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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Sept. 17
The Pumpkin Eater
An Oscar-nominated Anne Bancroft plays the unusually fertile wife of a philandering husband (Peter Finch) in Harold Pinter’s adaptation of a Penelope Mortimer novel. (1964) 11:45 a.m., TCM

Tuesday, Sept. 18
Wendy and Lucy
Michelle Williams portrays a woman looking for work who becomes stranded with her dog while driving to Alaska. The film made many critics’ year-end top-10 lists. (2008) 11:15 a.m., Sundance

Wednesday, Sept. 19
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
During World War II, a Marine and a nun are stranded on a South Pacific island. Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum star. (1957) 8 a.m., FMC

Thursday, Sept. 20
W.
Critics were divided on Oliver Stone’s surprisingly sympathetic portrait of President George W. Bush, but Josh Brolin won universal praise in the title role. (2008) 8 p.m., Sundance

Friday, Sept. 21
Silver Streak
In the first of their string of successful comedy collaborations, Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor get mixed up in murder aboard a cross-country train. (1976) 11:30 a.m., FMC

Saturday, Sept. 22
Cinderella Liberty
Marsha Mason won a Golden Globe for her turn as a pregnant prostitute who captures the heart of a callow sailor. James Caan co-stars. (1973) 9 a.m., FMC

Sunday, Sept. 23
Murder by Death
Screenwriter Neil Simon mocked the hoary clichés of the whodunit genre in this spoof, whose all-star cast includes Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness, Peter Falk, Maggie Smith, and David Niven. (1976) 10 p.m., TCM

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