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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Oct. 7
Pather Panchali
The film that remade Indian cinema follows the struggles of a poor Bengali family through a boy’s eyes. It was director Satyajit Ray’s debut. (1955) 8 p.m., TCM

Tuesday, Oct. 8
Kinsey
Liam Neeson leads a stellar cast in this acclaimed biopic about the groundbreaking sex researcher Alfred Kinsey. With Laura Linney. (2004) 10 p.m., Sundance

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Kung Fu Hustle
Hong Kong actor and comedian Stephen Chow’s slapstick tribute to the kung fu movies of his youth is perfectly pitched and high-flying great fun to watch. (2004) 2:05 p.m., Starz

Thursday, Oct. 10
Eastern Promises
Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts star in director David Cronenberg’s enthrallingly dark, violent thriller about Russian mobsters operating in London. (2007) 9:30 a.m., AMC

Friday, Oct. 11
Rain Man
Dustin Hoffman earned his second Academy Award playing an autistic savant whose on-the-make brother takes him on a cross-country road trip. Tom Cruise co-stars. (1988) 11:15 a.m., Cinemax

Saturday, Oct. 12
The Harder They Fall
Humphrey Bogart shines in his final role—as a washed-up newspaperman who takes work as a press agent for a fixed fight. (1956) 10:30 p.m., TCM

Sunday, Oct. 13
The Tree of Life
Director Terrence Malick found the profound in the commonplace in this beautifully shot—if tendentious—drama about a Texas family. Brad Pitt and Sean Penn star. (2011) 12:15 p.m., Sundance

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