Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

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Mushrooming Mushrooming
Mushrooming and Big Boy
36 (Country: Thailand; Year: 2012; Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit; Writer: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit; Stars: Koramit Vajrasthira, Wanlop Rrungkamjad)
A location scout who loses her digital library discovers she has also lost her memory of a young man she met one of her trips.
A.C.A.B. All Cats Are Brilliant (Country: Greece; Year: 2012; Director: Constantina Voulgaris; Writer: Constantina Voulgaris; Stars: Maria Georgiadou, Dimitris Xanthopoulos, Dimitris Piatas, Themis Bazaka, Kostas Ganotis, Alexis Charisis-Maerkl)
A young activist struggles to get by and to find her place in a troubled Greece.
Avanti Popolo (Country: Brazil; Year: 2012; Director: Michael Wahrmann; Writer: Michael Wahrmann; Stars: André Gatti, Carlos Reichenbach, Eduardo Valente)
A son tries to reconnect with his father in a film that explores the nature of film.
Big Boy (Country: Philippines; Year: 2012; Director: Shireen Seno; Stars: Ian Lomongo, Pam Miras, John Lloyd Evangelista)
Little Julio's family try hard to make him grow bigger.
Burned Wings (Country: Hong Kong, China; Year: 2013; Director: Zheng Kuo, Sun Yang; Stars: Yang Shicong, Li Haoyu, Wang Hongwei, Lipstick Chan, Tong Tong, Hu Yi)
Four young gangsters decide to challenge the powers that be.
Penumbra Penumbra
Penumbra and The Color Of The Chameleon
A Coffee In Berlin (Oh Boy) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Jan Ole Gerster; Writer: Jan Ole Gerster; Stars: Tom Schilling, Marc Hosemann, Friederike Kempter, Andreas Schröders, Justus von Dohnányi)
Niko's life is falling apart but all he really wants is a cup of coffee.
The Color Of The Chameleon (The Colour Of The Chameleon) (Country: Bulgaria; Year: 2012; Director: Emil Christov; Writer: Vladislav Todorov; Stars: Ruscen Vidinliev, Irena Milyankova, Rousy Chanev, Deyan Donkov, Samuel Finzi, Svetlana Yancheva)
A young misfit is recruited to infiltrate a book club as a spy, with comic consequences.
Constructors (Stroiteli) (Country: Kazakhstan; Year: 2012; Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov; Writer: Adilkhan Yerzhanov; Stars: Rauf Khabibulin, Yerbolat Yerzhanov, Aliya Zainalova)
Three bickering siblings are forced to work together to build a house quickly so that their family land won't be confiscated.
Days Of Grace (Días De Gracia) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2011; Director: Everardo Valerio Gout; Writer: Everardo Valerio Gout, David Rutsala; Stars: Tenoch Huerta, Kristian Ferrer, Dolores Heredia, Carlos Bardem, Eilen Yanez, Mario Zaragoza, José Sefami)
Kidnappings take place in Mexico during three World Cups.
Die Welt (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: Alex Pitstra; Writer: Thijs Gloger, Alex Pitstra, Abdallah Rezgui; Stars: Abdelhamid Nawara, Ilse Heus, Judith Van der Meulen, Mohsen Ben Hassen, Rahma Ben Hassen, Marwa Agrebi, Slim Al Amiri, Houcem Al Bib, Brahim Ben Ammar, Mehdi Ben Amor, Ons Bahri, Mariem Bedoui, Mohammed Hassine Belkhala, Kamel Ben Khalfa, Abdelmajid Bibasse)
Fiction/documentary hybrid, depicting Tunisia shortly after the 2011 Jasmine revolution.
Emperor Vists The Hell Emperor Vists The Hell
Emperor Vists The Hell and The Way We Dance
Emperor Vists The Hell (Tang Huang You Di Fu) (Country: China, Canada; Year: 2012; Director: Li Lou; Stars: Li Wen, Wu Wei, Li Juchuan, Yang Xiao, Li Hao)
A powerful man who offends a divine messenger is condemned to an early death but told he can win a second chance if he can placate the ghosts of his enemies.
Everybody's Gone (Vse Ushli) (Country: Russia, Georgia, Czech Republic; Year: 2012; Director: Georgy Paradzhanov; Writer: Georgy Parajanov; Stars: Zurab Kipchidze, Aram Makagyan, Natalia Kolyakanova)
Magical perspectives on life in a small Georgian town, as seen through the eyes of a small boy.
