2019 Sundance Film Festival
The Sundance Film Festival revealed their line-up that will screen in its Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Midnight and Spotlight sections. Among them are various projects involving a number of clients.
Screening as part of the World Cinema Dramatic Competition is:
Judy & Punch, Exec produced by Lucy Punch. The film focuses on puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy’s superior puppeteering but Punch’s driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to a inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.
The Souvenir, which follows a quiet film student, who begins to find her voice as an artists while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. The film features cinematography by David Raedeker.
Premiering at this year’s festival is:
Animals, which stars Dermot Murphy, and offers a snapshot of a modern woman with competing desires, at once a celebration of female friendship and an examination of the choices we make when facing a crossroads.
The Mustang, with music by Jed Kurzel.
I Am Mother, will also premiere, with Clara Rugaard in a leading role. The film centres around a teenage girl, who's raised underground by a kindly robot "Mother" -- designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of humankind. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
Official Secrets, follows the true story of British Intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun. The film stars Keira Knightley in the titular role. The film also stars Angus Wright, Katherine Kelly and Shaun Dooley, with Director of Photography Florian Hoffmeister BSC, Production Designer Simon Rogers, Hair and Make-up design by Nadia Stacey and was cast by Kate Dowd.
Fighting With My Family, also premiered. Stephen Merchant’s solo feature film directorial debut is a warm-hearted true story about wrestling and family bonds starring The Rock, with Director of Photography Remi Adefarasin BSC, Hair & Make-up Designer Claire Whiteley, with Production Design by Nick Palmer and Costume Design by Matt Price.
Sonja - The White Swan is also premiering, the film stars Valene Kane, and is based on the the true story of one of the world's greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, Sonja Henie.
The Sunlit Night, diected by David Wnendt also premieres, based on Rebecca Dinerstein's novel of the same name.
The Nightingale will have it's North American premiere as part of the Spotlight category. The film stars Aisling Franciosi.
Finally, The Hole in the Ground screens as part of the Midnight category with James Cosmo and casting by Louise Kiely CDG. Also screening in the Midnight category is The Lodge, starring Richard Armitage.
The Sundance Film Festival runs from Jan. 24 through Feb. 3 in Park City, Utah.