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1PM, NINE PG. 1998. Quirky com­edy star­ring Drew Bar­ry­more, Luke Wil­son and Cather­ine O’Hara. A widow, up­set by her hus­band’s in­fi­delity rather than his death, tries to find the iden­tity of his mis­tress. Bar­ry­more stars as a preg­nant wait­ress. In­con­se­quen­tial fluff is not worth stay­ing up for.

HEIRAN

12.15AM, SBS1 PG. 2009. Drama star­ring Mehrdad Sedighian and Baran Kosari. An Ira­nian high school stu­dent falls in love with a poor Afghani teenager and they wed, much to their par­ents’ cha­grin. Poignant and well acted look at parental fears and ex­pec­ta­tions. Shal­izeh Aref­poor di­rects.

STEP LIVELY

4AM, 7FLIX G. 1944. Old school mu­si­cal star­ring Frank Si­na­tra, Ge­orge Mur­phy and Adolphe Men­jou. A strug­gling Broad­way pro­ducer at­tempts to keep his up­com­ing mu­si­cal afloat. Lively and nos­tal­gic film which fea­tures a host of hammy per­for­mances.

Drew Bar­ry­more.

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