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2018 Sundance Film Festival: Feature Films Announced

Piercing / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Nicolas Pesce, Producers: Josh Mond, Antonio Campos, Schuyler Weiss, Jake Wasserman) — In this twisted love story, a man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse based on Ryu Murakami’s novel. Cast: Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa, Marin Ireland, Maria Dizzia, Wendell Pierce. World Premiere


Writer & Director:

Nicolas Pesce


Universal, Borderline Films

Schuyler Weiss, Jacob Wasserman, Max Born, Antonio Campos, Ali Di, Sean Durkin, Josh Mond, Avi Stern, Charles Miller, Brighton McCloskey


Mia Wasikowska, Christopher Abbott, Laia Costa, Maria Dizzia, Marin Ireland, Wendell Pierce, Olivia Bond

Director of Photography:

Zack Galler

Production Design:

Alan Lampert

Art Direction:

Naomi Munro

Prosthetic Make-Up:

Michael Marino & Prosthetic Renaissance


Scott Hersh


Brittany Romney