Edinburgh International Film Festival 2006

The organisers said: "Someone say talent? This is the section that hosts the big names of both now and the future. Bring on the cameras, the stars are coming to town for these blue-chip movies."

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Art School Confidential Art School Confidential
Art School Confidential and The Flying Scotsman
Art School Confidential (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Terry Zwigoff; Writer: Daniel Clowes; Stars: Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Jim Broadbent, Matt Keeslar, Ethan Suplee, Joel Moore, Nick Swardson, Anjelica Huston, Adam Scott, Jack Ong)
An artist learns to adapt his vision to the world around him.
International Premiere
Clerks II (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Kevin Smith; Writer: Kevin Smith; Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Trevor Fehrman, Rachel Larratt, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Shannon Larratt, Jason Lee, Wanda Sykes, Ben Affleck)
The clerks start life anew in another miserable retail job.
UK Premiere
The Flying Scotsman (Country: UK; Year: 2006; Director: Douglas Mackinnon; Writer: John Brown, Declan Hughes, Simon Rose; Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Sean Brown, Joseph Carney, Brian Cox, Crawford McInally-Keir, Jan Plazalski, Niall Macgregor, Julie Austin, Morag Calder, Billy Boyd, Laura Fraser, Jean Marie Coffey)
A Scottish cyclist's biopic.
Opening Night Film. World Premiere
Hoodwinked (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards; Writer: Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards; Stars: Voices of Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, James Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Anthony Anderson)
The truth about Little Red Riding Hood.
UK Premiere
Little Miss Sunshine (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris; Writer: Michael Arndt; Stars: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Marc Turtletaub, Beth Grant, Jill Talley, Brenda Canela)
A dysfunctional family's road trip to a beauty pageant.
UK Premiere
The Night Listener The Night Listener
The Night Listener and Odd Man Out
The Night Listener (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Patrick Stettner; Writer: Armistead Maupin, Terry Anderson, Patrick Stettner; Stars: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Joe Morton, Bobby Cannavale, Rory Culkin, Sandra Oh)
A radio show host is drawn into a mystery surrounding a dying boy.
UK Premiere
The Oh in Ohio (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Billy Kent; Writer: Adam Wierzbianski; Stars: Parker Posey, Paul Rudd, Mischa Barton, Danny DeVito, Miranda Bailey, Liza Minnelli, Keith David, Robert John Burke, Tim Russ, James Kisicki, Adam Nelson)
An all-American wife pursues elusive orgasm.
International Premiere
Odd Man Out (Country: UK; Year: 1947; Director: Carol Reed; Writer: F.L. Green, R.C. Sherriff, from the novel by F.L. Green; Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, Kathleen Ryan, F.J. McCormick, William Hartnell, Fay Compton, Denis O'Dea, W.G. Fay, Maureen Delaney, Eleyn Brook-Jones, Robert Beatty, Dan O'Herlihy, Kitty Kirwan, Beryl Measor, Roy Irving, Joseph Tomelty, Arthur)
An injured IRA man goes on the run in the forbidding back streets of Belfast.
Closing Night Film
Stephanie Daley (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Hilary Brougher; Writer: Hilary Brougher; Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amber Tamblyn, Timothy Hutton, Denis O'Hare, Melissa Leo, Jim Gaffigan, Halley Feiffer, Kel O'Neill, Deirdre O'Connell, Neal Huff, John Ellison Conlee)
When a teenager is accused of killing her baby, a forensic psychologist tries to uncover the truth.
International Premiere
The Treatment (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Oren Rudavsky; Writer: Daniel Saul Housman, Daniel Menaker, Oren Rudavsky; Stars: Chris Eigeman, Ian Holm, Famke Janssen, Stephanie March, Harris Yulin)
Jake Singer needed a shrink, but now could he be driving him crazy?
UK Premiere

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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