Glasgow Film Festival 2013

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A Late Quartet A Late Quartet
A Late Quartet and Something In The Air
Arbitrage (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Nicholas Jarecki; Writer: Nicholas Jarecki; Stars: Richard Gere, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, Susan Sarandon, Monica Raymund, William Friedkin, Laetitia Casta, Josh Pais, Stuart Margolin, Evelina Oboza, Bruce Altman, Chris Eigeman, Nate Parker, Paula Devicq, Angel Picard-Ami), Trailer
A hedge-fund magnate is in over his head, desperately trying to complete the sale of his trading empire before the depths of his fraud are revealed. An unexpected, bloody error forces him to turn to the most unlikely corner for help.
Cloud Atlas (Country: Germany, US, Hong Kong, Singapore; Year: 2012; Director: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski; Writer: Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, based on the novel by David Mitchell; Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, Keith David, James D'Arcy, Xun Zhou, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant, Robert Fyfe, Martin Wuttke), Trailer
The story of souls across the centuries.
In The House (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon, based on the play by Juan Mayorga; Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Denis Ménochet, Fabrice Luchini, Jean-François Balmer, Ernst Umhauer, Diana Stewart, Fabrice Colson, Stéphanie Campion, Bastien Ughetto)
Fiction and reality become blurred between a teacher and student.
A Late Quartet (Performance) (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Yaron Zilberman; Writer: Seth Grossman, Yaron Zilberman; Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener, Imogen Poots, Wallace Shawn, Mark Ivanir)
When a cellist discovers that he has Parkinson's disease, the other members of his successful string quartet find their lives unravelling.
The Look Of Love (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Matt Greenhalgh; Stars: Steve Coogan, Anna Friel, Imogen Poots, Tamsin Egerton, Chris Addison, David Walliams)
Biopic of porn king Paul Raymond.
Stoker Stoker
Stoker and Robot And Frank
Lore (Country: Germany, Australia, UK; Year: 2012; Director: Cate Shortland; Writer: Cate Shortland, Robin Mukherjee, Rachel Seiffert; Stars: Saskia Rosendahl, Nele Trebs, André Frid, Mika Seidel, Kai-Peter Malina, Nick Holaschke, Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Sven Pippig, Philip Wiegratz, Katrin Pollitt, Hendrik Arnst, Claudia Geisler, Pit Bukowski, Friederike Frerichs)
Teenager Lore and her four younger siblings are left to fend for themselves after her Nazi SS parents are taken into Allied custody.
Mama (Country: Spain, Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Andrés Muschietti; Writer: Neil Cross, Andrés Muschietti; Stars: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse, Jane Moffat)
Two feral children recovered from the forest are placed in the care of their aunt and uncle. But something has been caring for them, and it wants them back.
Much Ado About Nothing (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Joss Whedon; Writer: Joss Whedon, based on the play by William Shakespeare.; Stars: Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Fran Kranz, Reed Diamond, Ashley Johnson, Spencer Treat Clark)
A fresh take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy about sparring couples.
The Place Beyond The Pines (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Derek Cianfrance; Writer: Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio; Stars: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Rose Byrne, Ray Liotta, Emory Cohen, Dane DeHaan)
On discovering that he has a baby son, a circus motorcycle stunt rider approaches responsibility by robbing banks, but runs afoul of a corrupt politician.
Populaire (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Régis Roinsard; Writer: Régis Roinsard, Daniel Presley; Stars: Romain Duris, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo, Shaun Benson, Mélanie Bernier, Nicolas Bedos, Miou-Miou)
An insurance agent grooms a wayward secretary for a speed typing contest, and falls in love in the process.
Populaire Populaire
Populaire and Mama
Robot And Frank (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Jake Schreier; Writer: Christopher D Ford; Stars: Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, Liev Schreiber, Jeremy Strong, Katherine Waterston, Bonnie Bentley, Joshua Ormond, Dario Barosso, Rachael Ma, Dana Morgan, Hunter Reid, Jesse Newman)
A curmudgeonly OAP's kids install a robot as his caretaker.
Side Effects (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Steven Soderbergh; Writer: Scott Z Burns; Stars: Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Polly Draper )
A successful couple's lives spiral out of control after one of them is prescribed a drug to treat anxiety.
Something In The Air (Après mai) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Olivier Assayas; Writer: Olivier Assayas; Stars: Lola Créton, Dolores Chaplin, India Menuez, Carole Combes, Clement Metayer, Victoria Ley, Felix Armand, Nathanjohn Carter, Mathias Renou, Nick Donald, Félix de Givry)
An 18-year-old man reacts to the social changes of late 1960s Europe.
Stoker (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Park Chan-wook; Writer: Wentworth Miller; Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Dermot Mulroney, Jacki Weaver, Nicole Kidman)
A bereaved girl's charismatic uncle spells trouble when he comes to stay.
Welcome To The Punch (Country: UK, US; Year: 2013; Director: Eran Creevy; Writer: Eran Creevy; Stars: James McAvoy, Mark Strong, David Morrissey, Andrea Riseborough, Peter Mullan)
When his son gets in trouble, a retired criminal is forced to return to the city where a detective is still determined to catch him.
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