Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016

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The Shamer's Daughter The Shamer's Daughter
The Shamer's Daughter and The Canterville Ghost
The Canterville Ghost (Le Fantome de Canterville) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Yann Samuell; Writer: Yann Samuell, Yann Samuell, Yann Samuell, Oscar Wilde; Stars: Audrey Fleurot, Michaël Youn, Michèle Laroque, Lionnel Astier, Mathilde Daffe, Julien Frison, Didier Gesquiere)
A ghost teams up with a family who are in his castle when their home is threatened by developers.
The Shamer's Daughter (Skammerens datter) (Country: Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Iceland; Year: 2015; Director: Kenneth Kainz; Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen, Lene Kaaberbøl; Stars: Allan Hyde, Jakob Oftebro, Roland Møller, Maria Bonnevie, Søren Malling, Laura Bro, Stina Ekblad, Peter Plaugborg, Adam Ild Rohweder, Rebecca Emilie Sattrup, Joi Johannsson, Esben Dalgaard Andersen, Mads Riisom, Olaf Johannessen, Henrik Noël Olesen)
The adventures of a girl who can see into people's souls.

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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