Glasgow Film Festival 2016

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Chevalier Chevalier
Chevalier and Hyena Road
Arabian Nights (Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland; Year: 2015; Director: Miguel Gomes; Writer: Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo, Telmo Churro; Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Dinarte Branco, Carloto Cotta, Adriano Luz, Rogério Samora, Maria Rueff, Cristina Carvalhal)
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
Chevalier (Country: Greece; Year: 2015; Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari; Writer: Efthymis Filippou, Athina Rachel Tsangari; Stars: Sakis Rouvas, Vangelis Mourikis, Giorgos Pyrpassopoulos)
Six men on a boat try to judge who is best.
The Club (El Club) (Country: Chile; Year: 2015; Director: Pablo Larraín; Writer: Guillermo Calderón, Daniel Villalobos; Stars: Roberto Farías, Antonia Zegers, Alfredo Castro, Alejandro Goic, Alejandro Sieveking, Jaime Vadell, Marcelo Alonso, Jose Soza), Trailer
A group of priests of various ages lives together with Mónica, a nun, in a house on the Chilean coast. When they are not praying and atoning for their sins, they train their greyhound for the next race.
The Cowboys (Les Cowboys) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Thomas Bidegain; Writer: Noé Debré; Stars: John C. Reilly, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, François Damiens, Ellora Torchia)
A father sets out to find his missing daughter with the help of his son.
The Fencer (Miekkailija) (Country: Finland; Year: 2015; Director: Klaus Härö; Writer: Anna Heinämaa; Stars: Märt Avandi, Ursula Ratasepp, Hendrik Toompere Sr)
A teacher starts a fencing club in Soviet Estonia, but dare he reveal his mysterious past?
One Floor Below One Floor Below
One Floor Below and Guilty
Guilty (Talvar) (Country: India; Year: 2015; Director: Meghna Gulzar; Writer: Vishal Bhardwaj; Stars: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah, Atul Kumar, Gajraj Rao, Ayesha Parveen, Tabu)
Police thriller based on a real-life murder case that caused international controversy.
Hyena Road (Country: Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Paul Gross; Writer: Paul Gross; Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Paul Gross, Christine Horn, Neamat Arghandabi)
A Canadian intelligence officer searches for a mysterious Afghan leader against the backdrop of brutal warfare.
Land Of Mine (Country: Germany, Denmark; Year: 2015; Director: Martin Zandvliet; Writer: Martin Zandvliet; Stars: Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Emil Belton, Oskar Belton, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Laura Bro, Oskar Bökelmann, Leon Seidel, Karl Alexander Seidel, Maximilian Beck, August Carter, Time Bülow, Alexander Rasch, Julius Kochinke)
In the aftermath of World War Two, the Allies used German prisoners of war to defuse and clear landmines from the Danish coastline.
Marguerite (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Xavier Giannoli; Writer: Xavier Giannoli, Marcia Romano; Stars: Catherine Frot, Christa Théret, André Marcon, Sylvain Dieuaide, Michel Fau, Aubert Fenoy)
An out-of-tune soprano is led to believe in her own talents by hypocritic hangers-on... Loosely based on the life of the American soprano Florence Foster Jenkins.
A Month Of Sundays (Country: Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Matthew Saville; Stars: Anthony La Paglia, Julia Blake, John Clarke)
A lonely real estate agent forms an unexpected friendship with an elderly librarian.
The People Vs Fritz Bauer The People Vs Fritz Bauer
The People Vs Fritz Bauer and The Club
Nise – The Heart Of Madness (Nise – O Coração Da Loucura, Nise: The Heart Of Madness) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2015; Director: Roberto Berliner; Writer: Flávia Castro, Mauricio Lissovski, Maria Camargo, Chris Alcazar, Patrícia Andrade, Leonardo Rocha, Roberto Berliner ; Stars: Gloria Pires, Fabricio Boliveira, Felipe Rocha )
The story of Nise da Silveira, a former political prisoner who transformed a psychiatric institution with creativity and art.
One Floor Below (Un Etaj Mai Jos) (Country: Romania; Year: 2015; Director: Radu Muntean; Writer: Alexandru Baciu, Radu Muntean, Razvan Radulescu; Stars: Teodor Corban, Iulian Postelnicu, Tatiana Iekel, Ionut Bora)
A witness to a crime is faced with a philosophical dilemma.
Paths Of The Soul (Kang Rinpoche) (Country: China; Year: 2015; Director: Zhang Yang; Writer: Zhang Yang; Stars: Yang Pei, Nyima Zadui, Tsewang Dolka, Gyatso, Tsring Chodron)
Tibetan villagers make a bowing pilgrimage across the world's highest plateau.
The People Vs Fritz Bauer (Der Staat Gegen Fritz Bauer) (Country: Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Lars Kraume; Writer: Lars Kraume, Olivier Guez; Stars: Burghart Klaußner, Ronald Zehrfeld, Sebastian Blomberg)
A portrait of Fritz Bauer, a man who defied his own government in working with Mossad to track down Adolf Eichmann.
These Daughters Of Mine (Moje Córki Krowy) (Country: Poland; Year: 2015; Director: Kinga Debska; Writer: Kinga Debska; Stars: Agata Kulesza, Gabriela Muskala, Marian Dziedziel)
Two very different sisters are forced to cooperate when their father becomes ill.
Nise – The Heart Of Madness Nise – The Heart Of Madness
Nise – The Heart Of Madness and Land Of Mine
Truman (Country: Spain, Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Cesc Gay; Writer: Tomàs Aragay, Cesc Gay; Stars: Ricardo Darín, Javier Cámara, Dolores Fonzi, Eduard Fernández, Àlex Brendemühl, Pedro Casablanc, José Luis Gómez, Javier Gutiérrez, Elvira Mínguez, Oriol Pla, Nathalie Poza, Àgata Roca, Susi Sánchez, Francesc Orella, Ana Gracia)
A terminally ill man spends four days with an old friend.
The Violin Teacher (Tudo Que Aprendemos Juntos) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2015; Director: Sérgio Machado; Stars: Lázaro Ramos, Elzio Vieira, Kaique Jesus)
A former child prodigy disillusioned with life finds that everything turns around when he starts teaching a class of unruly kids from the slums.
The White Knights (Les chevaliers blancs) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2015; Director: Joachim Lafosse; Writer: Zélia Abadie, Bulle Decarpentries, Joachim Lafosse, Thomas van Zuylen; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Louise Bourgoin, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb, Yannick Renier, Stéphane Bissot, Tatiana Rojo, Tibo Vandenborre, Philippe Rebbot, Travis Kerschen, Jean-Henri Compère, Luc Van Gunderbeeck)
Dramatisation of the Zoe's Ark controversy.

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