Film Four & Film Four +1 09-11-08.

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(last updated Sun 09 Nov 2008, 05:25 GMT)

1.00pm Bogus
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 Prince Valiant
1954 Robert Wagner takes the title role in this adventure, based on the newspaper comic-strip by Hal Foster. He plays the noble Viking knight who is invited to King Arthur's court, only for sinister onlookers to plot his and the ruler's demise. Janet Leigh, James Mason and Debra Paget co-star

5.10pm Porridge
1979 Comedy spin-off from the TV series, in which cellmates Fletcher and Godber are coerced into aiding an escape attempt organised by the sinister Grouty (Peter Vaughan). However, they end up struggling to break back in before their absence is detected. Starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale, with Fulton Mackay and Brian Wilde reprising their roles as Slade Prison's familiar officers

7.00pm Volcano (
1997 A river of molten lava erupts onto the streets of Los Angeles, prompting by-the-book emergency expert Tommy Lee Jones to team up with intrepid scientist Anne Heche in a bid to save the city's residents. Action thriller, with Gaby Hoffmann, Keith David and Don Cheadle

9.00pm The Full Monty
1997 Blockbusting British comedy about a group of hard-up unemployed Yorkshiremen who try to make ends meet by becoming strippers, proving there still is steel in Sheffield. Robert Carlyle stars as the leader of the unlikely dance troupe, while Mark Addy, Tom Wilkinson, Hugo Speer and Paul Barber are among those mastering the art of stripping in time to music not to mention giving their self-esteem a boost into the bargain

10.50pm Boys on the Side
1995 Comedy drama about a lesbian nightclub singer, an HIV-positive estate agent and a pregnant rebel whose chance meeting unites them in a remarkable journey of love and self-fulfilment. Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker and Drew Barrymore star as the trio, with Matthew McConaughey and James Remar

1.05am Invincible

2000 Intriguing fact-based drama directed by Werner Herzog. A mesmerist has ambitions to rise to prominence within the Nazi party by establishing a Ministry of the Occult. However, he meets opposition in the shape of a Polish Jew who has made his name in the circus posing as a mythical strongman, and who becomes an icon of strength during the rise of anti-Semitism. Tim Roth, Jouko Ahola and Anna Gourari star

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