Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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Orphans and How To Talk To Girls At Parties
Apostasy (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Dan Kokotajlo; Writer: Dan Kokotajlo; Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Robert Emms, Sacha Parkinson, Steve Evets, Aqib Khan, Jessica Baglow, James Quinn, Molly Wright, Wasim Zakir, James Puddephatt, Poppy Jhakra, Lewis Fletcher, Peter Slater)
A Jehovah's Witness is forced to shun her own sister.
Arcadia (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Paul Wright)
Archive study of Britain's relationship to the land.
Beast (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Pearce; Writer: Michael Pearce; Stars: Geraldine James, Johnny Flynn, Jessie Buckley, Hattie Gotobed, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Shannon Tarbet, Emily Taaffe, Trystan Gravelle, Tim Woodward, Olwen Fouere, Oliver Maltman, Richard Laing, Djalenga Scott, Joanna Croll, Barry Aird)
A woman finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider to their small community, who is suspected of murder.
The Escape (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Dominic Savage; Stars: Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper, Frances Barber)
A dutiful wife and mother struggles to cope with her increasing frustration.
How To Talk To Girls At Parties (Country: UK, US; Year: 2017; Director: John Cameron Mitchell; Writer: Neil Gaiman, Philippa Goslett, John Cameron Mitchell; Stars: Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, Ruth Wilson, Matt Lucas, Eloise Smyth, Stephen Campbell Moore, Joanna Scanlan, Elarica Johnson, Hebe Beardsall, Joey Ansah, Alex Sharp, Lara Peake, Ethan Lawrence, Abraham Lewis, Ross Tomlinson)
A couple of teenagers get more than they bargained for when they try to chat up some 'unusual' exchange students.
Ice Cold In Alex (Country: UK; Year: 1958; Director: J Lee Thompson; Stars: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms)
In the wake of the Siege of Tobruk, an ambulance crew makes a perilous trek across a desert.
Lean On Pete (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Andrew Haigh; Writer: Andrew Haigh, Willy Vlautin; Stars: Travis Fimmel, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Steve Zahn, Thomas Mann, Amy Seimetz, Charlie Plummer, Rachael Perrell Fosket, Justin Rain, Ayanna Berkshire, Lewis Pullman, Dana Millican, Curtis McGann, Frank Gallegos, Craig Kennedy)
A homeless teenager, whose only friend is a failing racehorse, sets out on a trek to find his only known relative.
Orphans (Country: UK; Year: 1997; Director: Peter Mullan; Writer: Peter Mullan; Stars: Douglas Henshall, Gary Lewis, Rosemarie Stevenson, Stephen McCole, Ann Swan, Gilbert Martin, Jan Wilson, Lenny Mullan, Malcolm Shields, June Brogan, Paul Doonan, Linda Cuthbert, Lex Keith, Hugh Ferris, Joel Strachan)
Jet black comedy about family tribulations in the run up to a funeral.
Pin Cushion (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Deborah Haywood; Writer: Deborah Haywood; Stars: Lily Newmark, Joanna Scanlan, Loris Scarpa, Sacha Cordy-Nice, Bethany Antonia, Saskia Paige Martin, Sophia Tuckey, John Henshaw, Lennon Bradley, Aury Wayne, Charlie Frances, Isy Suttie)
Trouble brews after the unusually close bond between a mother and daughter is disrupted when they move to a new town.
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie (Country: UK; Year: 1969; Director: Ronald Neame; Stars: Maggie Smith, Celia Johnson, Gordon Jackson)
The story of an unconventional teacher working at a private girls' school in Edinburgh.
Super November (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Douglas King; Stars: Josie Long, Sean Biggerstaff, Darren Osborne)
A happy bouple find their lives turned upside down by political chaos and civil unrest.
Voyageuse (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: May Miles Thomas; Stars: Siân Phillips)
The director investigates her Hungarian mother-in-law's story and, through it, the story of the 20th century.
Which Way Up (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Proudfoot; Stars: John McLean)
A documentary about the artist John McLean and his struggle with Parkinson's disease.
You, Me And Him (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Daisy Aitkens; Stars: David Tennant, Faye Marsay, Lucy Punch)
A lawyer is anxious to have a baby but her artist girlfriend keeps putting it off. Then her neighbour gets involved.
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