Kathryn Bolkovac (at left), the inspiration for the film The Whistleblower, poses at the Toronto Film Festival in September, 2010 with actress Rachel Weisz, who plays the character based on Bolkovac in the film. Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images hide caption

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Jon Favreau began his career as a comedic actor but has since directed box-office smashes like Elf, Iron Man and Iron Man 2. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Brendan Gleeson plays Sgt. Gerry Boyle in John Michael McDonagh's black comedy The Guard. Sony Picture Classics hide caption

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Ben Freeth (right) and Mike Campbell (left) are two of Zimbabwe's few remaining white farmers. Robin Hammond/ hide caption

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Steve Carell stars in Crazy, Stupid, Love as Cal Weaver, a soon-to-be divorcee who turns to Ryan Gosling for help in refining his dating skills. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Picture hide caption

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In Sarah's Key, American journalist Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas) tries to find out what happened during World War II on the property where she recently moved with her husband. Julien Bonet/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Hiroaki Aikawa and his son, Taiji, mourn the death of Hiroaki's wife, in Kevin Macdonald's Life in a Day, produced by Scott Free UK. Scott Free UK hide caption

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Newly minted indie film darling Brit Marling is the star and co-writer of Another Earth, entering limited release this weekend. Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Bob Ingersoll (left) spent nine years with Nim, the subject of an experiment to see if apes could communicate with humans using sign language. Ingersoll is now the president of Mindy's Memory Primate Sanctuary. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Isaiah Saxon (left), Sean Hellfritsch and Daren Rabinovitch began collaborating on films in San Francisco in 2003. Their digital animation company, Encyclopedia Pictura, combines live action, stop-motion and CGI components into a unique visual style. Courtesy of Encyclopedia Pictura hide caption

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The characters Lily (shown) and Snow Flower exchange secret messages written between the folds of a fan. Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Baya shows Arthur a scrapbook of former "fascists" she's converted to her left-wing causes by sleeping with them. Music Box Films hide caption

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Back To School: Tom Hanks plays a middle-aged man who reinvents himself by enrolling at his local college after he loses his longtime job at a big-box company. Bruce Talamon/Universal hide caption

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