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Two years after "Another Earth" and "Sound of My Voice" catapulted her to indie-icon status at Sundance, Brit Marling is back in Park City with her latest writing-acting effort, "The East." Directed and co-written by her "Sound of My Voice" collaborator Zal Batmanglij, the Fox Searchlight thriller centers on an ex-fbi agent (Marling) who infiltrates an anarchist collective known as The East suspected of attacking corporate CEOs. Once embedded within the group, however, she soon finds herself on their side. Indiewire sat down with Marling and co-star Ellen Page, who plays a member of The East, to discuss the timely aspects of the film, Marling and Batmanglij's personal ties to the screenplay and why Sundance founder Robert Redford is a revolutionary in his own way. Brit, I first met you back when “Another Earth” and “Sound of My Voice” premiered at Sundance. Watching “The East,” I had to pinch »


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