Annal: 1993 Sundance Film Festival —Dramatic

Results of the Sundance Film Festival in the year 1993.

Film:Public Access

Public Access

Bryan Singer

“What’s wrong with Brewster?” asks the smiling devil-behind-blue-eyes Whiley Pritcher (Ron Marquette), a well-mannered, clean-cut drifter who has his own public access talk show. Brewster is a rural community with a secret under its bland surface of rural small town normalcy (a less insidious but more enigmatic reflection of Blue Velvet), and Whiley becomes an instant celebrity as he stirs it up with gossip and name-calling. But that’s not his goal—or at least it doesn’t appear to be. But then Whiley is an enigma in every sense of the word, a walking…

Film:Ruby in Paradise

Ruby in Paradise

Victor Nunez

An uncommon gem of a film, this story of a young woman finding herself is a marvelous sleeper. Ashley Judd (Kiss the Girls) makes her film debut as Ruby, who moves to a Florida beach town and tries as best she can to earn a living. She begins working in a clothing store and starts dating men, but after some hard choices realizes she must first figure out who she is and what she wants out of life before she settles for something less than she deserves. Writer-director Victor Nunez (Ulee’s Gold) tells his tale as an amiable slice of life story without…

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