Films on C More Film 08th January



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Films on C More Film 08th January

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Saturday 08th January


Canal Digital on Thor 2/3 at 1.0W

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The Sea Wolves: The Last Charge of the Calcutta Light Horse (1980)

15:15 The Sea Wolves: The Last Charge of the Calcutta Light Horse / Action / 1980 / mixed language / Starring: Gregory Peck, Rander Moore and Rander Moore. Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen.

This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart (Rander Moore). Since the ships are in neutral territory, the British Military command, while encouraging the scheme, must deny any knowledge of it if it fails. Pugh & Stewart enlist the aid of retired officer Col. Bill Grice (David Niven) & some of his former soldiers. On the pretext of being on a fishing expedition, these seemingly drunken old men in civilian clothing must board & destroy 3 Nazi ships, whose radio transmissions have resulted in Nazi submarines sinking allied ships. While Stewart arranges a diversion on shore, Pugh & Grice carry out the dangerous raid on and destruction of the Nazi ships.


Cash In Hand (1998)

17:15 Cash in Hand / Film / 1998 / Starring: Denis Sharp, Carole Ashby and Peter Ashdown. Directed by: Justin Baldwin.

George Tompkins is tired of his impoverished life in an idyllic country village. He's desperate for some excitement. One evening he finds a strange metal box and discovers it contains not only a fortune but also a bloody history. A history that immediately spins him out of control, on the run, and into the hands of some very unpleasant characters all of whom are decidely more interested in the cash than George's welfare. Struggling to stay alive, in love and in pocket, he realises that life in a dull country village isn't such a bad way of life after all. But then again, a little extra cash wouldn't hurt...


Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

18:45 Prêt-à-Porter / Comedy / 1994 / multi language / Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren and Jean-Pierre Cassel. Directed by: Robert Altman and Robert Altman.

A fashion show in Paris draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photandraphers. Lots of unconnected stories which all revolve around this show, and an all-star cast.


One Fine Day (1996)

21:00 One Fine Day 11 y/o / Comedy / 1996 / mixed language / Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney and Mae Whitman. Directed by: Michael Hoffman and Michael Hoffman.

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. The two adults project their negative stereotypes of ex-spouses on each other, but end up needing to rely on each other to watch the children as each must save his job. Humor is added by Sammy's propensity for lodging objects in his nose and Maggie's tendency to wander.


The Fly (1986)

22:45 The Fly / Horror / Sci-Fi / Drama / 1986 / Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz. Directed by: David Cronenberg.

Seth Brundle, a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point. Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man. This Science-Gone-Mad film is the source of the quotable quote "Be afraid. Be very afraid."

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