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  • Cafe de Flore

    Director Jean-Marc Vallée intertwines two separate stories—one about a mother and her mentally challenged son, the other about the love affairs of a popular DJ—in this 2011 Canadian drama. more...
  • Café Society
  • Café Society (PG-13)

    For the first time since Radio Days (1987), Woody Allen provides the voice-over narration for one of his own stories, his thick-tongued delivery reinforcing one's sense of this Depression-era romance as an old man's nostalgia trip. more...
  • Cairo Time (PG)

    In this superior indie drama, a Canadian woman (the luminous Patricia Clarkson) arrives in Cairo expecting to meet her husband, a UN staffer, for an Egyptian vacation. more...
  • Calamity Jane

    An elaboration of the concept of Annie Get Your Gun—not to mention Doris Day's tomboy image in On Moonlight Bay—this 1953 western musical is perhaps best remembered for its Oscar-winning tune “Secret Love”; otherwise there's Howard Keel as Wild Bill Hickok, direction by David Butler, and all that kinky cross-dressing. more...
  • Camila (R)

    A melodrama of doomed love in the tradition of Elvira Madigan and Mayerling, this 1984 feature is set in Buenos Aires in the 1840s and follows a spirited upper-class girl (Susu Pecoraro) as she enters into a dangerous affair with the priest (Imanol Arias) who's her confessor. more...
  • The Captive

    A considerable departure for Chantal Akerman: not only her first truly literary film (2000), but perhaps the one that works best in narrative terms. more...
  • Caramel (PG)

    In this seductive 2007 ensemble comedy, director and cowriter Nadine Labaki stars as the Christian proprietor of a Beirut beauty salon who's stuck in a dead-end affair with a married man. Emotional support comes from her staff and clientele, including a woman who suppresses her lesbianism, a Muslim who's concealing her loss of virginity from her fiance, a menopausal divorcee who auditions for TV commercials, and an aging seamstress whose incipient autumn romance is threatened by the demands of her senile older sister. more...
  • Carol (R)

    Todd Haynes's Far From Heaven (2002) slayed critics with its provocative presentation of modern racial and sexual issues through the lens of a high-Hollywood 50s melodrama. more...
  • Casque d'Or

    A radiant Simone Signoret dominates Jacques Becker's 1952 film, which is based on a Paris underworld incident of 1898 that is, in some ways, the French parallel to the legend of Frankie and Johnny. more...
  • Certified Copy (NR)

    The title of this 2010 French release translates more precisely as "true or faithful copy," which may give you a better idea where Iranian writer-director Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry) is going with it. more...
  • Cesar

    For the next two weeks Gene Siskel Film Center presents a new digital restoration of Marcel Pagnol's beloved "Marseille Trilogy," three long dramatic features—Marius (1931), Fanny (1932), and César (1936)—about a fractured family in the French seaside town. more...
  • The Charmer
  • The Charmer

    I enjoyed this Danish-Swedish coproduction as a contemporary update of the sort of story most associated with Honoré de Balzac—i.e., one that scrutinizes the workings of sex and power as a means of commenting on larger social structures. more...