Film Four & Film Four +1 20-08-09

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Shakespeare-Wallah (PG) 1965 An actress tours India with her parents' theatrical troupe, staging productions of Shakespeare plays. However, interest in English culture is waning in the newly independent country, while her affair with a local playboy angers her family. Drama, starring Felicity Kendal alongside her real-life parents Geoffrey Kendal and Laura Liddell. With Shashi Kapoor and Madhur Jaffrey (888)

The Good Die Young (PG) 1954 A psychotic playboy persuades three equally troubled crooks to help rob a mail van. However, while the heist itself succeeds, violent tensions among the gang members threaten to ruin their triumph. Thriller, starring Laurence Harvey, Richard Basehart and Joan Collins (888)

Sailor Beware! (PG) 1956 A seaman meets his prospective mother-in-law and finds her so formidable that he starts to wonder whether his fiancee is really worth the stress. Discovering the fierce matriarch has put down a deposit on a house so they can all live on the same street, he finally decides to jump ship. Comedy, starring Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis and Gordon Jackson (888)

The Barbarian and the Geisha (U) 1958 Townsend Harris, the first American Consul to Japan in 1856, overcomes opposition from the Japanese authorities and is eventually permitted into Tokyo, where he falls in love with a geisha who teaches him how to adapt to her country's customs and protects him from harm. Romantic drama, starring John Wayne in his only collaboration with director John Huston, alongside Eiko Ando and Sam Jaffe (888)

Akeelah and the Bee (PG) 2006 A clever girl from a poor neighbourhood finds school frustrating and tries to hide her intelligence from her classmates. When she competes in a school spelling competition, she is surprised to win and with the aid of a strict coach, sets out to compete in a national tournament and provide her community with something to rally round. Drama, starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett

The Shawshank Redemption (15) 1994 A banker is wrongly jailed for murder, and over the course of his life sentence he forms an extraordinary friendship with a fellow inmate and earns a position of trust as bookkeeper to the corrupt prison governor, giving him the time and opportunity to conceive a unique escape plan. Frank Darabont's drama, with Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown and Gil Bellows (888)

The Breed (15) 2006 Premiere. A veterinary student inherits a house on a remote island, and invites his friends to spend the week there. They are all unaware that the island was once the site of a mysterious research laboratory performing sinister experiments to turn dogs into vicious killing machines but soon they find themselves besieged by a pack of the canine mutants. Horror, starring Michelle Rodriguez and Oliver Hudson

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)

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