The Best Lesser-known Movies of 2012: An Evolving List

The best lesser-known movies, most without any advertising or theatrical release, that first got to be seen in 2012. Updated throughout the year!
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1.
The Diary of Preston Plummer (2012)
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On the day of his college graduation, Preston Plummer cannot think of a single thing he really loves... (82 mins.)
Director: Sean Ackerman
 
2.
Newlyweds (2011)
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Newlyweds Buzzy and Katie find their blissful life disrupted by the arrival of his half-sister and news of her sister's marriage troubles. (95 mins.)
Director: Edward Burns
 
3.
Jesus Henry Christ (2011)
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At the age of ten, Henry James Herman, a boy who was conceived in a petri-dish and raised by his feminist mother, follows a string of Post-It notes in hopes of finding his biological father. (92 mins.)
Director: Dennis Lee
 
4.
Virginia (2010)
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A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair. (111 mins.)
 
5.
Janie Jones (2010)
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A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter. (114 mins.)
 
6.
Stuck Between Stations (2011)
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Former high school classmates reunite by chance during a chaotic party-filled evening. (85 mins.)
Director: Brady Kiernan
 
7.
Rid of Me (2011)
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A scathing black comedy of embarrassment, RID OF ME charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery. (90 mins.)
Director: James Westby
 
8.
Damsels in Distress (2011)
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A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind. (99 mins.)
Director: Whit Stillman
 
9.
Darling Companion (2012)
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The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog. (103 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
10.
Ingenious (2009)
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A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon. (85 mins.)
Director: Jeff Balsmeyer
 
11.
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
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Upon learning they only have a few days left to live, three brothers set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. (93 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Sobol
 
12.
Juko's Time Machine (2011)
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Jed and Juko have always been best friends. And Juko has always loved Rory. But he's never been able... (77 mins.)
Director: Kai Barry