A once-promising writer turned heroin addict, Anders (Anders Danielsen Lie) is released from his rehabilitation center for a day for a job interview in Oslo. Even as he goes out into the world, his melancholy mood continues to plague him. Strand Releasing hide caption

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Paralyzed after a paragliding accident, wealthy daredevil Philippe (Francois Cluzet) hires Driss (Omar Sy), a cocky ex-con, despite the concerns of his aides, including Yvonne (Anne Le Ny). Weinstein Co. hide caption

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A Paris-based mystery writer (Jean-Paul Rouve) journeys to a cold and remote area of France hoping for an inheritance — and finds instead a story idea in the mysterious death of a local Marilyn Monroe lookalike (Sophie Quinton). First Run Features hide caption

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Filmmaker Nadine Labaki plays the lead role of Amale, a widow who organizes women in a Lebanese village to help tamp down flaring sectarian tensions, in her film Where Do We Go Now? Rudy Bou Chebel /Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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In building its case for the need to address flaws in current water management practices, the documentary Last Call at the Oasis shows the negative effects of such systems on communities, including this dry lake in Australia. Participant Media hide caption

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Anne (Juliette Binoche), a Parisian journalist writing for the women's magazine Elle, interviews two university students moonlighting as prostitutes. She develops a sisterlike rapport with Charlotte (Anais Demoustier), a young woman from the Paris suburbs. Kino Lorber hide caption

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A migrant Florida tomato grower and member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers drinks from a jug of water. As part of a larger discussion of societal thinking about debt, Payback looks at the sometimes harsh treatment by companies of migrant workers. Zeitgeist Films hide caption

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Nicknamed "Oscar" by Chimpanzee's filmmakers, the young chimp at the center of the film is adopted by an older male chimp — a rare occurrence — after his mother is killed. Disneynature hide caption

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A man eyes some of the women working at the upscale Fish Tank brothel in Bangkok. The documentary Whores' Glory chronicles the experiences of sex workers in relatively clean establishments — and some living in de facto slavery. Vinai Dithajohn/Lotus Films hide caption

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Both facing reminders that they're getting older, Mary (Isabella Rossellini) and her husband Adam (William Hurt) adapt differently to what acting their age means: Mary with bathroom grab-bars and Adam with Red Bull. Olive Films hide caption

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Set during the 1973 military coup that ousted Chile's president and installed Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, Post Mortem follows Mario (Alfredo Castro, left), a transcription clerk at the hospital morgue where Dr. Castillo (Jaime Vadell, right) and his assistant Sandra (Amparo Noguera) perform autopsies. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Reluctant Papa: Michel Piccoli (center) plays Melville, a cardinal surprisingly elected pope by his peers. At a critical moment before he must address his new flock, Melville insists he can't take the job. Philippe Antonello/IFC Film hide caption

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The documentary Surviving Progress illustrates its arguments on the sustainability of human behavior in the context of environmental degradation with striking images of life in cities like Sao Paulo. First Run Features hide caption

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