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Five years after disappearing, a young man returns to disrupt the lives of those who knew him.
A film-maker investigates the secrets behind his parents' marriage.
Documentary following the removal of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip.
A documentary about the air guitar craze in America.
Saturday night live star Al Franken takes on Republican America on live radio during the last presidential campaign.
A thriller set in Cuba under the Batista regime.
Al Gore investigates global warming.
An exploration of the lives of a group of partygoers.
Slow musings on betrayal and redemption.
An artist learns to adapt his vision to the world around him.
An epileptic taxidermist finds himself caught up in a heist.
Modern music is going to hell in a handbasket - or so this documentary would have us believe.
A group of stoner friends take a trip in pursuit of their boss' missing money.
Five stories of bad taste and humour on the streets of Berlin.
Five documentaries about lies.
Conjoined twins exploited by the music business slowly succumb to psychosis.
Madness and murder on a dilapidated cargo ship.
A biopic of a man who pretended to be Stanley Kubrick.
Unrequited love in Paris.
The clerks start life anew in another miserable retail job.
The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.
A documentary exploring the oil industry and its impact on the world economy.
The experiences of a vulnerable young women in Eighties China.
Parody of early sci-fi epics, especially 2001: A Space Odyssey
A detective hunts a getaway driver through the streets of San Fransisco.
A slice of gritty entertainment served with a sharp knife.
A teenage girl swims in the choppy waters of sexuality, out of her depth and determined not to drown.
Explicit seven-part portmanteau feature examining pornography, sexuality and art.
Collection of documentaries, shown at the EIFF.
A repressed young man discovers the world with the help of an eccentric actress.
A documentary about poverty in Cuba.
An exploration of the conflict in Sierra Leone.
A collection of shorts about the nature of identity.
Collection of shorts on the subject of love.
A black comedy set in a petrol station in the Iranian desert.
A teenaged girl becomes involved in a spectacular bank robbery.
A Scottish cyclist's biopic.
An exploration of Japanese host bars.
An awkward teenager seeks revenge for a broken heart.
An aid worker's life changes dramatically after she discovers a body.
A killer gets out of jail and starts hacking up prostitutes with a chainsaw... all in God's name, of course.
An American fence in Vietnam risks everything to help a 12-year-old trafficked slave.
The truth about Little Red Riding Hood.
A toxic monster terrorises Seoul.
A dream holiday becomes a journey into madness.
Three generations of women experience despair and hope in a remote desert.
Critical documentary in dramatic camouflage?
Slapstick comedy about a runaway wife obsessed with ice.
A fictional documentary about an East German mission to colonise the moons of Jupiter.
A contemplation of the Chartreuse Monastery.
Love story about a migrant teen who falls for her best friend.
Poverty and isolation in modern Iran.
A close-knit Australian community is rocked when four men discover a murder victim’s corpse and do nothing about it.
A documentary about Indian call centre workers.
An exploration of the experiences of Mark Chapman before and after he killed John Lennon.
Exploration of the dark ironies surrounding Austria's Mauthausen concentration camp.
Mid-life crises and marital breakdown in Slovenia.
Ordered to take a young convict to prison, two Navy officers decide to help him have one last good time.
As hip hop MCs battle for supremacy in London, a couple from rival gangs fall in love.
A small boy grants wishes, but what should people wish for?
A dysfunctional family's road trip to a beauty pageant.
Two prostitutes flee a murderous gang boss.
A couple split up and stumble through life whilst still in love with each other.
A teenager kills two girls just to see what it will feel like.
A documentary about The Pixies.
Two young women struggle to balance true love with responsibility.
A city call girl tries to shelter her beloved country-dwelling father from the realities of her life.
The festival of the Little Virgins in a Peruvian village offers one teenager an escape route.
A tender relationship forms between a cab driver and a young prostitute.
Apparently the best the promo industry has to offer. Looks like they're in trouble.
A very fine selection of the best and most innovative of global music videos this year.
The coolest and craziest videos that the Japanese promo industry has to offer.
A wet-behind-the-ears sea captain and his obsession.
A young musician struggles with his attraction to his best friend's girlfriend.
The 2005 elections seen through the eyes of an ordinary Iraqi man.
Oddball romantic comedy - not for everyone!
Dumped by his girlfriend and seduced by his neighbours, John is beginning to lose his mind.
A radio show host is drawn into a mystery surrounding a dying boy.
Atmospheric film noir, shown as part of EIFF 2006's Mitchell Leisen retrospective.
An injured IRA man goes on the run in the forbidding back streets of Belfast.
An all-American wife pursues elusive orgasm.
A loser gets lucky and finds that happiness is a decision he can't take.
A concert pianist's past returns to unravel her present.
A Polish detective investigates the murder of a colleague.
Girl gangs in German suburbia.
Documentary about Guatemalan sex workers who formed a successful football team.
Korean psycho-horror version of a Hans Christian Anderson short story.
A documentary about a band formed by refugees from the conflict in Sierra Leone.
The creation and transport of a statue through Armenia.
A group of unemployed men who see no hope in their future decide to try to turn their fortunes around with a hold-up.
A concert promoter tries to reunite the Wu-Tang Clan.
Oversexed teenagers and Satanic rituals in a remote farmhouse.
It's like deja vu all over again.
An optimistic ex-convict tries to rebuild her life.
A bumbling Englishman hires an equally incompetent assassin to kill him.
A young Portuguese woman battles the constraints of racial and class prejudice.
A fresh look at autism, communication and human relationships.
A young man struggles to do the right thing after falling in love with someone other than his girlfriend.
An unexpected reaction to medication persuades an ordinary man that he's developing superpowers.
When a teenager is accused of killing her baby, a forensic psychologist tries to uncover the truth.
Unexpected thrills on a Baltic holiday.
Coming of age in Eighties Beijing.
A post car crash tale of survivors and other displaced egos.
A couple find themselves hunted in their isolated Romanian house.
An exposé about the US film ratings board.
A recently married youth attempting to overcome impotence goes out searching for sexual release.
Jake Singer needed a shrink, but now could he be driving him crazy?
A middle aged couple contemplate divorce.
A tragic accident changes the course of three children's lives.
A man in an isolated house admits a stranger, then doesn't know whether or not he's gone.
A collection of shorts from over the pond.
The aftermath of an earthquake in the ancient Iranian city of Bam.
The final part of Mehta's elementary trilogy about India.
The experience of a gymnast training in Eastern Europe and Canada.
An investigation into the dangers of sleep deprivation and the long hours culture.
Film-maker Alan Berliner explores his own insomnia.
The honour and respect for a cultural sport beside the dangers and excitement of night life in Dakar.
A young man kills himself and awakens in a land where everything is "just a little bit worse".
Study of Zinedine Zidane during a Real Madrid match against Villarreal.
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
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