Film Four & Film Four +1 05-08-09

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Hoodlum Empire (PG) 1952 A gangster is hailed a hero on his return home from World War Two and is determined to stay on the straight and narrow from now on. Unfortunately, he is summoned to testify against his old partners in crime, placing his life in danger as former associates try to silence him. Drama, starring Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker and Vera Ralston (888)

Lost (PG) 1956 The events following a baby's abduction are followed from the point of view of the kidnappers, the police, the media, and the youngster's frantic parents. As the investigation into the disappearance gets under way, clues are in short supply leaving officers desperately hoping for the break which will help them find the villains and save the victim. Drama, starring David Farrar, David Knight, Thora Hird and Julia Arnall (888)

Do Not Disturb (PG) 1965 Happily married American executive Mike Harper relocates to London with demure wife Janet. However, the change in climate seems to have an unexpected effect on them, and while she is soon flirting with a French antiques dealer, her husband is busy focusing his attentions on a pretty secretary. Romantic comedy, starring Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Sergio Fantoni, Reginald Gardiner, Hermione Baddeley and Maura McGiveny (888)

The Kentuckian (PG) 1955 A rugged frontiersman travels to Texas with his son to start a new life, but gets drawn into a conflict with a cruel saloon owner along the way. Western, directed by and starring Burt Lancaster, alongside Diana Lynn, John Carradine and Walter Matthau in his film debut (888)

Bogus (PG) 1996 Seven-year-old orphan Albert is taken in by his mother's foster sister, cynical businesswoman Harriet. Unhappy in his new home, the boy finds comfort in an imaginary friend, a gentle but giant Frenchman. Initially disregarding this as fantasy, Harriet comes to believe the imaginary friend might be real. Comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gerard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment and Nancy Travis

Hope Floats (PG) 1998 A former beauty queen's husband ruins her life by admitting on national TV that he is having an affair with her best friend. Humiliated and heartbroken, she returns to her childhood home, where a fledgling romance with a kind-hearted admirer helps her regain a sense of purpose and self-esteem. Romantic drama, starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr, Gena Rowlands and Mae Whitman

Nil By Mouth (18) 1997 Working class mother Janet tries to hold her dysfunctional family together, as her alcoholic son-in-law's violent temper gets increasingly out of control, with his pregnant wife bearing the brunt of his rage. Janet also has to cope with the personal cost of her son's drug addiction. Drama, directed by Gary Oldman and starring Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke and Laila Morse

Mister Lonely (15) 2008 A Michael Jackson impersonator meets a Marilyn Monroe lookalike while performing at a Parisian retirement home and falls in love. She invites him to come and live with her at a commune for celebrity imitators in the Scottish highlands. As the community prepares to put on a performance, tensions rise to the surface. Drama, starring Samantha Morton, Diego Luna, James Fox and Anita Pallenberg

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