Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

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Swimming With Men and Incredibles 2
Bao (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Domee Shi; Writer: Domee Shi; Stars: Daniel Kailin, Sindy Lau)
A Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from an empty nest gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive.
Incredibles 2 (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Brad Bird; Writer: Brad Bird; Stars: Samuel L Jackson, Sophia Bush, Holly Hunter, Catherine Keener, Jonathan Banks, Craig T. Nelson, Brad Bird, Bob Odenkirk, Isabella Rossellini, Sarah Vowell, John Ratzenberger, Huck Milner, Kimberly Adair Clark, Toya Turner, Samuel L. Jackson)
The animated super family take on a new villain - The Screenslaver.
Family gala
Jaws (Country: USA; Year: 1975; Director: Steven Spielberg; Writer: Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb, based on the novel by Peter Benchley.; Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb)
A small seaside community dependent on tourism is terrorised by a great white shark with a hunger for human flesh.
Screening featuring live score from the RSNO
The Parting Glass (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Stephen Moyer; Writer: Denis O'Hare; Stars: Denis O'Hare, Cynthia Nixon, Melissa Leo, Rhys Ifans, Edward Asner, Anna Paquin, Paul Gross, Olunike Adeliyi, Kevin Vidal, Juan Carlos Velis)
A family delve into memories as they try to piece together a portrait of the woman they have lost.
People's gala, world premiere
Puzzle (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Marc Turtletaub; Writer: Oren Moverman, Natalia Smirnoff; Stars: Kelly Macdonald, David Denman, Irrfan Khan, Austin Abrams, Liv Hewson, Annie Pisapia, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Abigail Friend, Helen Coxe, Lori Hammel, Sebastian Chacon, Bubba Weiler, Ronald Scott Maestri, Mandela Bellamy, Myrna Cabello)
Agnes, taken for granted as a suburban mother, discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world – where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.
Opening gala
Puzzle Puzzle
Puzzle and Bao
Swimming With Men (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Oliver Parker; Writer: Aschlin Ditta; Stars: Charlotte Riley, Rupert Graves, Jim Carter, Daniel Mays, Nathaniel Parker, Thomas Turgoose, Jane Horrocks, Rob Brydon, Adeel Akhtar, Christian Rubeck, Steve Carroll, Peter Coe, Luca Matteo Zizzari, Daniel Eghan, Luca Ribezzo)
An accountant suffering from a mid-life crisis joins an all-male synchronised swimming team.
Closing gala

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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