Sundance Film Festival 2011

Home to horror films and extreme comedies, Black Dynamite, The Blair Witch Project and Saw are among the films that have screened here.

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Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel
Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel and Troll Hunter
The Catechism Cataclysm (Year: 2011; Director: Todd Rohal; Writer: Todd Rohal; Stars: Steve Little, Robert Longstreet, Wally Dalton, Miki Ann Maddox, Koko Lanham, Rico A. Comic, Jay Wesley Cochran, Joe Ivy, Barbara Pomer, Enrique Olguin, Lynn Shelton, Ernie Joseph, Timothy Watkins, Kevin Seal, Andy Tribolini), Official Site
After becoming disinterested with the church, a priest tracks down his old classmate, a former metalhead whom he idolised in high school. When the two embark on a canoeing trip together, all hell breaks loose.
World Premiere
Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Alex Stapleton; Writer: Gregory Locklear, Alex Stapleton; Stars: Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Eli Roth, Traci Lords, William Shatner, David Carradine, Talia Shire, Catherine Hardwicke, Clint Howard, Pam Grier, Paul W.S. Anderson, Peter Fonda, Bruce Dern), Official Site
Tracks the triumphant rise of Hollywood’s most prolific writer-director-producer, the godfather of independent filmmaking.
World Premiere
Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Madeleine Olnek; Writer: Madeleine Olnek; Stars: Lisa Haas, Susan Ziegler, Jackie Monahan, Cynthia Kaplan, Dennis Davis, Alex Karpovsky, Rae C Wright)
A shy greeting card store employee unknowingly falls for a lesbian space alien while two government agents closely track their romance.
World Premiere
Hobo With A Shotgun (Year: 2011; Director: Jason Eisener; Writer: John Davies, Jason Eisener, Rob Cotterill; Stars: Rutger Hauer, Gregory Smith, Robb Wells, Brian Downey, Jeremy Akerman, Nick Bateman, Molly Dunsworth, Mark A. Owen, Michael Ray Fox, David Brunt, Glen Matthews, Scott Vrooman, Rhys Bevan-John, Gregory Richardson, John Awoods), Official Site
A hobo hops from a train with dreams of a fresh life in a new city, but instead finds himself trapped in an urban hell.
World Premiere
The Oregonian (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Calvin Reeder; Writer: Calvin Reeder; Stars: Lindsay Pulsipher, Robert Longstreet, Tipper Newton, Barlow Jacobs, Matt Olsen, Christo Dimassis, Roger M. Mayer, Scott Honea, Meredith Binder, Christian Palmer, Jed Maheu, Zumi Rosow, Lynne Compton, Sharon Delong, Chadwick Brown), Official Site
After surviving a car accident, a simple farm woman limps down the road into the nightmarish unknown.
World Premiere
The Woman The Woman
The Woman and Septien
Septien (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Michael Tully; Writer: Robert Longstreet, Onur Tukel, Michael Tully; Stars: Robert Longstreet, Rachel Korine, Michael Tully, John Maringouin, Onur Tukel, Mark Darby Robinson, Brian Kotzur, Jim Willingham)
A family of brothers face emotional upheaval when one of them returns home after a 18-year absence.
World Premiere
Troll Hunter (Trolljegeren, Trollhunter) (Country: Norway; Year: 2010; Director: André Øvredal; Writer: André Øvredal; Stars: Otto Jespersen, Hans Morten Hansen, Tomas Alf Larsen, Johanna Mørck, Knut Nærum, Robert Stoltenberg, Glenn Erland Tosterud), Official Site
A group of student filmmakers get more than they bargained for when tangling with a man tasked with protecting Norway from giant trolls.
International Premiere
The Woman (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Lucky McKee; Writer: Lucky McKee, based on the book by Jack Ketchum; Stars: Angela Bettis, Pollyanna McIntosh, Sean Bridgers, Marcia Bennett, Carlee Baker, Lauren Ashley Carter, Tommy Nelson, Frank Olsen, Zack Rand, Chris Krzykowski, Shana Barry), Official Site, Trailer
A successful country lawyer captures and attempts to 'civilise' a woman he finds in the woods.
World Premiere

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