Hail, Caesar! Hail, Caesar!

The Glasgow Film Festival, now the UK's third biggest film event, is back for its 12th edition in 2016, with Richard Gere, Ben Wheatley, Natalie Dormer, Peter Greenaway and legendary stuntman Vic Armstrong among the stars planing to attend. It will open with the UK Premiere of Hail, Caesar! by Ethan and Joel Coen, and close with the UK Premiere of Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s Oscar-nominated Anomalisa. As always, we will be bringing you full coverage throughout.

The festival runs from 17 to 28 February.

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The Clan
The Clan
The true story of the Puccio Clan. A family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.
Miss Sharon Jones!
Miss Sharon Jones!
Following the star as she undergoes treatment for cancer and tries to mount a comeback.
The Wave
The Wave
Seismic rumblings in the Norwegian fjords threaten to start a chain reaction that will destroy the local area.
Southbound
Southbound
Five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travellers who confront their worst nightmares - and darkest secrets - over one long night on a desolate stretch of desert highway.
Summertime
Summertime
Drama about social change in France in the early 1970s.
Men And Chicken
Men And Chicken
Black comedy about a pair of brothers who discover a dark family secret.
Baskin
Baskin
A squad of unsuspecting cops goes through a trapdoor to Hell after stumbling upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.
Suburra
Suburra
A careless politician struggles to stay out of the grip of a ruthless crime lord who knows a little too much about him for comfort.
Departure
Departure
An English mother and son preparing their French summerhouse for sale both face emotional challenges as nostalgia and first love pull them in different directions.
Journey To The Shore
Journey To The Shore
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

Absolutely smashing
Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Cooper on Demolition and having the tools for the job.
Demolition men
Tearing the house down with Jean-Marc Vallée and Judah Lewis.
Bewitched, bothered and bewildered
Don Cheadle and Emayatzy Corinealdi tell the stories behind Miles Ahead.
Celebrating the absurd
Xavier Giannoli on an embellished peacock, Marguerite and finding truth through fiction.
Breaking up
Bryan Sipe on Demolition and the visceral pleasures of destruction.
Perfect pitch
Xavier Giannoli on Marguerite, obsession and eating only white food.
Peach perfect
GFF diary days 11&12: Richard Gere, Johannes Roberts, Cam Evrenol, Frightfest and musical moments.
Weird on top
GFF diary days 9&10: Tom Geens, Kate Dickie, Miranda Pennell, Tyler MacIntyre, Frightfest and more.
Keeping faith
Zhang Yang on casting and shooting Paths Of The Soul
Music and memories
GFF Diary days 5&6: Alastair Cole, Roland Moller, Lou McLoughlan and a cowgirl showdown.
Oscar contender takes life at a gallop
Deniz Gamze Ergüven on pride, prejudice, identity and wild horses.
Thrills and spills
GFF diary days 3&4: Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Vic Armstrong, Aidan Moffat and Chuckles the Xenomorph.
Living the high life
GFF diary days 1&2: Hail Caesar!, Ben Wheatley and Con Air as you’ve never seen it before.
House rules, part 2
Deniz Gamze Ergüven on Mustang, Offside and Escape From Alcatraz.
House rules, part 1
Deniz Gamze Ergüven on Mustang, Augustine, Selin Sozen and Warren Ellis.
Talking Hitchcock/Truffaut
Kent Jones on connecting with David Fincher, Martin Scorsese, Bob Balaban and more.
Mysterious voyage
Atom Egoyan and Robert Lantos on taking a journey in Remember.
Mission impossible
Atom Egoyan on the mysteries of Remember.
Beyond the silence
Giulio Ricciarelli on Fifties Germany and Labyrinth Of Lies.
Close encounters with Hitchcock
Kent Jones on Hitchcock/Truffaut and discovering the master.
That shocking man
Harold Takooshian on the real Stanley Milgram and Experimenter.
At the Experimenter reception
Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Almereyda, Jim Gaffigan and more in New York.
Experimental thinking
Michael Almereyda on Stanley Milgram and the making of Experimenter.
Enter the labyrinth
Giulio Ricciarelli on Germany's Oscar entry, Labyrinth Of Lies.
Keitel - a man for all seasons
Youth star Harvey on Sorrentino, Campion and Scorsese.
Gere turns up the heat
Star talks about faith, hope and charity.
Family ties for Huppert and Byrne
Trier takes a bow in Cannes Competition.
Facing the music
Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala on Goodnight Mommy.
The invisible man
Richard Gere and Oren Moverman on homelessness and Time Out of Mind.
Ginger Rogers' passion for fashion
A look at the star's eye for dress and design
10 of the best
We celebrate the films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Glasgow Film Festival News

Kate Davis wins Margaret Tait Award
Glasgow-based artist receives £10,000 commission
Mustang wins Glasgow Film Festival Audience Award
Festival celebrates record admissions.
Glasgow Film Festival opens
Hail Caesar! hits six screens.
The Assassin dominates Asian Film Award nominations
Port Of Call makes a splash for newcomer Jessie Li.
2016 Glasgow Film Festival launched
173 films and over 300 events scheduled.
Hail, Caesar! to open Glasgow Film Festival
Coen brothers film screening will be UK première.
Stunt spectacular planned for GFF
A taste of what's coming up in Glasgow.
Dream teams at the Glasgow Film Festival
"Chemistry is everything," says festival director.
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Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

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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