Sundance Film Festival 2008

The Park City At Midnight strand of Sundance Film Festival "offers eight films that are likely to amuse, surprise, or shock the bleary-eyed viewer and offer a lively last stop in the nightly film-going circuit".

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Diary Of The Dead Diary Of The Dead
Diary Of The Dead and Funny Games
Adventures Of Power (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Ari Gold; Writer: Ari Gold; Stars: Ari Gold, Shoshanna Stern, Adrian Grenier, Michael Mckean, Jane Lynch Steven Williams), Official Site
A small-town dreamer tries to realise his ambition of becoming the world's greatest air drummer.
The Brøken (Country: USA; Director: Sean Ellis; Writer: Sean Ellis; Stars: Lena Heady, Richard Jenkins, Asier Newman)
On a busy London street a woman sees herself driving by in her own car. Stunned, she trails the mystery woman as events take an eerie turn into a living nightmare.
Diary Of The Dead (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: George A Romero; Writer: George A Romero; Stars: Michelle Morgan, Joshua Close, Shawn Roberts, Amy Ciupak Lalonde, Joe Dinicol, Scott Wentworth, Philip Riccio, Chris Violette, Tatiana Maslany, Nick Alachiotis, Matt Birman)
Film students try to record the end of civilisation as they know it when the dead begin to walk. Plus read our with George A Romero.
Donkey Punch (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Olly Blackburn; Writer: Olly Blackburn, David Bloom; Stars: Robert Boulter, Sian Breckin, Tom Burke, Nichola Burley, Julian Morris, Jay Taylor, Jaime Winstone), Official Site, Trailer
Seven go mad on a yacht. Plus read our with the director and stars of the film. The film is out to own on November 10.
Funny Games (Country: France, US, UK, Italy; Year: 2007; Director: Michael Haneke; Writer: Michael Haneke; Stars: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, Brady Corbet, Siobhan Fallon, Arno Frisch, Boyd Gaines, Devon Gearhart, Robert LuPone, Linda Moran), Official Site
English language remake of the ice-cold horror about a family held hostage by a pair of preppy youngsters. Plus read our with producer Chris Coen.
Adventures Of Power Adventures Of Power
Adventures Of Power and Timecrimes
Hell Ride (Country: USA; Director: Larry Bishop; Writer: Larry Bishop; Stars: Larry Bishop, Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen)
Quentin Tarantino presents this bloody, sexy tale of motorcycle revenge. It's a modern-day take on 1960s motorcycle flicks, with bikers who hit the road to avenge the death of one of their "old ladies" at the hands of a rival motorcycle gang.
Otto; Or, Up With Dead People (Country: Germany, Canada; Year: 2007; Director: Bruce LaBruce; Writer: Bruce LaBruce; Stars: Jey Crisfar, Katharina Klewinghaus, Susanne Sachsse, Marcel Schlutt), Official Site
A romance with all that love entrails.
Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes, Time Crimes) (Country: Spain; Year: 2007; Director: Nacho Vigalondo; Writer: Nacho Vigalondo; Stars: Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte), Official Site
When a man accidentally travels back in time, he finds restoring the status quo is easier said than done. Plus read our exclusive interview with director Nacho Vigalondo.
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