Sundance 2015: 'Wolfpack' follows 7 kids locked in an apartment, raised on films

January 25, 2015 8:15 PM

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Movies at the Sundance Film Festival often arrive with tags of "originality" and "boldness." But there are few offerings that substantiate the claim like "The Wolfpack," a documentary about imprisonment, parental abuse and the power of classic films to redeem them both.

Crystal Moselle's debut feature, which will premiere Sunday night at the independent-film gathering, tells of the real-life Angulo family, a set of six brothers and one younger sister growing up in a low-income development on New York's Lower East Side. To call them a family is technically accurate,...

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