Glasgow Film Festival 2015

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The Samurai The Samurai
The Samurai and A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
10,000 Km (10,000 Kilometres) (Country: Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Carlos Marques-Marcet; Writer: Carlos Marques-Marcet, Clara Roquet, Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer; Stars: Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer)
Technology rather than love threatens a long-distance relationship.
Appropriate Behavior (Appropriate Behaviour) (Country: US, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Desiree Akhavan; Writer: Desiree Akhavan; Stars: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Scott Adsit, Halley Feiffer, Anh Duong, Hooman Majd, Arian Moayed, Aimee Mullins, Christopher Baker, Robyn Rikoon, Justine Cotsonas, Jake Katzman, Maryann Urbano, Daniella Rabbani, James Claude Bristow)
A young New Yorker struggles to understand herself in the aftermath of a break-up.
Blind (Country: Norway; Year: 2014; Director: Eskil Vogt; Writer: Eskil Vogt; Stars: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Vera Vitali, Henrik Rafaelsen)
Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home - a place she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. But Ingrid's real problems lie within, not beyond the walls of her apartment, and her deepest fears and repressed fantasies soon take over.
The Dark Horse (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2014; Director: James Napier Robertson; Writer: James Napier Robertson; Stars: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, Miriama McDowell, Barry Te Hira, Xavier Horan, Wayne Hapi, James Napier Robertson, Lyel Timu, Te Ahorangi Retimana-Martin, Calae Hignett-Morgan, Te Rua Rehu-Martin, Niwa Whatuira, Lionel Wellington, Wesley Broadfoot)
A biopic about Genesis 'Gen' Potini, a chess champion who struggled with severe bipolar disorder.
Elle l'Adore (She Adores Him) (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Jeanne Herry; Writer: Jeanne Herry, Gaëlle Macé; Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Laurent Lafitte, Olivia Côte)
A divorced mother agrees to do a mysterious favour for a singer she has adored from afar throughout her life.
Elle l'Adore Elle l'Adore
Elle l'Adore and The Wonders
Gente De Bien (Country: Colombia; Year: 2014; Director: Franco Lolli)
Communication founders between a father and his nine-year-old son.
A Girl At My Door (Dohee-ya) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2014; Director: July Jung; Writer: July Jung; Stars: Doona Bae, Hie-jin Jang, Sae-ron Kim, Seong-kun Mun, Sae-Byeok Song)
A policewoman tries to help a young girl who is being abused by her violent stepdad.
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Ana Lily Amirpour; Writer: Ana Lily Amirpour; Stars: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains, Rome Shadanloo, Milad Eghbali, Reza Sixo Safai, Pej Vahdat)
A lonely vampire and a young man exhausted by caring for his father come together in a nightmare city.
It Follows (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: David Robert Mitchell; Writer: David Robert Mitchell; Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Jake Weary, Daniel Zovatto, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe)
A teenager finds herself having strange visions and becomes convinced that something dangerous is following her.
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (Country: Italy; Year: 2014; Director: Sydney Sibilia; Writer: Valerio Attanasio, Andrea Garello, Sydney Sibilia; Stars: Edoardo Leo, Valeria Solarino, Valerio Aprea, Paolo Calabresi, Libero De Rienzo, Stefano Fresi, Lorenzo Lavia, Pietro Sermonti, Sergio Solli, Majlinda Agaj, Neri Marcorè, Guglielmo Poggi, Katsiaryna Shulha, Nadir Caselli, Luca Vecchi)
A bunch of broke academics decide to enter the drug manufacture and dealing business.
I Can Quit Whenever I Want I Can Quit Whenever I Want
I Can Quit Whenever I Want and The Dark Horse
Life In A Fishbowl (Vonarstræti) (Country: Iceland; Year: 2014; Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson; Writer: Birgir Örn Steinarsson, Baldvin Zophoníasson; Stars: Hera Hilmarsdottir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Thor Kristjansso)
Three different lives interweave to tell the story of the impact of Iceland's economic collapse.
Mardan (Country: Kurdistan; Year: 2014; Director: Batin Ghobadi )
Investigating the disappearance of a construction worker brings a detective face to face with the tragic history of his country and with his own past.
The Samurai (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Till Kleinert; Writer: Till Kleinert; Stars: Michel Diercks, Pit Bukowski)
A young police officer is drawn into a mysterious maniac's murderous plans.
Short Skin (Country: Italy, Iran, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Duccio Chiarini; Writer: Duccio Chiarini, Ottavia Madeddu, Marco Pettenello, Miroslav Mandic; Stars: Matteo Creatini, Franscesca Agostini, Nicola Nocchi, Mariana Raschillà, Bianca Ceravolo, Michele Crestacci, Bianca Nappi, Crisula Stafida, Francesco Acquaroli, Lisa Granuzza Di Vita)
A boy who faces a medical malformation that prevents him from experiencing sexual satisfaction finds himself becoming isolated.
Theeb (Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Naji Abu Nowar; Writer: Naji Abu Nowar, Bassel Ghandour; Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox)
A Bedouin boy experiences a desert adventure when he joins a British officer searching for a well on the eve of the 1916 Arab Revolt.
10,000 Km 10,000 Km
10,000 Km and Life In A Fishbowl
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon; Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa; Stars: Addison Timlin, Gary Cole, Joshua Leonard, Spencer Treat Clark, Denis O'Hare, Veronica Cartwright, Edward Herrmann, Ed Lauter, Wes Chatham, Starlette Miariaunii, Gracie Whitton, Arabella Field, Lance E. Nichols, Morganna May, Ricky Wayne)
Sixty-five years after a serial killer terrorised a small town... the murders begin again.
When Animals Dream (Når Dyrene Drømmer) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2014; Director: Jonas Alexander Arnby; Writer: Rasmus Birch; Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Jakob Oftebro, Sonja Richter, Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Mads Riisom, Stig Hoffmeyer, Tina Gylling Mortensen)
The appearance of dead bodies troubles an adolescent girl living on an island who can feel herself beginning to change.
White God (Fehér isten) (Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Kornél Mundruczó; Writer: Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi, Kata Wéber; Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Lili Monori, Gergely Bánki, Tamás Polgár, Orsolya Tóth, Kornél Mundruczó, Natasa Stork, János Derzsi, Péter Gothár, Ervin Nagy, Alexandra Gallusz, László Gálffi)
A girl goes in search of her pet dog.
Wild Tales (Country: Argentina, Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Damián Szifron; Writer: Damián Szifron; Stars: Rita Cortese, Ricardo Darín, Nancy Dupláa, Darío Grandinetti, Oscar Martínez, Osmar Núñez, María Onetto, Erica Rivas, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Julieta Zylberberg)
Vulnerable before a reality that can suddenly be modified and become unpredictable, the characters of Wild Tales cross the thin line that divides civilization from brutality.
The Wonders (Le meraviglie) (Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Alice Rohrwacher; Writer: Alice Rohrwacher; Stars: Maria Alexandra Lungu, Sam Louwyck, Alba Rohrwacher, Sabine Timoteo, Agnese Graziani, Monica Bellucci, )
Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.
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