Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019

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Rapture Rapture
Rapture and Tesis
Acción Mutante (Country: Spain; Year: 1993; Director: Alex de la Iglesia; Stars: Antonio Resines, Álex Angulo, Frédérique Feder, Juan Viadas)
A terrorist organisation made up of disabled people kidnaps an heiress and takes off for outer space.
Rapture (Arrebato) (Country: Spain; Year: 1979; Director: Iván Zulueta; Writer: Iván Zulueta; Stars: Eusebio Poncela, Will More, Cecilia Roth, Marta Fernández Muro, Carmen Giralt, Helena Fernán-Gómez, Luis Ciges, Max Madera)
Sliding into a heroin-induced oblivion, a director and his actress girlfriend become entangled with an aspiring filmmaker, whose addiction to cinema proves equally dangerous.
Tesis (Snuff, Thesis) (Country: Spain; Year: 1996; Director: Alejandro Amenabar; Writer: Alejandro Amenabar; Stars: Ana Torrent, Fele Martinez, Eduardo Noriega, Nieves Herranz, Rosa Campillo, Miguel Picazo, Javier Elorriaga)
A student, researching violence in film for a thesis, discovers an active cell of snuff moviemakers.
Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes, Time Crimes) (Country: Spain; Year: 2007; Director: Nacho Vigalondo; Writer: Nacho Vigalondo; Stars: Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte), Official Site
When a man accidentally travels back in time, he finds restoring the status quo is easier said than done. Plus read our exclusive interview with director Nacho Vigalondo.
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