Film Four & Film Four +1 19-06-09

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

Film Four SID8335 VPID2312 APID2313 Eng


FilmFour (last updated Fri 19 Jun 2009, 05:25 BST)

The Diamond Queen (U) 1953 A French adventurer sets off for India in search of a gem for the crown of King Louis XIV. On his travels he encounters the beautiful queen of Nepal, who just happens to have a diamond that fits the bill. However, the presence of her envious lover, and a few man-eating tigers, hampers the hero's quest. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Sheldon Leonard and Gilbert Roland (888)

The Guinea Pig (U) 1948 A working-class pupil is sent to public school as part of an educational experiment, and horrifies the establishment with his uncouth behaviour and bad manners. Drama, considered controversial when originally released, starring Richard Attenborough, Cecil Trouncer, Bernard Miles and Sheila Sim

Forty Guns (PG) 1957 A despotic Arizona landowner, who uses a band of hired gunmen to dominate her territory, finds her position under threat by a determined US marshal who has renounced violence and is assigned to bring her reign of terror to an end. Western, starring Barbara Stanwyck, with Barry O'Sullivan and Dean Jagger

The Flight of the Phoenix (PG) 1966 A plane crashes in the blazing heat of the desert and as time passes, the crew and passengers realise their only chance of making it through the ordeal alive is to repair the badly damaged craft. Adventure, starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch and Ernest Borgnine

Rat Race (12) 2001 A casino magnate approaches a group of no-hopers with the offer of $2million to the first person to retrieve the sum from a locker in a train station in New Mexico, prompting a madcap cross-continent dash. Meanwhile, high-rolling gambling friends of the casino owner are placing bets on which of the bumbling contestants will win. Comedy, starring Seth Green, Cuba Gooding Jr, Rowan Atkinson, John Cleese and Whoopi Goldberg

Date Movie (12) 2006 Julia Jones meets the man of her dreams but has to contend with a jealous rival and the disapproval of her parents before she can get him up the aisle. Spoof of romantic comedies, starring Alyson Hannigan, Adam Campbell, Fred Willard and Jennifer Coolidge (888)

Kiss of the Dragon (18) 2001 Chinese police officer Liu Jian travels to Paris in search of the head of an international drug ring. However, his target is a corrupt cop, who promptly frames him for murder. Fighting to clear his name, the officer finds an unlikely ally in an American prostitute who offers to testify against the crooked detective in return for help in rescuing her daughter. Martial arts adventure, starring Jet Li and Bridget Fonda (888)

If (15) 1968 A group of pupils at a boys' public school harbours rising discontent at society, that ultimately escalates into open rebellion and violence. Lindsay Anderson's surreal satirical drama, starring Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Arthur Lowe and Graham Crowden. Anderson and McDowell would bring back iconoclastic hero Mick Travis for two subsequent movies, O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital

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

2.50am Close