Film Four 29-08-08.

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(last updated Fri 29 Aug 2008, 05:25 BST)

The Loves of Carmen (PG) 1948 Charles Vidor's romantic drama, starring Rita Hayworth as the gypsy temptress who bewitches a soldier who tries to arrest her during a street brawl. Completely infatuated with her, the young man loses his position in the army and is drawn into her world of bandits and smugglers, not realising she is leading him into self-destruction. Based on Bizet's opera and also starring Glenn Ford and Ron Randell

2.45pm Ten Tall Men (U) 1951 Adventure, starring Burt Lancaster as a Foreign Legion sergeant who learns that a tribal leader is planning an attack on a remote fort, and leads a small band of soldiers into the desert to disrupt the attacking forces and buy the outpost's defenders some time. But he soon discovers a more dangerous threat the legion's various enemies are plotting to join forces. With Jody Lawrence and Kieron Moore

4.35pm The Quiet Man (U) 1952 An American prizefighter (John Wayne in one of his most popular roles) retires from the ring after killing an opponent, and returns to his native Galway, where he soon ends up in trouble with the local squire. John Ford's Stirring Oscar-winning comedy, also starring Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald and Ward Bond

7.05pm Del Toro on Hellboy II Director Guillermo del Toro discusses making the sequel to his comic book adventure

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 Walk the Line (12) 2005 Biopic of country singer Johnny Cash, starring Joaquin Phoenix as the man in black. Traumatised by the death of his brother as a child, the singer goes from the air force to touring the US alongside Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis. But with fame and fortune comes a descent into drink and drugs. Reese Witherspoon gives an Oscar-winning performance as Cash's future wife June Carter, seemingly the only thing between him and self-destruction (888)

11.35pm Running Scared (18) 2006 Premiere. Paul Walker stars as a low-level Mafia member who is determined to work his way up through the ranks of the crime world. However, his prospects take a dive when he is asked to dispose of a gun used in a shoot-out, only for the weapon to be stolen before he can do so. Gritty and violent thriller, with Cameron Bright, Vera Farmiga and Chazz Palminteri

1.55am Deathwatch (15) 2002 A group of World War One soldiers become lost in No Man's Land, and set up camp in a seemingly deserted trench but as strange things start happening, they realise it's haunted by an evil supernatural force. Horror, starring Jamie Bell, Hugo Speer, Matthew Rhys, Andy Serkis and Laurence Fox (888)

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