Sundance Film Festival 2017

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Kuso Kuso
Kuso and The Little Hours
78/52 (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Alexandre O Philippe; Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Guillermo del Toro, Danny Elfman, Leigh Whannell, Peter Bogdanovich, Oz Perkins, Neil Marshall, Karyn Kusama, Bret Easton Ellis, Richard Stanley, Walter Murch, Mali Elfman, Fred Raskin, Josh C. Waller)
This is an unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, the "man behind the curtain," and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.
World premiere
Bad Day For The Cut (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Chris Baugh; Writer: Chris Baugh, Brendan Mullin; Stars: Nigel O'Neill, Susan Lynch, Józef Pawlowski, Stuart Graham, David Pearse, Anna Próchniak, Stella McCusker, Ian McElhinney, Brian Milligan, Shashi Rami, Lalor Roddy, Ryan McParland, Andrew Porter)
A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
World premiere
Bitch (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Marianna Palka; Writer: Marianna Palka; Stars: Jaime King, Jason Ritter, Brighton Sharbino, Eric Edelstein, Caroline Aaron, Marianna Palka, Roger Guenveur Smith, Bill Smitrovich, Sol Rodriguez, Rio Mangini, Jason Maybaum, Ren Hanami, Kingston Foster)
A woman snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband is forced to become reacquainted with his four children and sister-in-law as they attempt to keep the family together during this bizarre crisis.
World premiere
Bushwick (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jonathan Milott, Cary Murnion; Writer: Nick Damici, Graham Reznick; Stars: Brittany Snow, Dave Bautista, Arturo Castro, Christian Navarro, Angelic Zambrana, Jeff Lima, Patrick M. Walsh, Quincy Chad, Jay Hieron, Jeremie Harris, Alex Breaux, Ludovic Coutaud, Adrian Matilla, Justin L. Wilson, Myra Lucretia Taylor)
Lucy emerges from a Brooklyn subway to find that her neighbourhood is under attack by black-clad military soldiers. An ex-Marine corpsman, Stupe, reluctantly helps her fight for survival through a civil war, as Texas attempts to secede from the United States of America.
World premiere
Killing Ground (Country: Australia; Year: 2016; Director: Damien Power; Writer: Damien Power; Stars: Harriet Dyer, Aaron Pedersen, Stephen Hunter, Tiarnie Coupland, Ian Meadows, Maya Stange, Mitzi Ruhlmann, Aaron Glenane, Julian Garner, Tara Jade Borg, Michael Knott, Mark Gadaleta, Jackie Dettmer, Matthew Dettmer, Liam Parkes)
Ian and Samantha arrive at an isolated campsite to find an SUV and a tent — with no sign of the occupants. The discovery of a distressed child wandering in the woods unleashes a terrifying chain of events that will test the young couple's breaking point.
World premiere
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XX and Bushwick
Kuso (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Flying Lotus; Writer: David Firth, Flying Lotus; Stars: Anders Holm, George Clinton, Byron Bowers)
Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare.
World premiere
The Little Hours (Country: US, Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Jeff Baena; Writer: Jeff Baena; Stars: Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke, Nick Offerman, Jon Gabrus, Adam Pally, Lauren Weedman, Paul Weitz, Paul Reiser)
A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a dysfunctional convent in medieval Tuscany.
World premiere
XX (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Roxanne Benjamin, Sofia Carrillo, Karyn Kusama, St. Vincent, Jovanka Vuckovic; Writer: Jack Ketchum, Jovanka Vuckovic; Stars: Natalie Brown, Angela Trimbur, Mike Doyle, Breeda Wool, Kyle Allen, Peter DaCunha, Peyton Kennedy, Ron Lea, Christina Kirk, Jonathan Watton, Brenda Wehle, Morgan Krantz, Sanai Victoria, Lisa Renee Pitts, Morgan Peter Brown)
This all-female horror anthology features four dark tales.
World premiere
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