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The 72nd edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival will run from June 20 to July 1 and open with Marc Turtletaub's Puzzle.
The festival's three-strand retrospective is entitled Time of the Signs: Chasing the American Zeitgeist - it is split into subsections, American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema; American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema; and The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema. Read more about the films showing here.
View Films by Strand:
- American Dreams
- American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema 1975-1990
- American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema
- Best Of British
- Black Box
- European Classics
- European Perspectives
- Fest In The City
- Film Fest Junior
- Focus On Canada
- Night Moves
- The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985
- Unlocking The Archives
- World Perspectives
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Portrait of the director of Harold And Maude.
Jacek enjoys his existence as a cool misfit in his Polish backwater. After a terrible accident on the site where the world’s largest statue of Jesus is being constructed, he is celebrated as a national hero and martyr.
A Kurdish shepherd is consumed by jealousy after he follows his wife to Belgium.
In Red Hook, Brooklyn, a father and daughter become an unlikely songwriting duo in the last summer before she leaves for college.
A journalist investigates a woman's claims to have seen the Virgin Mary.
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life.
An inspector unexpectedly joins the ranks of the undead at a theme park - can he save the day and reconnect with his daughter?
A look inside Indonesian Muslim punk culture.
A young journalist becomes convinced the Grand Guinol theatre is linked to a series of murders
A young boy goes in search of his dad.
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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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