Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010

The highest percentage of world premieres in the whole festival. See future British classics here first at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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brilliantlove (The Orgasm Diaries) (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Ashley Horner; Writer: Sean Conway; Stars: Nancy Trotter Landry, Liam Browne, Jack Dawson, Jessica Appleby, Stephen Beardsley, Mike Elliott, Michael Hodgson, Arabella Arnott, Stephen Bent, John McMahon, Wendy Newman, Tony Danks, Cliff Burnett, Brian Hutchinson, Brian Rush)
A hot summer of young love.
Cherry Tree Lane (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Paul Andrew Williams; Writer: Paul Andrew Williams; Stars: Rachael Blake, Jennie Jacques, Tom Butcher, Sonny Muslim, Jumayn Hunter, Ashley Chin, Kieran Dooner, Corinne Douglas)
Urban horror about a culture-clash between an upper-crust couple, and trouble with local boys.
Huge (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Ben Miller; Writer: Ben Miller, Simon Godley, based on the play by Ben Miller, Simon Godley and Jez Butterworth; Stars: Noel Clarke, Johnny Harris, Oliver Chris, Michelle Ryan, Tamsin Egerton, Thandie Newton)
The long, low road to failure on the stand-up comedy circuit.
Jackboots On Whitehall (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Edward McHenry, Rory McHenry; Writer: Edward McHenry, Rory McHenry; Stars: Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Richard E Grant, Timothy Spall, Tom Wilkinson, Alan Cumming, Dominic West, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Griffiths, Richard O'Brien, Pam Ferris, Neil Newbon, Tobias Menzies, Stephen Merchant, Hugh Fraser)
Animated re-imaginging of a German invasion during the Second World War
The Kid (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Nick Moran; Writer: Kevin Lewis, Nick Moran, Mark Thomas; Stars: Rupert Friend, Ioan Gruffudd, Natascha McElhone, David O'Hara, Bernard Hill, James Fox, Kate Ashfield, Jodie Whittaker, Ralph Brown, Augustus Prew, Alfie Allen, Tom Burke, Oliver Milburn, Shirley Anne Field, Niamh Cusack)
Adaptation of Kevin Lewis' autobiography of the same name.
Pelican Blood Pelican Blood
Pelican Blood and Mr Nice
Mr Nice (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Bernard Rose; Writer: Bernard Rose; Stars: Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny, David Thewlis, Elsa Pataky, Andrew Tiernan, Omid Djalili, Jack Huston, Ania Sowinski, Jamie Harris, Christian McKay, Kinsey Packard, Ken Russell, Craig Stevenson, Luis Tosar, Ricardo Birnbaum)
Rhys Ifans stars in a crazed biopic of factotum Howard Marks.
Ollie Kepler's Expanding Purple World (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Viv Fongenie; Writer: Viv Fongenie; Stars: Edward Hogg, Andrew Knott, Jodie Whittaker, Cathy Tyson, Simon Paris)
A man with a passion for astrophysics experiences a schizophrenic break after suffering a bereavement.
Pelican Blood (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Karl Golden; Writer: Cris Cole; Stars: Arthur Darvill, Emma Booth, Harry Treadaway, Christopher Fulford, Oona Chaplin, Emma Clifford, George Newton, Eden Watson, David Ross Elliott, John McDonnell, Ali Craig, Daniel Hawksford, Babatunde Aleshe)
A passionate romance between two young people planning to end their own lives.
Skeletons (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Nick Whitfield; Writer: Nick Whitfield; Stars: Ed Gaughan, Andrew Buckley, Paul Dallison, Jace Desay, Jason Isaacs, Tuppence Middleton, Paprika Steen, Josef Whitfield), Official Site
Black comedy about a two-man emotional exterminator team.
SoulBoy (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Shimmy Marcus; Writer: Jeff Williams; Stars: Martin Compston, Felicity Jones, Alfie Allen, Nichola Burley, Craig Parkinson, Brian McCardie, Jo Hartley, Pat Shortt, Huey Morgan, Bill Fellows, Bernard Wrigley, Brennan Reece, Samantha Jordanne Reid, Andy Jones, Rhys Smith)
A coming-of-age tale mixed in with the genesis of Northern Soul.
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