Film Four & Film Four +1 04-06-09

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FilmFour (last updated Thu 04 Jun 2009, 05:25 BST)

11.00am Fanny by Gaslight (PG)
1944 A deranged Victorian aristocrat manipulates the lives of those around him for personal gain, but sows the seeds of his own downfall by attempting to seduce a government minister's innocent daughter, who seems beset by ill fortune. Period drama, starring Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Stewart Granger and Wilfrid Lawson

1.10pm The Gentle Sex (U)
1943 Seven women from vastly different backgrounds are brought together as volunteers in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during World War Two. Despite their differences they soon become firm friends during training and on assignment driving military transports and operating anti-aircraft guns. Drama, starring Rosamund John, Joan Greenwood, Lilli Palmer, John Justin and Joan Gates

3.00pm Carry On Up the Khyber (PG)
1968 British forces in Colonial India find themselves in trouble when a local ruler discovers the soldiers' fearsome reputation is quite undeserved prompting open rebellion. Comedy, starring Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Roy Castle, Joan Sims and Bernard Bresslaw

4.45pm The Last Wagon (PG)
1956 A mixed-race renegade convicted for the murder of his wife's killers leads a group of orphaned children to safety after they survive an attack on their wagon train by Apache raiders. Western, with Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Ray Stricklyn and Susan Kohner

6.40pm Speed 2: Cruise Control (PG)
1997 Feisty heroine Annie and her new boyfriend Alex take a cruise in the Bahamas. But their relaxing holiday turns into a nightmare when one of the passengers, a vengeful computer genius, hatches a plan to programme the ship to crash into an oil tanker, while he steals a cache of diamonds being transported on board. Adventure sequel, with Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric and Willem Dafoe

9.00pm The Wind That Shakes the Barley (15)
2006 An ambitious Irish graduate is given a job in London, but the actions of the British Army soon cause him to reconsider the move. Deciding to put his beliefs before his career, he joins his brother in the Republican movement, but as the political landscape shifts the siblings discover their ideas of freedom are quite different. Ken Loach's historical drama, set in 1920s Ireland, starring Cillian Murphy and Padraic Delaney

11.25pm The Machinist (15)
2004 A factory worker suffering from chronic insomnia has not slept properly in over a year. When his fatigue causes a tragic accident, his colleagues turn on him and he sinks into a state of intense paranoia, becoming obsessed with a man nobody else believes exists. Thriller, starring Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Ironside

1.25am Velvet Goldmine (15)
1998 An American journalist is sent to investigate the story of a legendary Seventies glam rock star whose iconic status was sealed when he was apparently murdered during a concert a death later revealed to be a fake. Drama, with Ewan McGregor and Jonathan Rhys Meyers playing characters based on Iggy Pop and David Bowie. With Christian Bale, Toni Collette and Eddie Izzard

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