Film Four & Film Four +1: 14-03-2013.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00A Useful Life[BW HD]Premiere. A reclusive cinema employee has been devoted entirely to his job for 25 years, but everything changes when his workplace closes down. He is forced to find a new passion to give his life meaning and learn to cope with a world he only knows from movies. Drama, starring Jorge Jellinek, Manuel Martinez Carril and Paola Venditto. In SpanishFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:20Blood Alley[SUB HD]An American merchant navy captain is freed from a communist prison by Chinese villagers, and in return agrees to smuggle them to Hong Kong on board an old, rickety ferry - with merciless soldiers of the Red Army in pursuit. Action adventure, starring John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Anita Ekberg and Paul FixFilm/Adventure

14:35Broken Lance[SUB HD]A cattle baron's son seeks revenge on his three wayward stepbrothers for driving their father to an early grave and then seizing control of the family business he worked tirelessly to build up. Epic Western loosely based on Shakespeare's King Lear, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark and Earl HollimanFilm/Western

16:30Operation Petticoat[SUB AD]A Second World War submarine captain tries to restore his crippled vessel to its former glory, but is thwarted by his first officer, who has invited a party of nurses, children and an expectant mother on board. Mayhem ensues as the skipper struggles to rein in the female influence on ship protocol. Comedy, starring Cary Grant, Tony Curtis and Joan O'BrienFilm/Comedy

18:50The Devil Wears Prada[SUB AD HD]A woman with dreams of becoming a journalist takes a job as assistant to a prestigious fashion magazine editor - a position that should guarantee a bright future if she succeeds. Unfortunately, she has just signed up to work for the boss from hell, whose cruel personality and outrageous demands make her life a nightmare. Comedy drama, with Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci and Emily BluntFilm/Comedy

21:00Robin Hood[SUB AD HD]An archer fighting in Richard the Lionheart's crusading army returns home to England and assumes the identity of a nobleman killed in battle. His newfound status draws him into the dangerous world of the newly crowned King John's court, while a traitorous knight plots to aid the French in conquering England. Ridley Scott's medieval adventure, starring Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and Mark StrongFilm/Adventure

23:45The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover[SUB HD]A sadistic gangster enjoys the high life in his French restaurant, while also committing horrific acts of torture. His brutalised wife has a secret affair on the premises, assisted by the chef. When the brutal criminal discovers her infidelity, he plots revenge, setting off a cycle of increasingly brutal violence. Peter Greenaway's drama, starring Helen Mirren and Michael GambonFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:10The Breed[SUB HD]A veterinary student inherits a house on a remote island, and invites his friends to spend the week there. They are all unaware that the island was once the site of a mysterious research laboratory performing sinister experiments to turn dogs into killing machines - but soon they find themselves besieged by a pack of canine mutants. Horror, starring Michelle Rodriguez and Oliver HudsonFilm/Horror