Sundance 2023 movie guide

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1. The Accidental Getaway Driver (2023)

109 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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During a routine pickup, an elderly Vietnamese cab driver is taken hostage at gunpoint by three recently escaped Orange County convicts.

Director: Sing J. Lee | Stars: Hiep Tran Nghia, Dustin Nguyen, Dali Benssalah, Phi Vu

Votes: 82

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

2. All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (2023)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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84 Metascore

A decades-spanning exploration of a woman's life in Mississippi and an ode to the generations of people, places, and ineffable moments that shape us.

Director: Raven Jackson | Stars: Kaylee Nicole Johnson, Chris Chalk, Jayah Henry, Sheila Atim

Votes: 58

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

3. Fair Play (2023)

113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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75 Metascore

An unexpected promotion at a cutthroat hedge fund pushes a young couple's relationship to the brink, threatening to unravel far more than their recent engagement.

Director: Chloe Domont | Stars: Phoebe Dynevor, Alden Ehrenreich, Eddie Marsan, Rich Sommer

Votes: 112

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

4. Fancy Dance (2023)

90 min | Drama

7.7
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85 Metascore

It follows as a Native American hustler who kidnaps her niece from her white grandparents and sets out for the state powwow in the hope of keeping what's left of their family intact.

Director: Erica Tremblay | Stars: Lily Gladstone, Isabel Deroy-Olson, Ryan Begay, Shea Whigham

Votes: 71

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

5. Magazine Dreams (2023)

124 min | Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

A Black amateur bodybuilder struggles to find human connection in this exploration of celebrity and violence.

Director: Elijah Bynum | Stars: Jonathan Majors, Harrison Page, Harriet Sansom Harris, Haley Bennett

Votes: 140

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

6. Mutt (2023)

87 min | Drama

7.3
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Over the course of a single hectic day in New York City, three people from Feña's past are thrust back into his life: his foreign father, his straight ex-boyfriend, and his 13-year old ... See full summary »

Director: Vuk Lungulov-Klotz | Stars: Lio Mehiel, Cole Doman, MiMi Ryder, Alejandro Goic

Votes: 49

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

7. The Persian Version (2023)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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60 Metascore

When a large Iranian-American family gathers, a family secret is uncovered that catapults the estranged mother and daughter into an exploration of the past, and to discover they are more alike than they know.

Director: Maryam Keshavarz | Stars: Layla Mohammadi, Niousha Noor, Kamand Shafieisabet, Bijan Daneshmand

Votes: 105

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

8. Shortcomings (2023)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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68 Metascore

A trio of young Bay Area urbanites--Ben Tanaka, Miko Hayashi, and Alice Kim--as they navigate a range of interpersonal relationships, traversing the country in search of the ideal connection.

Director: Randall Park | Stars: Justin H. Min, Sherry Cola, Ally Maki, Tavi Gevinson

Votes: 81

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

9. Sometimes I Think About Dying (2023)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

Fran, who likes to think about dying, makes the new guy at work laugh, which leads to dating and more, now the only thing standing in their way is Fran herself.

Director: Rachel Lambert | Stars: Daisy Ridley, Dave Merheje, Parvesh Cheena, Marcia DeBonis

Votes: 126

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

10. The Starling Girl (2023)

116 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

17-year-old Jem Starling struggles with her place within her Christian fundamentalist community. But everything changes when her magnetic youth pastor Owen returns to their church.

Director: Laurel Parmet | Stars: Eliza Scanlen, Lewis Pullman, Jimmi Simpson, Wrenn Schmidt

Votes: 78

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

11. Theater Camp (2023)

94 min | Comedy

7.7
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66 Metascore

The eccentric staff of a rundown theater camp in upstate New York, as they band together with the beloved founder's bro-y son to keep the camp afloat, when she falls into a coma right before the summer session is set to begin.

Directors: Molly Gordon, Nick Lieberman | Stars: Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, Jimmy Tatro

Votes: 135

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

12. A Thousand and One (2023)

117 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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70 Metascore

It is based on audacious and free-spirited Ines, who convinced the necessary crime on the path to redemption and kidnaps six-year-old Terry from the foster care system.

