2003 Sundance Film Festival American Spectrum Lineup
SUNDANCE 2003 LINEUPS:
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(indieWIRE: 12.03.02) — The American Spectrum Lineup for the 2003 Sundance Film Festival:
“A Foreign Affair,” directed by Helmut Schleppi
Two men looking for household help after their Ma passes away decide to join a Russian romance tour to find and bring home a traditionally-minded wife.
CAST: David Arquette, Tim Blake Nelson
“Detective Fiction,” directed by Patrick Coyle
When a man turns to detective writing as an escape from his court-ordered sobriety, the line between reality and fiction blurs. Based on the director’s award-winning play of the same name.
CAST: Mo Collins, Patrick Coyle, Sarah Agnew, Brent Doyle
“Milk and Honey,” directed by Joe Maggio
Over one night in New York City, lives of disparate strangers intersect by fate and circumstance.
“The Beat,” directed by Brandon Sonnier
In a split narrative, a young man follows two paths: his father’s dream of him becoming a cop, and his own dream of becoming a rapper.
CAST: Rahman Jamaal, Kazz Wingate, Toby Howard, featuring Coolio and Brian McKnight
“Cry Funny Happy,” directed by Sam Neave
Six characters at a crossroads in their lives come together for a thirtieth birthday party that will change them forever.
CAST: Tif Luckenbill, Marjan Neshat, Amy Redford
“Bookies,” directed by Mark Illsley
A comedy/drama about three college friends who become small time bookies on campus only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when they attract the attention of the local Mafia.
CAST: Nick Stahl, Johnny Galecki, Lukas Haas, and Rachael Leigh Cook
“Civil Brand,” directed by Neema Barnette
A tale of imprisoned, young Black women who empower themselves by fighting against abuse and private ownership of prisons for profit.
CAST: LisaRaye, N’Bushe Wright, Mos Def, Da Brat, MC Lite
“Born Rich,” directed by Jamie Johnson
A documentary on the “least-likely-to-agree-to-be-interviewed minorities on the planet:” the kids of the insanely rich. Directed by one of their own, Johnson & Johnson heir, Jamie Johnson.
CAST: Ivanka Trump, Georgina Bloomberg, SI Newhouse
“The Boys of 2nd Street Park,” directed by Dan Klores & Ron Berger
A documentary about a generation told through the eyes of five men as they recall their childhoods in the 1960s.
“Love and Diane,” directed by Jennifer Dworkin
“Love and Diane” follows a recovering crack addict and her troubled daughter as they navigate the obstacles of joblessness, parenthood, welfare, and public housing.
“White of Winter,” directed by Robert Saitzyk
A woman searches for a lost child that may only exist in her mind.
CAST: Zoe Poledouris, Bret Roberts, Tamara Zook, Joseph Chase