Mr flicks

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1pm, SBS ONE

M. 2005. Dead­beat Ger­ard Depar­dieu, saved from sui­cide by a bour­geois French fam­ily, is taken in by them and im­me­di­ately takes over the house­hold, playing on their guilt about their wealth and bonk­ing his way through the fe­males of the fam­ily. Droll farce with an over-the-top per­for­mance by Depar­dieu as the de­mand­ing and li­bidi­nous Boudu. Cather­ine Frot. 7.30pm, 7TWO

PG. 1989. South­ern good ol’ gals (Sally Field, Dolly Par­ton, Ju­lia Roberts, Olympia Dukakis) get together to gos­sip, dish the dirt and prat­tle on about their men. They also dis­play strength, loy­alty and courage to one an­other You’ll need to stock up on hankies, but there’s a good range of per­for­mances. 8.30pm, Movie One

M. 2010. Strug­gling with the thought of start­ing a fam­ily with his younger wife, an im­ma­ture man is forced to con­front some sober­ing re­al­i­ties when his preg­nant teenage daugh­ter comes back into his life. By the num­bers tale fam­ily saga. Kay Pan­abaker, Tara Sum­mers. 10pm, 7TWO

M. 1998. Woman dy­ing of cancer comes to terms with the fact af­ter her death her former hus­band and his ap­par­ently self­ish girl­friend will have to raise her chil­dren. To pre­pare, she must be­friend the girl and help her to un­der­stand the prob­lems of chil­drea­r­ing. Touch­ing, hu­man film gets a boost from the per­for­mances of Su­san Saran­don and Ju­lia Roberts in the lead roles.

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