Director: A.V. Rockwell | Stars: Teyana Taylor, Aaron Kingsley Adetola, Aven Courtney, Josiah Cross

Votes: 105

Category: U.S. Dramatic Competition

13. AUM: The Cult at the End of the World (2023)

106 min | Documentary

6.4
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60 Metascore

On March 20,1995 a deadly gas attack in Tokyo subway sent nation and its people into chaos. This exploration of Aum Shinrikyo, who is responsible for attack, involves the participation of those who lived through the horror as it unfolded.

Directors: Ben Braun, Chiaki Yanagimoto

Votes: 29

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

14. Bad Press (2023)

98 min | Documentary

7.9
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When the Muscogee Nation suddenly begins censoring its free press, a rogue reporter fights to expose her government's corruption in a historic battle that will have ramifications for all of Indian country.

Directors: Rebecca Landsberry-Baker, Joe Peeler

Votes: 11

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

15. Beyond Utopia (2023)

115 min | Documentary

9.4
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85 Metascore

It follows families as they attempt to escape oppression, revealing a world most of us have never seen.

Director: Madeleine Gavin

Votes: 71

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

16. The Disappearance of Shere Hite (2023)

116 min | Documentary

8.8
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82 Metascore

Shere Hite's bestselling book The Hite Report liberated female orgasm by revealing most private experiences of thousands of anonymous surveys. Her findings rocked American establishment and current conversations about gender, sexuality.

Director: Nicole Newnham | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Shere Hite

Votes: 24

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

17. Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project (2023)

96 min | Documentary

7.9
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74 Metascore

A look at the life of poet, Nikki Giovanni and the revolutionary historical periods through which she lived, from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter.

Directors: Joe Brewster, Michèle Stephenson | Stars: Nikki Giovanni, Taraji P. Henson, Virginia Fowler, Kai Giovanni

Votes: 13

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

18. Going Varsity in Mariachi (2023)

105 min | Documentary

7.7
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In world high school mariachi, musicians from South Texas reigns supreme. Under guidance of coach Abel Acuña, the captains of Edinburg North High School team must turn shoestring and diverse inexperienced musicians into state champions.

Directors: Sam Osborn, Alejandra Vasquez

Votes: 14

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

19. Joonam (2023)

100 min | Documentary

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Spurred by a provocative family memory and a lifetime of separation from the country her mother left behind, a young filmmaker delves into her mother and grandmother's complicated pasts and her own fractured Iranian identity.

Director: Sierra Urich

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

20. Little Richard: I Am Everything (2023)

98 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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One of a kind rock 'n' roll icon who shaped the world of music.

Director: Lisa Cortes | Stars: Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Mick Jagger, Little Richard

Votes: 29

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

21. Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV (2023)

107 min | Documentary

9.0
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The journey of Nam June Paik, famous Asian artists of the 20th century, who revolutionized the use of technology as artistic canvas and prophesied both fascist tendencies and intercultural understanding that interconnected metaverse .

Director: Amanda Kim | Star: Nam June Paik

Votes: 10

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

22. A Still Small Voice (2023)

93 min | Documentary

6.9
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An aspiring hospital chaplain begins a yearlong residency in spiritual care, only to discover that to successfully tend to her patients, she must look deep within herself.

Director: Luke Lorentzen

Votes: 17

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

23. The Stroll (2023)

84 min | Documentary

8.3
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The history of New York's Meatpacking District transgender, sex workers lived and worked there. Kristen , reunites community to recount the violence, homelessness and gentrification they overcame to build a movement for transgender rights.

Directors: Zackary Drucker, Kristen Lovell

Votes: 16

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

24. Victim/Suspect (2023)

R | 90 min | Documentary

8.2
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Young women tell the police they've been sexually assaulted, but instead of finding justice, they're charged with the crime of making a false report, arrested, and even imprisoned by the system they believed would protect them

Director: Nancy Schwartzman | Stars: Rachel de Leon, Amanda Pike

Votes: 13

Category: U.S. Documentary Competition

25. Animalia (2023)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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A young, pregnant woman finds emancipation as aliens land in Morocco

Director: Sofia Alaoui | Stars: Oumaïma Barid, Mehdi Dehbi, Souad Khouyi, Fouad Oughaou

Votes: 37

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

26. Bad Behaviour (2023)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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61 Metascore

The film is a dark comedy about Lucy (Connelly), a former child actress who seeks enlightenment at a retreat led by spiritual leader Elon (Whishaw) while she also navigates the close yet ... See full summary »

Director: Alice Englert | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Alice Englert, Ana Scotney, Alistair Sewell

Votes: 97

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

27. Girl (2023)

87 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The curious relationship between a girl and her mother is threatened by the hostile community around them.

