Jews Alon and Orith Silberg (Pascal Elbe and Emmanuelle Devos) and Palestinians Leila and Yacine Al Bezaaz (Areen Omari and Mehdi Dehbi) find out that their sons have been switched at birth. Cohen Media hide caption

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Mark (John Hawkes), a disabled man who has spent most of his life in an iron lung, decides to lose his virginity to a sex surrogate, Cheryl (Helen Hunt). Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Simon and the Oaks serves as a rather too cozy consideration of Nazi sympathies in Sweden during the early years of World War II. The Film Arcade hide caption

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Filmmaker Andrea Arnold won the Cannes Film Festival's Jury Prize for her 2006 film Red Road; her short film Wasp earned her an Oscar the year before. Oscilloscope Pictures hide caption

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The Ostroffs (Allison Janney and Oliver Platt) and their good friends, the Walling family (Hugh Laurie and Alia Shawkat), are shaken when the Ostroffs' daughter comes home for the holidays. Myles Aronowitz/ATO Pictures hide caption

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Nona (Viola Davis), a well-meaning teacher, teams up with warrior mom Jamie (Maggie Gyllenhaal) to fix the education system that failed their children. Kerry Hayes/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Inspired by events in Gloucester, Mass., 17 Girls focuses on a gaggle of French high schoolers who make a pregnancy pact — in large part to exercise control over their lives. Strand Releasing hide caption

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Navy veteran Freddie (Joaquin Phoenix) falls under the influence of cult leader Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) in The Master. Phil Bray/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Frustrated author Rory (Bradley Cooper) and his wife, Dora (Zoe Saldana), come into possession of a manuscript that Rory decides to pass off as his own. Jonathan Wenk/CBS Films hide caption

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Lauren (co-writer Lauren Anne Miller) and Katie (Ari Graynor) are reluctant roommates turned business partners in For a Good Time, Call .... Ryder Sloane/Focus Features hide caption

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Fang "Jenni" Lee, raised in Berkeley, Calif., returns to China to help broker the adoption of another little girl. Linda Goldstein Knowlton/Long Shot Factory hide caption

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Bodybuilder Dennis (Kim Kold) and gym owner Toi (Lamaiporn Sangmanee Hougaard) share a tender moment. Film Movement hide caption

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Eli (Jesse Eisenberg) and his mother, Penny (Melissa Leo), fall in with Penny's inept drug dealer, Sprinkles (Tracy Morgan), in the trite new indie drama Why Stop Now. Jacob Hutchings/IFC Entertainment hide caption

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