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Los Angeles Film Festival Announces 2013 Lineup; To Close With 'The Way, Way Back'

By Cristina A. Gonzalez | Indiewire May 1, 2013 at 2:34PM

The Los Angeles Film Festival has revealed their 2013 lineup, including closing night film "The Way, Way Back," starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell. The Sundance smash follows a teenage boy Duncan (Liam James) stuck on vacation with his mom Pam (Collette), her boyfriend (Carell) and his daughter Steph (Zoe Levin). Wanting to get away from the group, he begins a friendship with the owner of the local water park, Owen (Rockwell). Their friendship leads to Duncan coming into his own and having a memorable summer. The film will receive a theatrical release in July via Fox Searchlight.
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"The Way, Way Back."
"The Way, Way Back."

The Los Angeles Film Festival has revealed their 2013 lineup, including closing night film "The Way, Way Back," starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell. The Sundance smash follows a teenage boy Duncan (Liam James) stuck on vacation with his mom Pam (Collette), her boyfriend (Carell) and his daughter Steph (Zoe Levin). Wanting to get away from the group, he begins a friendship with the owner of the local water park, Owen (Rockwell).  Their friendship leads to Duncan coming into his own and having a memorable summer. The film will receive a theatrical release in July via Fox Searchlight.

The festival will also feature Gala screenings of Nicolas Winding Refn's revenge thriller"Only God Forgives" and Sundance's Grand Jury Prize winner "Fruitvale Station" (formerly titled "Fruitvale").

The complete list of films are below. Visit the festival's website here for more info. The festival runs June 13-23.

"Only God Forgives"
Radius "Only God Forgives"

Narrative Competition:
"All Together Now" Alexander Mirecki – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Forev", Molly Green, James Leffler – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Forty Years From Yesterday", Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Four Dogs", Joe Burke – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Goodbye World", Denis Henry Hennelly – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"The House That Jack Built", Henry Barrial – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"I.D.", Kamal K M – India – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
"Mother, I Love You", Janis Nords – Latvia – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
"My Sisterʼs Quinceañera", Aaron Douglas Johnston – USA – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
"Pollywogs", Karl Jacob, Todd Arthur Cottam – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Winter in the Blood", Andrew Smith, Alex Smith – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Workers", Jose Luis Valle – Mexico/Germany – US PREMIERE

Documentary Competition:
"All of Me", Alexandra Lescaze – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs", Grace Lee – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Code Black", Ryan McGarry – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"The Island of Saint Matthews", Kevin Jerome Everson – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band", Christopher Quilty, Tamar Halpern – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"My Stolen Revolution", Nahid Persson Sarvestani – Sweden – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
"The New Black", Yoruba Richen – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Rain", Olivia Rochette, Gerard-Jan Claes – Belgium – US PREMIERE
"Tapia", Eddie Alcazar – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Purgatorio", Rodrigo Reyes – Mexico/USA – US PREMIERE

"The Act of Killing"
Drafthouse Films "The Act of Killing"

International Showcase:
"The Act of Killing", Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn – Denmark/Norway/UK (Drafthouse Films)
"Black Out", Eva Weber – UK – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
"Boxing Day", Bernard Rose – UK
"Dormant Beauty", Marco Bellocchio – Italy
"Drug War", Johnnie To – China
"Ernest & Celestine", Stéphanie Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner – France (Gkids)
"The Expedition to the End of the World", Daniel Dancik – Denmark
"The Fifth Season", Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth – Belgium/Netherlands/France
"House with a Turret", Eva Neymann – Ukraine
"The Moo Man", Andy Heathcote, Heike Bachelier – UK
"Nobodyʼs Daughter Haewon", Hong Sang-soo – Korea – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
"The Patience Stone", Atiq Rahimi – Afghanistan/France/Germany/UK (Sony Pictures Classics)
"Wadjda", Haifaa Al Mansour – Saudi Arabia/United Arab Emirates/Germany (Sony Pictures Classics)
"When I Saw You", Annemarie Jacir – Palestine/Jordan/Greece/United Arab Emirates/USA
"The Women and the Passenger", Valentina Mac-Pherson, Patricia Correra – Chile – US PREMIERE

Summer Showcase:
 "Ainʼt Them Bodies Saints", David Lowery – USA (IFC Films)
"Brothers Hypnotic", Reuben Atlas – Netherlands/USA
"Casting By", Tom Donahue – USA (HBO Films)
"Concussion", Stacie Passon – USA (RADiUS-TWC)

Sebastian Silva's "Crystal Fairy"
IFC Films Sebastian Silva's "Crystal Fairy"

"The Crash Reel", Lucy Walker – USA (HBO Films)
"Crystal Fairy", Sebastián Silva – Chile (IFC Films)
"Europa Report", Sebastián Cordero – USA (Magnolia Pictures/Magnet Releasing) – US
PREMIERE
"First Cousin Once Removed", Alan Berliner – USA (HBO Films)
"Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction", Sophie Huber – Switzerland
"In a World…", Lake Bell – USA (Roadside Attractions)
"Our Nixon", Penny Lane – USA (Cinedigm)
"Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This is Stones Throw Records)", Jeff Broadway – USA – WORLD PREMIERE
"Short Term 12", Destin Daniel Cretton – USA (Cinedigm)
"The Spectacular Now", James Ponsoldt – USA (A24)
"Venus Vs.", Ava DuVernay – USA (ESPN) – WORLD PREMIERE

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