Film Four & Film Four +1: 31-03-2013.
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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00Carry On Abroad[SUB AD]British holiday-makers jet off on a package holiday to the Spanish resort of Elsbels. Unluckily, not only is the hotel short of staff, but it also has no walls, ceilings or entertainment. Further mishaps leave the tourists fuming - until they sample a local punch laced with an aphrodisiac. Comedy, with Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Joan SimsFilm/Comedy
13:00Hairspray[SUB AD HD]Musical remake of the comedy about Tracy, an overweight teenager in 1960s Baltimore, who dreams of appearing on a TV dance show. However, a jealous rival and her scheming mother are determined to destroy her ambition - especially when Tracy tries to fight racism in the community. Starring Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, James Marsden, Queen Latifah and John Travolta in drag as the heroine's motherFilm/Musical/Comedy
15:20Big Business[SUB HD]The first-born babies in two sets of identical twins are mixed up at birth by a short-sighted nurse, leading to their being raised in very different social circles. In later life, one pair, brought up in a poor mining town, visits New York to challenge a powerful conglomerate - only to find the other pair in charge of the company. Comedy, starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin in dual roles alongside Fred Ward and Edward HerrmannFilm/Comedy
17:15Arrietty[SUB HD]A family of tiny people lives beneath the floorboards of a Tokyo house, scavenging from the human occupants and carefully keeping their presence a secret. However, when their daughter is seen by a boy staying there, the friendship that develops raises the dangerous possibility of other humans finding out about them. Animated fantasy based on The Borrowers, with the voices of Saoirse Ronan and Tom HollandFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
19:10City of Ember[SUB HD]An underground city is built to allow the human race to survive a disaster, with the intention that the population will return to the surface 200 years later. The deadline is nearly up, but the people have forgotten how they got there or how to make anything work. Two teenagers try to find a way to the surface before the city's resources finally run out. Fantasy adventure, with Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray and Tim RobbinsFilm/Fantasy
21:00The Day The Earth Stood Still[SUB AD HD]An alien arrives on Earth, accompanied by an awesomely powerful robot, on a fateful mission - to decide if the human race deserves to continue - and if not, to wipe it out. The visitor is imprisoned in a military facility, but a scientist helps him escape, hoping to prove that mankind is worth saving. Sci-fi drama remake, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer ConnellyFilm/Science Fiction
23:00The Girl who Played with Fire[HD]Troubled computer hacker Lisbeth is framed for three murders and forced to flee for her life. As her journalist friend Mikael searches for evidence of her innocence, he discovers connections with a sex-trafficking ring, government corruption and Lisbeth's own traumatic past. Thriller sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, starring Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist. In Swedish, Italian and FrenchFilm/Detective/Thriller
01:35Vanishing Point[SUB HD]A former racing driver embarks on an epic drug-fuelled trip from Denver to San Francisco. Along the way, he plays a dangerous game of cat and mouse with the law, winning the admiration of a DJ who helps him stay one step ahead of his pursuers. Thriller, starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Victoria Medlin and Dean JaggerFilm/Detective/Thriller
03:35Danny Boyle Interview Special[REP]Trance
The director discusses his new psychological thriller Trance, starring James McAvoy and Rosario DawsonFilm/Cinema