Sundance Film Festival 2005

Late night shocks and off-the-wall films feature in this showcase of eight movies.

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Three Extremes Three Extremes
Three Extremes and 9 Songs
9 Songs (Country: UK; Year: 2004; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Kieran O'Brien, Margo Stilley, Huw Bunford, Cian Ciaran, The Dandy Warhols, Elbow, Franz Ferdinand, Bobby Gillespie, Bob Hardy, Dafydd Ieuan, Alex Kapranos)
Two people meet at a gig and have lots of sex, while Michael Winterbottom watches.
Dirty Love (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: John Mallory Asher; Writer: Jenny McCarthy; Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Carmen Electra, Victor Webster, Kam Heskin, Guillermo Díaz, Jessica Collins, Renee Albert, Noah Harpster, Jay Johnston, Judith Drake)
A jilted girl tries to win back her man.
Hard Candy (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: David Slade; Writer: Brian Nelson; Stars: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae, Gilbert John, Cori Bright, Erin Kraft)
A thirtysomething man picks up an underage girl in a cyber cafe and gets more than he bargained for.
Matando Cabos (Country: Mexico; Year: 2004; Director: Alejandro Lozano; Writer: Tony Dalton, Kristoff, Alejandro Lozano; Stars: Tony Dalton, Ana Claudia Talancón, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Kristoff, Raúl Méndez, Joaquín Cosio, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Rocío Verdejo, Silverio Palacios, Jacqueline Voltaire, Pedro Altamirano)
A bungled kidnapping sees the wrong man get nabbed. But a counterkidnapping makes life tricky in this darkly comic thriller.
Oldboy (Old Boy) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2004; Director: Park Chan-wook; Writer: Hwang Jo-yun, Lim Joon-hyung, Park Chan-wook, Tsuchiya Garon, Minegishi Nobuaki; Stars: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jung, Chi Dae-han, Oh Dal-su, Kim Byoung-ok, Lee Seung-shin, Yoon Jin-seo, Lee Dae-yun, Oh Gwang-rok)
A revenge drama from South Korea creates a mystery for the long term prisoner who is released. Now out to own as part of the box set.
Hard Candy Hard Candy
Hard Candy and Oldboy
Strangers With Candy (Country: US; Year: 2004; Director: Paul Dinello; Writer: Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris)
Film prequel to the cult US TV hit about a middle-aged former junkie who emerges from prison hoping to start her life again.
Three Extremes (Saam gaang yi) (Country: Hong Kong, Korea, Japan; Year: 2004; Director: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Park Chan-Wook; Writer: Lillian Lee, Park Chan-Wook, Haruko Fukushima, Bun Saikou; Stars: Ling Bai, Miriam Yeung, Tony Leung, Miki Yeung, So-Fun Wong, Kyoko Hasegawa, Mai Suzuki, Yuu Suzuki, Byung-hun Lee, Won-hie Lim, Hye-jeong Kong, Dae-yeon Lee)
Three of Asia's premier horror directors deliver spine-tingling short tales of terror, torture and tormented twins.
What Is It? (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: Crispin Glover; Writer: Crispin Glover; Stars: Michael Blevis, Rikky Wittman, John Insinna, Kelly Swiderski, Lisa Fusco, Crispin Glover, Steven C Stewart, Adam Parfrey, the voice of Fairuza Balk)
Avant garde examination of a lonely life.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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