Film Four & Film Four +1 12-06-09

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(last updated Fri 12 Jun 2009, 05:25 BST)

11.00am Moulin Rouge
1952 Biopic exploring the life and love affairs of famed painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, focusing on his infatuation with a prostitute. Starring Jose Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Peter Cushing and an Oscar-winning Colette Marchand. Produced and co-written by John Huston and based on a best-selling fictionalised biography by Pierre La Mure

1.20pm The Well
1951 The son of a rich white man is suspected of being behind the disappearance of a five-year-old black girl, causing a near riot among the black community. When she is later found trapped in a well, the townspeople set aside their racial differences and unite to rescue her. Drama, starring Richard Rober, Henry Morgan, Barry Kelley and Christine Larson

3.05pm The Spanish Gardener
1956 An insecure diplomat becomes jealous of his son's friendship with their Spanish groundsman. As his concern grows, he vows to take drastic steps to put an end to their relationship — but his foolhardy actions lead to tragedy. Drama based on the novel by AJ Cronin, starring Dirk Bogarde, Michael Hordern, Jon Whiteley, Cyril Cusack and Geoffrey Keen

4.55pm My House in Umbria
2003 An English romance novelist is caught up in a terrorist explosion on a train to Milan. At the hospital she gathers together several of the survivors and invites them to recuperate at her beautiful Italian villa, determined that sun, good food and a regular cocktail hour will work wonders on their health. Drama, starring Maggie Smith, Chris Cooper, Giancarlo Giannini, and Ronnie Barker in his final role

6.55pm High Anxiety
1977 A psychiatrist takes over the running of an institute following the suspicious death of the previous director. When he ends up framed for murder, he must keep his own neuroses under control to prove his innocence. Spoof of Hitchcock movies, directed by and starring Mel Brooks. With Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman and Harvey Korman

8.45pm Looking for Eric Special
Ken Loach and Eric Cantona discuss their film, in which the footballer plays himself helping a hapless fan through his personal crises

9.00pm Zoolander
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

10.40pm Get Rich or Die Tryin'
2005 An inner-city drug dealer puts his life of crime behind him after a near-fatal shooting to pursue a new career as a rap artist. Unfortunately, when he performs songs inspired by his shady past, his former criminal associates do not take kindly to having their misdeeds immortalised in music. Drama, starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Terrence Howard and Ashley Walters

1.00am You're Dead
1998 A mismatched group of criminals attempt to commit the perfect robbery — but personal problems get in the way of their plans, leading to a tense siege with armed police officers closing in for the kill. Crime comedy, starring Rhys Ifans, John Hurt, David Schneider and Claire Skinner

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