Director: Adura Onashile | Stars: Déborah Lukumuena, Danny Sapani, Le'Shantey Bonsu, Liana Turner

Votes: 23

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

28. Heroic (2023)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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Luis, an 18-year-old boy with Indigenous roots, enters the Heroic Military College in hopes of ensuring a better future. There, he encounters a rigid and institutionally violent system designed to turn him into a perfect soldier

Director: David Zonana | Stars: Esteban Caicedo, Fernando Cuautle, Mónica Del Carmen, Carlos Gerardo García

Votes: 36

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

29. Mamacruz (2023)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A religious grandmother learns how to use the internet. When she accidentally comes across pornography, she is faced with a dilemma.

Director: Patricia Ortega | Stars: Kiti Mánver, María José Mariscal, Paula Díaz, Pepe Quero

Votes: 32

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

30. Mami Wata (2023)

107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

8.0
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When the harmony in a village is threatened by outside elements, two sisters must fight to save their people and restore the glory of a mermaid goddess to the land.

Director: C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi | Stars: Evelyne Ily Juhen, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Emeka Amakeze, Rita Edochie

Votes: 26

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

31. La Pecera (2023)

93 min | Drama

7.4
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As cancer spreads, Noelia's decision to return to her native Puerto Rico, to claim freedom . She reunites with her friends ,family, who are still dealing with the contamination of the U.S. Navy after sixty years of military practices

Director: Glorimar Marrero Sanchez | Stars: Isel Rodriguez, Modesto Lacen, Magali Carrasquillo, Maximiliano Rivas

Votes: 16

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

32. Scrapper (2023)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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67 Metascore

Georgie, a dreamy 12-year-old girl, lives happily alone in her London flat, filling it with magic. Suddenly, her estranged father turns up and forces her to confront reality.

Director: Charlotte Regan | Stars: Lola Campbell, Alin Uzun, Cary Crankson, Carys Bowkett

Votes: 76

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

33. Shayda (2023)

117 min | Drama

8.2
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A young Iranian mother and her six-year-old daughter find refuge in an Australian women's shelter during the two weeks of the Iranian New Year (Nowruz).

Director: Noora Niasari | Stars: Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, Mojean Aria, Leah Purcell, Osamah Sami

Votes: 58

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

34. Slow (2023)

108 min | Drama

7.6
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Dancer Elena and sign language interpreter Dovydas meet and form a beautiful bond. As they dive into a new relationship, they must navigate how to build their own kind of intimacy.

Director: Marija Kavtaradze | Stars: Greta Grineviciute, Kestutis Cicenas, Pijus Ganusauskas, Laima Akstinaite

Votes: 38

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

35. Sorcery (2023)

100 min | Fantasy

6.7
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On the remote island of Chiloé in the late 19th century, an Indigenous girl named Rosa lives and works with her father on a farm. When the foreman brutally turns on Rosa's father, she sets ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Murray | Stars: Valentina Véliz Caileo, Daniel Antivilo, Sebastian Hülk, Daniel Muñoz

Votes: 29

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

36. When It Melts (2023)

111 min | Drama

7.0
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Many years after a sweltering summer that spun out of control, Eva returns to the village she grew up in with an ice block in the back of her car. In the dead of winter, she confronts herself with her past and faces up to her tormentors.

Director: Veerle Baetens | Stars: Charlotte De Bruyne, Sebastien Dewaele, Spencer Bogaert, Naomi Velissariou

Votes: 40

Category: World Cinema Dramatic Competition

37. 5 Seasons of Revolution (2023)

95 min | Documentary

8.8
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An aspiring video journalist in her 20s finds herself already facing self-reckoning. Born in Damascus, Syria, Lina starts to report on the events around her until she is compelled to become a war reporter.

