With a roster of talent including Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, Robert Redford, Elijah Wood, Rashida Jones, Melanie Lynskey, Riley Keough, Jesse Plemons, and Alfre Woodard, the titles selected for Sundance Film Festival highlight the diversity and breadth of creativity found at Netflix. Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (Netflix launch: March 17, 2017) Two teenage sisters start robbing trains to make ends meet after their single mother's emotional meltdown in an electronics store lands her in jail.
"Sundance Film Festival has always been committed to giving voice to true originals, and their curation of titles for the 2017 festival is exceptionally strong and innovative," said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. Directed by Sydney Freeland and written by Shelby Farrell, the film stars Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow, Tim Blake Nelson, David Sullivan, Danielle Nicolet, Sasheer Zamata, Missi Pyle, Arturo Castro, and Sharon Lawrence.
Shut In A child psychologist believes she and her son are being haunted by the spirit of a patient who disappeared. The Trans List Trans author and advocate Janet Mock examines the experiences of Americans who identify as transgender. Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing Documentary covers the April 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon from the events of that day through the death penalty sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. With Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Michael Sheen. Bad Santa 2Billy Bob Thornton and Tony Cox reunite as they attempt to rob a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Man Down A Marine veteran returns from Afghanistan and searches for his estranged wife and son. Mifune Documentary on Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune and his extraordinary collaboration with director Akira Kurosawa. Featuring Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Takeshi Kato. With James Jurdi, Jessica Clark, Burt Reynolds, Rob Lowe. With Lucas Till, Joel Courtney, Michael Musso, Ally Sheedy. With Chase Williamson, Justin Welborn, Michael Aaron Milligan. Abattoir After a family tragedy, an investigative reporter discovers a mysterious man who buys houses where murders have occurred for unimaginable purposes. Best and Most Beautiful Things A blind 20-year-old Maine woman on the autism spectrum seeks community, romance and empowerment in this documentary. With Cary Elwes, Jason Patric, Justin Kelly, Benjamin Stockham. Written by Jonathan Penner, based on a short story by Robert Damon Schneck. Claire in Motion After the mysterious disappearance of her husband, a woman begins to unspool his life and learns how little she knew about him.
Almost Christmas In the spirit of the holiday, a family patriarch asks his family to get along for five days. Anne Frank: Then and Now Documentary about five tenage Palestinian girls learn about the famous Jewish diarist, whose story is generally untold in the Arab world, by participating in a dramatization. Esteros Teenage boys become lovers, but circumstances force one to reject his lifelong friend until they are reunited years later. Evolution Eerie allegorical French tale about an island where boys are raised by women and the biological imperative has taken a transformative turn. Lion Twenty-five years after being adopted by an Australian family, a young Indian man sets out to find the family he was separated from when he took a wrong train as a 5-year-old.
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"From the producers of Kelly Reichardt's "Certain Women" and Jeremy Saulnier's "Green Room" comes the story of Ruth (Melanie Lynskey), a nursing assistant suffering through a crisis of existential despair.
But when her house is burglarized, Ruth discovers a renewed sense of purpose in tracking down the thieves.
Hamill has voiced the character dozens of times, dating back to Batman: The Animated Series.