Sundance Film Festival 2014

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The Voices The Voices
The Voices and The Trip To Italy
Calvary (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2014; Director: John Michael McDonagh; Writer: John Michael McDonagh; Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, M Emmet Walsh, Isaach De Bankolé, Marie-Josee Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot)
A priest finds himself under threat.
World premiere
Frank (Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2014; Director: Lenny Abrahamson; Writer: Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan; Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy, Michael Fassbender, Hayley Derryberry, Mark Huberman, Matthew Page, Travis Hammer, Tess Harper)
Offbeat comedy about a wannabe musician who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant garde rock band led by the enigmatic Frank - a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head.
World premiere
Hits (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: David Cross; Writer: David Cross; Stars: Julia Stiles, Michael Cera, David Koechner, Erinn Hayes, Russ Tamblyn, Amy Carlson, Jake Cherry, Matt Walsh, Danny Flaherty, Derek Waters, Meredith Hagner, Michael Oberholtzer, James Adomian, Wyatt Cenac, Rosemary Howard)
A small town in upstate New York is populated by people who wallow in unrealistic expectations. There, fame, delusion, earnestness, and recklessness meet, shake hands, and disrupt the lives around them.
World premiere
I Origins (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Mike Cahill; Writer: Mike Cahill; Stars: Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Steven Yeun, Archie Panjabi, Kashish, Cara Seymour, William Mapother, Crystal Anne Dickinson, Venida Evans, Ako, Rhonda Ayers, Farasha Baylock, Brooke Fox, Charles W. Gray)
A molecular biologist and his lab partner uncover startling evidence that could fundamentally change society as we know it and cause them to question their once-certain beliefs in science and spirituality.
World premiere
Little Accidents (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Sara Colangelo; Writer: Sara Colangelo; Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Chloë Sevigny, Josh Lucas, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Lofland, Alexia Rasmussen, Nicholas Huddleston, Steven St. Gelais, Bear Sheeley, Annie Fitzpatrick, Louie Lawless, Mike Seely, Katie DeLuca, Beau Wright, Mike Bizzarri)
In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together - a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy - in a web of secrets.
World premiere
Wish I Was Here Wish I Was Here
Wish I Was Here and Calvary
Love Is Strange (Country: US, France; Year: 2014; Director: Ira Sachs; Writer: Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias; Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Darren E. Burrows, Charlie Tahan, Eric Tabach, John Cullum)
The consequences of a gay marriage on family and friends.
World premiere
A Most Wanted Man (Country: UK, US, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Anton Corbijn; Writer: Andrew Bovell, based on the novel by John le Carré; Stars: Rachel McAdams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Brühl, Nina Hoss, Martin Wuttke, Rainer Bock, Kostja Ullmann, Homayoun Ershadi, Mehdi Dehbi, Vicky Krieps, Charlotte Schwab, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Derya Alabora)
Thriller about the war on terror.
World premiere
Nick Offerman: American Ham (Year: 2014; Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts; Writer: Nick Offerman; Stars: Nick Offerman)
This live taping of Nick Offerman's one-man show at New York's historic Town Hall theater features a collection of anecdotes, songs, and woodworking/oral sex techniques.
World premiere
The One I Love (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Charlie McDowell; Writer: Justin Lader; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass, Ted Danson)
Struggling with a marriage on the brink of falling apart, a couple escapes for the weekend in pursuit of their better selves, only to discover an unusual dilemma waiting for them.
World premiere
The Raid 2 (Country: Indonesia; Year: 2014; Director: Gareth Evans; Writer: Gareth Evans; Stars: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Raiden Integra, Donny Alamsyah, Ryûhei Matsuda, Julie Estelle, Kazuki Kitamura, Tio Pakusodewo, Ken'ichi Endô, Marsha Timothy, Alex Abbad, Mathias Muchus, Cecep Arif Rahman)
Picking up where the first film left off, The Raid 2 follows Rama as he goes undercover and infiltrates the ranks of a ruthless Jakarta crime syndicate in order to protect his family and expose the corruption in his own police force.
World premiere
The Raid 2 The Raid 2
The Raid 2 and Love Is Strange
Rudderless (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: William H Macy; Writer: Jeff Robison, Casey Twenter; Stars: Selena Gomez, Jamie Chung, Anton Yelchin, Kate Micucci, Laurence Fishburne, William H. Macy, Billy Crudup, Felicity Huffman, Suzanne Krull, Nellie Sciutto, Zoe Graham, Mollie Milligan, David Flannery, Joey Bicicchi, Brad Greiner)
When a grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles upon a box of his deceased son's original music, he forms a rock 'n' roll band, which changes his life.
World premiere
Say When (Laggies) (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Lynn Shelton; Writer: Andrea Seigel; Stars: Keira Knight,ley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell, Mark Webber, Ellie Kemper, Gretchen Mol, Kaitlyn Dever, Eric Riedman, Daniel Zovatto)
Girl on the brink of a disastrous marriage escapes into the teenage world for life enhancing R&R
World premiere
They Came Together (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: David Wain; Writer: Michael Showalter, David Wain; Stars: Cobie Smulders, Michael Shannon, Paul Rudd, Lynn Cohen, Melanie Lynskey, Noureen DeWulf, Amy Poehler, Ed Helms, Christopher Meloni, Max Greenfield, Jason Mantzoukas, Michaela Watkins, Michael Ian Black, Randall Park, Barbara Vincent)
This subversion/spoof/deconstruction of the romantic comedy genre has a vaguely, but not overtly, Jewish leading man, a klutzy, but adorable, leading lady, and New York City itself as another character in the story.
World premiere
The Trip To Italy (Country: UK, Italy; Year: 2014; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner)
Two men take a humorous journey through Italy in search of understanding and delicious food.
World premiere
The Voices (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Marjane Satrapi; Writer: Michael R Perry; Stars: Anna Kendrick, Gemma Arterton, Ryan Reynolds, Jacki Weaver, Gulliver McGrath, Stephanie Vogt, Adi Shankar, Ella Smith, Crystal Nicole Marcano, Michael S. Ruscheinsky, Ricardia Bramley, Gretel Ashzinger, Denis Lyons, Helena Prince, Alessa Kordeck)
A disturbed factory worker dreams of romance... but will he take advice from his dog or his cat?
World premiere
A Most Wanted Man A Most Wanted Man
A Most Wanted Man and Say When
White Bird In A Blizzard (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Gregg Araki; Writer: Gregg Araki, based on the novel by Laura Kasischke; Stars: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Angela Bassett, Christopher Meloni, Gabourey Sidibe, Jacob Artist, Shiloh Fernandez, Dale Dickey, Sheryl Lee, Ava Acres, Mark Indelicato, Brenda Koo, Michael Patrick McGill, Colette Stone, Brandy Futch)
A teenager's life is thrown into turmoil when her mother disappears.
World premiere
Wish I Was Here (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Zach Braff; Writer: Adam J Braff, Zach Braff; Stars: Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon)
A thirtysomething family man wrestles with a few minor hindrances - like his disapproving father, an elusive God, and adult responsibility.
World premiere
Young Ones (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Jake Paltrow; Writer: Jake Paltrow; Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning, Michael Shannon, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alex McGregor, Andy McPhee, Aimee Mullins, Robert Hobbs, Carel Nel, Liah O'Prey)
When a series of events is set into motion, altering his young life forever, Jerome is forced to make choices that no child should ever have to make.
World premiere

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