Director: Lina

Votes: 6

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

38. 20 Days in Mariupol (2023)

95 min | Documentary

8.4
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77 Metascore

As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war's atrocities.

Director: Mstyslav Chernov

Votes: 43

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

39. The Eternal Memory (2023)

85 min | Documentary

7.5
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Augusto and Paulina have been together for 25 years. Eight years ago, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Both fear the day he no longer recognizes her. World Premiere. Available online.

Director: Maite Alberdi

Votes: 34

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

40. Fantastic Machine (2023)

88 min | Documentary

6.7
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From the first camera to 45 billion cameras worldwide today, the visual sociologist filmmakers widen their lens to expose both humanity's unique obsession with the camera's image and the social consequences that lay ahead.

Directors: Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van Aertryck | Star: Maximilien Van Aertryck

Votes: 26

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

41. Iron Butterflies (2023)

84 min | Documentary

6.7
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In summer 2014, sunflower fields and coal mines in eastern Ukraine turn into a 12 square kilometers crime scene. A multi-layered investigation into the downing of flight MH17, in which a ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Liubyi | Stars: Anastasiia Anykevych, Bridget Fiske, Sofiya Gakh, Olha Kebas

Votes: 17

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

42. Is There Anybody Out There? (2023)

90 min | Documentary

8.4
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While navigating daily discrimination, a filmmaker who inhabits and loves her unusual body searches the world for another person like her, and explores what it takes to love oneself fiercely despite the pervasiveness of ableism

Director: Ella Glendining

Votes: 7

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

43. The Longest Goodbye (2023)

87 min | Documentary

7.0
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Social isolation affects millions of people, even Mars-bound astronauts. A savvy NASA psychologist is tasked with protecting these daring explorers.

Director: Ido Mizrahy

Votes: 25

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

44. Milisuthando (2023)

128 min | Documentary

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Set in past, present, and future South Africa. An invitation into a poetic, memory-driven exploration of love, intimacy, race, and belonging by the filmmaker, who grew up during apartheid but didn't know it was happening until it was over.

Director: Milisuthando Bongela

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

45. Pianoforte (2023)

91 min | Documentary

7.7
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Young pianists take part in the legendary International Chopin Piano Competition. A unique chance of a lifetime, portrayed from backstage and set to Chopin's music.

Director: Jakub Piatek

Votes: 22

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

46. Smoke Sauna Sisterhood (2023)

89 min | Documentary

8.8
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In the darkness of a smoke sauna, women share their innermost secrets and intimate experiences, washing off the shame trapped in their bodies and regaining their strength through a sense of communion.

Director: Anna Hints

Votes: 30

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

47. Twice Colonized (2023)

91 min | Documentary

6.6
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Renowned Inuit lawyer Aaju Peter who has led a lifelong fight for the rights of her people. When her youngest son unexpectedly passes away, Aaju embarks on a personal journey to bring her colonizers in both Canada and Denmark to justice.

Director: Lin Alluna | Stars: Aleqa Hammond, Asta Helms, Rasmus Holm, Jacob Emil Johansen

Votes: 7

Category: World Cinema Documentary Competition

48. Bravo, Burkina! (2023)

64 min | Drama

6.5
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A Burkinabé boy flees his village and migrates to Italy. When later disillusioned by heartbreak, and haunted by memories of home, he travels through time in hope of regaining all he has lost.

Director: Walé Oyéjidé | Stars: Hafissata Coulibaly, Aissata Deme, Mousty Mbaye, Noël Minoungou

Votes: 12

Category: Next

49. Divinity (II) (2023)

88 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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Centers on two mysterious brothers, who abduct a mogul during his quest for immortality. Meanwhile, a seductive woman helps them launch a journey of self-discovery.

