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Sundance 2017 IndieWire Critics Poll Results: Best Debut Feature

After over 50 individuals voted in IndieWire's annual Sundance Critics Poll, these are their picks for the festival's best first features.

Olivia Cooke, director Cory Finley, Anya Taylor-Joy

Olivia Cooke, director Cory Finley, Anya Taylor-Joy

Daniel Bergeron

We asked critics for their favorite films and performances of Sundance 2017. For each of the seven categories, respondents ranked their picks. Results were tallied using a reverse points system (e.g. five points for 1st, four points for 2nd, three points for 3rd, etc.) – we’ve listed the top films below. A full list of participating critics can be found here.

FULL RESULTS: Sundance 2017 IndieWire Critics Poll

1. Thoroughbred – 74
2. Wind River – 44
3. I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore – 41
4. Patti Cake$ – 40
5. To the Bone – 29
6. Ingrid Goes West – 27
7. Raw – 27
8. Manifesto – 19
9. Whose Streets? – 18
10. L.A. Times – 15
11. Quest – 14
12. Lady Macbeth – 13
13. God’s Own Country – 12
14. Step – 11
15. My Life as a Zucchini – 8
16. Get Out – 8
17. Dayveon – 7
18. Machines – 6
19. Sami Blood – 6
20. Unrest – 6

FULL RESULTS: Sundance 2017 IndieWire Critics Poll

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