Glasgow Film Festival 2007
The Boss Of It All The Boss Of It All
The Boss Of It All and Rescue Dawn
Adam's Apples (Adams æbler) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2005; Director: Anders Thomas Jensen; Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen; Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Paprika Steen, Ole Thestrup, Ali Kazim, Nicolas Bro)
A priest who believes in the essential goodness of everything struggles to deal with a neo-Nazi in his church.
Away From Her (Country: Canada; Year: 2006; Director: Sarah Polley; Writer: Sarah Polley, adapted from the story by Alice Monro; Stars: Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy, Kristen Thomson, Wendy Crewson, Alberta Watson)
A married couple come to terms with Alzheimer's. Enjoying a limited Valentine's re-release in some London cinemas.
The Boss Of It All (Direktøren for det hele) (Country: Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Italy, France, Norway, Finland, Germany; Year: 2006; Director: Lars von Trier; Writer: Lars von Trier; Stars: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Benedikt Erlingsson, Iben Hjejle, Henrik Prip, Mia Lyhne, Casper Christensen, Louise Mieritz, Jean-Marc Barr, Sofie Gråbøl, Anders Hove, Lars von Trier), Trailer
An IT company trying to sell up hires an actor to pose as its president.
Buenos Aires, 1977 (Crónica De Una Fuga) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2006; Director: Adrián Caetano; Writer: Adrián Caetano, Esteban Student; Stars: Rodrigo De la Serna, Pablo Echarri, Nazareno Casero, Lautaro Delgado, Matías Marmorato, Martín Urruty)
A goalkeeper kidnapped and tortured by the Argentinian secret police becomes determined to escape.
Cashback (Country: UK; Year: 2006; Director: Sean Ellis; Writer: Sean Ellis; Stars: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Shaun Evans, Michelle Ryan, Stuart Goodwin, Michael Dixon, Michael Lambourne, Marc Pickering, Nick Hancock, Frank Hesketh, Irene Bagach), Trailer
Romance about an art student who works the nightshift in a supermarket, explores the issue of time - and what would happen if you could make it stand still.
Summer In Berlin Summer In Berlin
Summer In Berlin and The Dying Gaul
Curse Of The Golden Flower (Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia) (Country: Hong Kong/China; Year: 2006; Director: Zhang Yimou; Writer: Zhang Yimou, based on the play by Yu Cao; Stars: Chow Yun-Fat, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu, Dahong Ni)
Love and politics lead the way to destruction in the Chinese imperial court.
Days Of Glory (Indigènes) (Country: France/Morocco/Algeria/Belgium; Year: 2006; Director: Rachid Bouchareb; Writer: Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle; Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Bernard Blancan, Mathieu Simonet)
Four North African men join the French army to fight the Nazis, but will their deeds be remembered?
The Dying Gaul (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: Craig Lucas; Writer: Craig Lucas; Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Campbell Scott)
A recently bereaved screenwriter struggles to get his film produced without too many compromises, but personal compromises can be much more dangerous.
Fast Food Nation (Country: UK/US; Year: 2006; Director: Richard Linklater; Writer: Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater, based on the book by Eric Schlosser; Stars: Greg Kinnear, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Bobby Cannavale, Wilmer Valderrama, Ana Claudia Talancon, Luis Guzman, Frank Ertl, Bruce Willis, Ethan Hawke, Kris Kristofferson, Patricia Arquette, Paul Dano, Armando Hernandez, Michael Conway)
Exposing the beef burger industry as bacteria friendly, with blood in the boardroom and illegals in the slaughterhouse.
Flickering Lights (Blinkende Lygter) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2000; Director: Anders Thomas Jensen; Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen; Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Sofie Gråbøl, Iben Hjejle)
A group of gangsters on the run hide out in an old country house and fall in love with it, dreaming of a different life; but their past is out to get them.
Half Nelson Half Nelson
Half Nelson and The Green Butchers
The Good Shepherd (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Robert De Niro; Writer: Eric Roth; Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, William Hurt, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton, Alec Baldwin, Tammy Blanchard, Michael Gambon, Robert De Niro, Eddie Redmayne, Oleg Stefan, Lee Pace, Billy Crudup, Martina Gedeck, John Sessions, Mark Ivanir, Gabriel Macht, Joe Pesci)
A history of the CIA told through the life story of an increasingly paranoid agent.
Ghosts Of Cité Soleil (Country: Denmark, USA; Year: 2006; Director: Asger Leth and Milos Loncarevic; Writer: Asger Leth; Stars: Winson '2Pac' Jean, Wyclef Jean, James 'Bily' Petit Frère, Éleonore 'Lele' Senlis)
A look at the lives and origins of the young gangsters who control Haiti's shanty towns.
