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2022 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Michał Chmielewski’s Roving Woman

2022 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Michał Chmielewski’s Roving Woman

An unknown, filmmaker with much experience breaks into out predictions list because of the curious bio subject, the players and a producer in Marta Lewandowska who was at the fest with Dolce fine giornata a couple of years back. A road movie with its roots in 70’s Greenwich Village, Michał Chmielewski‘s Roving Woman was shot during the pandemic and saw Lena Gora in the shoes of Connie Converse. John Hawkes and Chris Hanley co-star and Wim Wenders and Orian Williams are executive producing.

Gist: This is based on the mysterious disappearance of Connie Converse, the singer-songwriter who vanished without a trace in 1974.

Production Co./Producers: Lena Góra, Friends With Benefits’ Marta Lewandowska.

Prediction: WORLD CINEMA DRAMATIC COMPETITION.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBA (domestic, international).

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury 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 was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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