Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: American Dreams, Animation, Border Warfare: John McGrath's Work in Television, Theatre and Film, Directors' Showcase, Films On Film, Focus On Germany, Focus On Iran, For The Family, Interrupted Revolution: Iranian Cinema, 1962 to 1978, New Perspectives, No Limits, Opening and Closing Galas, Secret Master: Dominik Graf And The Hidden History Of German Cinema, Shorts, Teen Spirit, Wicked And Wild

A Dangerous Game A Dangerous Game
A Dangerous Game and Tony Benn: Will And Testament
Bannan (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Tony Kearney; Stars: Debbie Mackay, Iain MacRae, Peggy Wood, Ali MacLennan, Dol Eoin Mackinnon, Alastair Mackay, David Walker, Kathleen MacInnes)
Pilot episode of a BBC Alba Gaelic language family saga.
World premiere.
Culloden (Country: UK; Year: 1964; Director: Peter Watkins; Writer: Peter Watkins)
Tale of the historic battle - emphasising the plight of the Highlanders.
A Dangerous Game (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Anthony Baxter; Writer: Richard Phinney)
The follow-up to the award-winning You’ve Been Trumped, exploring American property developer Donald Trump’s incursion into Scotland.
Scottish premiere.
Star Wars: Episode 5 - The Empire Strikes Back (The Empire Strikes Back) (Country: USA; Year: 1980; Director: Irvin Kershner; Writer: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan; Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, David Prowse, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Alec Guinness, Julian Glover, Michael Sheard)
Superior sequel, to Lucas's space hit.
"The Greatest Movie of All Time" - as voted for by Empire magazine readers
Tony Benn: Will And Testament (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Skip Kite; Writer: Skip Kite; Stars: Tony Benn)
Portrait of the long-time Labour MP.
World premiere.

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