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  • Paradise Now (PG-13)

    Netherlands-based filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad has done entertaining (Rana's Wedding) as well as interesting (Ford Transit) work, focusing on the traversing of checkpoints and loyalties by Palestinians and Israelis. more...
  • Paris (R)

    Soggy stuff from French director Cedric Klapisch (When the Cat’s Away), set in the title city and collecting the routine travails of various urbanites. more...
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  • Pas de Panique

    Denis Rabaglia directed this 2006 comedy about a man diagnosed with "extreme fear of responsibility" after assuming control of the family business. more...
  • The Passion

    After a leak from his apartment damages a 16th-century religious fresco, a TV director agrees to stage a Good Friday celebration to retire the debt. more...
  • The Patriot

    A widower and father of seven (Mel Gibson) tries to stay out of the Revolutionary War but ends up fighting for independence after one of his children is murdered. more...
  • Patriot Games (R)

    If you weren't bored stiff by The Hunt for Red October, you may enjoy this even duller follow-up (1992), based on another Tom Clancy novel. more...
  • Paul Goodman Changed My Life (NR)

    In this heady documentary, TV footage of left-wing social critic Paul Goodman being interviewed by conservative host William F. Buckley Jr. in 1966 makes one realize how low public discourse in America has sunk since then: despite the men's political differences, their freewheeling discussion, touching on topics from education to pornography, is playful instead of rancorous. more...
  • Peace on Earth Film Festival

    Hosted by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the second Peace on Earth Film Festival runs Friday through Sunday, February 26 through 28, at the Chicago Cultural Center. more...
  • Peace on Earth Film Festival

    This four-day festival of films, devoted to "nonviolence, tolerance, social justice, and environmental recoveries," runs Thursday, March 6, through Sunday, March 9. more...
  • Pee Mak

    In this Thai horror comedy, a man returns home from war and introduces his fellow soldiers to his wife and newborn son, who may not be what they seem. more...
  • Performance

    Artsy decadence from Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell, in which the narrative decays more quickly than the characters (1970). more...
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  • Persistence of Vision

    Kevin Schreck tells the engrossing story of Canadian animator Richard Williams, who founded a successful London studio in the 50s, and his three-decade quest to complete a wildly ambitious children's feature called "The Thief and the Cobbler," which ended in heartache. more...