The Green Butchers (De Gronne Slagtere) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2003; Director: Anders Thomas Jensen; Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen; Stars: Nikolai Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse, Bodil Jorgensen, Ole Thestrup, Nicolas Bro, Aksel Erhardtsen, Lily Weiding)
Meat is murder.
A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Dito Montiel; Writer: Dito Montiel; Stars: Robert Downey Jr, Shia LaBeouf, Chazz Palminteri, Dianne Wiest, Channing Tatum, Melonie Diaz, Martin Compston, Eric Roberts, Rosario Dawson, Peter Tambakis, Anthony DeSando, Julia Garro, Eleonore Hendricks)
A man haunted by a summer from his past, returns to his old stamping ground to confront old ghosts.
Half Nelson (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Ryan Fleck; Writer: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck; Stars: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie, Monique Curnen, Karen Chilton, Tina Holmes, Collins Pennie, Deborah Rush, Jay O. Sanders, Bryce Silver, Sebastian Sozzi)
A drug-addicted teacher is befriended by a student.
Fast Food Nation Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Nation and A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints
Hidden Flaws (Verborgen Gebreken) (Country: Netherlands, UK; Year: 2004; Director: Paula van der Oest; Writer: Tamara Bos, based on the novel by Renate Dorrestein; Stars: Hunter Bussemaker, Monic Hendrickx, Priscilla Knetemann, Henny Orri, Bram van den Hooven)
A bereaved elderly woman shelters a pair of kids who are on the run from an abusive family situation.
Inland Empire (Country: US/Poland/France; Year: 2006; Director: David Lynch; Writer: David Lynch; Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Harry Dean Stanton, Peter J. Lucas, Karolina Gruszka, Jan Hench, Krzysztof Majchrzak, Grace Zabriskie, Diane Ladd, Julia Ormond, Ian Abercrombie, Naomi Watts, Nastassja Kinski, Laura Harring)
A married actress falls for her leading man whilst making a film about an illicit affair.
Klimt (Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK; Year: 2006; Director: Raoul Ruiz; Writer: Raoul Ruiz and Gilbert Adair; Stars: John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Dillane, Paul Hilton)
A portrait of the artist as a middle aged man.
Letters From Iwo Jima (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Clint Eastwood; Writer: Iris Yamashita, Paul Haggis, based on Picture Letters From Commander In Chief by Tadamichi Kuribayashi; Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryo Kase, Shido Nakamura, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takumi Bando, Yuki Matsuzaki, Takashi Yamaguchi, Eijiro Ozaki, Nae Yuuki, Akiko Shima, Lucas Elliott)
The Battle of Iwo Jima as seen from the viewpoint of the desperately outnumbered Japanese defenders.
The Lives Of Others (Das Leben Der Anderen) (Country: Germany; Year: 2006; Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; Stars: Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Mühe, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme)
East German secret police spy on a playwright and follow the course of his life over a number of years.
Scoop Scoop
Scoop and Stagecoach
The Messengers (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang; Writer: Mark Wheaton, Todd Farmer; Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dylan McDermott, Penelope Ann Miller, John Corbett, Evan Turner, Theodore Turner, William B. Davis)
When their family moves into an isolated farmhouse, teenager Jess and her toddler brother begin to notice creepy things no-one else can see...
The Missing Star (La Stella che non c'è) (Country: Italy, France, Switzerland, Singapore; Year: 2006; Director: Gianni Amelio; Writer: Gianni Amelio, Umberto Contarello; Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Ling Tai, Angelo Costabile, Hiu Sun Ha, Catherine Sng, Enrico Vanigiani)
A man travels from Italy to China searching for an obsolete machine, but finds something else.
Motel Hell (Country: US; Year: 1980; Director: Kevin Connor; Writer: Robert Jaffe, Steven-Charles Jaffe; Stars: Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod, Wolfman Jack)
A man famous for his smoked meats buries unwary travellers alive and fattens them up...
Palimpsest (Country: Poland; Year: 2006; Director: Konrad Niewolski; Writer: Igor Brejdygant; Stars: Andrzej Chyra, Magdalena Cielecka, Robert Gonera, Adam Ferency, Henryk Talar, Grzegorz Warchol)
A Polish detective investigates the murder of a colleague.
Paradise Lost (Turistas) (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: John Stockwell; Writer: Michael Ross; Stars: Josh Duhamel, Melissa George, Olivia Wilde, Desmond Askew, Beau Garrett, Max Brown, Agles Steib, Miguel Lunardi)
A gang of backpackers find themselves terrorised in the Brazilian jungle.
True North True North
True North and The Missing Star
Paris Je T'Aime (Country: Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, France; Year: 2006; Director: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Br; Writer: Tristan Carné; Stars: Marianne Faithfull, Steve Buscemi, Miranda Richardson, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Bob Hoskins, Wes Craven, Elijah Wood, Emily Mortimer, Natalie Portman, GCraven, Elijah Wood, Emily Mortimer, Natalie Portman, Gérard Depardieu)
Twenty different glimpses of Paris.
