- Category: Film
- Written by Team SD
50,000+ people will be attending this year's Sundance Film Festival with 119 films out of 4,057 submissions being made available for screening through Jan 16th - Jan 26th. Here are #SociallyDvoted 's ten most anticipated films of 2014.
The purportedly true story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
The life of a child told from age six to age 18, following his relationship with his parents before and after they divorce.
A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1960s and '70s jazz scene.
"Life After Beth"
Zach is devastated after his girlfriend, Beth, unexpectedly dies. When she suddenly rises from the dead, he sees it as a second chance and decides to do and say every thing he wishes he had while she was still alive.
A young musician struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer.
"The Young Ones"
Set in the future when water is hard to find a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive.
"The Raid 2: Berandal"
Picking up immediately after the events of the first film, this sees supercop Rama going undercover in prison to befriend the convict son of a fearsome mob boss, in the hope of uncovering corruption in Jakarta's police force.
A woman (Kiera Knightly) stuck in permanent adolescence lies to her fiancé about going on a retreat and spends the time hanging out with her new 16-year old friend (Chloe Moretz) instead.
When his bad behavior causes his brother to be taken by Child Protective Services, 13-year-old Jacob and his father Hollis (Aaron Paul) must come to terms with each other as they try and reunite the family.
A young woman (Kristen Stewart) joins the military only to end up as a guard in Guantanamo Bay, where she befriends a detainee.
Check out the films that almost made our list and the rumored noteworthy attendees:
Anne Hathaway, Anna Kendrick, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Paul Reiser, Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson, Emile Hirsch, Michael Fassbender, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Hayden Christensen, Kate Bosworth, Bruce Willis, Lake Bell, Seth Rogen, Emma Roberts, and more are among those attending this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Missed our list:
"Cold In July"
In a small Texas town, a man kills a burglar, only to fear for his family when the dead man's father comes seeking revenge however, the two must band together to uncover a darker truth.
When his stepson is killed in a construction accident, Mickey tries to move on, but when a journalist starts to uncover the truth behind the death, things get much, much worse.
An anthropologist doing research in Morocco returns to New York to discover that her brother, a young musician, has suffered an accident that has left him comatose.
"Kumiko The Treasure Hunter"
A lonely Japanese woman becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried and lost in a fictional film, is in fact, real. With a crudely drawn treasure map and limited preparation, she escapes her structured life in Tokyo and embarks on a foolhardy quest across the frozen tundra of Minnesota in search of her mythical fortune.