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Sundance Film Festival ’08

 

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Il festival si articola diverse sezioni e verifica le tendenze del cinema indipendente. In particolare evidenza il panorama americano e mondiale dei documentari e delle opere drammatiche. Il programma comprende anche 24 anteprime.

 

Tra i documentari 

An American Soldier di Edet Belzberg
Patti Smith: Dream of Life di Steven Sebring
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired di Marina Zenovich.

VINCE Trouble the Water di Tia Lessin e Carl Deal
sulla New Orleans del dopo uragano Katrina.

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DRAMATIC COMPETITION

16 Film di cineasti indipendenti americani

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Frozen River
Courtney Hunt, U.S.A., 2007
Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O’Keefe, Mark Boone Jr.
Sul traffico illegale di immigrati negli Stati Uniti dal Canada.

 

 

 

world cinema
DRAMATIC COMPETITION

 16 film, panorama mondiale di cinema indipendente

film_kingofpingpong.jpgVINCE
King of Ping Pong
Ping Pongkingen
Jens Jonsson, Sweden, 2007
Jerry Johansson, Hampus Johansson, Georgi Staykov, Ann-Sofie Nurmi, Fredrik Nilsson.
Sul contrasto tra un adolescente bravo nel ping-pong e suo fratello più piccolo mentre emerge la storia della loro famiglia.

 

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IN PROGRAMMA 

 

DRAMATIC COMPETITION

16 Film di cineasti indipendenti americani 

 

American Son
Neil Abramson, U.S.A., 2007
Nick Cannon, Melonie Diaz, Matt O’Leary, Jay Hernandez, Tom Sizemore, Chi McBride, April Grace.

Anywhere, USA
Chusy Haney-Jardine, U.S.A., 2007
Perla Haney-Jardine, Mary Griffin, Mike Ellis, Molly Surrett, Shelia Hipps, Brian Fox, Jeremiah Brennan, Susie Greene, Frank Avery, Ralph Brierley, Dianne Chapman, Ellis Robinson.

Ballast
Lance Hammer, U.S.A., 2007
Micheal J. Smith Sr., Jim Myron Ross, Tarra Riggs, Johnny McPhail.

Choke
Clark Gregg, U.S.A., 2007
Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly McDonald, Brad Henke, Clark Gregg.

Downloading Nancy
Johan Renck, U.S.A., 2007
Maria Bello, Jason Patric, Rufus Sewell, Amy Brenneman.

Frozen River
Courtney Hunt, U.S.A., 2007
Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O’Keefe, Mark Boone Jr.

Good Dick
Marianna Palka, U.S.A., 2007
Jason Ritter, Marianna Palka, Tom Arnold, Mark Webber, Martin Starr, Eric Edelstein.

The Last Word
Geoff Haley, U.S.A.
Winona Ryder, Wes Bentley, Ray Romano.

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Rawson Marshall Thurber, U.S.A., 2007
Jon Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sienna Miller, Mena Suvari, Nick Nolte.

North Starr
Matthew Stanton, U.S.A., 2007
Jerome Hawkins, Matthew Stanton, Chris Sullivan, Isaac Lamb, Zach Johnson, Wayne Campbell.

Phoebe in Wonderland
Daniel Barnz, U.S.A., 2007
Elle Fanning, Felicity Huffman, Patricia Clarkson, Bill Pullman, Campbell Scott, Peter Gerety.

Pretty Bird
Paul Schneider, U.S.A., 2008
Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Kristen Wiig, David Hornsby.

Sleep Dealer
Alex Rivera, U.S.A./Mexico, 2008
Luis Fernando Peña, Leonor Varela, Jacob Vegas.

Sugar
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, U.S.A., 2008
Algenis Perez Soto

Sunshine Cleaning
Christine Jeffs, U.S.A., 2007
Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Jason Spevack, Steve Zahn, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Alan Arkin.

The Wackness
Jonathan Levine, U.S.A., 2007
Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Famke Janssen, Olivia Thirlby, Mary Kate Olsen, Method Man

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world cinema
DRAMATIC COMPETITION

16 film, panorama mondiale di cinema indipendente

 

Absurdistan
Veit Helmer, Germany/Azerbaijan, 2007
PrincMaximilian Mauff, Kristy´na Malé?rová, Assun Planas, Kaghat Azelarab, Suzana Petricevic.

Blue Eyelids
Párpados Azules
Ernesto Contreras, Mexico, 2007
Cecilia Suárez, Enrique Arreola, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Tiaré Scanda, Luisa Huertas.

Captain Abu Raed
Amin Matalqa, Jordan, 2007
Nadim Sawalha, Hussein Al-Sous, Rana Sultan, Udey Al-Qiddissi, Ghandi Saber, Dina Raad-Yaghnam.

The Drummer
Jin Gwu
Kenneth Bi, Hong Kong, 2007
Jaycee Chan, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Josie Ho, Roy Cheung, Lee Sinje, Kenneth Tsang.

I Always Wanted to be a Gangster
J’ai Toujours Rêvé d’Être un Gangster
Samuel Benchetrit, France, 2007
Anna Mouglalis, Edouard Baer, Jean Rochefort, Laurent Terzieff, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Venantino Venantini.

Just Another Love Story
Kærlighed På Film
Ole Bornedal, Denmark, 2007
Anders W. Berthelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Charlotte Fich, Dejan Cukic, Ewa Fröling,Rebecka Hemse.

