Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022

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Fantastic Mr. Fox Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Farewell
2001: A Space Odyssey (2001) (Country: UK, US; Year: 1968; Director: Stanley Kubrick; Writer: Stanley Kubrick. Based on the book by Arthur C Clarke; Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Douglas Rain)
Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
Betty (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Will Anderson; Writer: Will Anderson)
A little green bird called Bobby is looking for his butter, his partner Betty and for the love that seems to have melted away.
Big (Country: US; Year: 1988; Director: Penny Marshall; Writer: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg; Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz)
A 13-year-old boy makes a wish at a fairground and becomes a man overnight.
Brave (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell; Writer: Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Brenda Chapman, Irene Mecchi, Brenda Chapman; Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Julie Walters, Billy Connolly, Robbie Coltrane, Craig Ferguson, John Ratzenberger)
A princess gets more than she bargains for when she asks for a spell.
Christopher Robin (Country: UK, US; Year: 2018; Director: Marc Forster; Writer: Alex Ross Perry, based on the work of AA Milne and Ernest Shepard; Stars: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Mark Gatiss, Oliver Ford Davies, Ronke Adekoluejo, Adrian Scarborough, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Ken Nwosu, John Dagleish, Amanda Lawrence, Orton O'Brien, Katy Carmichael, Tristan Sturrock, Jasmine-Simone Charles)
An adult Christopher Robin catches up with some old friends.
2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey and Paddington
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo Hu Cang Lon) (Country: US, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan; Year: 2000; Director: Ang Lee; Writer: James Schamus, Wang Hui Ling, Tsai Kuo-Jung; Stars: Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen, Lung Sihung, Cheng Pei-Pei)
Mystical epic sees warriors go on quest to recover a stolen sword.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Wes Anderson; Writer: Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach, based on the book by Roald Dahl.; Stars: Voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wally Wolodarsky, Eric Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Adrien Brody, Owen Wilson, Jarvis Cocker, Wes Anderson, Karen Duffy, Robin Hurlstone, Hugo Guinness, Helen McCrory, Roman Coppola, Juman Malouf, Brian Cox), Official Site, Trailer
Animated version of Roald Dahl's tale about a wily fox.
The Farewell (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Lulu Wang; Writer: Lulu Wang; Stars: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Gil Perez-Abraham, Jim Liu, Diana Lin, Yongbo Jiang, Shuzhen Zhou, Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Gil Perez-Abraham, Jim Liu, Diana Lin, Yongbo Jiang, Shuzhen Zhou)
A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
Fear Of Flying (Country: Ireland; Year: 2012; Director: Conor Finnegan; Writer: Conor Ferguson, Conor Finnegan; Stars: Mark Doherty, Aoife Duffin)
A bird with a fear of flying dreads the forthcoming winter migration.
Flit (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Jack Allen; Writer: Jack Allen)
A world renowned fly killer, on the cusp of finalising his latest and greatest invention, comes face to face with a fly that refuses to die.
Betty Betty
Betty and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Free Guy (Country: US, Canada, Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Shawn Levy; Writer: Matt Lieberman, Zak Penn; Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, John Krasinski, Camille Kostek, Aaron W Reed, Channing Tatum)
A bank teller discovers that he's actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.
The Illusionist (Country: UK, France; Year: 2010; Director: Sylvain Chomet; Writer: Sylvain Chomet, Jacques Tati)
A stage entertainer dedicated to a dying art finds his life transformed by a chance encounter with a young devotee.
Paddington (Country: UK, France; Year: 2014; Director: Paul King; Writer: Paul King and Hamish McColl, based on the books by Michael Bond; Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Nicole Kidman, Peter Capaldi, Jim Broadbent)
A small bear from darkest Peru tries to adjust to life in London.
Shrek (Country: US; Year: 2001; Director: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson; Writer: Ted Elliott, based on the book by William Steig; Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow, Vincent Cassel, Peter Dennis, Clive Pearse, Jim Cummings, Bobby Block, Chris Miller, Cody Cameron)
The story of Shrek the Ogre, a creature that looks like a cross between Danny de Vito and something that just fell out of your nose...
Twilight (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Catherine Hardwicke; Writer: Melissa Rosenberg, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer.; Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Peter Facinelli, Cam Gigandet, Taylor Lautner, Anna Kendrick), Official Site, Trailer
A vampire romances a mortal girl in an American small town.
Big Big
Big and Fear Of Flying
WALL·E (WALLE, WALL E, WALL-E) (Country: USA; Year: 2008; Director: Andrew Stanton; Writer: Andrew Stanton, Jim Capobianco; Stars: Voices of: Sigourney Weaver, Kathy Najimy, John Ratzenberger, Fred Willard, Jeff Garlin, Paul Eiding, Ben Burtt, Garrett Palmer, Kim Kopf)
A robot - Wall·E, left alone on Earth begins to explore the cosmos with a companion, the sleek and sultry EVE.
Whip It (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Drew Barrymore; Writer: Shauna Cross, based on her novel; Stars: Elliot Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Juliette Lewis), Official Site, Trailer
A bored suburban girl discovers a new way to live when she attends a roller derby and meets a tough team of competitive skaters.

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