Film Four & Film Four +1: 24-06-2013.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Murphy's War[SUB]A sailor survives the torpedoing of his ship and is taken to a mission hospital. As he recuperates, he becomes increasingly obsessed with avenging the deaths of his fellow crewmen by rebuilding a downed plane and using it to destroy the Nazi submarine responsible. Second World War drama, starring Peter O'Toole, Sian Phillips, Philippe Noiret and Horst JansonFilm/War

13:05The Edge of the World[SUB BW HD]The population of an isolated island is torn apart when the inhabitants find they have to relocate, and many refuse to leave. Drama, starring Niall MacGinnis, John Laurie, Belle Chrystall and Finlay CurrieFilm/General Movie/Drama

14:35The Belles of St Trinian's[BW]The mischievous schoolgirls hope to get rich quick by betting on a racehorse belonging to a classmate's wealthy father. However, they first have to foil a gang of thieves planning to steal the animal and outwit an undercover policewoman sent to infiltrate the school disguised as a teacher. Comedy, starring Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell and George ColeFilm/Comedy

16:20The Remains of the Day[HD]A butler in a 1930s aristocratic household has dedicated himself to serving his master, putting duty above all else and repressing his affection for the housekeeper, who also happens to be in love with him. On the outbreak of war, the nobleman's Nazi sympathies come to light, marking a change of heart in the old servant, who looks back with misgivings about the loyalty that may have cost him dearly. Period drama, with Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson and James FoxFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:00The Duellists[SUB HD]During Napoleon's Russian campaign, two Hussars engage in a series of duels of honour over a conflict only they are aware of. Their mysterious feud continues for many years despite the intervention of others and the conflicts raging around them. Ridley Scott's drama based on a story by Joseph Conrad, starring Harvey Keitel, Keith Carradine, Albert Finney, Edward Fox, Tom Conti and Robert StephensFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Limitless[SUB AD HD]A failed writer acquires a supply of an experimental drug that enables his brain to process and learn information at a superhuman rate. His newfound abilities allow him to make a killing on the stock market, but he soon attracts the attention of shadowy forces who have sinister plans for him. Sci-fi thriller, with Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro and Abbie CornishFilm/Science Fiction

23:05Hope and Glory[SUB HD]London is in upheaval during the Blitz, but for a young boy the devastation presents a fabulous adventure. He is later sent to live with his grandfather, in whom he discovers a wonderfully eccentric and playful friend. Director John Boorman's Oscar-winning semi-autobiographical drama, starring Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Sarah Miles, Susan Wooldridge, Ian Bannen and Sammi DavisFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:20DeparturesDedicated cellist Daigo Kobayashi finds himself unemployed when his orchestra is dissolved. He moves back to his home town and accepts a job preparing the recently deceased for burial and entry in the afterlife. While his wife and friends are deeply troubled by his profession, Daigo's determination to excel at his work exposes him to a new-found meaning to life. Oscar-winning drama, starring Masahiro Motoki and Tsutomu Yamazaki. In JapaneseFilm/General Movie/Drama