In Selected Theaters: “Departures,” “What Goes Up”

by | May 29, 2009 at 5:33 PM | The Movies

Here is what’s opening in selected cities this weekend, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God that your city has been selected.

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The 2008 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film finally reaches American audiences, telling the story of a cellist whose dreams are dashed by the dissolution of his orchestra, and is forced to move back to his small home town to take a socially undesirable job as an undertaker

What Goes Up
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Steve Coogan, Hilary Duff, Josh Peck, Olivia Thirlby and Molly Shannon star in a dramedy about a New York reporter in 1980s New Hampshire covering the story of Christa McAullife, the first civilian astronaut, searching for the nature of heroism among the stories of local high school outcasts and a friend he recently lost to suicide.