Edinburgh International Film Festival 2007

The Gala films meanwhile are described as: "The big guns. Red-carpet treatment for the films that are at the to of everyone's wish list."

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: Animation, Black Box, British Gala, Directors' Showcase, Document, Mirrorball, Night Moves, Retrospective: Anita Loos, Rosebud, Shorts, Special Presentations

We Are Together We Are Together
We Are Together and Breach
Breach (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Billy Ray; Writer: Adam Mazer, William Rotko, Billy Ray; Stars: Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Laura Linney, Dennis Haysbert, Caroline Dhavernas, Kathleen Quinlan, Gary Cole, Bruce Davison)
A young, ambitious FBI agent is ordered to spy on his boss, who the organisation believe has been betraying his country for 20 years.
The Counterfeiters (Die Fälscher) (Country: Austria/Germany; Year: 2007; Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky; Writer: Stefan Ruzowitzky, based on The Devil's Workshop by Adolf Burger; Stars: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach, August Zirner, Veit Stübner, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Dolores Chaplin, Andreas Schmidt, Tilo Prückner, Lenn Kudrjawizki, Marie Bäumer)
Surviving the holocaust by forgery.
Death Proof (Grindhouse, Deathproof) (Country: USA; Year: 2007; Director: Quentin Tarantino; Writer: Quentin Tarantino; Stars: Kurt Russell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito, Jordan Ladd, Rose McGowan, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Tracie Thoms, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Zoe Bell, Michael Parks, James Parks, Quentin Tarantino), Official Site
Quentin Tarantino's glorious grindhouse send-up.
The Hottest State (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Ethan Hawke; Writer: Ethan Hawke, based on the novel by Ethan Hawke; Stars: Mark Webber, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Laura Linney, Ethan Hawke, Sonia Braga, Dave Afton, Michelle Williams, Josh Zuckerman)
Love bites a 20-year-old Texan actor in New York.
In The Shadow Of The Moon (Country: UK, US; Year: 2007; Director: David Sington; Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Eugene Cernan, Michael Collins, Jim Lovell, Edgar D Mitchell, Harrison Schmitt, Dave Scot, John Young), Official Site
The surviving members of the 1968-72 Apollo missions tell the story of the moon landings in their own words.
Year Of The Dog Year Of The Dog
Year Of The Dog and Death Proof
Knocked Up (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Judd Apatow; Writer: Judd Apatow; Stars: Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Martin Starr, Charlyne Yi, Iris Apatow, Maude Apatow, Harold Ramis)
Comedy about an unplanned pregnancy after a one-night stand.
A Mighty Heart (Country: USA, UK; Year: 2007; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: John Orloff, based on the book by Mariane Pearl; Stars: Dan Futterman, Angelina Jolie, Archie Panjabi, Mohammed Afzal, Mushtaq Khan, Daud Khan, Telal Saeed, Arif Khan, Tipu Taheer, Amit Dhawan, Saira Khan)
Docudrama about the hunt for kidnapped journalist Daniel Pearl, based on the book by his widow.
Stardust (Country: UK/US; Year: 2007; Director: Matthew Vaughn; Writer: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, based on the graphic novel by Charles Vess and Neil Gaiman; Stars: Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sienna Miller, Robert De Niro, Mark Strong, Ricky Gervais, Peter O'Toole, Sarah Alexander, Jason Flemyng, Rupert Everett, Melanie Hill, Kate Magowan, voice of Ian McKellan), Official Site
Fantasy epic about a boy who goes looking for a falling star.
We Are Together (Thina Simunye) (Country: UK; Year: 2006; Director: Paul Taylor; Writer: Slindile Moya, Paul Taylor; Stars: Children of Agape, 'Grandma' Zodwa Mqadi, Zwai, Paul Simon, Alicia Keys), Official Site
Life in an African orphanage where the children are united by a love of singing.
Year Of The Dog (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Mike White; Writer: Mike White; Stars: Molly Shannon, Laura Dern, Peter Sarsgaard, John C Reilly, Regina King, Thomas McCarthy, Josh Pais, Amy Schlagel, Zoe Schlagel, Dale Godboldo, Inara George)
Offbeat fairytale about a woman who tries to fill a void in her life after her dog dies.

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