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Can the Sundance Film Festival Stage an Oscar Comeback?

Joker was produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Films, and Joint Effort, in affiliation with Bron Creative and Village Roadshow Pictures, and distributed by Warner Bros. The 2011 documentary Bully received an R ranking for the profanity contained inside the movie, which prevented a lot of the meant viewers, middle and excessive schoolers, from seeing the film. The film’s director, Lee Hirsch, has refused to recut the movie, stating, “I really feel a accountability as a filmmaker, as the person entrusted to inform (these youngsters’) tales, to not water them down.” A petition collected more than 200,000 signatures to change the film’s ranking[seventy five] and a model with less profanity was lastly given a PG-thirteen score. The identical, nonetheless, could not be said about the 1995 teen drama Kids, which director Larry Clark wished rated R so dad and mom might take their kids to it for educational functions, however the MPAA rated it NC-17 due to its content material of adolescent sex and turned down Clark’s attraction.

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The film, primarily based on DC Comics characters, stars Joaquin Phoenix because the Joker and provides a attainable origin story for the character. Set in 1981, it follows Arthur Fleck, a failed slapstick comedian whose descent into madness and nihilism conjures up a violent counter-cultural revolution against the wealthy in a decaying Gotham City. Robert De Niro, … Read More