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Celebrating its 21st year. The Dramatic Grand Jury Prize went to Forty Shades Of Blue - "the story of Laura, a Russian woman living in Memphis with Alan, a legendary music producer twice her age...When Alan's estranged adult son comes for a visit a bond develops between them that destabilises her ordered world." - while Why We Fight - examining how the American arms industry has become an economic necessity - was named best documentary. In the World Cinema competitions, Shape Of The Moon - about three generations of a Christian family living in Muslim-dominated Indonesia - won the Documentary Award, while and drama about post-civil war Angola - The Hero - won the Dramatic plaudit.
View Films by Strand:
- American Documentary Competition
- American Dramatic Competition
- American Spectrum
- Park City At Midnight
- Special Screenings
- World Documentary Competition
- World Dramatic Competition
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Sundance Latest Reviews
Cockney drug dealer become enmeshed in gang war over stolen happy pills.
A redundant shipworker from Glasgow dreams of swimming the English Channel.
The silent love affair between a battered wife and a respectful intruder.
Story of Canadian Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire's UN role in Rwanda, tracing his return to the country 10 years after the genocide.
A recently bereaved screenwriter struggles to get his film produced without too many compromises, but personal compromises can be much more dangerous.
Deflecting the fury of a woman scorned with frequent showers, Bloody Marys and a little light humour.
A lonely man's search for happiness.
A clever girl in a Beverly Hills private school has no inhibitions about causing emotional havoc.
True story of poacher hunters in the mountains of Tibet.
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Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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