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UK films enjoy strong showing in Sundance selection

Line-up includes five BBC Films titles and two from Film4.

Fourteen UK productions or co-productions will play at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City next month.

This is up on the 12 that screened at the previous festival in 2019 and 13 in 2018.

Among the titles announced yesterday are five from BBC Films, including Aneil Karia’s Surge, which plays in the world cinema dramatic competition. Starring Ben Whishaw, it follows a man who goes on a reckless journey of self-liberation through London after robbing a bank. Produced by Julia Godzinskaya and Sophie Vickers, it was backed by the BFI.

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