Film Four & Film Four +1 27-11-08.

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(last updated Thu 27 Nov 2008, 05:25 GMT)

1.00pm If You Could Only Cook

1935 The unemployed daughter of a professor meets a wealthy engineer one day in the park, and talks him into applying for a job as cook and butler to a gangster. Comedy, starring Herbert Marshall, Jean Arthur and Leo Carrillo

2.25pm The Barefoot Contessa

1954 Three men gather at the funeral of Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner), a Spanish woman who, from humble beginnings, ended up being a Hollywood actress and finally a countess. Movie director Humphrey Bogart recalls how he made her a star, PR agent Edmond O'Brien remembers her doomed romance with a millionaire, while her aristocratic husband (Rossano Brazzi) contemplates the events that destroyed their marriage. Offbeat satirical drama, with Marius Goring

5.00pm The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

1989 Two cousins discover their wicked governess is out to get her hands on their inheritance, and vow to reclaim what is rightfully theirs only to discover they have a battle on their hands. Children's adventure, based on Joan Aiken's book, starring Aleks Darowska, Emily Hudson, Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Richard O'Brien, Geraldine James and Jane Horrocks

6.50pm That Thing You Do!

1996 A small-town beat combo become overnight sensations with their debut record but their sudden success looks to be a one-off, leaving them struggling to find a way of repeating the formula. Comedy drama set in the 1960s, written and directed by Tom Hanks, who also appears as the band's manager. With Tom Everett Scott, Liv Tyler and Johnathon Schaech

9.00pm Bedazzled

2000 Remake of the vintage Peter Cook and Dudley Moore comedy, starring Brendan Fraser as a lovelorn computer buff who pledges his soul to the Devil (Elizabeth Hurley) in exchange for seven wishes but finds they all backfire on him in disastrous fashion. With Frances O'Connor and Miriam Shor

10.45pm La Antena
2007 Premiere. The residents of a futuristic city have lost the power of speech to the omnipotent Mr TV and a controlling organisation. However, hope remains thanks to the Voice a mysterious, ethereal singer and her eyeless son who threaten to derail the order of society. Fantasy thriller, starring Alejandro Urdapilleta and Florencia Raggi

12.35am The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

1991 Blundering cop Frank Drebin discovers a secret conspiracy to kidnap a renowned solar energy expert and replace him with an imposter. As he sets out to bring the perpetrators to justice, he is unexpectedly reunited with an old flame. Slapstick comedy sequel, starring Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, Richard Griffiths and OJ Simpson

2.20am Tony Takitani
2004 A withdrawn illustrator starts to come out of his shell when he marries a woman with a passion for designer clothes. But after his wife is killed in an accident, the lonely artist makes an unusual deal with a remarkably similar looking woman. Haunting, bittersweet Japanese drama starring Rie Miyazawa in a dual role alongside Issei Ogata and Shinohara Takahumi

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