Film Four & Film Four +1 11-05-08.

Astra 2D at 28.2E 10729 V SYM:22000 FEC 5/6

Film Four SID8335 VPID2312 APID2313 Eng

Film Four +1 SID8330 VPID2332 APID2333 Eng


1.00pm Bogus (PG) 1996 A woman takes in a seven-year-old orphan who finds comfort in an imaginary friend, a gentle but giant Frenchman. As the trio's unusual relationship develops, the makeshift mother discovers her young guest has just as much to teach her about life. Heart-warming comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gerard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment and Nancy Travis

3.10pm Distant Drums (U) 1951 An Army officer mounts a daring raid through the treacherous Florida swamplands to battle a group of marauding Seminole Indians, and to rescue settlers who have been taken hostage by the tribe. Raoul Walsh's Western adventure, starring Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb, Ray Teal and Arthur Hunnicutt (888)

5.10pm Donovan's Reef (U) 1963 American soldier Jack Warden settles down with pals John Wayne and Lee Marvin on a beautiful South Sea island to relax in the aftermath of World War Two — but the arrival of his daughter throws their idyllic life into turmoil. Comedy drama directed by John Ford, in the last of his many collaborations with Wayne. Also starring Elizabeth Allen and Cesar Romero (888)

7.15pm The Man Who Knew Too Little (12) 1997 Dim-witted American Bill Murray heads to London to visit his wealthy brother, who's arranged for him to participate in a murder mystery break — but unwittingly gets involved with real killers, enemy agents and corrupt government officials bent on mayhem. Good-natured comedy, with Joanne Whalley and Peter Gallagher

9.00pm Forrest Gump (12) 1994 Comedy drama, starring Tom Hanks as the simple soul who acts as a living advertisement for the American Dream, bumbling through a bizarre series of adventures which lead to him becoming a football star, national hero and millionaire businessman. Robert Zemeckis's emotional and often humorous tale also stars Sally Field, Robin Wright Penn and Gary Sinise (888)

11.35pm Holy Smoke (18) 1999 An Australian woman embraces the teachings of a guru during a trip to India, and becomes a fully fledged follower. Fearing she has been brainwashed, her family hire a cult specialist to “deprogramme” her — but it soon becomes apparent the expert needs more help than his patient. Intelligent and often surreal satirical drama, directed by Jane Campion and starring Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee and Daniel Wyllie (888)

1.45am Black and White (18) 1999 A husband-and-wife documentary team follow a group of Caucasian high-school teenagers trying to fit in with Harlem's hip-hop crowd and shady gangsta rappers. Intelligent, largely improvised drama exploring racial politics, boasting a cast including Robert Downey Jnr, Brooke Shields, Scott Caan, Jared Leto, Stacy Edwards, Claudia Schiffer and Elijah Wood, plus Mike Tyson as himself (888)