Daniel Radcliffe in a murder story involving the icons of the Beat Generation. Keri Russell in comedy about a woman obsessed with Jane Austen. Kristen Bell as a lifeguard in a dangerous relationship. And the return of the filmmaker behind the sci-fi indie classic Primer.
These are among the films making their debut in the competition category at the Sundance Film Festival, which runs January 17-27 in Park City, Utah.
Other announcements — such as those for the Midnight Movie and Premiere sections — will come in the days ahead, but first the festival likes to highlight those films that will be competing for the jury prizes this year.
As for trends, this year … ?
Sundance Festival director John Cooper and Trevor Groth, the chief programer, share a look before venturing forward with slight smiles. READ FULL STORY