EIFF announces Best Of The Fest

Hector, Inside Out an Amy among films getting additional screenings.

by Amber Wilkinson

Edinburgh International Film Festival has announced its Best of the Fest line-up for the last day of the festival on Sunday June 28. Tickets go on sale at noon on Thursday June 26 from the official site.

Artistic director Mark Adams said: “We are thrilled to be able to add a selection of additional screenings for some of the hit and buzz films of this year’s Festival. It is a great chance to catch the films everyone has been talking about.”

Screening at Filmhouse:

12:20 - SCOTTISH MUSSEL: Mussels a-plenty in this Highland comedy from debut director Talulah Riley.

21:10 - THE MESSENGER: Irish actor Robert Sheehan stars in this supernatural thriller.

Screening at Cineworld:

13:30 - (SATURDAY 27) THE ROAD WITHIN: Zoë Kravitz, Dev Patel and Robert Sheehan star in this road-trip tale that unfolds to become a journey of self-discovery

Sunday, June 28:

13:00 - 45 YEARS: Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay in a portrait of a fractured relationship as they head towards their 45th wedding anniversary.

13:10 - SHE’S FUNNY THAT WAY: Peter Bogdanovich’s freewheeling, old-fashioned sex comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson and Imogen Poots.

13:55 - INSIDE OUT: Disney-Pixar’s latest animated sensation, which introduces you to the little voices inside your head.

15:35 - LEARNING TO DRIVE: Patricia Clarkson and Sir Ben Kingsley star in this charming and genuinely funny study of middle-aged angst directed by Isabel Coixet.

15:45 - THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON: Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut also stars him as the titular mild-mannered Glasgow barber who accidentally becomes a serial killer.

18:00 - MAGGIE: Schwarzenegger's zombie drama.

18:10 - BIG GOLD DREAM: SCOTTISH POST-PUNK AND INFILTRATING THE MAINSTREAM Scottish post-punk/indie music legends talk about their work in this previously untold story.

18:35 - THE INCIDENT: British psychological drama starring Tom Hughes and Ruta Gedmintas.

20:35 - AMY: Documentary by Asif Kapadia, looking at the life of hugely talented but troubled musician Amy Winehouse.

20:40 - BRAND NEW-U: Acclaimed documentary maker Simon Pummell’s sci-fi thriller.

20:45 - HECTOR: Peter Mullan stars in this study of a man with a tragic past.

20:55 - SWUNG: Comedy of errors starring Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern.

Screening at Odeon Lothian Road:

15:30 - THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL: A summer of love in 1970’s San Francisco starring Alexander Skarsgård and British newcomer Bel Powley.

18:00 - LOVE AND MERCY: An impressionistic take on the talent that is the Beach Boy’s Brian Wilson, portrayed by Paul Dano and John Cusack at various periods in his life.

20:50 - 13 MINUTES: Oliver Hirschbiegel’s World War II drama about the man who tried to kill Hitler.

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