Sundance Film Festival 2015

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Reckless Reckless
Reckless and Mississippi Grind
Brooklyn (Country: Ireland, UK, Canada; Year: 2015; Director: John Crowley; Writer: Nick Hornby, based on the novel by Colm Tóibín; Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Fiona Glascott, Jane Brennan, Brid Brennan, Eileen O'Higgins, Michael Zegen, Maeve McGrath, Emily Bett Rickards )
1950s Ireland: Eilis must confront a terrible dilemma — a heartbreaking choice between two men and two countries.
World premiere.
Digging For Fire (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Joe Swanberg; Writer: Jake Johnson, Joe Swanberg; Stars: Anna Kendrick, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Melanie Lynskey, Jake Johnson, Sam Rockwell, Chris Messina, Sam Elliott, Jenny Slate, Ron Livingston, Rosemarie DeWitt, Judith Light, Jane Adams, Mike Birbiglia, Timothy Simons)
The discovery of a bone and a gun sends a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.
World premiere.
Don Verdean (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Jared Hess; Writer: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess; Stars: Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan, Jemaine Clement, Danny McBride, Will Forte, Leslie Bibb, Steve Park, Sky Elobar, Michael Flynn, Connor Williams, Andrew Dee Jones, Dave Bresnahan, Gerry Garcia, Jake Van Wagoner, Yaniv Moyal)
Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
World premiere.
The End Of The Tour (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: James Ponsoldt; Writer: Donald Margulies, based on the book by David ; Stars: Anna Chlumsky, Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Mamie Gummer, Joan Cusack, Ron Livingston, Mickey Sumner, Lindsey Elizabeth, Dan John Miller, Noel Fletcher, LaTrallo Presley, Stephanie Cotton, Gina Ferwerda, Joel Thingvall, Ken Price)
The story of a five-day interview between a Rolling Stone journalist and David Foster Wallace.
World premiere.
Experimenter (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Michael Almereyda; Writer: Michael Almereyda; Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Jim Gaffigan, Taryn Manning, Tom Farrell, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, Lori Singer, Anton Yelchin, John Leguizamo, Josh Hamilton, Ned Eisenberg, Dennis Haysbert, Anthony Edwards, Edoardo Ballerini, Donnie Keshawarz, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Emily Tremaine, Harold Takooshian)
A drama about the life of Stanley Milgram and his famous experiments on obedience.
World premiere.
Experimenter Experimenter
Experimenter and I Am Michael
Grandma (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Paul Weitz; Writer: Paul Weitz; Stars: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Elizabeth Peña, Nat Wolff, Sarah Burns, John Cho, Sam Elliott, Mo Aboul-Zelof, Colleen Camp, Skya Chanadet, Frank Collison, Meg Crosbie)
A woman tries to help her granddaughter raise funds for an abortion.
World premiere.
I'll See You In My Dreams (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Brett Haley; Writer: Marc Basch, Brett Haley; Stars: Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Malin Akerman, June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, Reid Scott, John Beasley, Max Gail, Mark Adair-Rios, Jocelyn Ayanna, Ashley Spillers, Shoniqua Shandai, Patricia Belcher)
A sudden loss disrupts Carol's orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her assumptions about what it means to grow old.
World premiere.
I Am Michael (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Justin Kelly; Writer: Justin Kelly, Stacey Miller; Stars: Emma Roberts, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Leven Rambin, Daryl Hannah, Avan Jogia, Charlie Carver, Lesley Ann Warren, Devon Graye, Jenna Leigh Green, Evie Thompson, Blake Lee, Reema Sampat, Blake Young-Fountain, Raymond T. Williams)
The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
World premiere.
Last Days In The Desert (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Rodrigo García; Writer: Rodrigo García; Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ciarán Hinds, Tye Sheridan, Ayelet Zurer, Susan Gray)
An imagined chapter at the end of Jesus's fasting in the desert.
World premiere.
Lila & Eve (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Charles Stone III; Writer: Pat Gilfillan; Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis, Aml Ameen, Shea Whigham, Andre Royo, Chris Chalk, Yolonda Ross, Rey Hernandez, Michole Briana White, Marisela Zumbado, Whitney Goin, Atkins Estimond, Ian Casselberry, Ron Caldwell, Gino Vento)
Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers. They soon embark on a journey of revenge, but also recovery.
