Glasgow Film Festival 2009

Films chosen specially for young people by young people.

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Breakfast At Tiffany's Breakfast At Tiffany's
Breakfast At Tiffany's and Shifty
32A (Country: Ireland, Germany; Year: 2007; Director: Marian Quinn; Writer: Marian Quinn; Stars: Orla Brady, Glynis Casson, Patrick FitzGerald, Jared Harris, Jack Kavanagh)
An awkward girl pins all her hopes on a date with the boy of her dreams.
The Adventures Of Robin Hood (Country: US; Year: 1938; Director: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley; Writer: Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I Miller; Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale, Melville Cooper, Ian Hunter, Trigger)
Classic version of the outlaw tale.
The Age Of Stupid (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Franny Armstrong; Writer: Franny Armstrong; Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jamila Bayyoud, Adnan Bayyoud, Alvin DuVernay, Piers Guy, Layefa Malini, Fernand Pareau, Jeh Wadia)
Docudrama about a future archivist looking back on the events that devastated Earth.
American Teen (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Nanette Burstein; Writer: Nanette Burstein), Official Site, Trailer
The kids are not all right.
Anvil! The Story Of Anvil (Anvil! The True Story Of Anvil) (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Sacha Gervasi; Stars: Steve 'Lips' Kudlow, Robb Reiner, Ivan Hurd, Tiziana Arrigoni, Chris 'CT' Tsangerides, Glenn Gyorfy, Kevin Goocher, Lee Ulrich, Slash, Tom Araya, Scott Ian, Malcolm Dome, Lemmy, Gary Greenblatt, Toby Kudlow, Droid Reiner, Ginny Kudlow, Michael Schenker, JJ French, Fraser Hill, Jane Reiner), Official Site
Documentary tracks the attempts of rock band Anvil to 'make it' 20 years after their were first hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal".
Funny Face Funny Face
Funny Face and Religulous
Bart Got A Room (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Brian Hecker; Writer: Brian Hecker; Stars: William H Macy, Steven Kaplan, Cheryl Hines, Alia Shawkat, Chad Jamian Williams, Mike Benitez, Ashley Benson, Carrie Drazek, Brandon Hardesty, Kate Karpinski, Dinah Manoff), Official Site
It's tick-tock, tick-tock for Danny as the prom approaches, and he still doesn't have a date...
Breakfast At Tiffany's (Country: US; Year: 1961; Director: Blake Edwards; Writer: George Axelrod, based on the book by Truman Capote.; Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Martin Balsam, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, José Luis de Villalonga), Trailer
A writer falls for his mysterious socialite neighbour. Re-issue.
Captain Blood (Country: US; Year: 1935; Director: Michael Curtiz; Writer: Rafael Sabatini, Casey Robinson; Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson, Robert Barrat, Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek)
Swashbuckling tale of mutiny, starring Errol Flynn.
The Class (Entre les murs) (Country: France; Year: 2008; Director: Laurent Cantet; Writer: François Bégaudeau, Robin Campillo, Laurent Cantet; Stars: François Bégaudeau, Wei Huang, Esmeralda Ouertani, Franck Keita)
Quasi-documentary about a group of Parisian school kids.
Encounters At The End Of The World (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Werner Herzog; Stars: Werner Herzog), Official Site, Trailer
The infamous director Werner Herzog visits the Antarctic, determined not to make a movie about penguins.
The Age Of Stupid The Age Of Stupid
The Age Of Stupid and Marley & Me
Elevator (Country: Romania; Year: 2008; Director: George Dorobantu; Writer: Gabriel Pintilei; Stars: Cristi Petrescu, Iulia Verdes), Official Site
Two restless teenagers go exploring and get stuck in a lift.
Every Little Step (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Adam Del Deo, James D. Stern; Stars: Bob Avian, Michael Bennett, Charlotte d'Amboise, Ramon Flowers, Jessica Lee Goldyn)
Documentary about dancers auditioning for A Chorus Line.
Franklyn (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Gerald McMorrow; Writer: Gerald McMorrow; Stars: Sam Riley, Eva Green, Ryan Phillippe, Bernard Hill, Susannah York, Art Malik, Chris Wilson, Mark Wingett, Kika Markham, Jay Fuller, Gary Pillai)
Futurisic thriller which paints a picture of London in which there is no separation between Church and State.
Funny Face (Country: US; Year: 1957; Director: Stanley Donen; Writer: Leonard Gershe; Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Dovima, Michel Auclair, Robert Flemyng), Trailer
