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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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A young princess with a secret gift is put to the test.
A call centre worker begins to work a scam on the elderly.
A unicorn-obsessed woman meets a salesman who claims he can supply her with one of her own if she fulfils a series of chores.
A man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.
A family struggling with bereavement try to find solace on a caravan holiday.
The lives of four people cross over the course of a day in China.
An ambitious woman treads a dangerous path as she attempts to crash the corporate boys’ club.
A disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to face up to his wicked stepfather.
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.
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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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