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The Joseph Gordon-Levitt at the Sundance Film Festival is different from the Joseph Gordon-Levitt you've seen in films like "Looper," "Lincoln," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Premium Rush." Gordon-Levitt wrote, directed and stars in "Don Jon's Addiction," an early hit at the prestigious film fest, and his emotional stake in the film's end result was apparent in our interview from the get-go.

I've spoken with Gordon-Levitt before, and he has always been cordial, if slightly restrained. I don't mean this with any overt negative connotations; Gordon-Levitt has always done a nice job of maintaining a business-like approach to his interactions with the press. Thanks to "Don Jon's Addiction," however, it appears that may become slightly harder. During our chat Sundance, he was animated about "Don Jon."

In the film, Gordon-Levitt plays the title character Jon, a bartender who lives in New Jersey. His prowess with the opposite sex earns him the nickname "Don Jon, »


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