Film Four & Film Four +1: 29-04-2013.
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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00Yangtse Incident[SUB AD BW]A British frigate is heavily shelled and captured by Chinese communists on the Yangtse River in 1949. After a failed rescue mission by a sister ship, the remaining crew members put into action a daring escape plan that involves disguising the vessel and slipping her moorings under the cover of darkness. Fact-based action adventure, starring Richard Todd, William Hartnell and Akim TamiroffFilm/Adventure/War
12:50Hell and High Water[SUB HD]A mercenary American captain with a submarine and crew for hire embarks on a mission to search out sites of illegal atomic testing by Chinese communists somewhere in the Arctic Circle. Cold War adventure, with Richard Widmark, Victor Francen, Bella Darvi and David WayneFilm/Adventure
14:55The 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
16:50Danger Within[SUB BW]British officers detained in an Italian PoW camp intend to escape, but an informer threatens to scupper their audacious plan, and they are forced to make haste
with their scheme when one of the officers is sentenced to death as German soldiers prepare to take over the facility. Second World War drama, starring Richard Todd, Bernard Lee, Michael Wilding, Richard Attenborough and Donald HoustonFilm/War
18:50Another Stakeout[SUB HD]Two bickering cops embark on another undercover mission, keeping watch on a house where a missing witness in a Mafia trial is thought to be staying, while an overbearing district attorney oversees the operation. Comedy adventure sequel, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell, Dennis Farina and Marcia StrassmanFilm/Comedy
21:00Iron Man[SUB AD HD]Arms manufacturer Tony Stark is taken hostage by a terrorist group and realises the weapons his company builds have been falling into the wrong hands. Using his engineering skills to construct a hi-tech armoured suit, he manages to escape and then puts the technology to good use in the fight against evil around the world. Superhero adventure, starring Robert Downey Jr, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow and Terrence HowardFilm/Adventure
23:25Showgirls[SUB]An ambitious stripper sets out to become a star in a Las Vegas show - but reckons without the dubious backstage backstabbing that threatens to destroy her. Adult drama from Basic Instinct director Paul Verhoeven, starring Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon and Glenn PlummerFilm/Adult Movie/Drama
02:00Samson & Delilah[SUB HD]A rebellious teenage layabout from an Aboriginal community in the Australian Outback falls in love
with a girl who is devoted to caring for her grandmother. When the couple become victims of violence, they decide to abandon their home and go in search of a better life together. Drama, starring Rowan McNamara and Marissa GibsonFilm/General Movie/Drama