World premiere.
A Walk In The Woods A Walk In The Woods
A Walk In The Woods and Grandma
Mississippi Grind (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck; Writer: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck; Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Alfre Woodard, Robin Weigert, Teri Wyble, Christopher Heskey, Stephanie Honoré, Jane McNeill, Patrick Kearns)
On the road with gambling addicts who live high and lose loads.
World premiere.
Mistress America (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Noah Baumbach; Writer: Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig; Stars: Lola Kirke, Greta Gerwig, Kathryn Erbe, Heather Lind, Michael Chernus, Matthew Shear, Jasmine Cephas-Jones, Cindy Cheung, Frank Iacuzzo, Dean Wareham)
Two young women have unpredictable adventures in New York City and beyond.
World premiere.
Reckless (Zipper) (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Mora Stephens; Writer: Mora Stephens, Mora Stephens, Joel Viertel, Joel Viertel; Stars: Lena Headey, Alexandra Breckenridge, Elena Satine, Dianna Agron, Patrick Wilson, John Cho, Penelope Mitchell, Ray Winstone, Richard Dreyfuss, Christopher McDonald, Christopher Heskey, Christian Oliver, Patrick Kearns, Daniela Lavender, Judd Lormand)
A high flying lawyer develops a habit of using escort services, putting his marriage and career in danger.
World premiere.
Seoul Searching (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Benson Lee; Writer: Benson Lee; Stars: Justin Chon, Jessika Van, In-Pyo Cha, Teo Yoo, Esteban Ahn, Crystal Kay, Byul Kang, Albert Kong, Heejun Han, Rosalina Leigh, Ji-a Park, Sue Son, Nekhebet Kum Juch, Uatchet Jin Juch, Steve Noh)
Comedy set in the '80s about a group of foreign-born Korean teenagers who meet at a Seoul summer camp to learn what it means to be Korean. The three boys, from the US, Mexico, and Germany, then meet three girls who rock their world.
World premiere.
Sleeping With Other People (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Leslye Headland; Writer: Leslye Headland; Stars: Alison Brie, Jason Sudeikis, Amanda Peet, Natasha Lyonne, Adam Scott, Marc Blucas, Jason Mantzoukas, Andrea Savage, Daniella Pineda, Remy Nozik, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Megan Guinan, Sawyer Shipman, Jordan Carlos, Jamil Mena), Trailer
A couple who lost their virginity to each other meet 12 years later and try to help one another find a lasting relationship.
World premiere.
Brooklyn Brooklyn
Brooklyn and Mistress America
Ten Thousand Saints (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini; Writer: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman, Eleanor Henderson, based on the book by Robert Pulcini; Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Ethan Hawke, Emily Mortimer, Asa Butterfield, Emile Hirsch, Avan Jogia, Julianne Nicholson, Jeff O'Donnell, Henry Kelemen, Lawrence Whitener, Nancy Ellen Shore, Michael Elian, Krista Tunnell, Nadia Alexander, Charlotte Ubben)
Based on the acclaimed novel, Ten Thousand Saints follows three lost kids and their equally lost parents as they come of age in New York's East Village in the era of CBGB, yuppies, and the tinderbox of gentrification that exploded into the Tompkins Square Park Riot of 1988.
World premiere.
True Story (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Rupert Goold; Writer: Rupert Goold, David Kajganich, based on the book by Michael Finkel; Stars: Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones, Maria Dizzia, Conor Kikot, Charlotte Driscoll, Stella Rae Payne, Robert John Burke, Byron Jennings, Gretchen Mol)
A disgraced reporter gets involved in a cat and mouse game with an accused killer.
World premiere.
A Walk In The Woods (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Ken Kwapis; Writer: Michael Arndt, Bill Bryson, Bill Holderman; Stars: Nick Offerman, Emma Thompson, Kristen Schaal, Mary Steenburgen, Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Chrystee Pharris, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Derek Krantz, Linds Edwards, Tucker Meek, Fred Galle, John Kap, Walter Hendrix III, Hayley H. Long)
A travel writer and a friend he hasn't seen for years embark on the Appalachian Trail.
World premiere.

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