Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019

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Chef's Diaries: Scotland Chef's Diaries: Scotland
Chef's Diaries: Scotland and Virgin & Extra: The Land Of The Olive Oil
The Amber Light (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Adam Park)
Unpicking the mythology of whisky.
World premiere
Chef's Diaries: Scotland (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Laura Otálora; Writer: Laura Otálora, Martí Roca; Stars: Joan Roca, Jordi Roca, Josep Roca, Joan Roca, Jordi Roca, Josep Roca)
Michelin-starred chefs the Roca brothers take a Scottish road trip.
UK premiere
Virgin & Extra: The Land Of The Olive Oil (Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: José Luis López-Linares)
The history of olive oil in the Jaen region of Spain
UK premiere

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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