Sundance Film Festival 2015

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The Games Maker (Country: Argentina, Canada, Italy; Year: 2014; Director: Juan Pablo Buscarini; Writer: Juan Pablo Buscarini, Pablo De Santis, Damon Syson, Lucinda Syson; Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Cavanagh, Megan Charpentier, Valentina Lodovini, Robert Verlaque, Alejandro Awada, Edward Asner, David Mazouz, Raymond Edward Lee, Ivan Masliah, Sean Mathieson, Juan Cruz Rolla, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Nicolás Torcanowsky, John Emmet Tracy)
Ivan Drago's love of board games catapults him into the fantastical world of game invention and pits him against the inventor Morodian, who wants to destroy the city of Zyl. To save his family, Ivan must come to know what it is to be a true Games Maker.
US premiere.
Operation Arctic (Country: Norway; Year: 2014; Director: Grethe Bøe-Waal; Writer: Grethe Bøe-Waal, Leif Hamre; Stars: Kaisa Gurine Antonsen, Lars Arentz-Hansen, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ida Leonora Valestrand Eike, Leonard Valestrand Eike, Kristofer Hivju, Per Kjerstad, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Oddrun Valestrand, Line Verndal)
This modern-day Robinson Crusoe adventure is set in the Arctic. Through a misunderstanding, 13-year-old Julia and her eight-year-old twin siblings, Ida and Sindre, are left on a deserted island. The children have to find ways to survive, battling fierce winter weather, hungry polar bears, and loneliness.
International premiere.
Shaun The Sheep Movie (Shaun The Sheep The Movie) (Country: UK, France; Year: 2015; Director: Mark Burton, Richard Starzack; Writer: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak; Stars: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili, Richard Webber, Kate Harbour, Tim Hands, Andy Nyman, Simon Greenall, Emma Tate, Jack Paulson, Sean Connolly, Henry Burton, Dhimant Vyas, Sophie Laughton, Nia Medi James)
When Shaun the Sheep takes a day off to have fun, things quickly go awry, forcing him to lead his friends on an urgent rescue mission to the city.
International premiere.

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