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This year's Edinburgh International Film Festival kicked off with controversial William Friedkin film Killer Joe.
Japanese, Chinese and Filipino films featured in dedicated strands and a South American focus took in work from Uruguay, Chile and Argentina. The festival closed with the European premiere of Disney-Pixar's Brave.
View Films by Strand:
- Black Box
- British Scenes
- Directors Showcase
- Films on Film
- Focus on Denmark
- International Competition
- Looking South
- Michael Powell Award Competition
- New Perspectives
- Night Moves
- Philippine New Wave
- Retrospective: Gregory La Cava
- Retrospective: Shinji Somai
- Special Screenings
- Spotlight on Shinya Tsukamoto
- Spotlight on Wang Bing
- Under The Stars
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A qi expert detective is suspicious when a seemingly ordinary paper maker fights off notorious bandits.
A horror anthology based around the theft of an old video tape.
A London drugs dealer finds himself on the wrong side of a ruthless Mr Big. Remake of the 1996 feature.
Triplet of short films, conforming to a fixed 'creative brief'.
In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappears from his home in San Antonio, Texas, but three and a half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away in Spain with a shocking story of kidnap and torture... but all is not what it seems in this tale that is truly stranger than fiction.
Three generations of a French family and their sex lives.
A teenager finds himself in a dangerous relationship with a charismatic older man.
Snapshot of the life of a widowed octogenarian.
A man wakes up to a homeless nightmare.
Love, death and the meaning of life figure among the preoccupations of a group of uni graduates in London.
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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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