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Week of April 30, 2003

Lonesome Cowboys. Andy Warhol. Eric Emerson gives Joe Dallesandro ballet lessons, Louis Waldon plays big brother, Taylor Mead nurses, Francis Francine vamps as a cross-dressing sheriff and surfer Tom Hompertz makes his debut as Julian, a beauty who corrals everyone's desires in a Wild West take on Romeo and Juliet. Screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in Moore Auditorium, Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood Avenue. NR

Read My Lips. Jacques Audiard. Carla's hearing aids don't hold her back at work, where she throws herself into her job as an unappreciated secretary. Swamped with work, she asks her boss to hire an assistant for her. Paul, her new assistant, is an ex-con who is trying to get his life back on track. A romance through and through, the story evolves into a fast-moving, flip-flopping, suspenseful heist drama. Screens at 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday, May 2-4, in Moore Auditorium, Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood Avenue. NR

Road to Morocco. David Butler. Two carefree castaways in Arabia (Bob Hope and Bing Crosby) compete for the affections of the delectable Princess Shalimar (Dorothy Lamour). First in the St. Louis Public Library's festival marking the 100th birthdays of Hope and the Bingster. Screens at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the Barr Branch of the St. Louis Public Library, 1701 Jefferson Avenue. For information, call 314-771-7040. NR

Repo Man. Alex Cox. Frustrated punk-rocker Otto quits his supermarket job after slugging a co-worker and is later dumped by his girlfriend. After discovering that his parents have donated his college fund to a televangelist, he goes to work for a repo agency. Screens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at Beatnik Bob's Café, third floor of the City Museum, 701 North 15th Street. NR

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