Sundance Film Festival 2018

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The Rider The Rider
The Rider and I Am Not A Witch
Beast (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Pearce; Writer: Michael Pearce; Stars: Geraldine James, Johnny Flynn, Jessie Buckley, Hattie Gotobed, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Shannon Tarbet, Emily Taaffe, Trystan Gravelle, Tim Woodward, Olwen Fouere, Oliver Maltman, Richard Laing, Djalenga Scott, Joanna Croll, Barry Aird)
A woman finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider to their small community, who is suspected of murder.
The Death Of Stalin (Country: UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Armando Iannucci; Writer: Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows, based on the comic book by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin; Stars: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Paddy Considine, Michael Palin, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Olga Kurylenko, Richard Brake, Adrian McLoughlin, Gerard Lepowski Jonathan Aris, Paul Whitehouse, Paul Chahidi)
After Stalin dies farce and political intrigue (equally hilarious) ensues. Somehow the USSR survives. The rule of fear is superseded by a gang of fools
Foxtrot (Country: Israel, France, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Samuel Maoz; Writer: Samuel Maoz; Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Dekel Adin, Yehuda Almagor, Shaul Amir, Gefen Barkai, Ran Buxenbaum, Rami Buzaglo, Aryeh Cherner, Eden Daniel, Yaakov Zada Daniel, Yael Eisenberg, Itay Exlroad, Eden Gmliel, Ilia Grosz)
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
I Am Not A Witch (Country: UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Rungano Nyoni; Writer: Rungano Nyoni; Stars: Gloria Huwiler, Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Travers Merrill, Nancy Murilo, Nellie Munamonga, Dyna Mufuni, Chileshe Kalimamukwento, Ritah Mubanga)
A young girl is accused of being a witch.
The Rider (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Chloé Zhao; Writer: Chloé Zhao; Stars: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Cat Clifford, Terri Dawn Pourier, Lane Scott, Tanner Langdeau, James Calhoon, Derrick Janis)
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Morgan Spurlock; Writer: Jeremy Chilnick, Morgan Spurlock; Stars: Morgan Spurlock, Jonathan Buttram)
Morgan Spurlock reignites his battle with the food industry - this time from behind the register - as he opens his own fast food restaurant

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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