Glasgow Film Festival 2012

The best of Scottish cinema, old and new.

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Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy and The Somnambulists
Big Banana Feet (Country: US; Year: 1976; Director: David Peat; Writer: Billy Connolly; Stars: Billy Connolly)
A documentary about the comedian Billy Connolly.
The Decoy Bride (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Sheree Folkson; Writer: Sally Phillips; Stars: Alice Eve, Kelly Macdonald, David Tennant, Michael Urie)
A local girl acts as a decoy when a Hollywood actress comes to Scotland to get married, but romantic complications ensue.
Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy (Ecstasy) (Country: Canada; Year: 2011; Director: Rob Heydon; Writer: Rob Heydon, Matt MacLennan, Paul McCafferty, Ben Tucker, based on the novel by Irvine Welsh; Stars: Adam Sinclair, Kristin Kreuk, Billy Boyd, Carlo Rota, Ashley Pover, Keram Malicki-Sánchez, Olivia Andrup, Natalie Brown, Stephen McHattie, Dean McDermott, Alex Lifeson, Luke Gordon, Stefen Hayes, Colin Mochrie, Shaun Austin-Olsen)
A young Edinburgh man struggles to escape the grip of a brutal drug dealer while falling in love with a Canadian woman.
The Maggie (High And Dry, The Maggie at The Tall Ship) (Country: UK; Year: 1954; Director: Alexander Mackendrick; Writer: Alexander Mackendrick, William Rose; Stars: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker, Tommy Kearins)
An American businessman in Scotland is conned into shipping valuable cargo to an island using a coal powered boat.
The Somnambulists (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Richard Jobson; Writer: Richard Jobson; Stars: Jack Monaghan, Michael Nardone, Jack O’Connell, Rhodri Lewis, Belinda Everett, Paul Thornley, Tom Padley, Johnathan Kerrigan, Alan Mckenna, David Fynn, Tobi Bakare, Joseph Creeth, Steven Robertson, Jessye Romeo, Scott Arthur)
Richard Jobson's committed, imaginative response to our collective apathy to the war in Iraq.
Up There (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Zam Salim; Writer: Zam Salim; Stars: Burn Gorman, Jo Hartley, Warren Brown, Iain De Caestecker)
A dead man stuck in a dead end job welcoming new arrivals to the afterlife fears things will get even worse when he accidentally loses a soul.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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