Film Four & Film Four +1 22-10-08.

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(last updated Wed 22 Oct 2008, 05:25 BST)

1.00pm The Return of Frank James
1940 Former outlaw Frank James, now a reformed character struggling to stay on the right side of the law, sets out to exact a suitable revenge on his brother's killers. Fritz Lang's Western sequel stars Henry Fonda, reprising his role from 1939 movie Jesse James, alongside Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper, Henry Hull and John Carradine

2.50pm A Kid for Two Farthings
1955 Sweetly whimsical drama set in London's East End. A six-year-old is fascinated by the stories of an elderly neighbour, who tells him about the strange powers of the mythical unicorns. The lad sets out to find such a magical beast, only to encounter a single-horned goat. Certain he's found the creature he was looking for, he takes it home and sets about making wishes come true. Jonathan Ashmore, Celia Johnson, Diana Dors and David Kossoff star

4.40pm A Town Like Alice
1956 Jack Lee's harrowing drama is never easy viewing, but it's certainly worth the effort. Based on the novel by Nevil Shute, it explores the harsh realities of life for women prisoners of the Japanese in Malaya during World War Two, as they are forced to march for days on end, while being subjected to random beatings and torture. Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Takagi and Jean Anderson are among the top-drawer cast

7.00pm Ladies in Lavender
2004 Two ageing spinsters living peacefully in Cornwall have their lives thrown into turmoil when a handsome Polish castaway is washed up on the shore sparking a reawakening of long-dormant feelings. Emotional drama, starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Daniel Bruhl, and directed by Charles Dance

9.00pm Judge Dredd
1995 Sylvester Stallone takes the title role in this sci-fi thriller based on the popular 2000AD comic strip. The relentless law enforcer is framed for a series of crimes committed by his evil brother, forcing him to escape from custody and hunt down his nefarious sibling in a bid to clear his own previously untarnished name. Armand Assante, Max von Sydow, Diane Lane and Rob Schneider also star

10.55pm I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK
2006 Premiere. A factory worker is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, believing herself to be a cyborg. As the delusional woman attempts to charge her batteries by receiving small electrical shocks and repeatedly refuses food, her health gradually deteriorates. However, the arrival of a patient who claims to absorb people's souls could hold the key to her recovery. Chan-wook Park's comedy drama, starring Su-jeong Lim and Rain

1.05am Carla's Song (15) 1996 Bus driver Robert Carlyle leaves his native Glasgow and accompanies a refugee back to Nicaragua to help her track down a former lover but once there, he witnesses a bloody guerrilla war and learns more about the pains of life than he could ever have imagined. Romantic drama, also starring Oyanka Cabezas and Scott Glenn

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