Sundance Film Festival Capsules: Day 3. Morris from America, Swiss Army Man, NUTS!, Operation Avalanche, Green Room

Morris from America [U.S. Dramatic] ★ ★ ★

In some ways, it’s the most familiar kind of coming-of-age story; in other ways, it’s completely distinctive. Funny, generous and gently observational, writer/director Chad Hartigan’s story deals with 13-year-old Morris Gentry (Markees Christmas), a black kid from New York living in Heidelberg, Germany with his widowed soccer coach father (Craig Robinson) and dealing with both cultural disconnection and budding adolescent dramas like his crush on a worldly older girl. Hartigan anchors his story on a wonderfully...

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Jan 24th 2016
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