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The Best Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • January 27, 2014 3:02 PM
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Best of Sundance 2014
The film writing community is still catching up on sleep, getting over festival flu and showering off the stink of their blogger condos, but there's no escaping it: the Sundance Film Festival is over for another year. For over thirty years, the festival has provided a welcome opportunity to shake off awards season, and to start to look over some of the movies and faces that we'll be talking about for the next twelve months.

Interview: Brady Corbet & Mona Fastvold Talk The Moody Sundance Discovery 'The Sleepwalker'

  • By Kristin McCracken
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  • January 24, 2014 10:05 AM
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The Sleepwalker
Sundance is a place for discovery, where new talent can shine in front of an audience hungry for revelation. With their new film “The Sleepwalker,” co-screenwriters Mona Fastvold and Brady Corbet (she directs, he stars) have auspiciously debuted their creative partnership, which is already three screenplays deep. (He will direct their next feature, “The Childhood of a Leader,” starring Robert Pattinson, Tim Roth and Juliette Binoche, later this year, and a third project will follow.)

Sundance Review: ‘The Sleepwalker’ Starring Brady Corbet Is An Unsettling Look At Family Dysfunction & Secrets

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • January 21, 2014 9:21 AM
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The Sleepwalker
In sleepy rural Massachusetts, the illusory nature of domestic bliss fractures easily like the first frost of a winter chill. 20-somethings Kaia (Gitte Witt) and her boyfriend Andrew (ex “Girls” star Christopher Abbott) live a quiet life, renovating her late father’s isolated and modern estate. If famed architect Le Corbusier once said “the home should be the treasure chest of living,” then the structural marvel that is this domicile is more of a hollowed out trunk that contains plenty of dark skeletons. Beautiful on the outside, the inside is gutted and much repair needs doing.

Sundance Scores: Jenny Lewis, Flying Lotus, Nick Cave, Willis Earle Beale & More Tune Up Park City Films

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 7, 2014 3:45 PM
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Last week we brought you word that Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and Beastie Boy Ad-Rock where bringing their musical skills to a couple of films headed to Sundance by providing a score (Lynn Shelton's "Laggies" and the baseball flick "No No: A Dockumentary," respectively). Well, that's just the tip of the iceberg. As you might suspect, the worlds of indie film and indie music aren't so far apart and there will be a lot of music to be heard in the films headed to Park City next week, so let's dive in...

Exclusive: Trailer For Sundance Thriller 'The Sleepwalker' Starring Brady Corbet & 'Girls' Star Christopher Abbott

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 23, 2013 10:09 AM
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The Sleepwalker
How do you get the best material and work in the most interesting projects? Write them yourself. That's the path Brady Corbet has been taking, with the kind of success that is really putting the actor, writer and director on the map. And after making waves at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012 with "Simon Killer," which he co-wrote and starred in, Corbet returns to the Dramatic Competition category with another intriguing offering.

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