CULTURE

Friday, January 5

FILM: Mr Arkadin An American smuggler who has just been released from an Italian prison embarks on an investigation of the mysterious Mr Arkadin, a man who has lost his memory. Crime thriller directed by and starring Orson Welles, along with Akim Tamiroff, Gregoire Aslan and Jack Watling. (Vouli-22.00) FILM: Sabotage Scotland Yard sends an undercover agent to observe the comings and goings at a London cinema, which is in fact being run by a saboteur and his family. Alfred Hitchcock drama thriller, starring Sylvia Sydney, Oscar Homolka, Desmond Tester and John Loder. (ET3-0.30) FILM: The Straight Story An elderly man crosses America on his rider lawn mower in order to reach his ailing brother and mend old wounds between the two. David Lynch drama, starring Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek and Harry Dean Stanton. (ET-1-24.00) FILM: Diana: Her True Story A dramatized account of what went on behind the scenes at Windsor Castle between Diana, Charles, Queen Elizabeth II and their respective entourages. Biography drama starring Serena Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, Elizabeth Garvie and Donald Douglas. (Antenna-1.10)