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PG. 1999. Highlystrung fam­ily that took to an un­der­ground shel­ter dur­ing the Cuban Mis­sile Cri­sis 35 years ago, reen­ters the out­side world of down­town Los An­ge­les and finds it hard to fit in. Well­writ­ten com­edy plays the two cul­tures off against each other, par­tic­u­larly as grown son Bren­dan Fraser falls for the delectable Ali­cia Sil­ver­stone. 8.30pm, Movie One M. 2011. A mother, dev­as­tated by her daugh­ter’s sui­cide, in­ves­ti­gates the cir­cum­stances that drove her to take her own life. So­cial net­work­ing sites and an on­line diary of­fer clues, but her cam­paign to name and shame the bul­lies re­spon­si­ble re­veals a dan­ger­ous se­cret. Liz Vassey, Jenn Proske. 8.45pm, 7TWO

M. 2009. Top-notch news­pa­per in­ves­ti­ga­tion thriller, based on a noted BBC TV se­ries. Re­porter Rus­sell Crowe, delv­ing into the death of a con­gres­sional aide sniffs out the in­volve­ment of old po­lit­i­cal pal Ben Af­fleck and a se­cre­tive se­cu­rity com­pany. As he delves deeper, he re­alises he’s deal­ing with dan­ger­ous peo­ple. Ex­cit­ing story has a gen­uine feel for the at­mos­phere of a news­pa­per news­room. 9.30pm, SBS TWO

M. 2009. Strik­ing look at the per­sonal life of Ben­ito Mus­solini and, specif­i­cally, his af­fair with Ida Palser who sup­ported him fi­nan­cially as well as ro­man­ti­cally, be­fore he ban­ished her to a lu­natic asy­lum along with their child. Filippo Timi, Gio­vanna Mez­zo­giorno.

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