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Local listings for: Virginia [Set TV Provider]
Wednesday, April 16 2014
  • Time Show
    • 56 mins ago
      A Family Thing

      An ageing white man leaves his Arkansas home to search for his roots : only to discover he's really the son of a mixed-race couple and has a black brother living in Chicago. Racial drama which frustratingly ends up skirting the issues viewers might expect it to confront. Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach and Irma P Hall star

    • 4:15am

      A teenager finds employment on an eccentric's sugar plantation and learns about life from the team of convicts who also work there. Drama set in the American Depression, starring Robert Duvall, Lukas Haas, James Earl Jones and Starlett DuPois

    • 5:45am
      The Playboys

      An unmarried mother falls for a travelling actor after his troupe performs in the Irish village where she lives, sparking conflict between her new love and a spurned admirer - the local town constable. Romantic drama set in 1957, starring Robin Wright, Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn, Milo O'Shea, Alan Devlin and Niamh Cusack

    • 7:45am
      Ulee's Gold

      A reclusive bee-keeper is forced to come out of his shell as he launches a desperate search for his jailbird son's drug-addicted wife : all the while attempting to provide a caring environment for his two abandoned grand-daughters. Drama, starring the always excellent Peter Fonda, with strong support from Patricia Richardson, Christine Dunford and Tom Wood

    • 9:35am
      The Aviator

      A 1920s pilot haunted by his experiences in the First World War begrudgingly agrees to take a wealthy banker's daughter as a passenger on a cross-country flight. When a crash leaves them stranded in the wilderness, the combative pair must work together to survive. Adventure, starring Christopher Reeve and Rosanna Arquette

    • 11:10am

      Perceptive drama about the rise and fall of an idealistic man who vows to change the way ordinary people are treated by managers. However, his experiences gradually serve to turn him into a power-mad union boss who's not averse to using underhand tactics, leaving him at the mercy of the justice system. Loosely based on the life of notorious American teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, this offering stars Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger and Peter Boyle

    • 1:20pm
      Mr Majestyk

      Tongue-in-cheek thriller, starring Charles Bronson as a melon farmer who antagonises gangsters by refusing to pay protection money, and uses his Vietnam training to counter them - with devastating results. Violent and explosive it may be, but this is actually a pretty good piece of entertainment as well. With Al Lettieri, Linda Cristal and Lee Purcell

    • 3:00pm
      From Noon till Three

      A woman has a brief fling with an outlaw while he is waiting for his gang to return from a bank robbery, and when he is later reported dead, she makes a fortune from selling her story. However, the bandit is very much alive and is outraged to discover the extent of her money-making schemes. Comedy Western, starring Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland

    • 4:40pm
      Sunday, Bloody Sunday

      John Schlesinger's drama about a designer (Murray Head) who shares his bed with two older lovers of different sexes. Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch play the executive and doctor battling for his affections. Also starring Peggy Ashcroft and Maurice Denham

    • 6:30pm
      Desert Hearts

      An unhappily married professor travels to Nevada where she is planning to divorce her husband. While staying on a ranch, a powerful mutual attraction develops between the awkward academic and the owner's self-assured lesbian daughter. Drama set in the 1950s, starring Helen Shaver and Patricia Charbonneau

    • 8:00pm
      Safari 3000

      A reporter travels to Africa to cover a 3,000km rally, and ends up joining forces with a former stunt driver to compete in the event. However, they face stiff competition from a ruthless Italian aristocrat who bears a grudge against the stuntman. Comedy adventure, starring David Carradine, Stockard Channing and Christopher Lee

    • 9:30pm
      Cold Heaven

      An adulterous wife is left in turmoil following the death of her husband, and the strange disappearance of his body gives her even more to worry about - could he still be alive? However, her conflicting emotions and seemingly unending confusion are brought sharply into perspective by a bizarre vision of the Virgin Mary in Acapulco. Theresa Russell is more than effective in the leading role of director Nicolas Roeg's interesting drama, while capable support comes courtesy of Mark Harmon, James Russo, Will Patton, Richard Bradford and Talia Shire

    • 11:15pm
      Bright Angel

      Action adventure based on two short stories by Richard Ford. Dermot Mulroney stars as a teenager who drives a runaway girl to Wyoming to bail out her jailed brother, and has his eyes opened to a world he never knew existed. With Lili Taylor, Sam Shepard and Valerie Perrine

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