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Grand Jury Prize: Fruitvale
U.S. Doc Grand Jury Prize: Blood Brother
U.S. Dramatic Directing Award: Afternoon Delight
U.S. Doc Directing Award: Cutie and the Boxer
U.S. Dramatic Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: In a World
Sundance: Screenwriting Award, World Cinema Dramatic: Barmak Akram from Afghanistan for ‘Wajma.’
U.S. Dramatic Cinematography...
It appears that Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight was the one that captured the Sundance zeitgeist thus far. The third of these wonderful films starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy where they meet for one romantic night in Vienna then don’t see each other for ten years until Hawke, a famous writer, returns to Paris and meets up again with Delpy (movie...
Sundance will premiere 16 American narrative feature films, and 26 films in the world cinema dramatic and documentary competitions. (via LATimes)
U.S. Dramatic Competition:
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”: In this mythological tale inspired by the coastal erosion crisis facing the communities of southern Louisiana, a 6-year-old Bayou Don Quixote sets out to find...
2011 Sundance Audience Award Winner
THR has details of a project mounted by Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald being billed as the first user-generated documentary. Individuals whose footage make it into the finished film will be credited as co-directors, and 20 of them will be flown to Sundance for the movie’s bow.
“Life in a Day is a time capsule that will tell future generations what it was...
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Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic:
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Andrew O’Hehir, Salon:
Debra Granik’s blend of low-budget regional realism and crime thriller (adapted from the novel by Daniel Woodrell) is an absolute knockout, for me the narrative film of the festival so far. Young Jennifer Lawrence is sensational as Ree, fierce teenage scion of an Ozark family of bootleggers, outlaws and meth-cookers…
Put down the pitchforks, and slowly back away from the ballots. Maybe now’s a good time to take a deep breath, look around, and see what’s been happening at Sundance this week.
THR: “Howl” proved the perfect film to kick off Sundance 2010, a festival that means to rededicate itself to “cinematic rebellion” and indie experimentation....