Director: Eddie Alcazar | Stars: Bella Thorne, Stephen Dorff, Scott Bakula, Moises Arias

Votes: 51

Category: Next

50. Fremont (2023)

91 min | Comedy

8.4
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Follow the woman who served as a translator for US troops in Afghanistan

Director: Babak Jalali | Stars: Anaita Wali Zada, Jeremy Allen White, Gregg Turkington, Hilda Schmelling

Votes: 65

Category: Next

51. Kim's Video (2023)

85 min | Documentary

6.9
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70 Metascore

Playing with the forms and tropes of various cinema genres, the filmmaker sets off on a quest to find a legendary lost video collection of 55,000 movies in Sicily.

Directors: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin | Stars: Isabel Gillies, Robert Greene, Eric Hynes, Lorry Kikta

Votes: 35

Category: Next

52. King Coal (2023)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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The cultural roots of coal continue to permeate the rituals of daily life in Appalachia even as its economic power wanes. The journey of a coal miner's daughter exploring the region's dreams and myths, untangling the pain and beauty.

Director: Elaine McMillion Sheldon

Votes: 19

Category: Next

53. Kokomo City (2023)

73 min | Documentary

7.7
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78 Metascore

A raw depiction of the lives of four black trans sex workers as they confront the dichotomy between the black community and themselves.

Director: D. Smith | Stars: Daniella Carter, Koko Da Doll, Liyah Mitchell, Dominique Silver

Votes: 28

Category: Next

54. To Live and Die and Live (2023)

105 min | Drama

7.8
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Muhammad returns home to Detroit to bury his stepfather and is thrust into settling his accounts, but Muhammad's struggles with depression and addiction may finish him before he finishes the task.

Director: Qasim Basir | Stars: Amin Joseph, Skye P. Marshall, Omari Hardwick, Cory Hardrict

Votes: 19

Category: Next

55. The Tuba Thieves (2023)

92 min | Documentary, Drama

6.2
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From 2011 to 2013, tubas were stolen from Los Angeles high schools. This is not a story about thieves or missing tubas. Instead, it asks what it means to listen.

Director: Alison O'Daniel | Stars: Nyeisha Prince, Geovanny Marroquin, Russell Harvard, Warren Snipe

Votes: 12

Category: Next

56. Young. Wild. Free. (2023)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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A teenager struggling to provide for his younger siblings in Compton finds his life turned upside down when he's held at gunpoint by the girl of his dreams.

Director: Thembi Banks | Stars: Algee Smith, Sierra Capri, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps

Votes: 32

Category: Next

57. Birth/Rebirth (2023)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

7.2
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A morgue technician successfully reanimates the body of a little girl, but to keep her breathing, she will need to harvest biological materials from pregnant women. When the girl's mother, a nurse, discovers her baby alive, they enter into a deal that forces them both down a dark path of no return.

Director: Laura Moss | Stars: Breeda Wool, Marin Ireland, Judy Reyes, Monique Gabriela Curnen

Votes: 36

Category: Midnight

58. In My Mother's Skin (2023)

97 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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71 Metascore

Stranded in the Philippines during World War II, a young girl finds that her duty to protect her dying mother is complicated by her misplaced trust in a beguiling, flesh-eating fairy.

Director: Kenneth Dagatan | Stars: Angeli Bayani, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, James Mavie Estrella, Beauty Gonzalez

Votes: 24

Category: Midnight

59. Infinity Pool (2023)

R | 117 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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72 Metascore

James and Em Foster are enjoying an all-inclusive beach vacation in the fictional island of La Tolqa, when a fatal accident exposes the resort's perverse subculture of hedonistic tourism, reckless violence and surreal horrors.

Director: Brandon Cronenberg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth, Cleopatra Coleman, Dunja Sepcic

Votes: 2,012

Category: Midnight

60. My Animal (2023)

100 min | Horror, Romance

8.2
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Heather, an outcast teenage goalie, falls for newcomer Jonny, an alluring but tormented figure skater. As their relationship deepens, Heather's growing desires clash with her darkest secret, forcing her to control the animal within.

Director: Jacqueline Castel | Stars: Bobbi Salvör Menuez, Amandla Stenberg, Heidi von Palleske, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 19

Category: Midnight

61. Onyx the Fortuitous and the Talisman of Souls (2023)

108 min | Comedy, Horror

8.3
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Fledgling occultist Onyx and a group of worshipers attend a once-in-a-lifetime ritual at their idol BARTOK THE GREAT'S mansion.

