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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "jOBS"
    The Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J. K. Simmons, Matthew Modine
    The Story: Ashton Kutcher portrays young Steve Jobs in this first film based on the life of the Apple co-founder. The film covers 30 years of Jobs' life from 1971 to 2000 as an entrepreneur and leader of Apple, NeXT and Pixar. "jOBS" focuses on Jobs' life as a college dropout in 1976, who together with his friend Steve Wozniak developed the Apple-1 personal computer kit, and the rest is history.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Don Jon's Addiction"
    The Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza
    The Story: Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut tells the story of a contemporary porn-addicted Don Juan. Gordon-Levitt, who is performing in front of the camera as well as behind it, plays Jon Martello whose addiction to porn has made him dissatisfied with life. His frustration leads him to a journey to find a more gratifying sex life.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Before Midnight"
    The Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
    The Story: With" Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," director Richard Linklater and stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy created a romantic tale, which now continues with the third film "Before Midnight." The plot takes place nine years after the second film, focusing on the end of a six-week vacation Jesse (Hawke) and Celine (Delpy) and their two kids are spending in Greece. Jesse, who moved to Europe and got a divorce, was forced to leave his son in America and now has to deal with his guilt.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Kill Your Darlings"
    The Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Ben Foster, Michael C. Hall
    The Story: John Krokidas' "Kill Your Darlings" stars "Harry Potter" actor Daniel Radcliffe as the young American poet Allen Ginsberg during his time at Columbia University. The movie traces the bohemian lifestyle of the great American poets of the beat generation. There are already rave reviews for Radcliffe's new American accent and his homosexual sex scene.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Stoker"
    The Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Dermot Mulroney, Jacki Weaver, Nicole Kidman
    The Story: Directed by "Oldboy" helmer Park Chan-Wook, "Stoker" tells the terrifying story of a young girl whose father died in a car accident. Her mysterious uncle comes to live with her and her mother, but she soon realizes that he has disturbing ulterior motives.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Ain't Them Bodies Saints"
    The Cast: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker
    The Story: This drama tells the story of an outlaw couple, Ruth and Bob, who are split apart when Bob is sent to prison. Shortly after his incarceration, Ruth gives birth to their daughter and raises her alone in a quiet town in Texas. Her new life is suddenly tested when Bob is released from jail and will stop at nothing to reunite with her.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Mud"
    The Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland
    The Story: Two 14-year-old boys encounter a fugitive known as Mud (McConaughey), who is hiding on an island in the Mississippi after murdering a rival for the love of his life, Juniper (Witherspoon). Mud plans to escape the police and bounty hunters and reunite with Juniper, and the two boys agree to help him. McConaughey was praised for giving the best performance of his career and the film, directed by Jeff Nichols, was crowned as a powerful and nuanced coming-of-age story.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "The East"
    The Cast: Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgard, Brit Marling Patricia Clarkson
    The Story: This thriller tells the story of a former FBI agent turned private security consultant who is hired to infiltrate an environmental terror group called "The East," only to find herself falling for its charismatic leader.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    "Prince Avalanche"
    The Cast: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch
    The Story: Director David Gordon Green ("Pineapple Express","The Sitter") goes back to the indie scene with this minimalist indie comedy. This remake of the Icelandic film "Either Way," follows Alvin (Rudd) and his girlfriend's brother Lance (Hirsch), who leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude repainting traffic lines on a highway ravaged by wildfire. Soon, their personalities clash, and while one views his lonely occupation as an opportunity for monastic self-reflection, the other anxiously awaits the weekend to party and get laid.

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    10 top films from Sundance 2013

    Lovelace

    "Lovelace"
    The Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, James Franco, Sharon Stone.
    The Story: "Lovelace" is a biographical film about Linda Boreman, the porn star known as "Linda Lovelace" who was famous for her performance in the enormously successful 1972 hardcore porn film "Deep Throat." Dragged into the porn industry by her abusive husband and manager, the film recounts the life and career of a woman who eventually broke free of his tight grip and later became a spokeswoman for the anti-pornography movement, trying prevent other women from getting similarly exploited.

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