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2014 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Angus MacLachlan’s Goodbye to All That

Technically part of the extended Sundance family when Junebug landed there in 2005, scribe Angus MacLachlan moved from screenwriting to full fledged filmmaker in 2012 when filming commenced on Goodbye to All That. The North Carolina shot flick began filming in October 2012, is loaded with talent behind the camera in Production Designer Chad Keith (Take Shelter) and the producing pair of Park City vets Anne Carey and Mindy Goldberg, while in front of the camera we got a mixed bag featuring Paul Schneider and a slew of women players in Melanie Lynskey, Heather Lawless, Heather Graham, Amy Sedaris, Anna Camp, Ashley Hinshaw and Celia Weston.

Gist: A recently divorced dad named Otto (Paul Schneider) who starts a new life with his daughter.

Production Co./Producers: Archer Gray’s Anne Carey (Adventureland), Epoch Films’ Mindy Goldberg (Gigantic)

Prediction: If there is enough space this year, this could crack the U.S. Dramatic Competition, or fall into the Premieres category.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available
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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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