Glasgow Film Festival 2017

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Original Bliss Original Bliss
Original Bliss and Heal The Living
Dark Night (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Tim Sutton; Writer: Tim Sutton; Stars: Anna Rose Hopkins, Robert Jumper, Karina Macias, Aaron Purvis, Rosie Rodriguez)
The lives of six strangers intersect at a suburban Cineplex where a massacre occurs.
Dawn Of The Deaf (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Rob Savage; Writer: Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd; Stars: Caroline Ward, Stephen Collins)
When a sonic pulse turns the hearing population into zombies, what effect will it have on the lives of the deaf people who survive?
The Eremites (Die Einsiedler) (Country: Germany, Austria; Year: 2016; Director: Ronny Trocker; Stars: Andreas Lust, Ingrid Burkhard, Orsi Toth)
A man who has grown up with only his parents for company gradually learns how to connect with the world through his romance with a cook.
Harmonium (Country: Japan, France; Year: 2016; Director: Kôji Fukada; Writer: Kôji Fukada; Stars: Mariko Tsutsui, Tadanobu Asano, Kanji Furutachi)
When a man who runs a workshop hires an old friend, trouble brews for his family.
Heal The Living (Réparer les vivants) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Katell Quillévéré; Writer: Katell Quillévéré and Gilles Taurand, based on the book by Maylis De Kerangal; Stars: Tahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval, Bouli Lanners, Kool Shen, Monia Chokri, Alice Taglioni, Karim Leklou, Finnegan Oldfield, Théo Cholbi, Alice de Lencquesaing, Gabin Verdet, Galatéa Bellugi, Titouan Alda, Andranic Manet)
Drama about lives connected by an organ transplant.
Dawn Of The Deaf Dawn Of The Deaf
Dawn Of The Deaf and Pawno
Hema Hema: Sing Me A Song While I Wait (Country: Bhutan, Hong Kong; Year: 2016; Director: Khyentse Norbu; Writer: Khyentse Norbu; Stars: Tshering Dorji, Sadon Lhamo, Thinley Dorji, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Xun Zhou, Tshewang Dendup, Tenzin Dolma, Jamyang Dorji, Jigme Drukpa, Xin Liang, Rinchen Namgayel, Pema Namtruel, Gomchen Pema, Tandin Sonam, Kelsang Tobgay)
Masked campers go wild in the jungle at a gathering which only happens once every dozen years.
Illegitimate (Country: Romania, Poland, France; Year: 2016; Director: Adrian Sitaru; Writer: Alina Grigore, Adrian Sitaru; Stars: Adrian Titieni, Alina Grigore, Robi Urs, Bogdan Albulescu, Cristina Olteanu)
A sexual relationship between siblings is complicated by a pregnancy.
A Kid (Le Fils De Jean) (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Philippe Lioret; Stars: Pierre Deladonchamps, Gabriel Arcand, Pierre-Yves Cardinal)
After being informed of the death of the father he never knew, a man travels from Paris to Montreal to meet his two half brothers, becoming a reluctant witness to sibling conflict and guilty secrets.
Louise By The Shore (Louise en hiver) (Country: France, Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Jean-François Laguionie; Writer: Jean-François Laguionie; Stars: Diane Dassigny, Dominique Frot, Antony Hickling, Jean-François Laguionie)
On the last day of summer, an old woman realises that the last train has departed without her, leaving her abandoned in a seaside town.
Original Bliss (Gleißendes Glück) (Country: Germany; Year: 2016; Director: Sven Taddicken; Writer: Sven Taddicken, Stefanie Veith, Hendrik Hölzemann, based on the novella by AL Kennedy; Stars: Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Tukur, Johannes Krisch, Hans-Michael Rehberg, Dietrich Brüggemann, Imke Büchel, Romina Küper, Sebastian Rudolph)
A woman tortured by her loss of religious faith falls for a charismatic psychologist.
The Ornithologist The Ornithologist
The Ornithologist and The Teacher
The Ornithologist (O Ornitólogo) (Country: Portugal, France, Brazil; Year: 2016; Director: João Pedro Rodrigues; Writer: João Pedro Rodrigues, João Rui Guerra da Mata; Stars: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen, Chan Suan, Juliane Elting )
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
Pawno (Country: Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Paul Ireland; Writer: Damian Hill; Stars: John Brumpton, Maeve Dermody, Damian Hill, Malcolm Kennard)
A day in the life of 12 residents of a Melbourne suburb.
The Road To Mandalay (Country: Myanmar; Year: 2016; Director: Midi Z; Writer: Midi Z; Stars: Kai Ko, Ke-Xi Wu)
Two Burmese people flee their country's civil war in search of a new life in Thailand.
The Teacher (Ucitelka) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2016; Director: Jan Hrebejk; Writer: Petr Jarchovský; Stars: Zuzana Mauréry, Ondrej Malý, Éva Bandor, Martin Havelka, Ina Gogálová, Peter Bebjak, Tamara Fischer, Richard Labuda, Monika Certezni, Csongor Kassai, Lukas Pelc, Oliver Oswald, Attila Mokos, Zuzana Konecná)
A teacher creates a climate of fear in the classroom.
Tonio (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Paula van der Oest; Writer: Hugo Heinen; Stars: Pierre Bokma, Rifka Lodeizen, Chris Peters, Stefanie van Leersum)
After 21-year-old student Tonio dies in a traffic accident, his novelist parents face sorrow and regret as they suffer the agony of losing their only child.
Illegitimate Illegitimate
Illegitimate and Harmonium
Two Worlds (Country: Poland; Year: 2016; Director: Maciej Adamek,)
A 12-year-old acts as a guide for her hearing impaired parents.
The Untamed (La región salvaje) (Country: Mexico, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Switzerland; Year: 2016; Director: Amat Escalante; Writer: Amat Escalante, Gibrán Portela; Stars: Kenny Johnston)
A mysterious young woman is convinced that something otherworldly could be the answer to all of her family's problems.
A Woman's Life (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Stéphane Brizé; Writer: Stéphane Brizé, Guy de Maupassant, Florence Vignon; Stars: Judith Chemla, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Yolande Moreau, Swann Arlaud, Nina Meurisse, Olivier Perrier, Clotilde Hesme, Alain Beigel, Finnegan Oldfield, Lucette Beudin, Jérôme Lanne, Mélie Deneuve, Père François-Xavier Ledoux, Lise Lamétrie, Marc Olry)
The harsh realities of a woman's life in 19th century France.

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