The Future (Il Futuro) (Country: Chile, Germany, Italy, Spain ; Year: 2013; Director: Alicia Scherson; Writer: Alicia Scherson; Stars: Manuela Martelli, Rutger Hauer, Luigi Ciardo, Nicolas Vaporidis, Alessandro Giallocosta)
The elder of two siblings who have lost their parents, enters the mansion of a retired Mr Universe looking for a future.
I Catch A Terrible Cat (Koppidoi Neko) (Country: Japan; Year: 2012; Director: Rikiya Imaizumi; Stars: Moto Fuyuki, Kazuha Komiya)
An ageing novelist finds his head turned by a flirtatious waitress, but keeps getting tangled up in trying to sort out other people's love lives.
Keep Smiling (Gaigimet) (Country: Georgia, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2012; Director: Rusudan Chkonia; Stars: Ia Sukhitashvili, Gia Roinishvili, Olga Babluani, Tamuna Bukhnikashvili, Nana Shonia, Shorena Begashvili, Maka Chichua, Lela Metreveli, Ia Ninidze, Eka Kartvelishvili, Beka Elbakidze, Tamar Bziava, Tornike Bziava, Avtandil Gogeshvili)
Ten women compete in the increasingly demeaning beauty contest Georgia Mother 2010.
Avanti Popolo Avanti Popolo
Avanti Popolo and A.C.A.B. All Cats Are Brilliant
Lilou's Adventure (Lilou No Bouken) (Country: Japan; Year: 2012; Director: Izuru Kumasaka; Stars: Lilou Diabate, Saera Nakandakari, Lamine Youl Diabate, Lily)
A girl travels across Japan looking for her missing friend, using clues from a video game.
Longing For The Rain (Chunmeng) (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2013; Director: Tian-yi Yang; Writer: Tian-yi Yang; Stars: Zhao Siyuan, Fu Jia, Dej Pongpazroj, Xue Hong, Xu Guiqin)
A lonely housewife embarks on an intense erotic relationship with a ghost.
Mushrooming (Seenelkäik) (Country: Estonia; Year: 2012; Director: Toomas Hussar; Writer: Toomas Hussar; Stars: Hendrik Toompere Jr. Jr., Volli Käro, Mari-Liis Lill, Markus Luik, Andres Maimik, Hilje Murel, Elmo Nüganen, Raimo Pass, Margus Pilt, Elina Reinold, Emil Rutiku, Üllar Saaremäe, Ott Sepp, Piret Simson, Raivo E. Tamm)
An under-pressure politician finds a day spent mushroom picking with his wife goes south after they get lost in the woods.
My Dog Killer (Môj Pes Killer) (Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic; Year: 2013; Director: Mira Fornay; Writer: Mira Fornay; Stars: Adam Mihál, Marián Kuruc, Libor Filo, Irena Bendová)
A troubled teenager with violent friends discovers a secret about his absent mother than makes him contemplate a cruel act.
The Obscured Histories and Silent Longings of Daguluan's Children (Country: Philippines; Year: 2012; Director: Gutierrez Mangansakan II; Stars: Jelieta Mariveles, June Sanchez, Reymark Bendisula, Roy Cabonilas, Rey Cabonilas, Joel Geolamen, John Barredo, Elreen Bendisula, Marwila Supetran, Honey Grace Anova, Radzini Oledan)
Life is hard in a remote Filipino fishing village, and preserving the old ways is even harder.
Taboor Taboor
Taboor and Everybody's Gone
Penumbra (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Eduardo Villanueva; Writer: Eduardo Villanueva; Stars: Adelelmo Jiménez, Carlota Rodriguez, Alfredo Llamas Herrera, Jesus Sernas)
An elderly couple living on the coast of Mexico remember their son, who was killed trying to cross the border into the US.
Six Acts (Shesh Peamim, S#x Acts) (Country: Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Johnathan Gurfinkel; Writer: Rona Segal; Stars: Sivan Levy)
A deep dive into the grey area of sexual abuse told through the story of Gili, a teenager who in order to improve her lame social status hooks up with several different boys, all from her new school.
The Swimming Pool (Country: Cuba, Venezuela; Year: 2012; Director: Carlos Machado Quintela; Stars: Raúl Capote, Mónica Molinet, Felipe García, Carlos Javier Martínez, Marcos Costa)
Four young people spend time at the pool on a slow summer day.
Taboor (Country: Iran; Year: 2012; Director: Vahid Vakilifar; Stars: Mohammad Rabbanipour)
In a near-future Iran, a man goes about his solitary life.
The Way We Dance (Kwong Mo Pai) (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2013; Director: Adam Wong)
A student joins a hip hop club. On finding that her moves are too hot for others to handle, she is encouraged to explore martial arts.
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