The movie Richard Linklater has been making for 12 years is getting a Sundance screening. Boyhood, which stars Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette, who star the parents of a boy played by young actor Ellar Coltrane. In a May 2013 profile of Linklater, New York's Tom Shone explained that Linklater has shot Coltrane "growing up, from the ages of 7 to 18, shooting three days each year for ten to fifteen minutes of film, editing as he goes along." Vulture's Jennifer Vineyard reported that Linklater has just finished the film in December, and was raving about Arquette's performance saying "she should get a fucking Oscar." Hawke has described the film to Entertainment Weekly as "Tolstoy-esque in scope."
The movie will have a special preview screening January 19 in Park City.