Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

This section will feature a number of special events in addition to the film below, including some remixed work of Eric Lucey in Interval And Instance: Time And Focus In The Films Of Eric Lucey.

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: American Dreams, American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema 1975-1990, American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema, Animation, Best Of British, Black Box, Documentaries, European Classics, European Perspectives, Fest In The City, Film Fest Junior, Focus On Canada, Galas, Night Moves, Shorts, The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985, World Perspectives

Long Shot (Country: UK; Year: 1978; Director: Maurice Hatton; Writer: Maurice Hatton, Eoin McCann; Stars: Charles Gormley, Neville Smith, Ann Zelda, David Stone, Suzanne Danielle, Ron Taylor, Wim Wenders, Stephen Frears, Jim Haines, Maurice Bulbulian, William Forsythe, Richard Demarco, Alan Bennett, Sarah Boston, Mel Calman)
Two men try to scrape together the cash for a film at the Edinburgh Filim Festival.
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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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Edinburgh International Film Festival
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