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FilmFour (last updated Tue 14 Apr 2009, 05:25 BST)

The Black Tent (U) 1956 A battle-wounded British Army captain is saved by a tribe of nomads in the Libyan desert during World War Two, and they take him to their camp, where he's cared for by the sheikh's daughter. However, before he can resume his fight against the Nazis, he's enraptured by her exotic charms. Romantic drama, starring Anthony Steel, Anna-Maria Sandri, Donald Sinden, Andre Morell and Donald Pleasence (888)

Human Desire (18) 1954 Railway worker Carl asks his wife Vicki to seduce his boss to avoid losing his job, but when the time comes, he flies into a jealous rage and kills his employer. Carl threatens to frame Vicki for the murder if she ever leaves him, but she's soon having an affair with one of his colleagues whom she hopes to persuade to kill her jealous husband. Drama, starring Gloria Grahame, Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford

Jungle Book (U) 1942 A boy is raised in the jungle by wolves, but as a teenager he returns to the village where he was born. Having picked up human behaviour, he takes a local girl on a journey into his old jungle home where he is reunited with his animal friends and helps foil a greedy merchant's evil scheme. Adventure, based on Rudyard Kipling's novel, starring Sabu and Joseph Calleia (888)

Corrina, Corrina (U) 1994 A little girl growing up in the 1950s is left traumatised by her mother's death and becomes silent and withdrawn. Struggling to cope, her father hires an outspoken black woman as a housekeeper, who gets the child to come out of her shell. An unlikely romance develops between the housekeeper and her employer, but their interracial relationship is frowned on by their neighbours. Drama, starring Whoopi Goldberg and Ray Liotta

The Shawshank Redemption (15) 1994 A banker is wrongly jailed for murder, and over the course of his life sentence he forms an extraordinary friendship with a fellow inmate and earns a position of trust as bookkeeper to the corrupt prison governor, giving him the time and opportunity to conceive a unique escape plan. Frank Darabont's drama, with Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown and Gil Bellows (888)

The Innocents (12) 1961 A highly-strung vicar's daughter takes up the post of governess to two orphaned youngsters living with their servants in a sprawling Gothic mansion. She learns of the scandalous history of her predecessor and her lover, and suspects their spirits are the cause of her charges' disquieting behaviour. Horror, based on Henry James' short story The Turn of the Screw, starring Deborah Kerr Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde and Megs Jenkins

Live Flesh (18) 1997 Delivery man David is infatuated with heroin addict Elena, who has no interest in him. When they are interrupted in the middle of an argument by the police, David accidentally shoots one of the cops, ending up in prison. On his release, he resolves to track Elena down, only to find she is now married to the man he shot. Pedro Almodovar's comedy, starring Javier Bardem and Francesca Neri

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