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Young Adam was the opening night film and at the end of the festival it walked off with the Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature, while Richard Jobson's feature debut 16 Years Of Alcohol, received a commendation. Alison Peebles debut Afterlife won the Audience Award. The New Directors Award went to Shari Springer Burman and Robert Pulcini for American Splendor. Duane Hopkins' Love Me Or Leave Me Alone scooped Best British Short Film, while Stephen McCollum's Pullin' The Devil By The Tail won the McLaren Animation Award. Best Short Scottish Documentary went to Craig Collinson for She Toon: City Of Bingo.
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A suicide addict, a bookish brother and a single mother emotionally interact in Glasgow.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable