Grand Prix du Jury du Festival de Sundance

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1.
Old Enough (1984)
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Twelve-year-old, well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together... (92 mins.)
Director: Marisa Silver
“ Grand Prix 1984 ” - angelwizzard666
 
2.
Blood Simple. (1984)
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A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Grand Prix 1985 ” - angelwizzard666
 
3.
Smooth Talk (1985)
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A free-spirited 15-year-old girl flirts with a dangerous stranger in the Northern California suburbs and must prepare herself for the frightening and traumatic consequences. (92 mins.)
Director: Joyce Chopra
“ Grand Prix 1986 ” - angelwizzard666
 
4.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
Episode: Waiting for the Moon (1987)
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Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas...
“ Grand Prix 1987 ex-aequo ” - angelwizzard666
 
5.
The Trouble with Dick (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Sci-Fi author is plagued by his publisher's demands to add more sex to his new novel, sexual advances of his girl's sexy best friend and her daughter and hallucinations in which the novel's hero faces desert parasites and alien vixens. (86 mins.)
Director: Gary Walkow
“ Grand Prix 1987 ex-aequo ” - angelwizzard666
 
6.
Heat and Sunlight (1987)
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Over 16 hours, in February, 1987, a man confronts jealously and rage as a love affair falters. Photojournalist... (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Nilsson
“ Grand Prix 1988 ” - angelwizzard666
 
7.
True Love (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Donna and Michael are getting married. But first, they have to plan the reception, get the tux, buy the rings... (104 mins.)
Director: Nancy Savoca
“ Grand Prix 1989 ” - angelwizzard666
 
8.
Chameleon Street (1989)
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William Douglas Street is bored with his life. Working for his father is getting to him, his wife wants more money... (94 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 1990 ” - angelwizzard666
 
9.
Poison (1991)
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Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away... (85 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
“ Grand Prix 1991 ” - angelwizzard666
 
10.
In the Soup (1992)
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A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the... (93 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 1992 ” - angelwizzard666
 
11.
Public Access (1993)
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Brewster seems to be an almost too perfect example of idyllic small-town America, with everyone living in peace and harmony... (90 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Grand Prix 1993 ex-aequo ” - angelwizzard666
 
12.
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Ruby, a young woman, arrives in a Florida resort town during the off season to make a fresh start. She... (114 mins.)
Director: Victor Nunez
“ Grand Prix 1993 ex-aequo ” - angelwizzard666
 
13.
What Happened Was... (1994)
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This darkly humorous film explores the personal psychic landscape of two lonely New Yorkers. Jackie and Michael are coworkers at a large law firm... (91 mins.)
Director: Tom Noonan
“ Grand Prix 1994 ” - angelwizzard666
 
14.
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Three Irish Catholic brothers from Long Island struggle to deal with love, marriage, and infidelity. (98 mins.)
Director: Edward Burns
“ Grand Prix 1995 ex-aequo ” - angelwizzard666
 
15.
The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This film is based on a true story about a British teenager who allegedly poisoned family, friends, and co-workers... (99 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Ross
“ Grand Prix 1995 ex-aequo ” - angelwizzard666
 
16.
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
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An unattractive seventh grader struggles to cope with inattentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister, and her own insecurities in suburban New Jersey. (88 mins.)
Director: Todd Solondz
“ Grand Prix 1996 ” - angelwizzard666
 
17.
Sunday (1997)
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This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling... (91 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 1997 ” - angelwizzard666
 
18.
Slam (1998)
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Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City... (100 mins.)
Director: Marc Levin
“ Grand Prix 1998 ” - angelwizzard666
 
19.
Three Seasons (1999)
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An American in Ho Chi Minh City looks for a daughter he fathered during the war. He meets Woody, a child who's a street vendor... (113 mins.)
Director: Tony Bui
“ Grand Prix 1999 ” - angelwizzard666
 
20.
Girlfight (2000)
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Diana, without her father knowing it, trains as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers. (110 mins.)
Director: Karyn Kusama
“ Grand Prix 2000 ” - angelwizzard666
 
21.
The Believer (2001)
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A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter. (98 mins.)
Director: Henry Bean
“ Grand Prix 2001 ” - angelwizzard666
 
22.
American Splendor (2003)
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An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar. (101 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2003 ” - angelwizzard666
 
23.
Primer (2004)
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Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention. (77 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
“ Grand Prix 2004 ” - angelwizzard666
 
24.
Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
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A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-'n'-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit. (108 mins.)
Director: Ira Sachs
“ Grand Prix 2005 ” - angelwizzard666
 
25.
Quinceañera (2006)
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As Magdalena's 15th birthday approaches, her simple, blissful life is complicated by the discovery that she's pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin. (90 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2006 ” - angelwizzard666
 
26.
Sangre de mi sangre (2007)
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A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune. (110 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2007 ” - angelwizzard666
 
27.
Frozen River (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec... (97 mins.)
Director: Courtney Hunt
“ Grand Prix 2008 ” - angelwizzard666
 
28.
Precious (2009)
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In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction. (110 mins.)
Director: Lee Daniels
“ Grand Prix 2009 ” - angelwizzard666
 
29.
Winter's Bone (2010)
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An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact. (100 mins.)
Director: Debra Granik
“ Grand Prix 2010 ” - angelwizzard666
 
30.
Like Crazy (2011)
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A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa. (90 mins.)
Director: Drake Doremus
“ Grand Prix 2011 ” - angelwizzard666
 
31.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
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Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
“ Grand Prix 2012 ” - angelwizzard666
 
32.
Fruitvale Station (2013)
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The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. (85 mins.)
Director: Ryan Coogler
“ Grand Prix 2013 ” - angelwizzard666
 
33.
Whiplash (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential. (107 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
“ Grand Prix 2014 ” - angelwizzard666
 
34.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
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High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. (105 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2015 ” - angelwizzard666
 
35.
White Girl (2016)
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Summer, New York City. A college girl falls hard for a guy she just met. After a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back. (88 mins.)
Director: Elizabeth Wood
“ Grand Prix 2016 ” - angelwizzard666