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The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - TV -

Quints Noon, Seven, Prime7 ★★ G. 2000. What would it be like be­ing the older sis­ter of quin­tu­plets? Pretty tough for teenager Kim­berly Brown who not only has to help out with chang­ing nap­pies and so forth but has her life turned up­side down when the mar­ket­ing wizards get in­volved hop­ing to make big bucks. An amus­ing Dis­ney tri­fle. The Wiz­ard of Oz 7.30pm, Gem ★★★★ G. 1939. Peren­nial fam­ily clas­sic about Dorothy, the girl from Kansas who finds her­self in the Land of Oz and sets off to find the Wiz­ard, ac­com­pa­nied by her friends, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cow­ardly Lion. A treat, based on L. Frank Baum’s sto­ries with a great Harold Arlen score. Judy Gar­land, Ray Bol­ger. Love and Other Im­pos­si­ble Pur­suits 7.30pm, Movie One ★★ M. 2010. Natalie Port­man mar­ries her boss Scott Co­hen af­ter he breaks up with his ex-wife Lisa Kudrow. Sadly, how­ever, she finds it dif­fi­cult to con­nect with her young step­son when a tragedy al­most breaks her world in two. An emo­tional drama, this sur­vives largely on the strength of Port­man’s and Kudrow’s per­for­mances. Amal 9.35pm, SBS TWO ★★★ M. 2007. In­spi­ra­tional drama from In­dia about rick­shaw driver Rupin­der Na­gra, an hon­est soul, who im­presses a wealthy man with his ob­vi­ous rec­ti­tude. When he dies, the old man leaves him a for­tune. How­ever the rich man’s schem­ing sons want to keep the for­tune for them­selves. Fa­mil­iar plot gets a new lease of life in this In­dian opus.

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