Film Four 08-09-08.

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The Mark of Zorro
1974 The masked swashbuckling aristocrat returns from Spain to his native California, where he sets about righting the wrongs committed by a local villain. Remake of the classic 1940 adventure, starring Frank Langella, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland and Yvonne De Carlo

This Happy Breed
1944 Stunning drama chronicling the domestic life of a working-class London family between the wars, providing a fascinating insight into the realities of the era. Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Stanley Holloway and John Mills are among the cast. Scripted by Noel Coward, based on his popular play of the same name, and directed by David Lean

Oliver Twist
1948 David Lean's superb adaptation of Dickens' classic novel about a runaway orphan who becomes involved with a dangerous gang of backstreet thieves and pickpockets and ends up in peril after a wealthy man attempts to save him from a life with the crooks. As well as young John Howard Davies' appealing turn as the eponymous hero, the cast also features Alec Guinness giving a marvellous turn as Fagin, with a youthful Anthony Newley as the Artful Dodger and Robert Newton playing bad-to-the-bone Bill Sikes with aplomb. Kay Walsh and Ralph Truman also star

The Wedding Planner
2001 Jennifer Lopez stars as a wedding planner who is swept off her feet by a dashing doctor. Her plans to ensnare the man of her dreams fall through, however, when she discovers she has been employed to organise his wedding to another woman. Romantic comedy, also starring Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson, Justin Chambers and Joanna Gleason

Just Married
2003 Newlyweds Brittany Murphy and Ashton Kutcher are in for a rude awakening when they jet off on their dream honeymoon. They're looking forward to a relaxing and enjoyable tour of Europe but a series of chaotic events, plus the intervention of the bride's old flame, leaves them at each other's throats and their marriage in tatters. Comedy, with Christian Kane and David Moscow

Running Scared
2006 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

Les Enfants du Siecle
1999 Detailed fact-based period drama chronicling the turbulent and ultimately doomed love affair between poet Alfred de Musset and early feminist writer George Sand, who went on to enjoy a lengthy and well-documented relationship with composer Chopin. Juliette Binoche, Benoit Magimel and Stefano Dionisi star

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