Film Four & Film Four +1 10-07-09

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South of St Louis (U) 1948 Western about a trio of southern farmers harassed by Unionists prior to the outbreak of the American Civil War. While one joins the Confederate army is a bid to fight back, the others go into the gun-running business leading the old friends into conflict with each other. Starring Joel McCrea, Zachary Scott, Dorothy Malone and Douglas Kennedy (888)

The Common Touch (U) 1941 The teenage heir to a fortune poses as a down-and-out to learn how the poor live, hoping to use his inheritance to help them improve their lot in life. Realising the quest for profits is not as important as the fight against poverty, the youngster is shocked and shamed to discover the family firm's mean streak. Drama, starring Greta Gynt, Geoffrey Hibbert, Joyce Howard and Harry Welchman (888)

Boy on a Dolphin (PG) 1957 Sophia Loren made her American film debut in this romantic adventure, playing a sponge diver who discovers a number of priceless artefacts hidden inside a sunken ship off the coast of her Greek island home. When her boyfriend hears of the find he plots a way to sell them to the highest bidder, but the presence of an American archaeologist ruins his plans and his love life. Alan Ladd and Clifton Webb co-star (888)

Carpool (PG) 1996 A stressed-out executive takes over the task of ferrying children to school. However, his already chaotic life takes a turn for the worse when he and the kids are held hostage by a down-on-his-luck carnival owner who has just relieved a gang of bank robbers of their ill-gotten gains. Comedy, starring Tom Arnold, David Paymer, Rhea Perlman and Rod Steiger

Grease (PG) 1978 Rebellious youngster Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during a summer break, but when he finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Musical set in the 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Barry Pearl (888)

Behind Enemy Lines (12) 2001 A naval air commander for Nato forces in the Balkans mounts an unauthorised mission to rescue a pilot shot down and stranded in enemy territory after filming evidence of a genocidal massacre by Serbian militia. Bosnian War drama, starring Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht and Olek Krupa (888)

The Truth About Cats and Dogs (15) 1995 A radio vet falls for a handsome caller, but shies away from meeting him because of her low self-esteem and the mistaken belief that she's unattractive. Luckily, her stunning neighbour agrees to do the honours instead, setting the stage for all manner of romantic mishaps. Romantic comedy, starring Janeane Garofalo. Uma Thurman and Ben Chaplin

Waiting Women (PG) 1952 Three women discuss their marriages over coffee as they wait at a remote holiday cottage for the arrival of their husbands. Ingmar Bergman's comedy drama, with Anita Bjork, Eva Dahlbeck and Maj-Britt Nilsson

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