The Sean Penn-starrer This Must Be The Place is among the four films that were added to the Sundance Film Festival slate today. The quartet bring the total number of feature films at the fest, set for January 19-29, to 117. Previous late additions to Sundance include The Kids Are All Right, which premiered there in 2010 and ended up being nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. This Must Be The Place, about a retired rock star who sets out to find the man who persecuted father at Auschwitz, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S., joins the Spotlight sidebar and represents the film’s North American premiere; another late addition to the Spotlight sidebar is Oslo: August 31st. The Premieres lineup has added Philip Dorling and Ron Nyswaner’s Predisposed, a comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg as a piano prodigy who enlists the help of a hapless drug dealer (Tracy Morgan) on the of an important audition. Melissa Leo also stars. Meanwhile, director-screenwriter Don Coscarelli’s John Dies At The End has been added to the Park City at Midnight program. Based on David Wong’s novel, it centers on a drug that allows users to drift across time and dimensions, with horrific results. Paul Giamatti co-stars.
Sundance Film Festival Adds 4 To Lineup
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