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A.C.O.D.

Three feature films have been added to the programme for the second Sundance London film and music festival, 25-28 April at The O2. They are: A.C.O.D. (Director: Stuart Zicherman, Screenwriters: Ben Karlin, Stuart Zicherman), Mud (Director and screenwriter: Jeff Nichols) and Metro Manila(Director: Sean Ellis, Screenwriters: Sean Ellis, Frank E. Flowers). 

FEATURE FILM PROGRAMME

The international and UK premieres of American independent narrative and documentary films that premiered in January at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A.

A.C.O.D. (Director: Stuart Zicherman, Screenwriters: Ben Karlin, Stuart Zicherman) — Carter is a well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce. So he thinks.  When he discovers he was part of a divorce study as a child, it wreaks havoc on his family and forces him to face his chaotic past. Cast: Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Catherine O’Hara, Amy Poehler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clark Duke. (Narrative) International Premiere

Mud

Mud (Director and screenwriter: Jeff Nichols) — Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and reunite him with his true love. Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon. (Narrative) UK Premiere

UK SPOTLIGHT

Drawing on the Sundance Film Festival’s rich legacy of premiering outstanding films produced in the UK – including An Education, Four Weddings and a Funeral, In Bruges, In the Loop, Kinky Boots, and Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels – this new showcase presents a selection of UK films that premiered in Park City, Utah.

Metro Manila

Metro Manila (Director: Sean Ellis, Screenwriters: Sean Ellis, Frank E. Flowers) — Seeking a better life, Oscar and his family move from the poverty-stricken rice fields to the big city of Manila, where they fall victim to various inhabitants whose manipulative ways are a daily part of city survival. Cast: Jake Macapagal, John Arcilla, Althea Vega. Winner of the Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. (Narrative) International Premiere

These additions join the following previously announced titles:

FEATURE FILM PROGRAMME
Blackfish Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Blood Brother Director: Steve Hoover
Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes Director: Francesca Gregorini
God Loves Uganda Director: Roger Ross Williams
In a World… Director: Lake Bell
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete Director: George Tillman Jr. 
The Kings of Summer Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Muscle Shoals Director: Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier
Running from Crazy Director: Barbara Kopple
Touchy Feely Director: Lynn Shelton 
Upstream Color Director: Shane Carruth

SPECIAL EVENT PROGRAMME
History of the Eagles Part One Director: Alison Ellwood 
Peaches Does Herself Director: Peaches 
Sleepwalk With Me Director: Mike Birbiglia 

UK SPOTLIGHT
In Fear Director: Jeremy Lovering 
The Look of Love Director: Michael Winterbottom 
The Moo Man Director: Andy Heathcote 
The Summit Director: Nick Ryan 

SHORT FILM PROGRAMME
The Apocalypse Director: Andrew Zuchero 
Black Metal Director: Kat Candler 
The Date Director: Jenni Toivoniemi
Irish Folk Furniture Director: Tony Donoghue
Jonah Director: Kibwe Tavares
Reindeer Director: Eva Weber
Until the Quiet Comes Director: Kahil Joseph
Whiplash Director: Damien Chazelle
The Whistle Director: Grzegorz Zariczny

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