Film Four & Film Four +1 05-02-09


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FilmFour


(last updated Thu 05 Feb 2009, 05:25 GMT)


1.00pm
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (PG) 1950 A US Navy officer finds himself stranded in enemy waters after his ship is torpedoed. However, he's not one to admit defeat, and sets about proving his mettle by organising members of a local resistance group to take on marauding Japanese troops. Wartime drama, starring Tyrone Power, Micheline Presle, Tom Ewell and Tommy Cook. Directed by Fritz Lang (888)

3.05pm
That Riviera Touch (PG) 1966 Two clumsy traffic wardens take a break in the South of France, where they get caught up in a jewellery-smuggling ring. Comedy, starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, alongside Suzanne Lloyd and Peter Jeffrey (888)

5.10pm
Viva Max (U) 1969 A Mexican general is desperate to prove his worth as a leader and, intent on succeeding where earlier generations failed, he crosses the border into Texas and retakes the Alamo. The US National Guard is sent to deal with the invaders but with both sides keen to avoid violence, resolving the crisis proves harder than expected. Comedy, starring Peter Ustinov, John Astin and Pamela Tiffin (888)

7.00pm
David Fincher on Benjamin Button Director David Fincher discusses the creative decisions and technical challenges of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett

7.05pm
Freaky Friday (U) 1976 A mother and her rebellious teenage daughter magically switch bodies for a day, resulting in an unforgettable insight into each other's lives. Fantasy comedy, with Jodie Foster, Barbara Harris, Patsy Kelly, John Astin, Charlene Tilton and Sorrell Booke (888)

9.00pm
Monster-in-Law (12) 2005 An unlucky-in-love woman thinks she has finally landed on her feet when she meets the man of her dreams. But his mother proves to be an overprotective nightmare who is convinced the bride is Miss Wrong and hatches a plan to drive her away. Romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda and Michael Vartan (888)

10.55pm
David Fincher on Benjamin Button Director David Fincher discusses the creative decisions and technical challenges of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett

11.00pm
Fight Club (18) 1999 A disillusioned office worker is growing weary of his humdrum existence, but after meeting the curious Tyler Durden he finds fulfilment in establishing a club where similarly frustrated people come to vent their anger in bouts of no-holds-barred combat. Satirical drama directed by David Fincher, starring Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf and Jared Leto (888)

1.45am
Cries and Whispers (PG) 1972 Ingmar Bergman's tragic story of love and spiritual suffering, centring on the lives of three sisters living in turn-of-the-century Sweden, one of whom is stricken with cancer. Starring Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullman and Ingrid Thulin

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