Sundance'12 Dramatic Competition

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The Comedy (2012)
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Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity and irreverence. (95 mins.)
Director: Rick Alverson
 
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The End of Love (2012)
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When the mother of his infant son unexpectedly passes away, struggling actor Mark grapples with fatherhood and his inability to grow up. And when he sparks with a single mother, he learns how his choices have real-life consequences. (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Webber
 
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Filly Brown (2012)
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A promising hip-hop rhymer from Los Angeles finds herself in a gray area when a record producer offers her a compromising shot at stardom. (80 mins.)
 
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The First Time (2012)
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A shy senior and a down-to-earth junior fall in love over the weekend. (95 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kasdan
 
5.
For Ellen (2012)
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A struggling musician takes an overnight long-distance drive in order to fight his estranged wife for custody of their young daughter. (94 mins.)
Director: SoYong Kim
 
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Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
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Circumstances force a young divorcée to move back in with her parents in suburban Connecticut, where an affair with a younger guy rejuvenates her passion for life (95 mins.)
Director: Todd Louiso
 
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Keep the Lights On (2012)
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In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself. (101 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
 
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LUV (2012)
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An 11-year-old boy gets a crash course in what it means to be a man when he spends a day with the ex-convict uncle he idolizes. (94 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Candis
 
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Middle of Nowhere (2012)
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When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process. (97 mins.)
Director: Ava DuVernay
 
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Nobody Walks (2012)
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A Silver Lake family's relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film. (83 mins.)
Director: Ry Russo-Young
 
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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
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Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel. (86 mins.)
Director: Colin Trevorrow
 
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Save the Date (2012)
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Sarah begins to confront her shortcomings after she rejects her boyfriend's hasty proposal and soon finds herself in a rebound romance. Meanwhile, her sister Beth is immersed in the details of her wedding. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Mohan
 
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Simon Killer (2012)
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A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past. (101 mins.)
Director: Antonio Campos
 
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Smashed (2012)
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A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober. (81 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
 
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The Sessions (2012)
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A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewin
 
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Four Suns (2012)
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Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna... (105 mins.)
Director: Bohdan Sláma
“ Czech Republic ” - alisazarkova
 
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About the Pink Sky (2011)
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High school student Izumi Kawashima, whose daily routine is rating newspaper articles, finds a wallet containing a large sum of cash... (113 mins.)
“ Japan ” - alisazarkova
 
18.
L (2012)
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It's absurd not to trust me. (87 mins.)
Director: Babis Makridis
“ Greece ” - alisazarkova
 
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Madrid, 1987 (2011)
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Two characters: old and young; teacher and pupil; man and woman. Four walls within which they conjure intellectualism, relive the profession (journalism), explore politics and discover each other. (105 mins.)
Director: David Trueba
“ Spain ” - alisazarkova
 
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My Brother the Devil (2012)
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Two teenage brothers must face their own prejudices head on if they are to survive the perils of being British Arabs growing up on the streets of gangland London. (111 mins.)
“ United Kingdom ” - alisazarkova
 
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Teddy Bear (2012)
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Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love. (92 mins.)
Director: Mads Matthiesen
“ Denmark ” - alisazarkova
 
22.
Valley of Saints (2012)
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War and poverty force Gulzar, a young tourist boatman, to run away from Kashmir with his best friend... (82 mins.)
Director: Musa Syeed
“ India, U.S.A. ” - alisazarkova
 
23.
Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
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A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes. (110 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
“ Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Spain ” - alisazarkova
 
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Wrong (2012)
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Dolph Springer wakes up one morning to realize he has lost the love of his life, his dog, Paul. During his quest to get Paul (and his life) back, Dolph radically changes the lives of others -- risking his sanity all the while. (94 mins.)
Director: Quentin Dupieux
“ France ” - alisazarkova