THE WOMAN IN THE FIFTH
Where: St. Anthony Main.
This which-way-is-up psychological mystery teases with our perceptions of reality. Ethan Hawke stars as Tom, an American novelist and professor visiting Paris to reunite with his 6-year-old daughter. Tom finds himself fleeing the police without a franc to his name, and the enigmatic tale leads him into relationships with Polish waitress Anna (Joanna Kulig) and affluent widow Margit (Kristin Scott Thomas). (Rating: R. In subtitled French and English.) COLIN COVERT
A CAT IN PARIS
Closer to the hand-drawn illustration style of storybooks than American animated extravaganzas, the French cartoon "A Cat in Paris" should charm young viewers. Exciting adventure awaits little Zoe as her pet cat Dino scampers across the city's rooftops with daring burglar Nico. When Zoe's curiosity about her pet's nighttime rambles gets the best of her, she encounters a gang leader plotting to steal a remarkable statue. The perils facing Zoe and her police inspector mom are just shivery enough to give the story some spice. There's a high-altitude climax amid the gargoyles of Notre Dame Cathedral. (Rating: PG.)