25 Movies We Can't Wait to See at Sundance 2017

From Grateful Dead and Gawker docs to Cate Blanchett's 13-role history lesson, the must-see titles at this year's prestigious Park City film fest

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'The Polka King'
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'The Polka King'

Even if this biopic of Jan Lewan – a Polish immigrant living who became a Polka-music legend and later, a prison convict serving time for fraud – didn't star Jack Black as the disgraced bandleader, even if Jenny Slate and Jason Schwartzman didn't costar, and even if this stranger-than-fiction tale didn't double as a metaphor for the pitfalls of chasing the American Dream, we would still be first in line for this film. Why? Because the program notes use the phrase "Polka Ponzi scheme," which, frankly, is tuba music to our ears. Maya Forbes (Infinitely Polar Bear) directs.

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