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Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' October 30-November 1

Shed some light on what it's like to twirl and leap for a major ballet company and see how a housekeeper's daughter brings chaos to the life of a family in Brazil. This week, Up to Date's indie, foreign and documentary film critics have a few treats — but no tricks — for your Halloween weekend.

Cynthia Haines

Coming Home, PG-13

  • The affect the Chinese Cultural Revolution has on a Chinese family

The Second Mother, R (Portuguese with English subtitles)

  • Brazilian housekeeper's daughter moves in and causes havoc.

Goodnight Mommy, R, (German with English subtitles)

  • Twin boys doubt the woman who claims to be their mother is telling the truth.

Steve Walker

Truth, R

  • Cate Blanchett gives a fiery performance as the 60 Minutes producer behind the story that led to Dan Rather's departure from CBS.

The Second Mother, R (Portuguese with English subtitles)

  • Funny and trenchant Brazilian film about how a domestic worker's daughter shakes up the family her mother works for 

A Ballerina's Tale, not rated

  • Documentary about Misty Copeland's journey to her historic principal dancer status with American Ballet Theatre