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Demian Bichir stars in A Better Life as a Mexican immigrant living illegally in Los Angeles, trying to provide the best life he can for his son Luis (Jose Julian). Merrick Morton/Summit Publicity hide caption

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From East to West L.A. Alexandre Desplat 0:21

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Doctor Pasta Danny Green

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder. Kelvin Murray/Getty Images hide caption

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Jonathan Franzen is also the author of Freedom and the essay collection How To Be Alone. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO hide caption

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Oliver Sacks was an author, physician and a professor of neurology at the New York University School of Medicine. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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