Glasgow Film Festival 2014

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The Double The Double
The Double and The Grand Budapest Hotel
20 Feet From Stardom (Twenty Feet From Stardom) (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Morgan Neville; Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Carole Childs, Mick Jagger, Claudia Linnear, Mable John, Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler, Judith Hill)
Backing singers tell their stories.
Before The Winter Chill (Avant L'Hiver) (Country: France, Luxembourg; Year: 2013; Director: Philippe Claudel; Writer: Philippe Claudel; Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leïla Bekhti)
A woman suspects her neurosurgeon husband of having an affair, but the truth is something darker.
The Book Thief (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Brian Percival; Writer: Michael Petroni, based on the book by Markus Zusak; Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, Barbara Auer, voice of Roger Allam)
A girl in Second World War Germany steals books and shares them with others.
Calvary (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2014; Director: John Michael McDonagh; Writer: John Michael McDonagh; Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, M Emmet Walsh, Isaach De Bankolé, Marie-Josee Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot)
A priest finds himself under threat.
Cas & Dylan (Cas And Dylan) (Country: Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Jason Priestley; Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Richard Dreyfuss, Jayne Eastwood)
A 60 year old man takes to the road after receiving shocking news, but everything changes when he picks up a young hitchhiker.
Starred Up Starred Up
Starred Up and The Book Thief
The Double (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Richard Ayoade; Writer: Richard Ayoade, Avi Korine; Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Rade Serbedzija, Cathy Moriarty, Gemma Chan, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Yasmin Paige, Nathalie Cox, Phyllis Somerville, Tony Rohr, Joanna Finata, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Jon Korkes), Official Site, Trailer
Jesse Eisenberg finds his world turned upside down by the arrival of a confident and ambitious doppelganger.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Wes Anderson; Writer: Wes Anderson; Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Léa Seydoux)
The adventures of a concierge and a lobby boy who becomes his friend.
Salvo (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2013; Director: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza; Writer: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza; Stars: Saleh Bakri, Sara Serraiocco, Luigi Lo Cascio, Redouane Behache)
Life changes for a professional assassin because of a witness.
Starred Up (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: David Mackenzie; Writer: Jonathan Asser; Stars: Jack O'Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend, Anthony Welsh, David Ajala, Ian Beattie, Sam Spruell, Tommy McDonnell, Darren Hart, Peter Ferdinando, Gershwyn Eustache Jr)
A young offender is relocated to the adult prison where his father is locked up.
Under The Skin (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Jonathan Glazer; Writer: Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer based on the novel by Michel Faber; Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Paul Brannigan, Krystof Hádek, Jessica Mance, Scott Dymond, Joe Szula, Michael Moreland, Lee Fanning, Ben Mills, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Jeremy McWilliams, Gerry Goodfellow, Adam Pearson, Oscar Mills, Stephen Horn)
An alien in human form takes a roadtrip across Scotland.
20 Feet From Stardom 20 Feet From Stardom
20 Feet From Stardom and Salvo
The Zero Theorem (Country: UK, Romania; Year: 2013; Director: Terry Gilliam; Writer: Pat Rushin; Stars: Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Lucas Hedges, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton, Peter Stormare, Dana Rogoz, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Emil Hostina, Naomi Everson, Tudor Istodor, George Remes, Olivia Nita)
A reclusive computer genius, plagued with existential angst, works on a mysterious project aimed at discovering the meaning of life.
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