Pilgrimage From Scattered Points (Year: 2006; Director: Luke Fowler; Writer: Luke Fowler; Stars: Cornelius Cardew)
The story of Cornelius Cardew and the Scratch Orchestra.
Prague (Prag) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2006; Director: Ole Christian Madsen; Writer: Kim Fupz Aakeson, Ole Christian Madsen; Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Borivoj Navrátil, Jana Plodková, Josef Vajnar)
A couple travel to Prague to bring back the husband's deceased father, only to find their marriage in trouble.
Rescue Dawn (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: Werner Herzog; Writer: Werner Herzog; Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Marshall Bell, Brad Carr, François Chau, Craig Gellis, GQ, Zach Grenier, Pat Healy, Toby Huss)
A US fighter pilot shot down in the Vietnamese jungle must go to extraordinary lengths to survive.
S&Man (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: JT Petty; Writer: JT Petty; Stars: Carol J Clover, Debbie D, Bill Zebub, Fred Vogel, Erik Rost, Kerri Taylor)
An exploration of the appeal of the horror genre.
Klimt Klimt
Klimt and Prague
A Soap (En Soap) (Country: Sweden, Denmark; Year: 2006; Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen ; Writer: Kim Fupz Aakeson and Pernille Fischer Christensen; Stars: Trine Dyrholm, David Dencik, Frank Thiel, Elsebeth Steentoft, Christian Tafdrup)
A beauty shop owner and transsexual soap opera addict form a friendship which leads to drama of its own.
Someone Else (Country: UK; Year: 2006; Director: Col Spector; Writer: Radha Chakraborty, Col Spector; Stars: Stephen Mangan, Susan Lynch, Lara Belmont, Christopher Coghill, Shaun Dingwall, John Henshaw)
A young man struggles to do the right thing after falling in love with someone other than his girlfriend.
Scoop (Country: UK, USA; Year: 2006; Director: Woody Allen; Writer: Woody Allen; Stars: Woody Allen, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Geoff Bell, Christopher Fulford, Nigel Lindsay, Ian McShane, Fenella Woolgar, Doreen Mantle, David Schneider, Meera Syal, Kevin McNally)
Journalist comes back from dead to help solve murder mystery.
The Searchers (Country: US; Year: 1956; Director: John Ford; Writer: Frank S. Nugent, based on the novel by Alan Le May.; Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Johnston Clayton, Natalie Wood.)
A lone man spends years obsessively searching for his kidnapped niece until it becomes unclear what he might do if he finds her.
Stagecoach (Country: US; Year: 1939; Director: John Ford; Writer: Dudley Nichols, Ben Hecht, based on the short story, Stage To Lordsburg, by Ernest Haycox; Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Thomas Mitchell, George Bancroft, John Carradine, Andy Devine, Louise Platt, Donald Meek, Berton Churchill, Tim Holt)
Classic western adventure.
Curse Of The Golden Flower Curse Of The Golden Flower
Curse Of The Golden Flower and Away From Her
Summer In Berlin (Sommer vorm Balkon) (Country: Germany; Year: 2005; Director: Andreas Dresen; Writer: Wolfgang Kohlhaase; Stars: Inka Friedrich, Nadja Uhl, Andreas Schmidt, Stefanie Schönfeld, Vincent Redetzki)
Two women struggling to get by in Berlin find their friendship complicated when one of them falls for a trucker.
Tell No One (Ne Le Dis à Personne) (Country: France; Year: 2006; Director: Guillaume Canet; Writer: Guillaume Canet, based on the novel by Harlan Coben.; Stars: François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas, François Berléand)
Years after the event, a man still haunted by the apparent murder of his wife starts to receive mysterious instructions.
This Is England (Country: UK; Year: 2006; Director: Shane Meadows; Writer: Shane Meadows; Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim, Vicky McClure, Joseph Gilgun, Perry Benson, George Newton, Frank Harper, Jack O'Connell, Kieran Hardcastle)
A young boy adopted by a group of skinheads struggles to find his own identity in a world dominated by racism and war. Now out to own on two-disc DVD.
The Tripper (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: David Arquette; Writer: David Arquette, Joe Harris; Stars: David Arquette, Richmond Arquette, Courteney Cox, Paz de la Huerta, Ben Gardiner, Balthazar Getty, Jaime King, Rick Overton)
A psychopath who thinks he's Ronald Reagan starts killing hippies.
True North (Country: Germany, Ireland, UK; Year: 2006; Director: Steve Hudson; Writer: Steve Hudson; Stars: Martin Compston, Peter Mullan, Steven Robertson, Gary Lewis, Angel Li)
A young man arranges to smuggle illegal immigrants across the North Sea on his Dad's boat, but he's about to find himself way out of his depth.
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