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Identity Crisis: Shabana Azmi stars in playwright Girish Karnad's Kennedy Center production of Broken Images, about a Hindu short-story writer who wonders if she has betrayed her language and identity by writing an English best-seller. Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Brad Pitt plays Mr.O'Brien, an archetypal 1950s patriarch who loves his family and can't help but imposes huge expectations on them. Merie Wallace/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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John Waters darkens his mustache with an eyebrow pencil. "It's there," he says, "but it needs help, just like everything needs help that has some kind of style to it. It doesn't come naturally. It needs a little bit of help." Greg Gorman hide caption

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The cast of Paul Feig's Bridesmaids: Melissa McCarthy (from left), Ellie Kemper, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and co-writer Kristen Wiig. Suzanne Hanover/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Javier Bardem plays Uxbal, a hustler moving counterfeit goods, in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Biutiful. Jose Haro/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Norman Jewison (right) on the set of the 1999 film The Hurricane, which starred Denzel Washington as a boxer wrongly convicted of murder. Getty Images hide caption

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NOW Ensemble's new album Awake features five so-called indie classical composers. New Amsterdam hide caption

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Academy Award nominee Christopher Plummer (left) and Ewan McGregor star as father and son in Mike Mills' Beginners. Focus Features hide caption

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Susan Sarandon (left) as Louise and Geena Davis as Thelma in the 1991 film that won screenwriter Callie Khouri an Academy Award. MGM/Photofest hide caption

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