Film Four & Film Four +1: 11-07-2013.
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11:00Gertrud[BW HD]A wife is disillusioned with being neglected by her workaholic husband and demands a divorce. She has a series of relationships, but none of them lives up to her idealised vision of love. Years later, she looks back on her life and the consequences of her refusal to compromise. Drama, which was director Carl Theodor Dreyer's final completed film. Starring Nina Pens Rode and Bendt Rothe. In DanishFilm/General Movie/Drama
13:20Shenandoah[SUB HD]A Virginian farmer is left to raise seven children after his wife dies. He tries to keep his family out of the American Civil War, but when Union troops abduct his son, and his son-in-law enlists with the Confederates, he is unable to maintain his neutral stance and is dragged into the conflict. Western, starring James Stewart, Doug McClure, Rosemary Forsyth, Katharine Ross and Patrick WayneFilm/Western
15:25Brief Encounter[SUB AD BW HD]A suburban housewife meets a married doctor by chance in a railway station waiting room. Later, their paths cross many times until the pair become friends and their meetings a fixed arrangement. But as their feelings for each other transform from friendship into passion, both come to realise the affair is doomed to fail. David Lean's romantic drama, with Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard and Cyril RaymondFilm/General Movie/Drama
17:10Sea of Sand[SUB AD BW]Allied troops fighting in North Africa in 1943 are redeployed as saboteurs behind enemy lines to blow up Rommel's desert fuel dumps. A clash of personalities between officers initially causes problems, but the men overcome their differences to work together. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Attenborough, John Gregson, Michael Craig and Vincent BallFilm/Adventure/War
19:10Meet Dave[SUB HD]Tiny emotionless aliens on a mission to save their homeworld travel to Earth aboard a spacecraft in human form, where they plan to drain the planet's oceans. However, the miniature explorers have a change of heart when they encounter Man - and are unprepared for their vessel falling in love. Sci-fi comedy, starring Eddie Murphy and Elizabeth BanksFilm/Comedy/Science Fiction
21:00The King's Speech[SUB AD HD]The younger son of George V struggles to cope with an uncontrollable stammer, prompting his wife to enlist the aid of an eccentric Australian speech therapist. The support and friendship of the doctor prove invaluable when a crisis places the repressed prince on the throne, just as the outbreak of the Second World War leaves the country in need of a strong king. Oscar-winning fact-based drama, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and Guy PearceFilm/General Movie/Drama
23:20Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom FlameThe 7th-century empress of China's plans for her inauguration are interrupted when two of her government officials die of spontaneous combustion. Suspecting foul play, she is forced to set free a master detective she had imprisoned to uncover the truth behind the unexplained deaths. Mystery adventure, with Andy Lau, Carina Lau and Tony Leung Ka Fai. In Mandarin and SpanishFilm/Adventure/Mystery
01:45Hotel Splendide[SUB]A chef returns to the dreary spa where she used to work on hearing about the proprietor's death. She becomes determined to make some changes, abandoning the hotel's ridiculous health regimen and serving the guests edible food. But the late owner's son is determined to keep everything the way his mother would have wanted it. Drama, starring Toni Collette, Daniel Craig and Stephen TompkinsonFilm/General Movie/Drama