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BELOVED SIS­TERS When two sis­ters (Hen­ri­ette Con­fu­rius and Hannah Herzsprung) fall in love with the same man, what’s a guy to do? If you’re 18th­cen­tury Ger­man poet Friedrich Schiller (Flo­rian Stet­ter), you look at it as a two-for-one spe­cial and have af­fairs with both. Not rated. 138 min­utes. In French and Ger­man with sub­ti­tles. The Screen , Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

DO YOU BE­LIEVE? The lat­est Chris­tian-based drama looks at a wide cross-sec­tion of peo­ple and shows us how God has had an im­pact on their lives. Ev­ery­one from a white doc­tor (Sean Astin) to an African-Amer­i­can crim­i­nal (Senyo Amoaku, play­ing a char­ac­ter who is ac­tu­ally named Krim­i­nal) is cov­ered. Mira Sorvino also stars. Not rated. 115 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14 , Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

GETT: THE TRIAL OF VI­VIANE AM­SALEM Vet­eran Is­raeli brother-and-sis­ter di­rect­ing team Shlomi and Ronit Elk­a­betz take on the dra­co­nian sys­tem of Or­tho­dox Jewish law and mat­ters of di­vorce pro­ceed­ings in the pow­er­ful fol­low-up to the films To Take a Wife (2004) and 7 Days (2008). Ronit Elk­a­betz reprises her role as Vi­viane Am­salem, who faces off against judges, lawyers, and her dom­i­neer­ing, emo­tion­ally abu­sive hus­band but rou­tinely gets ig­nored at a rab­bin­cal court, where the law is slanted un­fairly to­ward the male as head of the house­hold. This taut, tense, and claus­tro­pho­bic drama is an in­dict­ment of a cul­ture that un­der­val­ues women’s voices in mat­ters of author­ity. Not rated. 115 min­utes. In He­brew, French, and Ara­bic with sub­ti­tles. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts , Santa Fe. (Michael Abatemarco) See re­view, Page 46.

THE GUN­MAN Sean Penn typ­i­cally shies away from straight­for­ward ac­tion pics, but here he seems to be go­ing for the late-ca­reer resur­gence that Liam Nee­son en­joyed in Taken — even work­ing with that film’s direc­tor, Pierre Morel. Penn plays a for­mer sniper who is forced back into the life of vi­o­lence in or­der to take out a bad guy ( Javier Bar­dem), with whom he shares a past. Rated R. 115 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14 , Santa Fe; Dream-Catcher , Es­pañola. (Not re­viewed)

IN­SUR­GENT The 2014 sci-fi film Diver­gent was a mod­est suc­cess, but it has enough fans for a se­quel, re­leased al­most one year later. To the unini­ti­ated, the plot may seem like non­sense, but ad­mir­ers of the first film and the book se­ries on which it is based will get it. Rated PG-13. 119 min­utes. Screens in 3-D and 2-D at Re­gal Sta­dium 14 , Santa Fe; Dream-Catcher , Es­pañola. (Not re­viewed)

LEG­ENDS FROM THE SKY You don’t see too many Navajo sci-fi pics. This one uses a mostly Na­tive cast and crew — writer and direc­tor Travis Holt Hamil­ton is an ex­cep­tion — to tell the story of a vet­eran (Ed­sel Pete) who re­turns to his reser­va­tion to find his grand­fa­ther miss­ing and a shady gov­ern­ment or­ga­ni­za­tion in charge. Not rated. 85 min­utes. In English and Diné with sub­ti­tles. Re­gal DeVar­gas , Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

PER­FOR­MANCE AT THE SCREEN The se­ries of high-def­i­ni­tion screen­ings con­tin­ues with a show­ing of Romeo and Juliet from Moscow’s Bol­shoi Ballet. Alexander Volchkov and Anna Nikulina star. 11:15 a.m. Sun­day, March 22, only. Not rated. 150 min­utes. The Screen , Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

’71 A squad of Bri­tish sol­diers is routed to Belfast dur­ing the con­flict in North­ern Ire­land. One of the men (Jack O’Con­nell) is sep­a­rated from the rest and must find a way back to safety. First-time direc­tor Yann De­mange and cine­matog­ra­pher Tat Rad­cliffe paint the screen with a fine sense of chiaroscuro, us­ing dark­ness and sil­hou­ettes to evoke wartime noir. How­ever, they don’t let us get to know the pro­tag­o­nist, so there’s lit­tle emo­tional at­tach­ment. Rated R. 99 min­utes. Re­gal DeVar­gas , Santa Fe. (Robert Ker) See re­view, Page 48.

THE WRECK­ING CREW Denny Tedesco’s mu­sic doc pays homage to his fa­ther and the other mem­bers of the Wreck­ing Crew — a group of leg­endary ses­sion mu­si­cians who recorded on many of the big­gest hits of the 1960s and ’70s. In ad­di­tion to giv­ing th­ese play­ers their due, the film al­lows them to re­visit the parts they made fa­mous decades ago, in­stru­ments in hand. Though the nar­ra­tive drags at times, it in­cor­po­rates suf­fi­cient hu­mor and his­tory along­side the hits to sat­isfy mu­sic nerds and laypeo­ple alike. Rated PG. 98 min­utes. Jean Cocteau Cinema , Santa Fe. (Loren Bien­venu). See re­view, Page 44.

Share and share alike: Hen­ri­ette Con­fu­rius and Hannah Herzsprung in Beloved Sis­ters , at The Screen in Santa Fe

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