2015 Sundance Awards: ‘Me & Earl & The Dying Girl’ Wins Best Drama, Best Doc Goes To ‘The Wolfpack’

February 3, 2015 12:16 AM

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2015 Sundance Awards: ‘Me & Earl & The Dying Girl’ Wins Best Drama, Best Doc Goes To ‘The Wolfpack’

Well, that's a wrap: the 2015 Sundance Awards were given out tonight and highlights included festival favorite “Me & Earl & The Dying Girl” winning Best Drama, perhaps not the biggest surprise in the world. That charming indie has been picked up by Fox Searchlight and you’re likely going to be hearing about it all year (our review). The coming of age dramedy also won the Audience Award which tells you something about its universal appeal. Another film receiving mostly rave reviews, "The Witch" took Best directing prize (our review) “The Wolfpack” won best documentary (our review), the magical realist Western "Slow West" starring Michael Fassbender took the World Cinema Dramatic prize (our review) and festival faves like “The Diary Of A Teenage Girl” (our review) and “Dope” (our review) were also given some due.

The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary was presented by Gordon Quinn to: The Wolfpack / U.S.A. (Director: Crystal Moselle) — Six bright teenage brothers have spent their entire lives locked away from society in a Manhattan housing project. All they know of the outside is gleaned from the movies they...

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