Film Four & Film Four +1 03-10-09

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The Woodlanders[SUB]
A 19th-century sawmill owner's daughter returns to her rural home town and is reunited with her childhood sweetheart. However, her father is convinced he is not good enough for her, and pushes her into an unhappy marriage. Drama, based on Thomas Hardy's novel, starring Emily Woof, Rufus Sewell and Cal MacAninchFilm/General Movie/Drama

Akeelah And The Bee
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 BassettFilm/General Movie/Drama

The Black Swan[SUB]
Notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, and offers other buccaneers the choice of giving up their lawless ways or facing justice. Two rogues refuse to toe the line, so Morgan's trusted ally James Waring is sent to track them down, but has other things on his mind - namely winning the daughter of the previous governor away from her duplicitous fiance. High-seas adventure, with Tyrone Power, Laird Cregar, George Sanders, Maureen O'Hara and Anthony QuinnFilm/Adventure/War

The African Queen[SUB AD]
A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in an African colony after the outbreak of World War One. The only transportation available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden riverboat captain, and as the bickering unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. Romantic adventure, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine HepburnFilm/Adventure/War

In Good Company
A middle-aged executive has to defer to an arrogant young whizz-kid after a corporate takeover, and his sense of pride is further dented when the new boss starts to date his daughter. Satirical comedy, starring Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson and Marg HelgenbergerFilm/Comedy

Austin Powers in Goldmember[SUB AD]
The snaggle-toothed spy travels through time to rescue his equally suave father, who has been kidnapped by a devilish Dutchman in league with arch-villain Dr Evil. Comedy sequel, starring Mike Myers in four different roles alongside Michael Caine, Beyonce Knowles, Seth Green and Fred SavageFilm/Comedy

Night Watch
Two factions of mystical beings are engaged in a cold war on the streets of Moscow, which the human populace remain unaware of. A boy is discovered who has the ability to bring their ancient rivalry to a decisive conclusion, and the uneasy truce is shattered as both sides battle to make sure he chooses to join them. Russian fantasy, starring Konstantin Khabensky and Galina TyuninaFilm/Fantasy

The disillusioned ticket inspectors working on Budapest's underground system struggle to deal with the everyday grind. However, their lives are made increasingly complicated by off-the-wall travellers, unrequited love and a sinister figure with a penchant for pushing passengers onto the tracks. Hungarian comedy thriller, starring Sandor Csanyi, Zoltan Mucsi and Csaba PindrochFilm/Detective/Thriller/Comedy/Comedy