Look back at some of the films that got a boost in Park City, then shook up audiences and the industry, from ''Stranger Than Paradise'' to ''Precious'' and ''Beasts of the Southern Wild''
After the indie movement seemed to have stalled, Derek Cianfrance brought this portrait of a decaying marriage to the festival featuring indie darlings Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. Blue Valentine was so honest, so emotionally raw, so ''indie,'' that even its fans had to question whether it had any chance in the modern marketplace. The Weinstein Company picked it up at the end of the festival, shepherded it through its NC-17 battles with the MPAA, and landed Williams an Oscar nomination. Jeff Labrecque
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