Film Four & Film Four +1 23-07-08.

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Whirlpool (PG) 1949 A woman finds herself unable to control her kleptomania, and in desperation, turns to a hypnotist for help. What she doesn't know is that the mesmerist is also a murderer, and when she awakes from her trance, she finds herself in the frame for the villain's most recent crime. Glossy melodrama, starring Gene Tierney, Jose Ferrer, Richard Conte and Charles Bickford (888)

Night Train to Munich (U) 1940 Clever but dated World War Two spy thriller, starring Rex Harrison as a British secret agent working undercover in Germany to rescue a Czech scientist and his daughter from the Nazis. With Margaret Lockwood and James Harcourt (888)

The Man in the Iron Mask (PG) 1977 The despotic king of France has his identical twin brother the rightful monarch locked up, his identity concealed by a metal mask. But musketeer D'Artagnan has a plan to put the rightful heir on the throne. Lively swashbuckling adventure, adapted from the classic story by Alexandre Dumas, and starring Richard Chamberlain in a dual role. Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan and Jenny Agutter co-star (888)

Donovan's Reef (U) 1963 American soldier Jack Warden settles down with pals John Wayne and Lee Marvin on a beautiful South Sea island to relax in the aftermath of World War Two but the arrival of his daughter throws their idyllic life into turmoil. Comedy drama directed by John Ford, in the last of his many collaborations with Wayne. Also starring Elizabeth Allen and Cesar Romero (888)

School of Rock (PG) 2003 A slobbish guitarist dreams of stardom, but his hopes are dashed when the other members of his band kick him out. Struggling to make ends meet, he takes a job as a substitute music teacher at an exclusive private school, and sets about moulding his pupils into rock gods. Jack Black stars in this comedy from director Richard Linklater, who draws fine performances from the young supporting cast. Also starring Joan Cusack and Mike White (888)

The House of Mirth (PG) 1999 Gillian Anderson stars in this period drama, adapted from the novel by Edith Wharton. She plays a spirited woman who dreams of marrying a wealthy man. Her desire for riches leads her to ignore her feelings for a poverty-stricken friend, and instead embark on a whirlwind tour of Twenties society. But the machinations of another woman make her a pariah. Eric Stoltz and Dan Aykroyd also star (888)

The Godless Girl (PG) 1929 Cecil B DeMille's silent drama starring Lina Basquette as Judy, an atheist youngster who holds secret anti-religious meetings with her friends. When a conflict with an opposing group gets out of hand and a girl is killed, Judy is sent to a tough reform school along with the leader of a Christian club. Here, the pair reconcile their differences and gain a fresh outlook on life. Also with James Duryea and Mary Prevost

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