Last Minute Sundance Addition
From the press release just sent out:
"Park City, UT -- December 29, 2008-Sundance Institute announced today the addition of THE WINNING SEASON to the films screening at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in the out-of-competition Premieres section. THE WINNING SEASON will have its world premiere on Monday, January 19 at 8:30 p.m. at the Library Center Theatre in Park City. The 25th Sundance Film Festival runs January 15-25, 2009 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah. A complete list of the films is available at Sundance Institute's website at www.sundance.org/festival.
Directed by Jim Strouse (Lonesome Jim, Grace is Gone), The Winning Season stars Sam Rockwell as an adult misfit brought on to coach his local girl's high school basketball team. Cast: Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry, Shareeka Epps and Emily Rios.
"We are thrilled to welcome back to the Festival Jim Strouse who once again displays his talent for storytelling in this superbly witty film," said Geoffrey Gilmore, Director, Sundance Film Festival. "The Winning Season is a completely gratifying cinematic drama marked by sharp dialogue and perfectly toned performances."
For the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, 118 feature-length films were selected including 91 world premieres, 16 North American premieres and 5 U.S. premieres representing 21 countries with 42 first-time filmmakers, including 28 in the non-competition categories. These films were selected from 3,661 feature film submissions composed of 1,905 U.S. and 1,756 international feature-length films."
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