Film Four 08-10-08.

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Jolson Sings Again (U) 1949 Larry Parks mimes to Al Jolson's voice while starring as the famous singer in this biopic focusing on his later career and marriage to the nurse he fell for during his time entertaining the troops in World War Two. With Barbara Hale and William Demarest

A Bell For Adano (U) 1945 When American troops occupy a rural Sicilian town during the final days of Word War Two, the locals are less than pleased with their presence. However, when the soldiers help replace the old church bell the residents begin to change their minds and an unlikely romance blossoms. Drama, starring Gene Tierney, John Hodiak and William Bendix (888)

The Eve of St Mark (PG) 1944 A man's romance is brought to an abrupt halt when he's drafted to fight in World War Two. Assigned to the Philippines, he ends up stranded on a small and desolate island but letters from his love back home give him the will to survive. Drama, starring William Eythe and Anne Baxter, alongside Michael O'Shea and Vincent Price (888)

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People Special Simon Pegg and director Robert Weide discuss their new comedy, based on Toby Young's book about his disastrous misadventures as a celebrity journalist

An Ideal Husband (PG) 1999 A London diplomat is blackmailed into pushing a dubious scheme through Parliament by a crafty former love, threatening both his career and marriage. Turning to an old and trusted friend for advice, he soon realises he's only managed to drag him into the mire of lies, temptations and secret liaisons as well. Excellent Oscar Wilde comedy, bolstered by a perfect cast, which includes Cate Blanchett, Minnie Driver, Rupert Everett, Jeremy Northam and Julianne Moore (888)

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (12) 2003 Courageous hero Allan Quatermain teams up with a host of other famed characters including Captain Nemo, the Invisible Man, Tom Sawyer and Dr Jekyll to put a stop to the nefarious Fantom's evil plot to bring about a world war. Fantasy adventure, based loosely on Alan Moore's acclaimed graphic novel. Starring Sean Connery, Shane West, Stuart Townsend and Richard Roxburgh (888)

The Acid House (18) 1997 Premiere. Three gritty tales based on stories by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh. The Granton Star Cause follows a loser who meets a vengeful version of God, A Soft Touch sees a man married to a pregnant woman unable to recall the identity of her baby's father, and The Acid House tells of a drug addict trapped in an infant's body. Stephen McCole, Kevin McKidd, Michelle Gomez and Ewen Bremner star

Apres Vous (15) 2003 Romantic comedy, starring Daniel Auteuil as good-natured maitre d' Antoine, who stops a man from hanging himself. He sets about trying to help his suicidal newfound friend sort his problems out only to find his own life gradually being taken over. With Jose Garcia and Sandrine Kiberlain

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