The most high profiled Premiere section of the Sundance Film Festival 2020 has been announced for the January screening. The special competition section would include a collection of long awaited narrated films that are in due launch.
Directors: Jim Rash, Nat Faxon, Screenwriters: Jesse Armstrong, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
Storyline: A couple reassess their marriage, its dynamic and their feelings after they escape from an avalanche in the Alps.
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Euros Lyn, Screenwriter: Neil McKay
Storyline: Jan is a bartender alongside a cleaning occupation. Her passion to bear a race horse in her village ends up in a participation on a national level elite race championship.
Country: Canada, United Kingdom and Denmark
Director and screenwriter: Viggo Mortensen
Storyline: Will is an 80 year old farmer who moves to his son’s place in Los Angeles. A clash of different perspectives occur reopening old unhealed wounds.
Country: United Kingdom and France
Director: Florian Zeller
Screenwriters: Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller
Storyline: A touching story of stages of life portrayed beautifully as a daughter arranges care nurses for her 80 year old father who keeps rejecting the idea. Now that she is moving to Paris, how will he survive alone in London?
Four Good Days
Director: Rodrigo Garcia, Screenwriters: Rodrigo Garcia, Eli Saslow
Storyline: The story focuses on a mother-daughter bond as she helps her child to set herself free from a 10 year long opioid addiction.
Director: Julie Taymor, Screenwriters: Julie Taymor, Sarah Ruhl
Storyline: The story revolves around Steinem, who is a journalist alongside an activist focussing on women’s right and it’s revolution as she moves around the world creating history.
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Storyline: Sandra, a struggling mother, aims to create a happy and a safe house for her daughters whilst discovering her true self.
Director: Jeff Baena
Storyline: A woman who is fond of creativity, artwork, horses and supernatural crime series finally receives a reality check via her dreams.
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Dominic Cooke
Storyline: A British businessman works to resolve Cuban missile crisis with a partnership from a Soviet officer. Based on a true story that averts the idea of a nuclear conflict.
Director and screenwriter: Miranda July
Storyline: Dolio and her parent’s life take a complete 180 degree turn when they include a spirited woman in their clan.
The Last Shift
Director and screenwriter: Andrew Cohn
Storyline: Stanley is now retiring, and while train a new fast food worker, the most unexpected events take place.
The Last Thing He Wanted
Director: Dee Rees, Screenwriters: Marco Vallalobos, Dee Rees
Storyline: A guilt ridden journalist loses her focus wen an errand related to her father rises on board.
Director: Liz Garbus, Screenwriter: Michael Werwie
Storyline: Based on true events, Shannan’s disappearance leads to murders of mutiples sex workers by the police.
Country: United Kingdom, Canada
Director and screenwriter: Sean Durkin
Storyline: Rory’s marriage is at stake when he shifts to England as his wife is unable to adjust.
Promising Young Woman
Director and screenwriter: Emerald Fennell
Storyline: Cassie puts everything wrong in her life back on track with her intelligent, spirited and smart characteristics.
Director: Greg Barker
Storyline: UN Diplomat Sergio’s life becomes a chaotic event after Iraq’s invasion by the U.S.
Director and screenwriter: Michael Almereyda
Storyline: The story depicts Nikola Tesla’s work on a wireless energy system.
Director and screenwriter: Alan Ball
Storyline: A road trip with Beth and Uncle Frank, encountered by Walid portrays a family’s dynamics, choices and emotions.
Director: Benh Zeitlin, Screenwriters: Benh Zeitlin, Eliza Zeitlin
Storyline: A reference to Peter Pan’s story where Wendy, stuck on an island struggles to break free to rescue her family and high spirits from reaching an end.
Director: Sara Colangelo
Storyline: Kenneth Feinberg, a brilliant D.C. lawyer discovers life as he fights politics, administration and bureaucracy.