Film Four & Film Four +1 17-08-09

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The Card (U) 1952 The bright but penniless son of a 19th-century washerwoman resorts to a variety of ingenious methods to get on in the world. Period comedy based on a story by Arnold Bennett, starring Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson and Petula Clark (888)

Dragoon Wells Massacre (PG) 1957 A cavalry officer and the killer he is escorting to prison are compelled to join forces to survive when Apache warriors raid their wagon train as it moves across Arizona into hostile territory. Western, starring Barry Sullivan, Dennis O'Keefe, Mona Freeman and Katy Jurado

The Ghost and Mrs Muir (U) 1947 A lonely widow moves into a seaside cottage, despite rumours that it is haunted. Sure enough, she finds herself sharing her home with the spirit of a dead sea captain but his efforts to scare her away prove unsuccessful and a growing attraction develops between the pair as she agrees to write his biography. Romantic fantasy, starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison and George Sanders (888)

Catch That Kid (PG) 2004 A plucky teenager racks her brains to think of a way of financing an operation for her father who was injured in a mountaineering accident, and eventually comes up with a daring plan to rob a bank with the help of friends. Comedy thriller, starring Kristen Stewart, Corbin Bleu, Max Thieriot and Jennifer Beals (888)

Coach Carter (12) 2005 A former professional basketball player agrees to coach a high-school team. However, he is shocked by their lack of discipline and instigates a tough new regimen. All seems well at first, but as the youngsters become complacent, he is forced to take drastic action leading to complaints from both parents and pupils. Drama, starring Samuel L Jackson, Ashanti and Rob Brown

Hide and Seek (15) 2005 A widower is left to pick up the pieces after his wife's suicide, and settles in a different town with his daughter, where the youngster finds solace in an imaginary friend. However, events take a dark turn when the unseen playmate proves to have a bloodthirsty streak. Thriller, starring Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Elisabeth Shue and Famke Janssen (888)

Wolf Creek (18) 2005 Three backpackers get stranded in the Australian Outback when their car breaks down, and are assisted by a seemingly friendly local. However, the trio wake the next day to find themselves in the middle of a living nightmare as their host reveals his deranged and violent side. Horror, starring John Jarratt, Nathan Phillips, Cassandra Magrath and Kestie Morassi (888)

Reeker (15) 2005 Five teenagers on their way to a party in the desert instead become stranded at an isolated motel where all the inhabitants have disappeared except for a mysterious stranger searching for his missing wife. Before long, a strange decaying creature turns up and sets out to kill them all. Horror, starring Michael Ironside, Arielle Kebbel and Marcia Strassman

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