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

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Flying Tigers[SUB BW]
An American squadron leader heads a unit of airmen helping China to fight the Japanese during World War Two. However, he has to contend with the actions of a high-handed, hotshot pilot whose arrogance causes the death of a fellow airman. Drama, starring John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee and Paul KellyFilm/Adventure/War

Quentin Tarantino on Inglourious Basterds
Director Quentin Tarantino discusses his latest film, based during World War Two, starring Brad Pitt as the leader of a team of Nazi-huntersFilm/Cinema

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 SteigerFilm/Comedy

The Million Pound Note[SUB]
An eccentric multi-millionaire bets his equally rich brother that if a man is known to be wealthy, he can get by without ever spending any money, obtaining everything he needs on credit. To put this theory to the test, they give 1million to a penniless seaman, but instruct him never to spend it. Comedy adapted from a story by Mark Twain, starring Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Joyce Grenfell and Wilfrid Hyde WhiteFilm/Comedy

Jane Eyre[SUB BW]
A naive orphan girl becomes governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion and it's not long before she's completely besotted with her charismatic but intimidating employer. Little does she suspect he's concealing a dark secret from her. Adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's romantic novel, starring Agnes Moorehead, Margaret O'Brien, Joan Fontaine and Orson WellesFilm/General Movie/Drama

The Phantom of the Opera[SUB]
A disfigured composer lurks in the catacombs beneath a Paris opera house, giving rise to stories that the building is haunted. The lonely maestro becomes infatuated with a talented young singer, and plans to turn her into a star. However, his love for her is doomed to end in tragedy. Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Miranda Richardson and Minnie DriverFilm/Musical

The Beach[SUB]
A young backpacker arrives in Bangkok, where a wild-eyed and paranoid veteran traveller tells him of the exact location of a remote paradise island. When he finally makes it to the golden beaches, he discovers there is already a community in residence. All is not as it seems, however, and the happy idyll soon turns sour. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen and Tilda SwintonFilm/General Movie/Drama

In America[SUB]
An Irish actor sneaks his wife and two daughters over the border from Canada into the US with the intention of putting their tragic past behind them. However, the gritty realities of life in New York prove harder to cope with than expected. Drama, loosely based on the experiences of director Jim Sheridan, starring Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine, Djimon Hounsou and real-life siblings Sarah and Emma BolgerFilm/General Movie/Drama

A psychologist is sent to investigate strange occurrences on a space station orbiting a remote planet, only to find himself experiencing hallucinations as soon as he arrives. Russian sci-fi mystery, starring Donatas Banionis, Natalya Bondarchuk and Yuri YarvetFilm/Science Fiction