King of Ping Pong
Ping Pongkingen
Jens Jonsson, Sweden, 2007
Jerry Johansson, Hampus Johansson, Georgi Staykov, Ann-Sofie Nurmi, Fredrik Nilsson.

Máncora
Ricardo de Montreuil, Spain/Peru, 2007
Elsa Pataky, Jason Day, Enrique Murciano, Phellipe Haagensen, Liz Gallardo.

Megane
Glasses
Naoko Ogigami, Japan, 2007
Satomi Kobayashi, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryo Kase, Ken Mitsuishi, Masako Motai, Hiroko Yakushimaru.

Mermaid
Rusalka

Anna Melikyan, Russia, 2007
Masha Shalaeva, Yevgeniy Ciganov, Maria Sokolova, Nastya Doncova, Irina Skrinichenko, Veronica Skugina.

Perro Come Perro
Dog Eat Dog

Carlos Moreno, Colombia, 2007
Marlon Moreno, Oscar Borda, Álvaro Rodríguez, Blas Jaramillo, Paulina Rivas.

Riprendimi
Good Morning Heartache
Anna Negri, Italy, 2007
Alba Rohrwacher, Marco Foschi, Valentina Lodovini, Stefano Fresi, Alessandro Averone.

Strangers
Erez Tadmor, Guy Nattiv, Israel, 2007
Liron Levo, Lubna Azabal, Dominique Lollia, Patrick, Albenque, Abdallah el Akal, Roger Dumas.

Under the Bombs
Sous les Bombes

Philippe Aractingi, Lebanon, 2007
Nada Abou Farhat, Georges Khabbaz, Bshara Atallay, Rawia Elchab.

The Wave
Die Welle

Dennis Gansel, Germany, 2008
Juergen Vogel, Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich, Christiane Paul.

The Wind and the Water
Burgua dii Ebo
Vero Bollow and the Igar Yala Collective, Panama, 2007
Benjamin Avila, Yirelis Adjani Smith, Ologwagdi, Arosemena Algis.

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PREMIERES

24 anteprime mondiali

 

Assassination of a High School President
Brett Simon, U.S.A., 2008
Mischa Barton, Reece Daniel Thompson, Bruce Willis, Michael Rapaport, Kathryn Morris, Josh Pais.

Be Kind Rewind
Michel Gondry, U.S.A., 2007
Jack Black, Mos Def, Mia Farrow, Danny Glover.

CSNY Déjà Vu
Bernard Shakey, U.S.A., 2006
by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

The Deal
Steven Schachter, Canada, 2007
William H. Macy, Meg Ryan, LL Cool J.

Death in Love
Boaz Yakin, U.S.A., 2007
Josh Lucas, Jacqueline Bisset, Lukas Haas, Adam Brody.

Diminished Capacity
Terry Kinney, U.S.A., 2007
Matthew Broderick, Alan Alda, Virginia Madsen, Dylan Baker.

The Escapist
Rupert Wyatt, Ireland/United Kingdom, 2007
Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Liam Cunningham, Seu Jorge, Dominic Cooper, Steven Mackintosh, Damian Lewis.

The Great Buck Howard
Sean McGinly, U.S.A., 2007
Colin Hanks, John Malkovich, Emily Blunt, Tom Hanks, Steve Zahn.

The Guitar
Amy Redford, U.S.A., 2007
Saffron Burrows, Isaach De Bankole, Paz De La Huerta.

Henry Poole Is Here
Mark Pellington, U.S.A., 2008
Luke Wilson, Rhada Mitchell, Adriana Barraza, George Lopez, Cheryl Hines.

In Bruges
Martin McDonagh, United Kingdom, 2008
Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clémence Poésy.

Incendiary
Sharon Maguire, United Kingdom, 2008
Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor, Matthew MacFadyen.

The Merry Gentleman
Michael Keaton, U.S.A., 2007
Kelly Macdonald, Michael Keaton.

A Raisin in the Sun
Kenny Leon, U.S.A., 2007
Sean Combs, Phylicia Rashad, Audra McDonald, Sean Patrick Thomas.

Savage Grace
Tom Kalin, U.S.A., 2007
Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane, Eddie Redmayne.

Sleepwalking
Bill Maher, U.S.A., 2007
Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, Charlize Theron, Dennis Hopper, Woody Harrelson, Deborrah-Lee Furness.

Smart People
Noam Murro, U.S.A., 2007
Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes.

Towelhead
Alan Ball, U.S.A., 2007
Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Toni Collette, Summer Bishil, Peter Macdissi, Eugene Jones.

Transsiberian
Brad Anderson, Spain, 2008
Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Kate Mara, Thomas Kretschmann, Eduardo Noriega, Ben Kingsley.

U2 3D
Catherine Owens, Mark Pellington, U.S.A., 2007
U2 concert film

The Visitor
Tom McCarthy, U.S.A., 2007
Richard Jenkins, Hiam Abbass, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira.

What Just Happened?
Barry Levinson, U.S.A., 2007
Robert DeNiro, Bruce Willis, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro.

The Year of Getting to Know Us
Patrick Sisam, U.S.A., 2007
Jimmy Fallon, Chase Ellison, Lucy Liu, Sharon Stone, Tom Arnold.

The Yellow Handkerchief
Udayan Prasad, U.S.A., 2007
Maria Bello, William Hurt, Eddie Redmayne, Veronica Russell, Kristen Stewart, Eddie Redmayne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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27 gennaio 2008