8 Sundance Films We Can't Wait To See

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Girlhood
The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City, Utah. It's a chance for Indie darlings to get scooped up for wide release by major motion picture companies. But, it's also a chance for actors to switch up their usual roles. Ahead, the eight films out of this year's Sundance that we can't wait to see on the big screen.

Girlhood
Céline Sciamma's film looks at a group of black high school girls living in the banlieues of Paris, a traditionally poor suburb of the city. The short trailer is enough to have you completely hooked.

The Bronze
Enter: a gymnast, but with a mouth like a sailor. Some new hotshot athlete comes to town and threatens to steal her thunder. This is a comedy of trying to remain a local celebrity.

Hot Girls Wanted
This documentary, produced by Rashida Jones, focuses on the amateur porn industry and the teenaged girls getting wrapped up in it. 

The Overnight
Alex, Emily, and their son RJ have recently moved to L.A., but this is really about a playdate with some people they met at a park. Orange is the New Black fans will delight in seeing Taylor Schilling in this sex comedy.
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Photo: Courtesy of Wildgaze Films.
Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Earlier today, Fox Searchlight announced it was purchasing this film. Based on Colm Toibin's novel, the story takes place in 1950s Ireland. It's a tragedy-meets-love story that's officially caught our attention.

Digging For Fire
A couple who is housesitting realize they may have found evidence of a murder. Featuring funny guy Jake Johnson, Variety calls it "a lovely slice of everything and nothing disguised as a murder mystery."
Photo: Courtesy of Caviar Films.
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Alexander Skarsgård and Bel Powley star in this story about Minnie Goetz, who has just lost her virginity to her much-older boyfriend. Oh, and he happens to also be the boyfriend of her mother. It's the mid-'70s. Experience this awkward but important time through her diary entries. 

I Smile Back
Sarah Silverman puts her comedic chops on the back burner for this drama about addiction. Playing something of a suburban housewife, Silverman struggles with drugs and alcohol. 
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