Sundance Film Festival 2014

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Memphis Memphis
Memphis and Fruitvale Station
Blue Ruin (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jeremy Saulnier; Writer: Jeremy Saulnier; Stars: Devin Ratray, Eve Plumb, Amy Hargreaves, David W Thompson, Bonnie Johnson)
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
The Case Against 8 (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Ben Cotner, Ryan White; Stars: Ted Olson, Christopher D. Dusseault, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo, Paul T. Katami, Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier)
Documentary about the legal case against Proposition 8, which sought to prevent same sex couples from marrying in California.
International premiere. Documentary.
Dinosaur 13 (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Todd Douglas Miller), Official Site
A documentary about the legal disputes surrounding the discovery of the world's most famous tyrannosaurus rex fossil.
International premiere. Documentary.
Drunktown's Finest (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Sydney Freeland; Writer: Sydney Freeland; Stars: Jeremiah Bitsui, Kiowa Gordon, Shauna Baker, Lora Martinez-Cunningham, Amber Midthunder, Mark Sivertsen, Debrianna Mansini, Elizabeth Frances, Tailinh Agoyo, Pierre Barrera, Luis Bordonada, James Burnett, Ryan Begay, Rulan Tangen, Nataanii Nez Means)
Three young Native Americans - a rebellious father-to-be, a devout Christian woman, and a promiscuous transsexual - come of age on an Indian reservation.
International premiere. Narrative.
Finding Fela! (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Alex Gibney; Stars: Fela Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Bill T. Jones, Okwechime Abdul, Tony Allen, Kewe Anikulapo-Kuti, Hettie Barnhill, J.K. Braimah, John Darnton, Lemi Ghariokwu, Ogugua Iwelu, Sandra Izsadore, Francis Kertekian)
Documentary about a renowned Nigerian Musician who inspired many people in the music scene including Bob Marley and James Brown.
International premiere. Documentary.
Obvious Child Obvious Child
Obvious Child and The Case Against 8
Fruitvale Station (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Ryan Coogler; Writer: Ryan Coogler; Stars: Michael B Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand, Chad Michael Murray, Ahna O'Reilly, Ariana Neal, Keenan Coogler, Trestin George, Joey Oglesby, Michael James, Marjorie Crump-Shears, Destiny Ekwueme, Bianca Rodriguez III, Julian Keyes)
The true story of Oscar Grant, who set out one day to try and bcome a better person and ended up in a shocking encounter at Fruitvale station.
UK premiere. Narrative.
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.
International premiere. Narrative.
Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (Kumiko The Treasure Hunter) (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: David Zellner; Writer: David Zellner, Nathan Zellner; Stars: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner, Kanako Higashi, Ichi Kyokaku, Ayaka Ohnishi, Mayuko Kawakita, Takao Kinoshita, Yumiko Hioki, Natsuki Kanno, Brad Prather, Earl Milton, Madde Gibba)
A young Japanese woman obsessed with Fargo heads to Minnesota in search of lost treasure.
UK premiere. Narrative.
Lambert & Stamp (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: James D Cooper; Stars: Richard Barnes, Heather Daltrey, Roger Daltrey, Robert Feamley-Whittingstall, John Hemming, Irish Jack, Kit Lambert, Chris Stamp, Pete Townshend)
Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to search for a subject for their underground movie, leading them to discover, mentor, and manage the iconic band known as The Who and create rock 'n' roll history.
UK premiere. Documentary.
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.
International premiere. Narrative.
Dinosaur 13 Dinosaur 13
Dinosaur 13 and The Voices
Memphis (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Tim Sutton; Writer: Tim Sutton; Stars: Willis Earl Beal, Constance Brantley, Larry Dodson, Devonte Hull, Lopaka Thomas)
A musician strives to find inspiration in a city with an overwhelming history.
International premiere. Narrative.
Obvious Child (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Gillian Robespierre; Writer: Gillian Robespierre, Gillian Robespierre, Karen Maine, Elisabeth Holm, Anna Bean, Gillian Robespierre; Stars: Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, Gabe Liedman, David Cross, Richard Kind, Polly Draper, Paul Briganti, Cindy Cheung, Stephen Singer, Emily Tremaine, Crystal Lonneberg, Ernest Mingione, Julie Zimmer)
A struggling comedian loses her boyfriend, her home and her job, then accidentally gets pregnant from a one night stand.
UK premiere. Narrative.
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.
International premiere. Narrative.
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.
International premiere. Narrative.
Under The Electric Sky (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz; Stars: Pasquale Rotella)
This 3-D film chronicles the love, community, and life of festivalgoers during Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, the largest music festival in the US.
UK premiere. Documenary.
Finding Fela! Finding Fela!
Finding Fela! and Blue Ruin
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?
International premiere. Narrative.

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