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11:00The Cat ReturnsA girl saves a cat's life, and as a reward for her good deed she is whisked away to a magical land where felines hold sway. Unfortunately, the King of the Cats quickly sets his sights on her, and she must look to new friends to help her escape a horrible fate. Animated adventure, with the voices of Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada and Tetsuro Tanba. In Japanese. Part of the Studio Ghibli SeasonFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
12:35The Colditz Story[SUB BW]A medieval castle in Germany is turned into a PoW camp during the Second World War, and used to house the most rebellious Allied prisoners, all of whom have made repeated escape attempts. Although breaking out is supposedly impossible, the determined inmates refuse to be beaten and continue in their bids for freedom. Second World War drama, starring John Mills and Eric PortmanFilm/War
14:30The Love Bug[SUB HD]Herbie, an irrepressible Beetle car with a mind of its own, takes a shine to a struggling racing driver and helps him to win a string of victories on the track. However, his success attracts the attention of an unscrupulous rival competitor, who will go to any lengths to win the most important race of all. Disney comedy, starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, Buddy Hackett and David TomlinsonFilm/Comedy
16:35Porco Rosso[SUB]A 1930s flying ace cursed with the head of a pig scrapes a living protecting ships in the Adriatic from airborne bandits. However, his daring deeds look set to come to an abrupt end when a deadly rival attempts to ground the plucky porker - permanently. Hayao Miyazaki's animated adventure, with the voices of Michael Keaton, Cary Elwes and Kimberly WilliamsFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
18:30Steel Magnolias[SUB HD]The close friendship of six women from different generations, living in a backwoods town in America's Deep South, sustains them through life's joys and disappointments. Drama based on the play by Robert Harling, starring Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis, Daryl Hannah and Sam ShepardFilm/General Movie/Drama
20:50Danny Boyle Interview SpecialFilm/Cinema
21:00The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers[SUB AD]Frodo and Sam continue their quest to destroy the all-powerful ring, bringing them face to face with the magical artefact's twisted former owner Gollum. Meanwhile, their allies prepare to make a desperate last stand against the vast armies of the corrupted wizard Saruman, who has declared war on a neighbouring kingdom. Part two of Peter Jackson's fantasy adventure trilogy, starring Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Andy Serkis and Christopher Lee. With an introduction by Peter JacksonFilm/Fantasy/Adventure
00:30Watchmen[SUB AD HD]At the height of the Cold War, former superheroes driven into retirement by public outcry are confronted with the murder of one of their number. As they face the possibility of a conspiracy to eliminate them, the world edges closer to the brink of nuclear war. Sci-fi drama, based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel, starring Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Malin Akerman and Billy CrudupFilm/Science Fiction
03:40Watchmen SpecialA look at the film adaptation of Alan Moore's comic book, with contributions from director Zack Snyder and actors Jackie Earle Haley and Jeffrey Dean MorganFilm/Cinema