OPEN­ING THIS WEEK

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COURT

Not rated. 116 min­utes. In Marathi, Hindi, English, and Gu­jarati with sub­ti­tles. The Screen. See re­view, Page 40.

JIMMY’S HALL

Rated PG-13. 109 min­utes. Vi­o­let Crown. See re­view, Page 38.

LEARN­ING TO DRIVE

Wendy (Pa­tri­cia Clark­son), a New York book critic in the midst of a fail­ing mar­riage, takes driv­ing lessons from Dar­wan, a Sikh In­dian (Ben Kings­ley). A pro­fes­sor in In­dia who was im­pris­oned for his re­li­gious be­liefs, Dar­wan is now a part-time cab driver in the U.S., where he has won po­lit­i­cal asy­lum. As she learns to drive, these two peo­ple from very dif­fer­ent back­grounds bond over their prob­lems and form a friend­ship. Based on a New Yorker es­say by Katha Pol­litt. Rated R. 90 min­utes. Re­gal DeVar­gas. (Not re­viewed)

90 MIN­UTES IN HEAVEN

Based on the mega-selling, faith-based book, this movie tells the tale of Don Piper (Hay­den Christensen), a Bap­tist min­is­ter who gets into a car ac­ci­dent, nearly dies, and re­turns to re­gale us with sto­ries of see­ing his grand­mother and singing in choirs. Rated PG-13. 121 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14. (Not re­viewed)

THE PER­FECT GUY

Fresh from a breakup in which her whole life came crash­ing down, Leah (Sanaa Lathan) re­bounds with some­one who seems like the ideal part­ner (Michael Ealy). Be­fore long, how­ever, he starts to creep her out. Is he truly dan­ger­ous? Rated PG-13. 100 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Dream Catcher. (Not re­viewed)

PER­FOR­MANCE AT THE SCREEN

The se­ries of screen­ings con­tin­ues with The Three Tenors in Con­cert — a record­ing of the 1990 per­for­mance by Lu­ciano Pavarotti, Plá­cido Domingo, and José Car­reras at Rome’s Terme di Cara­calla. The reper­toire is a mix of Ital­ian arias and pop­u­lar tra­di­tional songs. 11:15 a.m. Sun­day, Sept. 13, only. Not rated. 86 min­utes. The Screen, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

THE VISIT

The latest film by M. Night Shya­malan cen­ters on two chil­dren (Olivia DeJonge and Ed Ox­en­bould) who spend a week at their grand­par­ents’ house. When they stay up past their strict bed­time, they learn that Nana (Deanna Du­na­gan) gets up to some pretty weird stuff at night. When Pop Pop (Peter McRob­bie) also starts act­ing strange, the ques­tion be­comes whether or not they’ll sur­vive the visit. Rated PG-13. 94 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Re­gal DeVar­gas; Dream Catcher. (Not re­viewed)

WE COME AS FRIENDS

The Su­dan is big, un­ruly, mag­nif­i­cent, chaotic, some­times beau­ti­ful, of­ten painful. This doc­u­men­tary is a lot like that too. It’s from Aus­trian-French film­maker Hu­bert Sau­per, who trav­eled in a home­made ul­tra­light plane dur­ing and af­ter the 2011 ref­er­en­dum that split South Su­dan off into an in­de­pen­dent na­tion. A Su­danese ra­dio an­nouncer de­scribes the coun­try as “at the epi­cen­ter of a col­li­sion be­tween Amer­ica and China.” The big pow­ers are rac­ing to ex­ploit its nat­u­ral re­sources, while mouthing plat­i­tudes of bring­ing cul­tural and eco­nomic en­light­en­ment that can only be a boon to the coun­try. The go­ing in this movie can be rough, both emo­tion­ally and stylis­ti­cally, but it’s a worth­while, eye­open­ing jour­ney. Not rated. 110 min­utes. In English, French, Chi­nese, Ara­bic, Dinka, Nuer, Bari, and Zande, with sub­ti­tles. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts. (Jonathan Richards)

Don’t stay up too late: Deanna Du­na­gan in The Visit, at Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Re­gal DeVar­gas, and DreamCatcher in Es­pañola

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