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Deception And Suspense By The Sea In The Iranian Mystery 'About Elly'

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Ivo (Lembit Ulfsak) is a pacifist. But NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Tangerines is an "object lesson in the resilience of ancient animosities." Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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A Tart Take On Bitter Realities In 'Tangerines'

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In 'True Story,' A Shamed Journalist Interviews A Fugitive Who Stole His Identity

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Awkward At Times But 'Child 44' Can Hold Audiences' Attention

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In 'Clouds Of Sils Maria,' An Actress Faces Past, Present And Future In An Instant

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