Film Four & Film Four +1 26-12-08.


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Film Four


(last updated Fri 26 Dec 2008, 05:25 GMT)


1.00pm
My Neighbour Totoro (U) 1988 Two youngsters move to a new home in the countryside when their mother is taken ill and are thrilled to discover the house is next to an enchanted forest, where all manner of magical creatures dwell. Befriending the eldest and wisest of the strange Totoros, they are taken on a series of amazing adventures. Enchanting animated fantasy from the creator of Spirited Away, with the voices of Dakota and Elle Fanning. Dubbed in English (888)

2.45pm
Australia Special Director Baz Luhrmann and stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman discuss the making of the epic romantic drama

2.55pm
Brief Encounter (PG) 1945 A suburban housewife finds herself falling in love with a married doctor she meets by chance at a railway station. While the pair return to the station every week to see each other, both come to realise that the relationship is doomed to be a fleeting one. David Lean's classic romantic drama, starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Cyril Raymond and Valentine Dyall (888)

4.35pm
Australia Special Director Baz Luhrmann and stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman discuss the making of the epic romantic drama

4.40pm
Elf (PG) 2003 A youngster is taken in by kind-hearted St Nick and raised as an elf so it comes as a bit of a shock when, years later, he discovers he is actually human. He decides to get back to his roots and heads off for New York in search of his family, but is ill-prepared for the bustle of the Big Apple, leading to all manner of mishaps. Comedy, starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Edward Asner and Zooey Deschanel (888)

6.30pm
Australia Special Director Baz Luhrmann and stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman discuss the making of the epic romantic drama

6.40pm
The Day After Tomorrow (12) 2004 The dawn of a new ice age looks assured when storms, earthquakes and hurricanes strike in terrifying fashion and weather expert Dennis Quaid faces a race against time to rescue his son from an icy death in New York. Spectacular disaster thriller, with Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum and Ian Holm (888)

9.00pm
The Transporter (15) 2002 An underworld courier ends up battling his powerful employers when his conscience gets the better of him leading to a desperate struggle to bring down the villains' crooked business and stay alive. Action adventure, starring Jason Statham, who used his performances in Guy Ritchie's gangster films as a springboard to launch his Hollywood career. With Shu Qi, Matt Schulze and Francois Berleand (888)

10.45pm
A History of Violence (18) 2005 The owner of an Indiana diner lives a quiet life with his wife, but when armed robbers burst into his restaurant he takes the law into his own hands and becomes a local hero. Reluctant to accept the praise, the unassuming man continues with his simple existence until his past catches up with him. David Cronenberg's thriller, adapted from a popular graphic novel and starring Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello and Ed Harris (888)

12.40am
All About My Mother (15) 1999 A distraught woman attempts to overcome the shock of her son's death by changing her job, moving to a new town and becoming a pillar of strength for her friends. Simply superb, affectionate drama, with Cecilia Roth, Penelope Cruz, Candela Pena and Marisa Paredes. Directed by renowned Spanish film-maker Pedro Almodovar, who won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for his endeavours

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