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Madalena (Sonia Guedes), a baker in the fictional community of Jotuomba in Brazil's Vale do Paraiba, makes the journey each day from her impoverished rural town to the local coffee shop to sell her bread. FilmMovement hide caption

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Edward Norton plays a scoutmaster in search of his lost charge in Wes Anderson's latest film, Moonrise Kingdom. Focus Features hide caption

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A once-promising writer turned heroin addict, Anders (Anders Danielsen Lie) is released from his rehabilitation center for a day for a job interview in Oslo. Even as he goes out into the world, his melancholy mood continues to plague him. Strand Releasing hide caption

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Paralyzed after a paragliding accident, wealthy daredevil Philippe (Francois Cluzet) hires Driss (Omar Sy), a cocky ex-con, despite the concerns of his aides, including Yvonne (Anne Le Ny). Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Cousin Ben (Jason Schwartzman) leads Sam (Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hayward) down a dock in Moonrise Kingdom. The film, set in 1965, follows Sam and Suzy when they elope together into the wilderness of the fictitious New Penzance island. Niko Tavernise/Focus Features hide caption

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Galaxy Defenders: Ten years after Men In Black 2, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones reunite to play Agents J and K, partners in a covert organization dedicated to monitoring Earth's secret extraterrestrial population. Sony Pictures hide caption

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A scene from Battleship, which opens this weekend in the U.S. Thanks to earlier releases abroad, the film has already grossed $215 million worldwide. ILM/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Single mother Virginina (Jennifer Connelly) reads with her son, Emmett (Harrison Gilbertson), who remains devoted to her even when her ill-advised affair with the married sheriff of their small Virginia town puts pressure on her family. Entertainment One hide caption

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Elena (Nadezhda Markina), a dutiful wife to her wealthy husband and a burdened mother to her layabout son, manages to balance the needs of the two, until she learns her husband plans to leave her family nothing in his will. Zeitgeist Films hide caption

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Beast (John Tui), Hopper (Taylor Kitsch) and Raikes (Rihanna) are stunned by the appearance of invading alien forces in the motion picture adaption of the, yes, board game Battleship. Photo Credit: ILM/Universal Pictures/ILM/Universal Pictures hide caption

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