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Steven Soderbergh Unsane

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Top 100 Most Anticipated American Indie Films of 2018: #53. Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane


Perhaps the American cousin to the quirky Danish folks in the Dogme movement and their desire to switch gears, Steven Soderbergh has been experimenting with film and the form since the naughts. He also took the “break” and during that itme rethought the immersive experience. Continuing to break from routine, Soderbergh pulled a Sean Baker, pulled out his iphone and voila – a secret project, a formidable cast more reasons to cheer for his permanent return to cinema, regardless of the shape.

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Written by Jonathan Bernstein and James Greer, this is about a young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear. Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins and Amy Irving star.

Release Date/Prediction: There might be a small chance for the Secret Screening slot at Sundance, or this might dip into SXSW before it’s release via Bleecker Street March 23rd.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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