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Film Four

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A Man Betrayed (U) 1941 John Wayne leaves the wide open prairies behind and uncharacteristically dons a suit and tie to star in this lacklustre crime drama about a country lawyer who investigates his friend's murder and takes on corrupt politician Edward Ellis. With Frances Dee and Wallace Ford (888)

Autumn Leaves (18) 1956 A middle-aged spinster rushes into marriage with a handsome younger man whose scheming ways and pathological lying soon have her fearing for her life. Thriller, starring Joan Crawford, Cliff Robertson, Lorne Greene and Vera Miles

Monte Carlo or Bust (PG) 1969 Slapstick chase comedy about the misadventures of participants in the 1,500-mile Monte Carlo Rally. Tony Curtis heads the cast as a gambler who wins half of scheming businessman Terry-Thomas's company in a card game. The tycoon challenges him to enter the race with the winner getting the whole business, but doesn't plan on playing fair. With Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Susan Hampshire and Hattie Jacques (888)

Volcano (12) 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 (888)

Failure to Launch (12) 2006 A thirtysomething man has no intention of leaving the family nest, so his exasperated parents hire a woman who earns a living enticing stay-at-home men to fall in love with her and then spread their wings. Romantic comedy, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew McConaughey, with Kathy Bates and Zooey Deschanel (888)

El Aura (15) 2005 Premiere. An epileptic taxidermist dreams of committing the perfect crime and, after he accidentally kills a lodge owner while on a hunting trip, is given the opportunity to participate in a heist and satisfy his longing. Thriller directed by Fabian Bielinsky, starring Ricardo Darin and Dolores Fonzi

The End of the Affair (15) 1999 An accidental meeting between a jilted lover and the husband of his former flame leads to tragedy when long-buried feelings are unearthed and love turns to obsession. Neil Jordan's powerful romance based on the novel by Graham Greene, starring Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore, Ian Hart and Stephen Rea (888)

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