Hobson’s Choice

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s film division continues its centenary homage to director David Lean with the 1953 movie Hobson’s Choice. Set in 1890s England, Choiceis the story of a bootmaker (Charles Laughton in an excellent performance) who wants to pick out a suitable husband for his daughter. (Sure, that’s going to happen.) Instead, the young woman marries her father’s shop assistant and the couple starts a boot shop of their own to rival his. See just how happy that makes Daddy at 7 p.m. today and 5 p.m. tomorrow. 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7515 or visit www.mfah.org/film. $6 to $7.
Sat., April 11, 7 p.m.; Sun., April 12, 5 p.m., 2009

 
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