Glasgow Film Festival 2015

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Next To Her Next To Her
Next To Her and The Grump
Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai ri yan huo) (Country: China; Year: 2014; Director: Yi'nan Diao; Writer: Yi'nan Diao; Stars: Lun Mei Gwei, Fan Liao, Xuebing Wang)
A detective falls in love with a woman linked to the murder victims of his current investigation.
Black Souls (Anime nere) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2014; Director: Francesco Munzi; Writer: Gioacchino Criaco, Francesco Munzi, Fabrizio Ruggirello, Maurizio Braucci; Stars: Barbora Bobulova, Fabrizio Ferracane, Anna Ferruzzo, Giuseppe Fumo, Marco Leonardi, Peppino Mazzotta, Aurora Quattrocchi, Pasquale Romeo, Manuela Ventura)
Mafia tale, based on a true story.
The Cut (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Fatih Akin; Writer: Fatih Akin, Mardik Martin; Stars: Tahar Rahim, George Georgiou, Makram Khoury, Akin Gazi, Lara Heller, Numan Acar, Alejandro Rae, Dustin MacDougall, Shubham Saraf, Joel Jackshaw, Anna Savva, Korkmaz Arslan, Sesede Terziyan, Aida Adele Golghazi, Arevik Martirosyan)
A man survives the Armenian genocide and goes in search of his lost daughters.
The Dead Lands (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2014; Director: Toa Fraser; Writer: Glenn Standring; Stars: James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, Raukura Turei, George Henare, Pana Hema Taylor, Rena Owen)
A young Maori man sets out to avenge the death of his father.
Dreamcatcher (Country: UK, US; Year: 2015; Director: Kim Longinotto; Writer: Kim Longinotto)
Documentary, showing how a former teenage prostitute is helping other women to find a better life.
Black Souls Black Souls
Black Souls and Man From Reno
Exit (Hui Guang Zou Ming Qu) (Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong; Year: 2014; Director: Hsiang Chienn; Writer: Hsiang Chienn; Stars: Shiang-chyi Chen, Easton Dong)
A woman struggling to cope with middle age makes an unexpected connection with an injured man.
The Grump (Country: Finland; Year: 2014; Director: Dome Karukoski; Writer: Dome Karukoski, Tuomas Kyrö, Pekko Pesonen, based on the novel by Tuomas Kyrö; Stars: Antti Litja, Petra Frey, Mari Perankoski)
After a fall, a curmudgeonly farmer moves into the city home of his frustrated daughter in law.
Jauja (Land Of Plenty) (Country: Argentina, Denmark, US, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany, France; Year: 2014; Director: Lisandro Alonso; Writer: Lisandro Alonso, Fabian Casas; Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Ghita Nørby)
A dad and daughter's odyssey into a desert.
Land Ho! (Country: Iceland, US; Year: 2014; Director: Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens; Writer: Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens; Stars: Paul Eenhoorn, Earl Lynn Nelson, Alice Olivia Clarke, Karrie Crouse, Elizabeth McKee, Emmsjé Gauti, Magnús Kr. Guðmundsson, Þrúður Kristjánsdóttir)
Two old friends take a trip to Iceland.
The Light Shines Only There (Sokonominite Hikari Kagayaku) (Country: Japan; Year: 2014; Director: Mipo O)
A bleak but beautiful portrait of humanity.
Dreamcatcher Dreamcatcher
Dreamcatcher and Pale Moon
Man From Reno (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Dave Boyle; Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Pepe Serna, Kazuki Kitamura)
A Californian sheriff and a Japanese novelist both have close encounters with strangers who subsequently disappear.
Marshland (La isla mínima) (Country: Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Alberto Rodríguez; Writer: Rafael Cobos, Alberto Rodríguez; Stars: Antonio de la Torre, Raúl Arévalo, Jesús Castro, Javier Gutiérrez, Jesús Carroza, Nerea Barros, Manolo Solo, Salvador Reina)
Two mismatched murder detectives try to stop a serial killer.
Next To Her (Country: Israel; Year: 2014; Director: Asaf Korman; Writer: Liron Ben-Shlush; Stars: Liron Ben-Shlush, Jacob Daniel, Dana Ivgy)
A woman devoted to caring for her sister becomes involved in a complex relationship when their routine is broken.
Pale Moon (Kami No Tsuki) (Country: Japan; Year: 2014; Director: Daihachi Yoshida; Writer: Mitsuyo Kakuta, Kaeko Hayafune; Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Sōsuke Ikematsu, Satomi Kobayashi)
A bored bank employee gradually begins embezzling money so she can live the life she wants, but nothing goes quite as she expected.
Phoenix (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Christian Petzold; Writer: Christian Petzold, Harun Farocki, based on Return From The Ashes by Hubert Monteilhet; Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Michael Maertens, Imogen Kogge, Kirsten Block, Uwe Preuss, Eva Bay, Jeff Burrell, Sofia Exss, Megan Gay, Daniela Holtz, Max Hopp, Nikola Kastner, Valerie Koch)
A disfigured concentration camp survivor searches Berlin for her husband.
Uzumasa Limelight Uzumasa Limelight
Uzumasa Limelight and The Dead Lands
Red Amnesia (Chuang Ru Zhe) (Country: China; Year: 2014; Director: Wang Xiaoshuai; Writer: Lei Fang, Xiaoshuai Wang; Stars: Zhong Lü, Yuanzheng Feng, Hao Qin)
Small but sinister events in a quiet widow's life hint at the ghosts of the Cultural Revolution.
Uzumasa Limelight (Uzumasa Raimuraito) (Country: Japan; Year: 2014; Director: Ken Ochiai; Stars: Seizô Fukumoto, Chihiro Yamamoto, Masashi Goda)
A rising star asks a once prolific film extra for lessons in the art of onscreen swordfighting.

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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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