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Aida's Secrets Truth, they say, is stranger than fiction. They just don't say it to Holocaust survivors, lest they get smacked in the face. For the reasons why, witness this twisty tale of family secrets, as uncovered by a 67-year-old survivor of Bergen-Belsen who discovers that his bloodline is richer and more complex than he ever thought. The Hollywood Reporter says the film is going to make you want to rush out and consult a genealogist. Unless you're Steve Bannon, in which case no news is good news, I guess. (NR)

Gangster Land From the looks of it, the mean streets of a studio tour appear to have provided the backdrop for this low-budget period crime drama, in which the underworld enmities that led to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre are seen through the eyes of Al Capone's right-hand man, Jack McGurn. Capone is played by Mel Gibson's son Milo; gee, I hope he found some way to research the traits of aging psychopaths who are a danger to everyone around them. Like all worthy projects, this one features Jamie-Lynn Sigler as a flapper. Now there's a Charleston to chew on. (NR)

The Square Hey, who's up for some Swedish satire? Who isn't already Swedish, I mean? The Palme d'Or winner at this year's Cannes concerns the brouhaha that erupts when an art gallery tries to spice up its promotion of an installation that might be too bland. A cast that includes Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West is headlined by Danish actor Claes Bang (which is a real person, honest, not an identity created by the predictive text on PornHub). Fun trivia: Supporting actor Terry Notary was cast after director Ruben Ostlund did a Google search for the term "actor imitating monkey." Seen Tape? I would have thought that title belonged forever to Ethan Hawke. (R)

Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas If you've already checked out Coco, then you might be ready for an animated feature that was made by actual Hispanics. But don't worry: You don't have to understand Spanish, because they've dubbed it into English. (Whew, that was close!) Its predecessor, 2012's Tad, the Lost Explorer, didn't even get released stateside, but that hopefully won't be too much of a stumbling block as the titular bricklayer-turned-adventurer tries to rescue his girlfriend from a millionaire who's after a necklace once owned by King Midas. Hmmm ... a rich guy who's obsessed with gold and a danger to women. There's got to be a pee-pee tape in there somewhere. (PG)

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