Glasgow Film Festival 2010

The biggest, the brightest and perhaps the best, these are the sensational new films fronting the bill at this year's festival.

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From Time To Time From Time To Time
From Time To Time and Legacy: Black Ops
Adrift (A Deriva) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2009; Director: Heitor Dhalia; Stars: Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, Laura Neiva)
Coming-of-age tale about a young girl living on the Brazilian coast.
Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Werner Herzog; Writer: William M Finkelstein, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Abel Ferrara, Zoë Lund; Stars: Nicolas Cage, Val Kilmer, Eva Mendes, Fairuza Balk, Jennifer Coolidge, Brad Dourif, Michael Shannon, Shawn Hatosy, Shea Whigham, Xzibit, Denzel Whitaker, Irma P. Hall, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Tom Bower, Lance E. Nichols)
Re-imagining of Abel Ferrara's film, starring Nic Cage as a cop in post-Katrina New Orleans, whose moral compass slips after he is put in charge of a murder investigation.
The Crazies (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Breck Eisner; Writer: Scott Kosar, Ray Wright, based on the 1973 film by George A Romero; Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Joe Anderson, Danielle Panabaker, Christie Lynn Smith, Brett Rickaby, Preston Bailey, John Aylward, Joe Reegan, Glenn Morshower, Larry Cedar, Gregory Sporleder, Mike Hickman, Lisa K Wyatt, Justin Welborn), Official Site
A mysterious toxin in the water supply drives most of the people of a small town crazy, so that they turn upon their friends and neighbours in this remake of the George Romero classic.
Exit Through The Gift Shop (Country: US, UK; Year: 2010; Director: Banksy; Stars: Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Rhys Ifans, Space Invader), Official Site
A documentary about a French shopkeeper who tracked down the famous graffiti artist Banksy... or a very clever piece of performance art.
Everybody's Fine (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Kirk Jones; Stars: Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell)
An ageing widower tries to reconnect with his adult children and discovers that their lives are far from perfect.
I Am Love I Am Love
I Am Love and The Crazies
Farewell (L'Affaire Farewell) (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Christian Carion; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Emir Kurstica, Willem Dafoe)
A spy finds himself in danger when he decides to leak documents that could lead to the downfall of the Soviet Union.
The French Kissers (Les Beaux Gosses) (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Riad Sattouf; Stars: Vincent Lacoste, Anthony Sonigo, Alice Tremoliere)
A geeky underachiever finds his life turning around when the prettiest girl in his class declares an interest in him - but both are nervous, and they soon discover that relationships are fragile things.
From Time To Time (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Julian Fellowes; Writer: Julian Fellowes, based on the stories by Lucy M Boston; Stars: Maggie Smith, Dominic West, Timothy Spall, Alex Etel)
Ghostly goings on ensue when a youngster is sent to live with his grandma at Green Knowe.
The Greatest (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Shana Feste; Writer: Shana Feste; Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan, Johnny Simmons, Aaron Johnson, Mike Shannon)
After the tragic loss of their teenage son, a family is again thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a young woman.
Greenberg (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Noah Baumbach; Writer: Noah Baumbach, Jennifer Jason Leigh; Stars: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Juno Temple), Official Site, Trailer
A carpenter recently released from an asylum struggles over a possible relationship whilst staying in his brother's house in Los Angeles.
Greenberg Greenberg
Greenberg and Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans
I Am Love (Io sono l'amore) (Country: Italy; Year: 2009; Director: Luca Guadagnino; Writer: Luca Guadagnino, Barbara Alberti, Ivan Cotroneo, Walter Fasano; Stars: Tilda Swinton, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Pippo Delbono, Alba Rohrwacher, Marisa Berenson)
Left on the sidelines, a bored woman embarks on a journey of self discovery.
Leaving (Partir) (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Catherine Corsini; Writer: Catherine Corsini; Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Attal, Bernard Blancan, Aladin Reibel, Alexandre Vidal, Daisy Broom, Berta Esquirol, Gérard Lartigau, Geneviève Casile, Philippe Laudenbach, Michèle Ernou, Jonathan Cohen, Hélène Babu, Sali Cervià)
A bourgeois married mum decides to ditch everything when she embarks on a passionate affair.
Life During Wartime (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Todd Solondz; Writer: Todd Solondz; Stars: Ally Sheedy, Allison Janney, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Reubens, Shirley Henderson, Chris Marquette, Gaby Hoffmann, Charlotte Rampling, Michael K. Williams, Renée Taylor, Michael Lerner, Brian Tester, Rich Pecci, Dylan Riley Snyder, Emma Hinz)
A man finds himself dealing with a host of family issues in the run up to his bar-mitzvah.
Legacy: Black Ops (Country: Nigeria, UK; Year: 2010; Director: Eromose; Writer: Eromose; Stars: Idris Elba, Eamonn Walker, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Richard Brake), Official Site
A former special agent holed up in a hotel room in the aftermath of a failed Eastern European mission grows suspicious of his brother's political success.
Micmacs (Micmacs à tire-larigot) (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet; Writer: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant; Stars: Dany Boon, André Dussollier, Nicolas Marié, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Yolande Moreau, Julie Ferrier, Omar Sy, Dominique Pinon, Michel Crémadès, Marie-Julie Baup, Urbain Cancelier, Patrick Paroux, Jean-Pierre Becker, Stéphane Butet, Philippe Girard), Trailer
Satire on the arms trade, tracking one man's plan to blow up arms manufacturers.
Whip It Whip It
Whip It and Farewell
Millennium: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Män som hatar kvinnor, Millenium: Part 1 - Men Who Hate Women) (Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany; Year: 2009; Director: Niels Arden Oplev; Writer: Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg, Stieg Larsson; Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Sven-Bertil Taube, Peter Andersson, Peter Haber, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre, Ingvar Hirdwall, Gösta Bredefeldt, Björn Granath, Ewa Fröling, Stefan Sauk, Gunnel Lindblom, Willie Andréason, Tomas Köhler), Official Site, Trailer
A disgraced journalist and a computer hacker stumble on a chain of undiscovered serial killings.
New York, I Love You (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Fatih Akin, Shekhar Kapur, Natalie Portman; Stars: Shia LaBeouf, John Hurt, Orlando Bloom)
Eleven short films about the Big Apple and the lives of those who live there.
Trucker (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: James Mottern; Writer: James Mottern; Stars: Michelle Monaghan, Jimmy Bennett, Nathan Fillion)
Michelle Monaghan is riveting as a tough-talking, devil-may-care truck driver who is faced with raising her estranged 11-year-old son after his father (Benjamin Bratt) is hospitalised. This eloquent and uplifting story also features Joey Lauren Adams and Nathan Fillion (Waitress).
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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