Director: Andrew Bowser | Stars: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Jeffrey Combs, Arden Myrin, Barbara Crampton

Votes: 100

Category: Midnight

62. Run Rabbit Run (2023)

100 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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55 Metascore

Sarah Snook plays a fertility doctor who believes firmly in life and death, but after noticing the strange behavior of her young daughter, must challenge her own values and confront a ghost from her past.

Director: Daina Reid | Stars: Sarah Snook, Greta Scacchi, Damon Herriman, Julia Davis

Votes: 88

Category: Midnight

63. Talk to Me (I) (2022)

94 min | Horror, Thriller

8.4
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72 Metascore

When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill, until one of them goes too far and opens the door to the spirit world ... See full summary »

Directors: Danny Philippou, Michael Philippou | Stars: Sophie Wilde, Joe Bird, Alexandra Jensen, Otis Dhanji

Votes: 104

Category: Midnight

64. Polite Society (2023)

103 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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76 Metascore

Ria Khan believes that she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting her friends' help, she attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists, in the name of independence and sisterhood.

Director: Nida Manzoor | Stars: Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Renu Brindle, Rekha John-Cheriyan

Votes: 46

Category: Midnight

65. Cassandro (2023)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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81 Metascore

Follows the true story of Cassandro, the ''exotico'' character created by Saúl Armendáriz, gay amateur wrestler from El Paso who rose to international stardom.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Bad Bunny, Roberta Colindrez, Raúl Castillo

Votes: 39

Category: Premieres

66. Cat Person (2023)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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55 Metascore

The brief relationship between a twenty-year-old sophomore college student Margot, and an older man Robert, who is a regular at the movie theater where Margot works.

Director: Susanna Fogel | Stars: Emilia Jones, Nicholas Braun, Geraldine Viswanathan, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 106

Category: Premieres

67. Deep Rising (2023)

93 min | Documentary

8.8
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The fate of the planet's last untouched wilderness, the deep ocean, is under threat as a secretive organization is about to allow massive extraction of seabed metals to address the world's energy crisis

Director: Matthieu Rytz | Star: Jason Momoa

Votes: 6

Category: Premieres

68. The Deepest Breath (2023)

108 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.5
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62 Metascore

Champion and expert safety diver seemed destined for one another despite different paths they took to meet at pinnacle of the freediving world. The thrilling rewards and inescapable risks of chasing dreams through the depths of the ocean

Director: Laura McGann

Votes: 13

Category: Premieres

69. Drift (2023)

93 min | Drama

7.4
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Jacqueline escapes her war-torn country to a Greek island. She meets an unmoored tour guide and the two become close as they each find hope in the other.

Director: Anthony Chen | Stars: Cynthia Erivo, Alia Shawkat, Ibrahima Ba, Honor Swinton Byrne

Votes: 19

Category: Premieres

70. Earth Mama (2023)

97 min | Drama

8.8
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81 Metascore

An intimate coming of age story of a pregnant single mother who embraces her Bay Area community as she determines the fate of her family.

Director: Savanah Leaf | Stars: Tia Nomore, Erika Alexander, Keta Price, Doechii

Votes: 8

Category: Premieres

71. Eileen (2023)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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75 Metascore

A woman's friendship with a new co-worker at the prison facility where she works takes a sinister turn.

Director: William Oldroyd | Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Shea Whigham, Sam Nivola, Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Votes: 74

Category: Premieres

72. Fairyland (2023)

114 min | Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A young girl recounts growing up in San Francisco in the '70s and '80s with her gay dad. Based on the award-winning novel of the same title.

