Unchained Melody: In his documentary The Agony And Ecstasy Of Phil Spector, director Vikram Jayanti casts the eccentric music producer in a decidedly kindly light. Vixpix Films hide caption

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Amateur Auteur: Michel (Jean-Pierre Bacri, left) is a reporter who asks Agathe (Agnes Jaoui) to be a subject in his documentary about "successful women" in Let It Rain. IFC Films hide caption

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On A Mission: In a breakthrough role, Jennifer Lawrence plays an Ozarks teenager who navigates ravaged terrain in search of her father. Sebastian Mlynarski hide caption

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Beyond The Sea: A broody fisherman (Colin Farrell) finds his interest piqued by the mysterious, aquatically inclined Ondine (Alicja Bachleda) after accidentally snaring her in his nets. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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The Unflappable Surgeon: Thomas Krueger (second from right) closed his Tennessee private practice in 2005 to join Doctors Without Borders. He spent two months in Liberia treating patients and training local doctors. Michael Coles/Red Floor Pictures hide caption

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Ogre Ennui: Family life with Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and kids has effectively tamed Shrek (Mike Myers) -- so he decides to make a dangerous deal to recapture his ogre-hood. DreamWorks Animation hide caption

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Star-Crossed: Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) and Charlie (Christopher Egan) meet in Verona, after Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter written to Shakespeare's tragic heroine — and decides to write back. John P. Johnson/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Parent Trapped: Annette Bening plays Karen, a middle-aged woman who lives with her mother and can't help obsessing over the baby she was forced to give up for adoption at 14. Ralph Nelson/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Cheap Shills: Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt play Kate and Alex, two New York antiques dealers with a knack for estate-sale finds that turn a pretty penny — and a marriage that's lost some of its shine. Piotr Redlinski/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Art Kingpin: Art Spindle (Danny Huston) is a cutthroat, stop-at-nothing art dealer who must have Piet Mondrian's first "Boogie Woogie" painting. He competes with other culturati to buy the painting, the price tag for which is upwards of $20 million. IFC hide caption

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Garden of Eden: In the beautiful Uruguayan countryside, a prosperous plantation family hosts a biographer who wants to write about their deceased novelist patriarch. Laura Linney plays the defiant widow who refuses to give permission for the project. Screen Media hide caption

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Through The Looking Glass: Greta Gerwig plays Florence, an aspiring singer who forges a connection with the depressed and aimless title character of Noah Baumbach's Greenberg. Wilson Webb/Focus Features hide caption

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The End Of The Affair: Giovanna Mezzogiorno plays Ida Dalser, Benito Mussolini's discarded lover and mother of his illegitimate child. The operatic Vincere shows Ida taking on the Mussolini machine — and losing. Daniele Musso/IFC Films hide caption

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Chasing Ghosts: Matt Damon plays Roy Miller, a disillusioned Army warrant officer charged with tracking down weapons of mass destruction in U.S.-occupied Iraq. Universal hide caption

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Family Ties: Demi Moore and Parker Posey play two sisters brought together by their aging father. John Baer hide caption

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