Word Pictures: The Day After, with The Seagull and On Chesil Beach

Wrapped up in books: the different levels of narrative and time in a trio of tales about lovelorn men
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Deep Focus: Les Parents terribles

Mother's favorite: Jean Cocteau's symphony of dysfunction has its U.S. premiere theatrical run
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Queer & Now & Then: 1982

No place like home: Robert Altman’s Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean centers on a vibrantly portrayed transgender character
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News to Me: Corneliu Porumboiu, Kristen Stewart, Abderrahmane Sissako

Whistling while you work: the director’s first film abroad considers code and genre through an unusual linguistic phenomenon
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