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Daryl McCormack and Emma Thompson star in Good Luck To You, Leo Grande. Nick Wall/Courtesy of Sundance Institute hide caption

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Actor Amir Jadidi stars in Asghar Farhadi's film, A Hero. Amazon Studios hide caption

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Seidi Haarla plays a Finnish archaeology student traveling by train through Russia in Compartment No. 6. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Strangers on a train share a bumpy ride in the Finnish film 'Compartment No. 6'

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Tina Turner performs with the Ikettes in 1973 in the HBO documentary Tina. Rhonda Graam/HBO Max hide caption

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Great 2021 Music Documentaries We Missed

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Rahim (Amir Jadidi) tries to reconnect with his son (Saleh Karimai) in A Hero. Amir Hossein Shojaei/Amazon Studios hide caption

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A seemingly good deed goes awry in Asghar Farhadi's gripping moral drama 'A Hero'

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Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in The Tragedy of Macbeth, directed by Joel Coen. Alison Rosa/A24/Apple TV+ hide caption

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Joaquin Phoenix and Woody Norman in Mike Mills' film C'mon C'mon. A24 hide caption

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A24

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Nine Days, which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, is writer-director Edson Oda's debut feature film. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Iranian Oscars entry 'A Hero' explores the complexity of a good deed

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Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jennifer Lawrence in Don't Look Up. Niko Tavernise/Netlfix hide caption

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In 'Parallel Mothers,' Almodóvar hitches unruly passions to women and family

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Review: Every beat of 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' is a cinematic flourish

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Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand play Shakespeare's famously murderous couple in The Tragedy of Macbeth. Apple TV+ hide caption

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This 'Macbeth' adaptation distills Shakespeare's tragedy to its furious essence

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