Director: Andrew Durham | Stars: Emilia Jones, Scoot McNairy, Geena Davis, Cody Fern

Votes: 60

Category: Premieres

73. Flora and Son (2023)

94 min | Drama, Music

8.4
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76 Metascore

It follows Flora, a single mom who is at war with her son, Max. Trying to find a hobby for Max, she rescues a guitar from a dumpster and finds that one person's trash can be a family's salvation.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Eve Hewson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Orén Kinlan, Jack Reynor

Votes: 33

Category: Premieres

74. Food and Country (2023)

100 min | Documentary

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America's policy of producing cheap food at all costs has long hobbled small independent farmers, ranchers, and chefs. Worried for their survival, trailblazing food writer Ruth Reichl ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Gabbert | Stars: Grant Achatz, Reem Assil, Eric Deeble, Saru Jayaraman

Category: Premieres

75. Invisible Beauty (2023)

115 min | Documentary

9.8
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Fashion revolutionary Bethann Hardison looks back on her journey as a pioneering Black model, modeling agent, and activist, shining a light on an untold chapter in the fight for racial diversity

Directors: Bethann Hardison, Frédéric Tcheng

Votes: 6

Category: Premieres

76. It's Only Life After All (2023)

123 min | Documentary

8.0
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An intimate look into the lives of one of the most iconic folk-rock bands in America - the Indigo Girls. With never-before-seen archival and intimate vérité the film dives into the ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandria Bombach | Stars: Amy Ray, Emily Saliers

Votes: 10

Category: Premieres

77. Jamojaya (2023)

90 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A rapper with a rising career hires a U.S manager and label, taking over from his father who has steered it to date.

Director: Justin Chon | Stars: Rich Brian, Yayu A.W. Unru, Valen Ahlo, Jarod Bailon

Votes: 43

Category: Premieres

78. Judy Blume Forever (2023)

97 min | Documentary

8.2
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Judy Blume and the generations of readers who have sparked to her work. It will examine her impact on pop culture and the occasional controversies over her frankness about puberty and sex.

Directors: Davina Pardo, Leah Wolchok | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Judy Blume, Samantha Bee

Votes: 10

Category: Premieres

79. Landscape with Invisible Hand (2023)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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43 Metascore

A pair of teenagers come up with a plan to ensure their families' futures when an occupying alien race's promise of economic prosperity leaves most of humanity impoverished and desperate.

Director: Cory Finley | Stars: Asante Blackk, Brooklynn MacKinzie, Kylie Rogers, John Newberg

Votes: 27

Category: Premieres

80. A Little Prayer (2023)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

A man tries to protect his daughter-in-law when he finds out his son is having an affair.

Director: Angus MacLachlan | Stars: Jane Levy, Will Pullen, David Strathairn, Celia Weston

Votes: 66

Category: Premieres

81. Murder in Big Horn (2023– )

TV-MA | 154 min | Documentary

The deaths of a group of Native American women in rural Montana are the focus as Native families, journalists, and local law enforcement reveal a violent crisis set in motion almost 200 years ago.

Category: Premieres

82. Passages (2023)

91 min | Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

About two men who've been together for fifteen years and what happens when one of them has an affair with a woman.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: Franz Rogowski, Ben Whishaw, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Erwan Kepoa Falé

Votes: 26

Category: Premieres

83. Past Lives (2023)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

9.1
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95 Metascore

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. 20 years later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront notions of love and destiny.

Director: Celine Song | Stars: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro, Moon Seung-ah

Votes: 44

Category: Premieres

84. Plan C (2023)

99 min | Documentary

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A secret grassroots organization persistently fights to expand access to abortion pills across the USA keeping hope alive during a global pandemic and the fall of Roe v. Wade.

Director: Tracy Droz Tragos

Category: Premieres

85. The Pod Generation (2023)

101 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.6
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61 Metascore

A New York couple wild ride to parenthood using a new tool developed by a tech giant, Pegazus.

Director: Sophie Barthes | Stars: Emilia Clarke, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Vinette Robinson, Veerle Dejaeger

Votes: 74

Category: Premieres

86. Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields (2023)

138 min | Documentary

9.0
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Follows actor, model, and icon Brooke Shields as she becomes a woman who discovers her power after being a sexualized young girl. She shows the dangers and triumphs of gaining agency in a hostile world.

Director: Lana Wilson | Stars: Gregory Butler, Brooke Shields

Votes: 8

Category: Premieres

87. Radical (2023)

122 min | Drama

8.8
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71 Metascore

Based on a true story, follows a teacher in a Mexican border town full of neglect, corruption, and violence, as he tries a radical new method to unlock their students' curiosity, potential - and maybe even their genius.

