Tribeca 2017: Spotlight Narrativeby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 18 Apr 2017
With a focus on marquee filmmakers and star performers, The Spotlight Narrative section is a launching pad for some of 2017’s most exciting new independent premieres for a wide audience of film lovers.
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1. The Boy Downstairs (2017)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman is forced to reflect on her first relationship when she inadvertently moves into her ex-boyfriend's apartment building.
Votes: 277 | Gross: $0.01M
2. Buster's Mal Heart (2016)
Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A family man's chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an impending event known as The Inversion.
Votes: 4,178 | Gross: $0.07M
3. Chuck (2016)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who had a once in a lifetime bout with Muhammad Ali that would inspire the film, Rocky (1976).
Votes: 3,435 | Gross: $0.32M
5. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men ... See full summary »
7. Literally, Right Before Aaron (2017)
TV-14 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Still reeling from his breakup with college sweetheart Allison, Adam's world is thrown into further chaos when he's surprisingly invited to attend her wedding.
8. The Lovers (I) (2017)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.
Votes: 2,213 | Gross: $2.19M
10. Permission (I) (2017)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.
11. Rock'n Roll (2017)
123 min | Comedy, Drama
Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he's no longer Rock'n' Roll and can't sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.
13. Take Me (2017)
TV-MA | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
Ray is a fledgling entrepreneur who specializes in high-end simulated abductions. He jumps at the chance when a mysterious client contracts him for a weekend kidnapping with a handsome ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,503 | Gross: $0.00M
14. Thumper (2017)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Teens in a low income neighborhood are lured into working for a violent and dangerous drug dealer. When a new girl harboring a dark secret arrives in town, their relationship jeopardizes everything.
15. The Trip to Spain (2017)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
Actors Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a six-part episodic road trip through Europe. This time they're in Spain, sampling the restaurants, eateries, and sights along the way.
Votes: 3,088 | Gross: $1.16M