Mark Jenkins Mark Jenkins reviews movies for NPR.org, as well as for reeldc.com, which covers the Washington, D.C., film scene with an emphasis on art, foreign and repertory cinema.
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Quebec TV personality Maripier Marin makes her big screen debut in Canadian crime thriller The Fall of the American Empire. Van Royko/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Pawel Pawlikowski's film follows musician Wiktor (Tomasz Kot) and dancer Zola (Joanna Kulig) over the course of 15 tempestuous years. Lukasz Bak/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Tom Schiller plays artist Kurt Barnert, a character modeled on Gerhard Richter, in this old-fashioned melodrama from writer-director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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American Animals tells the mostly-true story of four young boys who attempt to pull off a rare book heist. (L-R: Jared Abrahamson, Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, Barry Keoghan) Film4 hide caption

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