The indie festival winners of today become the major voices of tomorrow. Expect to see this year’s victors, and the artists inspired by their success, to use their award-winning clout to reshape the future. Meanwhile, other films in the line-up from Laura Dern’s wrenching performance in The Tale to the teen-girls-with-guns midnight smash Assassination Nation, which sold for a staggering $10m, show that film-makers are redefining what it means to create a strong female character – plus Ophelia, new spin on Hamlet starring The Last Jedi’s Daisy Ridley, and Lizzie, a reframing of the axe murderess as an abused daughter who literally slays the patriarchy, insist there’s also more to tell about female characters we already know. … [Read more...] about Sundance 2018: what did we learn from this year’s festival?
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