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Sundance Film Festival 2012

“2 Days in New York”
Chris Rock joins Julie Delpy in this Gotham-based follow-up to her $20 million-grossing Paris-based indie romance. (Rezo/CAA)

“About Face”
HBO has TV rights, but theatrical is available, for this revealing look at history’s most iconic supermodels from the director of “The Black List.” (Films Transit)

Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon topline Nicholas Jarecki’s directorial debut, a thriller set against the backdrop of financial scandal. (WME)

Buyers are hoping this Kirsten Dunst starrer shapes up to be a commercial, “Bridesmaids”-style comedy. (CAA)

“Celeste and Jesse Forever”
A couple (Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg) debate love after divorce in this Black List-based script directed by Sundance vet Lee Toland Krieger. (UTA)

“Chasing Ice
Doc makes a case for climate change through Nat Geo photog James Balog’s stunning glacier portraits. (Submarine)

High concept and low budget combine in this Next thriller, about mind games at a fast-food restaurant, from director Craig Zobel. (Cinetic)

This teen-movie/horror mashup promises to transform the way auds see “90210” star Annalynne McCord. (Preferred Content/Cassian Elwes)

“The House I Live In”
“Why We Fight” helmer Eugene Jarecki shifts his attention to America’s war on drugs in this high-profile doc premiere. (Cinetic)

“The Imposter”
A missing Texan teen resurfaces years later in Spain — or does he? Theories are already flying about this thriller-like doc. (CAA/Submarine)

“Keep the Lights On”
Ira Sachs won Sundance’s jury prize in 2005 for “Forty Shades of Blue.” Now he returns with a tale of contempo gay coupling. (WME/Preferred Content)

“Willfully bizarre,” claims the Sundance blurb on this Greek pic co-written by one one of the “Dogtooth” scribes. Has the critics’ curiosity piqued. (Peter Carlton, Warp Films)

“Liberal Arts”
Sundance alum Josh Radnor revisits his old university, where he falls for a student played by Elizabeth Olsen. (Gersh)

“The Pact”
Expanded from a 2011 Sundance short, this ghost story could attract buyers looking for the next “The Devil Inside.” (Preferred Content)

This late-add Premieres title stars Jesse Eisenberg as a piano prodigy at odds with his mother (Melissa Leo). (ICM/UTA)

“The Queen of Versailles”
Construction of an extravagant mansion reflects the housing bubble in this opening-night competish doc. (Submarine)

“Red Lights”
“Buried” director Rodrigo Cortes returns to Sundance with a paranormal thriller that reportedly bucks the genre. (UTA)

“Safety Not Guaranteed”
A newspaper ad seeking a companion for time travel sparks romance between Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass. (ICM/Cinetic)

“Simon Killer”
The latest from “Afterschool” director (and “Martha Marcy May Marlene” producer) Antonio Campos. (CAA/UTA)

“Sleepwalk With Me”
Tucked away in Next, affable standup Mike Birbiglia adapts his popular one-man show. (UTA)

“West of Memphis””
Working with Damien Echols, doc director Amy Berg gives an inside account of the “Paradise Lost” case. (Key Creatives)

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