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Monday, April 27
All That Heaven Allows (1955)
A wealthy widow (Jane Wyman) flouts convention by pursuing a young gardener (Rock Hudson) in this classic romantic weeper from director Douglas Sirk.  7:30 a.m., AMC

Tuesday
Zorba the Greek (1964)
Anthony Quinn was Oscar-nominated as the title character, who tutors a young author in life and love. With Alan Bates and Lila Kedrova (Best Supporting Actress). 11:30 a.m., FMC
 
Wednesday
Violent Saturday (1955)
Violent indeed, this melodrama about a small-town bank heist is more highly regarded now than when it was released. With Victor Mature, Richard Egan, and Lee Marvin. 8 a.m., FMC
 
Thursday
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Joan Crawford won a Best Actress Oscar as a mother who sacrifices everything for her social-climbing daughter (Ann Blyth). From James M. Cain’s novel. 12:30 p.m., TCM
 
Friday
Dr. No (1962)
Sean Connery launched one of filmdom’s most successful franchises with his first portrayal of James Bond, aided by scenic views of Jamaica and Ursula Andress. 8 p.m., TCM
 
Saturday
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Dumped by his girlfriend, a young musician flees to Hawaii, only to find her there with her new heartthrob. Jason Segel and Kristen Bell star in the bawdy but engaging comedy. 8 p.m., HBO
 
Sunday
The Sea Inside (2004)
Javier Bardem portrays a quadriplegic Spanish poet battling for the legal right to assisted suicide in this fact-based drama. A Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner. 3:45 p.m., IFC

 

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