Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" and Jeff Nichols' "Take Shelter" have topped the Spirit nominations with five each.
Before the Sundance Film Festival, Brit Marling had been butting up against the challenges facing any young actress.
Mike Cahill's "Another Earth" will open Blighty's Raindance Film Festival, which unspools Sept. 28.
Sam Levinson's "Another Happy Day," Tony Kaye's "Detachment" and Liza Johnson's "Return" are among the 14 competition pics unveiled by the 37th Deauville American Film Festival on Tuesday.
Suggests an extended "Twilight Zone" episode by way of a grief-therapy two-hander.