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"Copperhead" - travel to upstate New York in the 1860s and witness a family divided by the American Civil War - based on the novel by Harold Frederic and starring Francois Arnaud (TV's "The Borgias") and Billy Campbell (TV's "Killing Lincoln")
"Mobius" -agent Moise will do anything to derail an international money laundering operation - even fall in love! - stars Jean Dujardin ("The Wolf of Wall Street"), Cecile de France ("The Kid with a Bike") and Tim Roth ("Arbitrage")
"Philomena" - based on a true story- a former political writer finds new purpose in life in helping an elderly woman find the son she was forced to give up decades ago - winner of nine Venice Film Festival Awards - stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan (who co-wrote the screenplay)
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" - now it is Ben Stiller's turn to direct and play the title role in this modern adaptation of James Thurber's classic short story - or is it all a dream? - also starring Kristin Wigg and Shirley MacLaine