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2014 Sundance Film Festival Lineup: U.S. Dramatic Competition
Director: Peter Sattler
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Payman Maadi
A young female guard at Guantanamo Bay forms an unlikely friendship with one of the detainees.
“Cold in July”
Director: Jim Mickle
Cast: Michael C. Hall, Don Johnson
A small-town Texas man kills a home intruder, only to see his life violently unravel in Mickle’s follow-up to “We Are What We Are.”
“Dear White People”
Director: Justin Simien
Cast: Tyler Williams, Tessa Thompson
“Fishing Without Nets”
Director: Cutter Hodierne
Cast: Abdikani Muktar, Abdi Siad
This story of pirates in Somalia is told from the perspective of a struggling young local fisherman.
Director: John Slattery
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eddie Marsan
The story of a man trying to conceal the truth about the construction “accident” that killed his stepson.
Director: Joe Swanberg
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham
A young woman breaks up with her boyfriend and then moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Director: Kat Candler
Cast: Aaron Paul, Josh Wiggins
A 13-year-old delinquent must get his act together, along with his emotionally absent dad, in order to bring back his little brother, who’s been taken away by child protective services.
“Infinitely Polar Bear”
Director: Maya Forbes
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana
A manic-depressive father tries to win back his wife by taking full responsibility of their two young daughters.
“Jamie Marks is Dead”
Director: Carter Smith
Cast: Cameron Monaghan, Noah Silver
A ghost visits his former classmate, hoping to find the love and friendship he never experienced in life.
“Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter”
Director: David Zellner
Cast: Rinko Kikuchi
A lonely Japanese woman abandons her structured life in Tokyo to seek a satchel of money rumoredly hidden in the Minnesota wilderness.
“Life After Beth”
Director: Jeff Baena
Director: Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan
A man is devastated by his girlfriend’s unexpected death, but receives a second chance at love when she mysteriously returns.
Director: Jeff Preiss
Cast: John Hawkes, Elle Fanning
This adaptation of Amy Albany’s memoir explores her journey to adulthood while being raised by her troubled father, bebop pianist Joe Albany.
“The Skeleton Twins”
Director: Craig Johnson
Cast: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig
An estranged brother and sister coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting a reunion.
Director: Mona Fastvold
Cast: Gitte Witt, Christopher Abbott
A young couple see their lives violently interrupted when unexpected guests arrive at their secluded estate.
Director: Kate Barker-Froyland
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Johnny Flynn
When an accident leaves her brother comatose, a woman sets out to retrace his life as an aspiring musician, leading to an unexpected relationship against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s music scene.
Director: Damian Chazelle
Cast: Miles Teller, JK Simmons
A talented young drummer pursues perfection at any cost in Chazelle’s follow-up to “Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.”