied to a cross and left to die. After the conflict is over, Jean is startled to receive a letter postmarked in Joe's home town of Alice Springs. Jack Lee's drama, based on the novel by Nevil Shute, starring Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Takagi and Jean AndersonFilm/General Movie/Drama
18:55Love Happens[SUB HD]A self-help guru goes on a lecture tour after his wife's death, offering advice on how to cope with grief. However, when he falls in love he begins to realise he has yet to confront his own loss, while the object of his affection has a troubled past of her own to deal with. Romantic drama, starring Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston and Martin SheenFilm/General Movie/Drama
21:00Micmacs[HD]A video-store clerk survives being shot in the head, but loses his job and his home, while the bullet in his skull could kill him at any time. He falls in with a band of eccentrics living in a junkyard, and puts his new associates' talents to use in bringing down two arms companies. Comedy directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Dany Boon and Andre Dussollier. In FrenchFilm/Comedy
23:05Escape from Alcatraz[SUB HD]A cunning convict with a history of making escape attempts is transferred to the notorious high-security island prison off the California coast, from which no one has ever broken out. Continually at odds with the brutal warden, he and three fellow prisoners hatch a plan to make it to freedom on an improvised raft. Thriller, based on a true story, starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom and Fred WardFilm/General Movie/Drama
01:20Ordet[BW HD]A man's obsessive religious beliefs cause problems for his three sons. One of them is agnostic, another believes he is Jesus and the third is in love with a woman of a different faith, leading his father to enter into a feud with her family. Drama from director Carl Theodor Dreyer, starring Henrik Malberg, Emil Hass Christensen, Preben Lerdorff Rye and Cay Kristiansen. In DanishFilm/General Movie/Drama