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  • Only the Brave

    Writer-director Lane Nishikawa dramatizes the events of October 30, 1944, when a U.S. battalion of Japanese-American soldiers rescued 211 Texas National Guardsmen who'd spent a week pinned down by German forces in the mountains near Bruyeres, France. more...
  • Open City (NR)

    Roberto Rossellini's 1946 story of a group of workers and a priest in 1943-'44 Rome, declared an “open city” by the Nazis, was begun only two months after the liberation. more...
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  • Open Hearts

    “Tragedy is not an integral part of modern life the way it was in other eras,” says Danish director Susanne Bier, and in her wrenching 2002 drama the characters' inability to accept suffering—their own or other people's—leads to even greater heartache. more...
  • Open Water (R)

    A squabbling career couple (Daniel Travis and Blanchard Ryan) arrive at an exotic island resort and sign on for a chartered diving excursion, but their vacation becomes a nightmare when they surface and find their boat has vanished. more...
  • Opening Night

    For all of John Cassavetes's concern with acting, this 1977 film is the only one of his features that takes it on as a subject; it also boasts his most impressive cast. more...
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  • Or

    Keren Yedaya's powerful and memorable Israeli drama (2004) won a well-deserved prize for best first feature at the Cannes film festival. more...
  • Orange Revolution

    Steve York directed this lively account of the mass demonstrations that gripped Ukraine in 2004, following the ruling authoritarian regime's attempt to steal the presidential election from the charismatic reform candidate, Viktor Yushchenko. more...
  • The Order of Myths

    Margaret Brown explores the legacy of segregation in her native Mobile, Alabama, by contrasting the two societies—one white, the other black—that stage elaborate Mardi Gras celebrations every year. more...
  • Les ordres

    Michel Brault's powerful documentary (1974) of the 1970 Quebec crisis, when civil liberties were suspended after the kidnapping of a British government offical by members of a secessionist group. more...
  • The Organizer

    Marcello Mastroianni in one of his best roles, as a late-19th-century labor leader orchestrating a strike at a Turin textile plant. more...
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  • The Orphanage

    Despite a few bloodcurdling shocks, this handsome Spanish ghost story from producer Guillermo del Toro follows in the suggestive, richly romantic tradition of the old Val Lewton chillers. more...
  • Orpheus

    Jean Cocteau's surrealistic transposition of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to postoccupation Paris, where Death (Maria Casares) emerges from memories of the Nazis. more...