Snowboarder, Eagles, Austen, more heading to Ogden

Dec 14 2012 - 10:48pm

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The Crash Reel
Before Midnight
Big Sur
Crystal Fairy
History of the Eagles
Very Good Girls
The Way Way Back
The East
Nicole Kidman in Stoker
The Crash Reel
Before Midnight
Big Sur
Crystal Fairy
History of the Eagles
Very Good Girls
The Way Way Back
The East
Nicole Kidman in Stoker

OGDEN -- The 2013 Sundance Film Festival on Friday announced the films coming to Peery's Egyptian Theater.

Ogden can look forward to 13 films. Here's the lineup, with film descriptions by Sundance.

* "Crystal Fairy," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Jamie is a boorish, insensitive American traveling in Chile who somehow manages to create chaos at every turn. He and his friends are planning to take a road trip north to experience a legendary shamanistic hallucinogen called the San Pedro cactus. Starring Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andres Silva, Jose Miguel Silva, Agustin Silva.

* "Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Emanuel, an acerbic but sensitive teen, lives with her father and stepmother. She's on the verge of another birthday when Linda, a young and hip mother, moves in next door. Intrigued by Linda's striking resemblance to her late mother, Emanuel develops a bond with Linda. Starring Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, Alfred Molina and Frances O'Connor.

* "Who is Dayani Cristal," 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Deep in Arizona's sun-blistered desert, beneath a cicada tree, border police discover a decomposing male body. Lifting a tattered T-shirt, they expose a tattoo that reads "Dayani Cristal." Who is this person? Starring Gael Garcia Bernal.

* "Mud," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Matthew McConaughey stars as a fugitive who asks two teen boys to help him evade bounty hunters and reunite with his true love. Reese Witherspoon and Sam Shepard also appear.

* "Austenland," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Keri Russell stars as an obsessed fan of Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy. She heads to Austenland for an immersive vacation to eschew all things modern, to search for classical love.

* "History of the Eagles, Part 1," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Using never-before-seen home movies, archival footage and new interviews with all current and former members of the Eagles, this documentary provides an intimate look into the history of the band and the legacy of their music.

* "Before Midnight," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23. We meet Jesse and Celine in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on a train bound for Vienna. Before the clock strikes midnight, we will again become part of their story. Starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.

* "The Way, Way Back," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Duncan, an introverted 14-year-old, comes into his own over the course of a comedic summer when he forms unlikely friendships with the gregarious manager of a rundown water park and the misfits who work there. Starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, Liam James.

* "The Crash Reel," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25. The jaw-dropping story of one unforgettable athlete, Kevin Pearce, one eye-popping sport, snowboarding, and one explosive issue, traumatic brain injury. An epic rivalry between Kevin and Shaun White culminates in a life-changing crash and a comeback story with a difference. This is the Salt Lake City Gala film.

* "Big Sur," 9:30 p.m. Jan. 25. This film focuses on a moment in Jack Kerouac's life when, overwhelmed by the success of his opus "On the Road" and struggling with alcoholism, he retreats to a small coastal California town of Big Sur, which eventually inspires his 1962 novel of the same name. Starring Jean-Marc Barr and Kate Bosworth.

* "The East," 3:30 p.m. Jan. 26. An operative for an elite private intelligence firm goes into deep cover to infiltrate a mysterious anarchist collective attacking major corporations. Bent on apprehending these fugitives, she finds her loyalty tested as her feelings grow for the group's charismatic leader. Starring Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page.

* "Stoker," 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26. After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie comes to live with her and her mother, Evelyn. Soon after his arrival, India suspects that this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives but becomes increasingly infatuated with him. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Dermot Mulroney and Nicole Kidman.

* "Very Good Girls," 9:30 p.m., Jan. 26. In the long, half-naked days of a New York summer, two girls on the brink of becoming women fall for the same guy and find that life isn't as simple or safe as they had thought. Starring Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Richard Dreyfuss, Ellen Barkin.

For more information, visit www.sundance.org/festival.

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