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Noon, Seven, Prime7

M. 2009. Film adap­ta­tion of the David Dougherty case that fas­ci­nated New Zealand for years. Wrongly con­victed of ab­duct­ing and rap­ing a girl, 11, Dougherty was cham­pi­oned by sym­pa­this­ers who fought for his re­lease un­til, years later, an­other man was found guilty of the crime. Grim ac­count of a fail­ure of jus­tice. Co­hen Hol­loway. 8.30pm, Show­time Pre­miere

M. 2010. Grip­ping doc­u­men­tary chron­i­cles the mon­u­men­tal life and tragic death of leg­endary Brazil­ian mo­tor-rac­ing cham­pion Ayr­ton Senna. De­picts a dy­namic and com­plex pub­lic fig­ure, who could be both spir­i­tual and ruth­less, from his en­trance into For­mula One and his climb to global su­per­star. Asif Ka­pa­dia di­rects. 8.30pm, Movie One

M. 2011. Elite hit man Ja­son Statham teams with his men­tor’s son to train him in the art of as­sas­si­na­tion and a deadly part­ner­ship is born. Fast­paced ac­tion thriller di­rected by Si­mon West from the mak­ers of Con Air. Ben Fos­ter, Don­ald Suther­land. 9.30pm, Go!

M. 2008. Forty-plus, still-at-home slack­ers Will Fer­rell and John C. Reilly be­come un­will­ing step­broth­ers when their long-suf­fer­ing sin­gle par­ents marry. What fol­lows is a bat­tle for supremacy be­tween two man-chil­dren which de­gen­er­ates from ver­bal as­saults to phys­i­cal vi­o­lence. It might have been puerile, but with th­ese stars and direc­tor Adam McKay, it’s funny. 10.10pm, SBS TWO

M. 2007. En­dear­ing ro­man­tic com­edy about five women whose lives re­volve around a Beirut beauty par­lour. Though they are both Chris­tian and Mus­lim, and Le­banon is split along re­li­gious lines, their con­cerns are the sa­lon, their friend­ships and ro­man­tic lives. Stars Na­dine Labaki.

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