Edinburgh International Film Festival 2008

The Night Moves section of the film festival, say the organisers, is "the wild and wicked late-night section of the programme, for those who like their cinema experiences dark, risky or just plain scary".





View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: Black Box, British Gala, Director's Showcase, Document, Gala, Mirrorball, Retrospecive: Jeanne Moreau, Retrospective: Shirley Clarke, Rosebud, Shorts, Under The Radar

Timecrimes Timecrimes
Timecrimes and Trail Of The Screaming Forehead
Cadaver (Haebuhak-gyosil) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2007; Director: Derek Son; Stars: Han Ji-min, On Ju-wan, Oh Tae-kyung)
South Korean autopsy thriller with a deliciously dark atmosphere and the pace to match.
International Premiere
Mum And Dad (Mum & Dad) (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Steven Sheil; Writer: Steven Sheil; Stars: Perry Benson, Dido Miles, Olga Fedori, Ainsley Howard, Toby Alexander, Toby Cooper), Official Site, Trailer
Brit horror, sees an airport worker face the perils of a close-knit family. In cinemas and on DVD this Boxing Day. Plus read our with Perry Benson.
World Premiere
Shiver (Eskalofrío) (Country: Spain; Year: 2008; Director: Isidro Ortiz; Writer: Hernán Migoya, José Gamo, José Gamo, Alejandro Hernández, Isidro Ortiz; Stars: Junio Valverde, Blanca Suárez, Jimmy Barnatán, Mar Sodupe, Francesc Orella, Paul Berrondo, Josep Maria Domènech, Roberto Enríquez, Andrés Herrera, Katia Klein, Blanca Martínez), Official Site, Trailer
A teenager suffering from a debilitating illness moves to a small town only to encounter more bullies - plus something worse waiting in the woods.
UK Premiere
Trail Of The Screaming Forehead (Country: USA; Year: 2007; Director: Larry Blamire; Writer: Larry Blamire; Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Susan McConnell, Fay Masterson, Andrew Parks, H.M. Wynant, Brian Howe, Dan Conroy, Alison Martin, Trish Geiger, Jennifer Blaire, Larry Blamire)
50s B-movies take a turn for a spoofing, as alien soul-sucking foreheads flood the world.
International Premiere
Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes, Time Crimes) (Country: Spain; Year: 2007; Director: Nacho Vigalondo; Writer: Nacho Vigalondo; Stars: Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte), Official Site
When a man accidentally travels back in time, he finds restoring the status quo is easier said than done. Plus read our exclusive interview with director Nacho Vigalondo.
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