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by Taylor Lindsay
January 14, 2014 11:41 AM
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Sundance Exclusive: Teaser for Tim Sutton's Award-Winning NEXT Entry 'Memphis'

Director Tim Sutton just released a new teaser for his film "Memphis," premiering at Sundance in the NEXT section on January 17th. These select cuts give just a taste of the folktale's entrancing cinematography and cool bluesy beats.

"Memphis" first premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2013 and was awarded the cinema funding grant by Venice Biennale College. Sutton's first feature was "Pavilion," premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival.

Here's the synopsis per the Sundance Film Festival:

A strange singer with God-given talent drifts through his adopted city of Memphis with its canopy of ancient oak trees, streets of shattered windows, and aura of burning spirituality. Surrounded by beautiful women, legendary musicians, a stone-cold hustler, a righteous preacher, and a wolf pack of kids, the sweet, yet unstable, performer avoids the recording studio, driven by his own form of self-discovery. His journey quickly drags him from love and happiness right to the edge of another dimension.

Watch the trailer below.

MEMPHIS // SUNDANCE teaser from v r on Vimeo.

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1 Comment

  • Chris | January 15, 2014 11:40 AMReply

    You do know that is Willis Earl Beals in the trailer right?