Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019

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Even The Rain Even The Rain
Even The Rain and The Olive Tree
Even The Rain (También la lluvia) (Country: Spain, Bolivia, Mexico, France; Year: 2010; Director: Icíar Bollaín; Writer: Paul Laverty; Stars: Luis Tosar, Gael García Bernal, Juan Carlos Aduviri, Karra Elejalde, Raúl Arévalo, Carlos Santos, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Milena Soliz, Leónidas Chiri, Ezequiel Diaz, Pau Cólera, Vicente Romero, Antonio Mora, Daniel Currás, Glenda Rodriguez), Official Site
A movie crew shooting a film about Columbus find themselves caught up in modern-day protests.
Flowers From Another World (Country: Spain; Year: 1999; Director: Icíar Bollaín; Writer: Icíar Bollaín, Julio Llamazares; Stars: José Sancho, Luis Tosar, Lissete Mejía, Chete Lera, Marilyn Torres, Elena Irureta, Amparo Valle, Rubén Ochandiano, Ángela Herrera, Doris Cerdá, Chiqui Fernández, Carlos Kaniowsky, Isabel Santos de los, Germán Montaner, Andrés Lima)
Three women arrive in a small town looking for love.
Hi, Are You Alone? (Hola, ¿estás sola?) (Country: Spain; Year: 1995; Director: Icíar Bollaín; Writer: Julio Medem, Icíar Bollaín; Stars: Silke, Candela Peña, Álex Angulo, Elena Irureta, Arcadi Levin, Daniel Guzmán, Pedro Miguel Martínez, Antonio de la Torre, Ruth Rodríguez, Alfonso Nsue, Amelia Ochandiano, David Jareño, Paco Catalá, Icíar Bollaín, Silke)
A couple of friends take a risky trip to the Costa Del Sol in search of independence.
In A Foreign Land (En Tierra Extraña) (Country: Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Iciar Bollain)
Documentary about Spaniards forced by commerce to seek work abroad.
Kathmandu Lullaby (Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo) (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Icíar Bollaín; Writer: Icíar Bollaín, Victòria Subirana; Stars: Verónica Echegui, Saumyata Bhattarai, Norbu Tsering Gurung, Montserrat Alcoverro, Lluïsa Castell, Ferran Lahoz, Aleix Rengel)
Laia, a young Catalan teacher who moves to Kathmandu to work in a school, discovers extreme poverty and a devastatingly bleak education system that excludes those in greatest need.
Take My Eyes Take My Eyes
Take My Eyes and In A Foreign Land
Mataharis (Country: Spain; Year: 2007; Director: Icíar Bollaín; Writer: Icíar Bollaín, Tatiana Rodríguez; Stars: María Vázquez, Najwa Nimri, Nuria González, Tristán Ulloa, Antonio de la Torre, Diego Martín, Fernando Cayo, Adolfo Fernández.)
Three female detectives find a series of cases combine with personal upheavals to give them new perspectives on their own lives as well as those of their clients.
The Olive Tree (El olivo) (Country: Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Icíar Bollaín; Writer: Paul Laverty; Stars: Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiérrez, Pep Ambròs, Manuel Cucala, Miguel Angel Aladren, Carme Pla, Ana Isabel Mena, María Romero, Paula Usero, Janina Agnes Schröder, Cris Blanco, Paco Manzanedo, Inés Ruiz, Aina Requena, Pia Stutzenstein)
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
Take My Eyes (Te Doy Mis Ojos) (Country: Spain; Year: 2003; Director: Iciar Bollain; Writer: Iciar Bollain, Alicia Luna; Stars: Laia Marull, Luis Tosar, Candela Pena, Rosa Maria Sarda, Sergi Calleja, Kiti Manver, Elisabet Gelabert, Nicolas Fernandez Luna, Dave Mooney, Chus Gutierrez)
Domestic abuse and its aftermath, Spanish style.
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