Sundance Film Festival 2018

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Arizona (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jonathan Watson; Writer: Luke Del Tredici; Stars: Elizabeth Gillies, Kaitlin Olson, Danny McBride, Rosemarie DeWitt, Luke Wilson, Travis Hammer, David Alan Grier, Cullen Moss, Jade Kammerman, Lolli Sorenson, Julian Wondolowski)
Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, this darkly comedic story follows Cassie Fowler, a single mom and struggling realtor whose life goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.
World premiere
Assassination Nation (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Sam Levinson; Writer: Sam Levinson; Stars: Bella Thorne, Bill Skarsgård, Suki Waterhouse, Susan Misner, Maude Apatow, Joel McHale, Cody Christian, Anika Noni Rose, Joe Chrest, Noah Galvin, Colman Domingo, Odessa Young, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Danny Ramirez, Lucy Faust)
This is a 1000 percent a true story about how the quiet, all-American town of Salem, absolutely lost its mind.
World premiere
Hereditary (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Ari Aster; Writer: Ari Aster; Stars: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Mallory Bechtel, Zachary Arthur, Mark Blockovich, Jake Brown, Gabriel Monroe Eckert, John Forker, Gerry Garcia, Austin R. Grant, Rachelle Hardy, Brock McKinney)
After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family tries to escape the dark fate they've inherited.
World premiere
Mandy (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Panos Cosmatos; Writer: Panos Cosmatos, Aaron Stewart-Ahn; Stars: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Bill Duke, Richard Brake, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouere, Hayley Saywell)
Pacific Northwest. 1983. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.
World premiere
Never Goin' Back (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Augustine Frizzell; Writer: Augustine Frizzell; Stars: Maia Mitchell, Camila Morrone, Aristotle Abraham II, Joel Allen, Chris Challiot, Craig Cole, Liz Cardenas Franke, Atheena Frizzell, Max Hartman, Julian Hilliard, Matthew Holcomb, Luke Jacobs, Julian Sol Jordan, Marcus M. Mauldin, Kyle Mooney)
Jessie and Angela, high school dropout BFFs, are taking a week off to chill at the beach. Too bad their house got robbed, rent’s due, they’re about to get fired and they’re broke. Now they've gotta avoid eviction, stay out of jail and get to the beach, no matter what.
World premiere
Piercing Piercing
Piercing and Never Goin' Back
Piercing (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Nicolas Pesce; Writer: Nicolas Pesce, based on the novel by Ryû Murakami; Stars: Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa, Wendell Pierce, Marin Ireland, Maria Dizzia, Dakota Lustick, Olivia Bond)
In this twisted love story, a man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.
World premiere
Revenge (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Coralie Fargeat; Writer: Coralie Fargeat; Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Guillaume Bouchède, Vincent Colombe, Avant Strangel)
Three wealthy married men get together for their annual hunting game in a desert canyon. This time, one of them has brought along his young mistress, who quickly arouses the interest of the other two. Things get dramatically out of hand as a hunting game turns into a ruthless manhunt.
Utah premiere
Summer of '84 (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2018; Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell; Writer: Matt Leslie, Stephen J. Smith; Stars: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew, Tiera Skovbye, Rich Sommer, Shauna Johannesen, Jason Gray-Stanford, Mark Brandon, Aren Buchholz, Susie Castillo, J. Alex Brinson, Harrison Houde, William MacDonald, Patrick Lubczyk)
Summer, 1984: a perfect time to be a carefree 15-year-old. But when neighbourhood conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong begins to suspect his police officer neighbour might be the serial killer all over the local news, he and his three best friends begin an investigation that soon turns dangerous.
World premiere
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