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Film Four

(last updated Sun 07 Dec 2008, 05:25 GMT)

Bogus (PG) 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

Special Inspector (U) 1938 A government treasury agent goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of criminals who routinely hijack trucks containing valuable fur. However, his life is placed in danger when his real identity is revealed. Crime drama, starring Charles Quigley and Rita Hayworth

Escape to Athena (PG) 1979 A group of World War Two Allied PoWs plans to defy the SS by taking part in a prison break and art robbery, with the help of a liberal camp commandant. Action adventure, with Roger Moore, David Niven, Telly Savalas, Elliott Gould, Stefanie Powers and Claudia Cardinale (888)

Corrina, Corrina (U) 1994 Emotive sentimental drama set in the late 1950s, starring Whoopi Goldberg as a housekeeper who falls for her widowed employer and helps his withdrawn daughter come out of her shell until racial bigotry threatens to disrupt the trio's idyll. It doesn't deal with the subject in any depth, but does have plenty of heart. With Ray Liotta, Tina Majorino and Don Ameche

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (12) 2003 Hollywood hardman Russell Crowe takes to the high seas to play a British captain engaged in a tense battle of wits with his French enemy during the Napoleonic wars, in this adaptation of Patrick O'Brian's novel. Jaw-dropping battle sequences and solid performances from the cast ensured this was a hit at the box office, and the escalating tension between the two seafaring rivals proves to be gripping viewing. With Paul Bettany and Billy Boyd (888)

Lights in the Dusk (PG) 2006 Premiere. A lonely night watchman working in a Helsinki shopping mall falls under the spell of a mysterious femme fatale. But he doesn't realise she's only interested in him so she can secure his aid in a robbery. Left to take the fall, he finds himself the prime suspect in the ensuing police investigation but remains too infatuated to incriminate her. Finnish crime drama, starring Janne Hyytiainen and Maria Jarvenhelmi

Love Story (PG) 1970 Two students at Harvard University fall in love, but their romance is doomed to be cut short by the discovery that one of them has a terminal illness. Romantic drama, starring Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal (888)

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