* 1/2 (one and half stars)
If you're looking for a deep, thoughtful examination of the mind of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, you won't find it in the Sundance film, "Mitt," which was the festival's Salt Lake City Gala premiere on Friday at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.
That's either because Romney didn't want to invite anyone inside his deepest thoughts — especially someone pointing a camera at him — or filmmaker Greg Whiteley wasn't interested in showing anything more than Romney's squeaky-clean image.
The result in this 90-minute documentary, which will premiere on the streaming video site, Netflix, Jan. 24, is a whitewash of a profile. It's not a warts-and-all documentary but a smiles-and-all portrayal that would have been a boost for Romney's poll ratings had it come out before the 2012 election.