A fashion photographer discovers a sales girl's ability as a model and makes her a star.
Hamlet 2 (Country: USA; Year: 2008; Director: Andrew Fleming; Writer: Pam Brady, Andrew Fleming; Stars: Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Joseph Julian Soria, Skylar Astin, Phoebe Strole, Melonie Diaz, Arnie Pantoja, Michael Esparza, Natalie Amenula, Marshall Bell)
In this rambunctious comedy, a high school drama teacher injects love and passion for theatre into his students by creating a musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Anvil! The Story Of Anvil Anvil! The Story Of Anvil
Anvil! The Story Of Anvil and Sabrina
Let The Right One In (Låt Den Rätte Komma In) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2008; Director: Tomas Alfredson; Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist, based on his novel of the same name.; Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl, Karin Bergquist, Peter Carlberg, Ika Nord, Mikael Rahm, Karl-Robert Lindgren, Anders T. Peedu, Pale Olofsson)
A touching story of first romance... with a side-serving of horror.
Marley & Me (Marley And Me) (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: David Frankel; Writer: Scott Frank and Don Roos, based on the book by John Grogan.; Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Kathleen Turner, Eric Dane, Alan Arkin, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennett, Finley Jacobsen, Bryce Robinson, Benjamin Hyland), Official Site, Trailer
A family struggle to live with the world's worst dog, who is loveable but just won't behave.
Nosferatu (Nosferatu eine Symphonie des Grauens, Nosferatu - A Symphony Of Horrors) (Country: Germany; Year: 1922; Director: FW Murnau; Writer: Henrik Galeen; Stars: Max Schreck, Gustav Von Wangenheim, Greta Schroder, Georg Heinrich Schnell, Ruth Landshoff, Gustav Botz, Alexander Granach, John Gottowt)
F W Murnau's silent adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Rabbit Without Ears (Keinohrhasen) (Country: Germany; Year: 2007; Director: Til Schweiger; Writer: Anika Decker, Til Schweiger; Stars: Til Schweiger, Nora Tschirner, Matthias Schweighöfer, Alwara Höfels, Jürgen Vogel, Rick Kavanian, Armin Rohde, Wolfgang Stumph, Barbara Rudnik, Christian Tramitz)
Religulous (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Larry Charles; Writer: Bill Maher; Stars: Bill Maher, David Rosen, Kamal Farah, David L Parsons, Shmuel Strauss, Levi Halperin, Aki Nawaz, Jimmy Turkmani, Ferre van Beveren, Fatimah Elatik, Geert Wilders, Reginald Foster, John Westcott, Francis Collins, Dean Hamer, Jeremiah Cummings, George V Coyne, Andrew Newberg, Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, Brian Weiss, Ray Suarez, Yisroel Dovid Weiss, Kathy Maher, Julie Maher, Mark Pryor, Joe Copland, Ken Ham, Steve Burg, Ted Bachman, Bill Gardiner), Trailer
Comedian Bill Maher champions scepticism in an age of rising religious fundamentalism.
Nosferatu Nosferatu
Nosferatu and Encounters At The End Of The World
Roman Holiday (Country: US; Year: 1953; Director: William Wyler; Writer: Dalton Trumbo, Ian McLellan Hunter; Stars: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams), Trailer
A journalist falls in love with a beautiful stranger without realising she's a princess.
Sabrina (Country: US; Year: 1954; Director: Billy Wilder; Writer: Samuel A Taylor, Billy Wilder, Samuel A Taylor, Ernest Lehman; Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden, John Williams, Martha Hyer, Joan Vohs, Marcel Dalio, Marcel Hillaire, Nella Walker)
Rags-to-riches meets ugly-duckling story.
Shifty (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Eran Creevy; Writer: Eran Creevy; Stars: Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng, Nitin Caanatra, Francesca Annis, Kate Groombridge, Rory Jennings, Jason Maza, Enoch Frost, Tim Plester, Danielle Brent, Nathaniel Gleed, Simon Paul Sutton, Heronimo Sehmi, Gracie Fitch), Official Site, Trailer
Twenty-four hours in the life of a Muslim crack dealer and a friend from his past.
Worlds Apart (To Verdener) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2008; Director: Niels Arden Oplev; Writer: Niels Arden Oplev; Stars: Rosalinde Mynster, Pilou Asbæk, Jens Jørn Spottag, Sarah Boberg, Sarah Juel Werner, Anders W. Berthelsen), Official Site
The world of a dutiful daughter and Jehovah's Witness unravels when she falls for a non-believer.

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