Film Four & Film Four +1: 27-06-2013.
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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00Joyeux Noel[HD]Fact-based First World War drama recalling the legendary ceasefire of Christmas 1914. A German opera singer's rendition of Silent Night inspires soldiers from both sides to clamber out of their trenches for a brief respite from the hostilities, to sing carols and play football in No Man's Land. Starring Benno Furmann, Diane Kruger, Ian Richardson, Daniel Bruhl, Gary Lewis, Guillaume Canet and Dany Boon. In French, German, English and LatinFilm/War
13:15The Good Die Young[SUB AD BW]Four men waiting to rob a mail van reflect on the financial problems that have driven them to crime. A boxer has been forced to quit the ring due to injuries, a former soldier needs money to bring his wife into the country from overseas, an air force veteran's marriage has collapsed and the ruthless playboy behind the scheme has gambling debts to pay off. Thriller, starring Laurence Harvey, Richard Basehart and Joan CollinsFilm/Detective/Thriller
15:10The Desperadoes[SUB HD]When the bank in a small Utah town is robbed, a reformed outlaw travelling through the area is the prime suspect, and ends up behind bars. However, the local sheriff is convinced the former bandit really has changed his ways, so breaks him out of prison to help track down the real culprits. Western, starring Glenn Ford, Randolph Scott and Evelyn KeyesFilm/Western
16:55Avalanche Express[SUB HD]A CIA agent uses a defecting Russian spy to lure a Soviet biological warfare scientist on board a train heading across Europe. His aim is to eliminate the expert and so remove the threat he poses to world peace. At the same time, Russian spy-catchers are also pursuing the defector, unaware all their lives are in danger as blizzards begin to blow in. Cold War thriller, with Robert Shaw, who died during production, Lee Marvin, Linda Evans and Maximilian SchellFilm/Detective/Thriller
18:40Ladyhawke[SUB HD]A medieval knight and his lover are separated by the effects of a wicked curse that turns her into a hawk during the day, and him into a wolf at night. A thief rescued by the knight is determined to break the spell - but his stubborn saviour is more concerned with taking revenge on the jealous bishop who cast it. Fantasy adventure, starring Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick and John WoodFilm/Fantasy/Adventure
21:00The Hurt Locker[SUB HD]Two American bomb disposal experts operating in Iraq are assigned a new leader after their previous one dies in action. However, the sergeant's reckless attitude and love of battle consistently puts them at risk. Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar-winning drama, starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Guy Pearce and Ralph FiennesFilm/War
23:35Raining Stones[SUB]A devoutly religious unemployed father scrapes by supporting his family, but is determined that his daughter will have a new dress for her first communion. His obsession with this goal leads him to desperate, and ultimately self-destructive ends. Ken Loach's drama, starring Bruce Jones, Gemma Phoenix and Ricky TomlinsonFilm/General Movie/Drama
01:25The Square[HD]An unhappily married man has an affair with a gangster's wife. She persuades him to help her steal her husband's ill-gotten gains, then burn the house down to cover their tracks. His last-minute change of heart comes too late, and he gets implicated in a murder case when someone dies in the blaze. Thriller, starring David Roberts and Claire van der BoomFilm/Detective/Thriller
03:30Cannes Film Festival 2013 SpecialReport on two British films screened at the festival, For Those in Peril and The Selfish GiantFilm/Cinema