Today's 2014 Sundance Film Festival trailer has an air of mystery about it, as filmmaker Gregg Araki explores the adjustments in a teen girl's life after the disappearance of her mother.
"I was 17 when my mother disappeared," intones Kat (Shailene Woodley) in the trailer for "White Bird in a Blizzard." "Like one day she was there — cleaning, making dinner, scowling at me with her feather duster. And the next, she was gone."
The film, based on Laura Kasischke's novel, follows Kat as she comes into her own as a young woman before her mother (Eva Green) disappears — and continues showing Kat's life with her father (Christopher Meloni) after Mom is gone.