2001 Sundance Film Festival Premieres Lineup
SUNDANCE 2001 LINEUPS:
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(indieWIRE/12.6.00) — The Premieres Lineup for the 2001 Sundance Film Festival:
“MY FIRST MISTER,” Christine Lahti (Opening Night)
A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a dying 49-year-old man. (Paramount Classics)
“3 A.M.,” directed by Lee Davis
This humanistic drama moves through the streets of New York City to the after-hours diners and underground massage parlors. There are twelve thousand cabs in New York City. This is the story of three.
“CAVEMAN’S VALENTINE,” directed by Kasi Lemmons (Park City Opening Night)
A homeless cave-dwelling man, with genius piano skills, sets out to track down the killer of a homeless boy and bring him to justice. (Universal Focus)
“THE DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS,” directed by Peter Care (Centerpiece Premiere)
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
“DOUBLE WHAMMY,” directed by Tom DiCillo
A world-weary police detective who fails to stop a fast-food restaurant massacre struggles to regain his departmental reputation, public image and self-worth.
“ENIGMA,” directed by Michael Apted
A young genius frantically races against time to crack an enemy code and solve the mystery surrounding the woman he loves.
“INTIMACY” ( France), directed by Patrick Chereau
A man discovers the limits of his own “intimacy” capabilities when he has a weekly encounter with a married woman.
“JACK THE DOG,” directed by Bobby Roth
The story of a dedicated womanizer who through loving and nurturing his son becomes a “real man” in the purest sense.
“JULIE JOHNSON,” directed by Bob Gosse
A woman attempts to realize the dreams she never knew she had. She opens to a new world and falls in love with her best friend. (Universal Focus)
“LOST AND DELIRIOUS” (Canada), directed by Lea Pool
Three girls share a secret cult of love and sexuality.
“MADISON,” directed by William Bindley
A story about a man’s personal struggle to victory in the 1971 Madison, Indiana hydro-plane regatta.
“NOBODY’S BABY,” directed by David Seltzer
The hilarious misadventures of two escaped felons who acquire a baby, and as result, new meaning to their lives.
“PERFUME,” directed by Michael Rymer
A collage of a number of characters who inhibit the world of image and fashion.
“THINGS BEHIND THE SUN,” directed by Allison Anders
A young music journalist’s dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
“SERIES 7,” directed by Daniel Minahan
A parody on reality based TV. A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for the top cash prize. (USA Films)
“SEXY BEAST” (U.K.), directed by Jonathan Glazer
Desperate not to sacrifice his enchanted existence, a British ex-con living
in Spain is drawn into a shocking and explosive battle of wills with his
former evil associate, a battle that redefines his notions of love, honor
and commitment. (Fox Searchlight)
“WAKING LIFE,” directed by Richard Linklater
An animated feature of a young mans search for the meaning of life.