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“Landline,” starring Abby Quinn and John Turturro, made its premiere Friday, Jan. 20, at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City. Director Gillian Robespierre (“Obvious Child,” SFF ’14), co-writing with Elisabeth Holm, helms this comedy set in 1990s New …

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  • The Egyptian Theatre is pictured on the eve of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Park City, Utah. The annual film festival runs from Thursday, Jan. 19 to January 29 in Park City. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Sundance festival stars and movie buffs boost Utah liquor sales
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