Director: Christopher Zalla | Stars: Eugenio Derbez, Daniel Haddad, Jennifer Trejo, Mia Fernanda Solis

Votes: 60

Category: Premieres

88. Rotting in the Sun (2023)

109 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.3
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Follows social media celebrity Jordan Firstman as he starts a search for filmmaker Sebastian Silva who went missing in Mexico City. He suspects that the cleaning lady in Sebastian's building may be involved in his disappearance.

Director: Sebastián Silva | Stars: Jordan Firstman, Robert Keller, Catalina Saavedra, Gerardo Sierra

Votes: 16

Category: Premieres

89. Rye Lane (2023)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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77 Metascore

Two youngsters reeling from bad breakups who connect over an eventful day in South-London.

Director: Raine Allen Miller | Stars: David Jonsson, Vivian Oparah, Poppy Allen-Quarmby, Charlie Knight

Votes: 32

Category: Premieres

90. Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (II) (2023)

R | 95 min | Documentary

8.5
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77 Metascore

Follows the life of beloved actor and advocate Michael J. Fox, exploring his personal and professional triumphs and travails, and what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Tracy Pollan, Andrew Barber, Hannah Galway

Votes: 37

Category: Premieres

91. You Hurt My Feelings (2023)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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77 Metascore

A novelist's longstanding marriage is suddenly upended when she overhears her husband giving his honest reaction to her latest book.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, David Cross, Tobias Menzies, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Votes: 47

Category: Premieres

92. A Common Sequence (2023)

80 min | Documentary

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Explores tradition, colonialism, property, faith, and science, seen through labor practices that connect an endangered salamander, mass-produced apples, and the evolving fields of genomics and machine learning.

Directors: Mary Helena Clark, Mike Gibisser

Category: New Frontier

93. Gush (2023)

71 min | Documentary

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An embodied rumination of both male and female power, healing and haunting, all within an apocalyptic world. A transformation that courses through unknown terror to untamed collective joy.

Director: Fox Maxy

Category: New Frontier

94. Last Things (2023)

50 min | Documentary

7.0
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Evolution and extinction from the point of view of rocks. A humid take on minerals, where sci-fi meets sci-fact. The geo-biosphere is a place of evolutionary possibility, where humans disappear but life endures.

Director: Deborah Stratman

Votes: 9

Category: New Frontier

95. The Eight Mountains (2022)

147 min | Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

The Eight Mountains is the story of a friendship. Of children becoming men who try to erase the footprints of their fathers, but who, through the twists and turns they take, always end up ... See full summary »

Directors: Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch | Stars: Luca Marinelli, Alessandro Borghi, Lupo Barbiero, Cristiano Sassella

Votes: 2,992

Category: Spotlight

96. L'immensità (2022)

97 min | Drama

6.3
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The story of love between Clara and her children, set in Rome in the '70s.

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Vincenzo Amato, Luana Giuliani, Patrizio Francioni

Votes: 736

Category: Spotlight

97. Joyland (2022)

126 min | Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

The youngest son in a traditional Pakistani family takes a job as a backup dancer in a Bollywood-style burlesque, and he quickly becomes infatuated with the strong-willed trans woman who runs the show.

Director: Saim Sadiq | Stars: Ali Junejo, Rasti Farooq, Alina Khan, Sarwat Gilani

Votes: 1,705

Category: Spotlight

98. Other People's Children (2022)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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78 Metascore

A childless woman forms a deep bond with her boyfriend's young daughter.

Director: Rebecca Zlotowski | Stars: Virginie Efira, Roschdy Zem, Chiara Mastroianni, Callie Ferreira-Goncalves

Votes: 563

Category: Spotlight

99. Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis) (2022)

101 min | Documentary

7.8
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78 Metascore

Celebrated photographer, creative director and filmmaker Anton Corbijn's first feature documentary SQUARING THE CIRCLE (the story of hipgnosis) tells the story of Storm Thorgerson and ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Paul McCartney, David Gilmour, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page

Votes: 13

Category: Spotlight




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