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The Cheltenham International Film Festival returned in 2021 with a line-up of 35 films available to stream online. Opening with The Father, which had won Anthony Hopkins an Oscar just two months previously, it closes with Stephen Cookson's Brighton, based on the Steven Berkoff play. There were also live interviews with directors and a special conversation with acclaimed director and producer Stephen Frears.
The festival runs from 24 May to 5 June.
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Cheltenham Latest Reviews
A woman travels to Ireland to repatriate her father's body after he dies in a workplace accident.
Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light.
The sole survivor of a massacre as a child, Gutjuk is recruited 12 years later to hunt for a violent Aboriginal warrior.
Four young women gambol on a beach. A day of play for close friends, it seems, but there's a reason they’re here.
Iron Maiden, Bogota, 1980. A dream come true for two young metalheads who are determined to see the band.
Hitting Atlantic City, Jane forms an unlikely bond with a young gambler. But she can’t run from her marriage forever.
In Singapore, teacher Ling becomes the object of an infatuation when she takes one of her students under her wing.
A blind swordsman fights to protect his daughter and is forced to confront an old enemy.
Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the caregivers that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet his need for help is becoming more pressing.
Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide them with a decent living environment. He sets off on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.
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