Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016

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Bliss! Bliss!
Bliss! and The Carer
Adult Life Skills (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Rachel Tunnard; Writer: Rachel Tunnard; Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Edward Hogg, Lorraine Ashbourne, Alice Lowe, Brett Goldstein, Andrew Buckley, Christian Contreras, Eileen Davies, David Anderson, Rachael Deering, Ozzy Myers)
Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30, living in her mother’s shed, and spending her time making movies with her thumbs. Her mom wants her to move out; she just wants to be left alone.
Away (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: David Blair; Writer: Roger Hadfield; Stars: Juno Temple, Timothy Spall, Matt Ryan, Susan Lynch, Tony Pitts, Hayley Squires, Reece Noi, Terry Stone, Joanna Roth, Melanie Clare, Adam Riley, Liz Hulme Davison, Dannielle Raine Meyer)
A suicidal widower forms an unlikely bond with a woman who has fled her abusive ex.
Bliss! (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Rita Osei; Writer: Alex Ferguson, Rita Osei, Rita Osei, Jenny Wilkes; Stars: David Leon, Reece Noi, Joshua Osei, Montserrat Lombard, Lars Arentz-Hansen, Freya Parks, Kim Tserkezie, Gitte Witt, Philip Correia, Hilary Tones, Lauren Johns, Jimmy Knights, Emma James, Natasha Haws, Chloe Cuskin)
A runaway teen goes in search of her father.
Brakes (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Mercedes Grower; Writer: Mercedes Grower; Stars: Julian Barratt, Kelly Campbell, Seb Cardinal, Juliet Cowan, Julia Davis, Noel Fielding, Kerry Fox, Roland Gift, Salena Godden, Mercedes Grower, Martin Hancock, Kate Hardie, Siobhan Hewlett, Oliver Maltman, Paul McGann)
Improvised black comedy charting moments in the lives of nine couples.
The Carer (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: János Edelényi; Writer: Gilbert Adair, János Edelényi, Tom Kinninmont; Stars: Brian Cox, Anna Chancellor, Emilia Fox, Coco König, Karl Johnson, Selina Cadell, Andrew Havill, Roger Moore, Richard Ridings, Andor Lukáts, Emily Bevan, Ruth Posner, Maitland Chandler, Adam Morris, Paul Bown)
An ageing actor strikes up a relationship with his Hungarian emigre carer.
Pale Star Pale Star
Pale Star and Moon Dogs
Jet Trash (Country: UK, India; Year: 2016; Director: Charles Henri Belleville; Writer: Dan M Brown, Simon Lewis; Stars: Sofia Boutella, Robert Sheehan, Craig Parkinson, Jasper Pääkkönen, Joelle Koissi, Adelayo Adedayo, Osy Ikhile, Phelim Kelly, Rajendranath Zutshi, Roy Thorn, Ashley Radford, Dean Kingdon, Bharat Bhatia, Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Sonika Lotliker)
A pair of hard-partying British ex-pats find their hedonistic life in India threatened by a face from the past.
Kids In Love (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Chris Foggin; Writer: Sebastian De Souza, Preston Thompson; Stars: Will Poulter, Alma Jodorowsky, Sebastian De Souza, Preston Thompson, Cara Delevingne, Gala Gordon, Jamie Blackley, Pip Torrens, Geraldine Somerville, Jack Fox, Akash Heer, Alexander Pelling-Bruce, Aki Omoshaybi, Daisy Hughes, Genevieve Gaunt)
A young man gets drawn into a Bohemian circle when falls in love.
The Library Suicides (Y Llyfrgell) (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Euros Lyn; Writer: Fflur Dafydd; Stars: Catrin Stewart, Dyfan Dwyfor, Ryland Teifi, Carwyn Glyn, Sharon Morgan)
Twin sisters plan to avenge their mother's suicide.
Macbeth Unhinged (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Angus Macfadyen; Writer: Angus Macfadyen, based on the play by William Shakespeare; Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Taylor Roberts, Kevin McNally, Harry Lennix, Seth Numrich, Samuel Roukin, Daven Ralston, Devin Druid, Olivia Maxwell, Hilary Montgomery, Greg Cooper, Justin Sease, Jonas Swenholt, Annabelle Bradstreet, Sheri Lahris)
Modern interpretation of the tragedy, set within the confines of a stretch limousine.
