Film Four & Film Four +1: 05-07-2013.
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11:00The Spy in Black[SUB BW]A German spy falls for an apparently sympathetic schoolteacher during a First World War mission, unaware the object of his affections is in fact an English double agent, a situation that threatens to jeopardise an operation to destroy the British fleet in the Orkneys in 1917. Powell and Pressburger's romantic drama, starring Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson and Marius GoringFilm/General Movie/Drama
12:40Written on the Wind[SUB HD]Kyle Hadley - the heir of an oil dynasty - and his geologist friend Mitch both fall in love with a secretary, with Kyle ultimately persuading her to marry him. She regrets her decision as she bears the brunt of his drinking and unstable personality, while the infatuated Mitch must fend off the manipulative advances of Kyle's equally selfish sister. Drama, with Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack and Dorothy MaloneFilm/General Movie/Drama
14:40Dr Strangelove - or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb[SUB BW HD]An insane general brings the world to the brink of disaster by launching a nuclear attack on Russia. As the president strives to avert the crisis and a British officer tries to bring the general to his senses, a crazed Nazi scientist prepares his plans for life after the war. Stanley Kubrick's satirical comedy, starring Peter Sellers in three roles, alongside Sterling Hayden, George C Scott and Slim PickensFilm/Comedy
16:35The African Queen[SUB AD HD]A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in German East Africa at the outbreak of the First World War. The only transport available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden riverboat captain, and as the bickering and unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. John Huston's romantic adventure, starring an Oscar-winning Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and Robert MorleyFilm/Adventure/War
18:40The Illusionist[SUB AD HD]In early 20th-century Vienna, a man becomes obsessed with the art of conjuring after an encounter with a travelling magician. He decides to leave his homeland to explore the world and perfect his skills. He returns years later a very talented illusionist, and is bent on using his gift to save the love of his life from a marriage to a cruel and vicious prince. Mystery thriller, starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel and Rufus SewellFilm/Detective/Thriller/Mystery
20:50Ben Wheatley Interview Special[REP]The director of Kill List and A Field in England discusses his film-making careerFilm/Cinema
21:00Hush[SUB HD]A motorist travelling by night with his girlfriend nearly crashes into a van on the M1, and as it drives off he sees a badly beaten woman tied up in the back. Stopping at a service station, he panics when his girlfriend disappears and becomes convinced the van driver has abducted her as well. Thriller, starring William Ash, Christine Bottomley and Andreas WisniewskiFilm/Detective/Thriller
22:45A Field in England[SUB AD BW HD]Premiere. Three deserters escaping the front line during the English Civil War are taken hostage by an alchemist and his associate. They are forced to help dig for a mythical treasure believed to be buried in a nearby field, but their search unleashes dangerous and disturbing mystical forces. Horror, starring Reece Shearsmith and Michael SmileyFilm/Horror
00:10Ben Wheatley on A Field in EnglandThe film-maker discusses the making of the Civil War-set horror movieFilm/Cinema
00:25El Topo[HD]A drifter travelling across the desert with his son seeks to confront four master gunfighters. He is betrayed and left for dead in a strange underground society, who worship him as a god and offer the possibility of redemption. Surreal Western, directed by and starring Alexandro Jodorowsky. With Mara Lorenzio. In SpanishFilm/Western
02:50Loving Memory[SUB BW HD]A brother and sister lead an isolated existence on the Yorkshire moors. When the woman brings an injured cyclist home, she relates to him the grisly secret that has been haunting them for years. Drama which was Tony Scott's directorial debut, starring Rosamund Greenwood, David Pugh and Roy EvansFilm/General Movie/Drama