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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:15:00 GMT | By Natasha Sporn
Films and directors discovered at Sundance

'Reservoir Dogs' - 1992



Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster was picked up at Sundance (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
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  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt will host this year's award ceremony on January 26th (© Mario Anzuoni/Newscom/RTR)
  • This 1989 film saw the rise of the independent movie scene within America (© Snap Stills/REX Features)
  • Carlos Gallado starred in the action film (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
  • Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster was picked up at Sundance (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
  • Brian O'Halloran and Jeff Anderson (© Moviestore Collection/REX Features)
  • The role that launched Hugh Grant's high profile career (© Everett Collection/REX Features)
  • The basketball film was first screened at the 1994 Sundance festival (© Moviesotre Collection/REX Features)
  • Many of David O. Russell's indie films have been discovered at Sundance (© Wireimage/Getty Images)
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Although released in a limited amount of cinemas before Sundance, it was when Quentin Tarantino's directing debut appeared at the festival that it really took the world by storm, becoming one of the biggest gangster movies of all time. According to one critic it was the film 'people were not ready for' - we beg to differ.

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