Film Four & Film Four +1 08-06-09

Astra 2D at 28.2E 10729 V SYM:22000 FEC 5/6

Film Four SID8335 VPID2312 APID2313 Eng


FilmFour (last updated Mon 08 Jun 2009, 05:25 BST)

The Million Pound Note (U) 1954 An eccentric multi-millionaire bets his equally rich brother that if a man is known to be wealthy, he can get by without ever spending any money, obtaining everything he needs on credit. To put this theory to the test, they give 1million to a penniless seaman, but instruct him never to spend it. Comedy adapted from a story by Mark Twain, starring Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Joyce Grenfell and Wilfrid Hyde White (888)

The Dark Corner (U) 1946 A private eye is released after serving a prison sentence for a crime he did not commit. When he thinks someone is trying to kill him, he becomes convinced the real perpetrator is his old lawyer.When the attorney turns up dead, the detective becomes the prime suspect. Thriller, starring Mark Stevens, Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb and William Bendix (888)

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

Because of Winn Dixie (U) 2005 A 10-year-old girl moves to a small Florida town, where she comes across a stray dog. With her new canine companion by her side, the youngster meets a host of colourful local characters, who help her come to terms with her mother's death and improve her relationship with her father. Drama, based on a children's book written by Kate DiCamillo, starring Annasophia Robb and Jeff Daniels

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Corrina (U) 1994 A little girl growing up in the 1950s is left traumatised by her mother's death and becomes silent and withdrawn.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

Zoolander (12) 2001 Dim male model Derek Zoolander is stunned when his career goes down the tubes thanks to the arrival of an equally vacuous rival. However, he never suspects he is merely a pouting pawn in a dangerous game of world domination and international espionage. Comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Milla Jovovich, Christine Taylor and David Duchovny (888)

Happy Ending A father and son take a trip to the cinema, which leads to an unexpected decision. Short film, directed by Ken Loach

Riff Raff (15) 1990 A Glaswegian ex-convict gets a job on a London building site, and with nowhere to live, is forced to squat in an abandoned building. As he deals with homelessness and corrupt supervisors, his grim routine is brightened up by his relationship with a female singer but she also harbours a dark secret. Ken Loach's drama, starring Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt and Ricky Tomlinson (888)

Whisky (15) 2004 Jacobo, the owner of a sock factory is shocked to learn his estranged brother is planning to pay him a visit. While his sibling has made a huge success of his life, Jacobo is struggling financially and feels lonely. In a bid to appear as successful as possible, he persuades his assistant to pose as his wife. Uruguayan comedy drama, starring Andres Pazos, Mirella Pascual and Jorge Bolani

2.40am Close