Moon Dogs (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Philip John; Writer: Derek Boyle, Raymond Friel; Stars: Jack Parry Jones, Christy O'Donnel, Tara Lee, Chris Donald, Tam Dean Burn, Tanya Franks, Geoffrey Newland, Shauna Macdonald, Jamie Sives, Kate Bracken, Claire Cage, Craig McDonald-Kelly, Dennis Lawson)
Two teenage step-brothers head on a road trip across Scotland.
Brakes Brakes
Brakes and Seat In Shadow
My Feral Heart (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Jane Gull; Writer: Duncan Paveling; Stars: Suzanna Hamilton, Pixie Le Knot, Darren Kent, Sara Dee, Eileen Pollock, Will Rastall, Shana Swash, Jason Wright, Lewis Nicolas, Steven Brandon, Kerryann White, Keith Chanter, Joe Gooch, Matt Markham, Logan Dean)
An independent man with Down's syndrome finds his life changed when he is forced into a group home.
Pale Star (Country: UK, Iceland; Year: 2016; Director: Graeme Maley; Writer: Graeme Maley; Stars: Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Freyja Björk Guðmundsdóttir, Isabelle Joss, Iain Robertson, Björn Thors, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir)
An abusive relationship forms the backdrop for this Nordic noir.
A Patch Of Fog (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Michael Lennox; Writer: John Cairns, Michael McCartney; Stars: Conleth Hill, Lara Pulver, Karen Hassan, Stephen Graham, Ian McElhinney, Arsher Ali, Paul Kennedy, James Edlin, Andrew Porter, James Bleakney, Laurence Doherty, Sanjay Ghosh, Chrissie Harris, Bobby Marno, Felicity McKee)
A security guard blackmails a TV host.
Pikadero (Country: UK, Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Ben Sharrock; Writer: Ben Sharrock; Stars: Bárbara Goenaga, Lander Otaola, Itziar Lazkano, Zorion Eguileor, Ylenia Baglietto, Joseba Usabiaga, Galder Pérez, Peio Arnáez)
A couple's fledgling relationship comes under pressure as they struggle to find time alone.
A Reykjavík Porno (Country: UK, Iceland; Year: 2016; Director: Graeme Maley; Writer: Graeme Maley; Stars: Ylfa Edelstein, Salome R. Gunnarsdottir, Pálmi Gestsson, Albert Halldórsson, Tinna Sverrisdóttir, Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir, Kjartan Darri Kristjánsson)
Nordic noir about a student who becomes obsessed with a teenager who has been uploading online pornography.
Pikadero Pikadero
Pikadero and Macbeth Unhinged
Seat In Shadow (Year: 2016; Director: Henry Coombes; Writer: Henry Coombes, David Sillars; Stars: David Sillars, Jonathan Leslie, Lee Partridge, Henry Coombes)
A painter who doubles as a psychotherapist tries to help a young man battling depression.
Starfish (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Bill Clark; Writer: Bill Clark; Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Tom Riley, Phoebe Nicholls, Michele Dotrice, Simon Bamford, Alexandra Doyle, Katie Pattinson, Oliver Cunliffe, Daisy Moore, David Carr, Christopher Howitt, Greg Haiste, Ellie Copping, Max Krupski, Sophie Bephage)
A couple’s relationship is tested when the husband is struck by a rare disease.
Tiger Raid (Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2016; Director: Simon Dixon; Writer: Simon Dixon, Mick Donnellan, Gareth Coulam Evans; Stars: Sofia Boutella, Brian Gleeson, Damien Molony, Rory Fleck-Byrne)
Two mercenaries in Iraq speed through the dead of night, on their way to execute a covert mission.
White Island (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Benjamin Turner; Writer: Colin Butts; Stars: Billy Zane, Billy Boyd, Ben Cura, Steve I Gilbert, Gala Gordon, Darren Day, Craig Gazey, Cheryl Fergison, Lyndon Ogbourne, Owain Arthur, Carl Cox, Example, Scarlett Archer, Ben Mars, Joel Dommett)
Comic thriller about an ex-DJ who finds himself drawn back into the seedy underworld of Ibiza.
The White King (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel; Writer: Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel, based on the novel by György Dragomán; Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Olivia Williams, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Agyness Deyn, Fiona Shaw, Greta Scacchi, Jeffrey Postlethwaite, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Matthew Postlethwaite, Derek de Lint, Ross Partridge, Louis Suc, Björn Freiberg, Ton Kas, Lorenzo Allchurch)
In a dystopian future, a young boy tries to free his dad.

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