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    Review: Shane Carruth's Beguilingly Enigmatic 'Upstream Color' May Cause Disorienting Side Effects, Results Will Vary

    Nine years ago, autodidact filmmaker Shane Carruth burst onto the indie scene with the abstruse and complex sci-fi thriller "Primer," which made him a Sundance darling in 2004 when it won the Grand Jury Prize and went on to become a cult hit. The polymath writer, director, actor, musician, editor, p...

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    Interview: Shane Carruth Talks Trying To Make The Perfect "Album Film" With 'Upstream Color'

    In Part One of our Shane Carruth interview, we brought you news of the "Primer" director's other projects -- the abortive "A Topiary," his work on Rian Johnson's "Looper" and the gestating "The Modern Ocean." But, of course, the real excitement is for "Upstream Color," which hits theaters this Frida...

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    Listen: Shane Carruth's Score For 'Upstream Color,' Soundtrack Now Available To Order

    While pretty much every big title to premiere last month at the Sundance Film Festival is now out of the bag, and perhaps a bit less mysterious as a result, one that remains beguiling -- even to those who have seen it -- is Shane Carruth's "Upstream Color." The film written, produced, ...

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    'Fruitvale' Takes Grand Jury & Audience Award Prizes At Sundance Film Festival

    ...and just like that, the Sundance Film Festival has closed for another year, and tonight at Park City, the awards were handed out with one hotly buzzed film taking two major titles.

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    Sundance Review Roundup: 'Upstream Color' Is a Gorgeous Head-Scratcher

    Critics don't mind feeling stumped when it comes to Shane Carruth's gorgeous, enigmatic Sundance entry "Upstream Color." While the film is largely receiving praise, reviews are quick to point out that the narrative, nominally about a young man and woman "consumed by a higher force," will raise plent...

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    Sundance Review: Shane Carruth's Beguilingly Enigmatic 'Upstream Color' May Cause Disorienting Side Effects, Results Will Vary

    Nine years ago, autodidact filmmaker Shane Carruth burst onto the indie scene with the abstruse and complex sci-fi thriller "Primer," which made him a Sundance darling in 2004 when it won the Grand Jury Prize and went on to become a cult hit. The polymath writer, director, actor, musician, editor, p...

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    'Primer' Mastermind Shane Carruth Goes the DIY Distribution Route With 'Upstream Color'

    “Primer” mastermind Shane Carruth has decided to distribute his long-awaited follow-up “Upstream Color” in the U.S. through his own company, erbp, the enigmatic filmmaker announced Tuesday. The news comes on the eve of the film’s debut on Monday, Jan. 21, in the Dramati...

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    Sundance Curiosities: 5 Observations on the 2013 Lineup, From the Mysteries of NEXT <=> to the New Provocateurs

    Every year, the Sundance Film Festival involves a potent mixture of cinematic curiosities. In a new weekly feature, Indiewire digs into five aspects of the upcoming 2013 program, from the mysteries of NEXT <=> to new provocations and head-scratching juxtapositions.

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