Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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Quality Time Quality Time
Quality Time and Revenge
Abundant Acreage Available (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Angus MacLachlan; Writer: Angus MacLachlan; Stars: Amy Ryan, Terry Kinney, Max Gail, Steve Coulter, Francis Guinan)
Two siblings coping with grief find their lives disrupted by the arrival of three brothers who have a surprising connection to their farm.
The Bachelors (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Kurt Voelker; Writer: Kurt Voelker; Stars: Odeya Rush, Jean Louisa Kelly, JK Simmons, Julie Delpy)
A widowed father and his son meet two women who slowly begin to transform their lives.
Blue My Mind (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2017; Director: Lisa Brühlmann; Writer: Lisa Brühlmann; Stars: Luna Wedler, Zoë Pastelle Holthuizen, Nicola Perot)
When a teenager who has trouble with her parents moves to Zurich with them, she starts to walk on the wild side.
The Charmer (Chamoren) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Milad Alami; Writer: Milad Alami, Ingeborg Topsøe; Stars: Lars Brygmann, Stine Fischer Christensen, Jesper Lohmann, Susan Taslimi, Ardalan Esmaili, Dan Boie Kratfeldt, Nastja Arcel, Hassan El Sayed, Morten Hee Andersen, Amalie Lindegård, Kitt Maiken Mortensen, Thomas Persson, Laura Allen, Austa Lea Jespersen, Soho Rezanejad)
An intense psychological drama about a young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark.
The Ciambra (A Ciambra) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Jonas Carpignano; Writer: Jonas Carpignano; Stars: Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato, Francesco Pio Amato, Iolanda Amato, Patrizia Amato, Rocco Amato, Susanna Amato), Trailer
A teenager faces choices as he comes of age.
High Fantasy High Fantasy
High Fantasy and More
Columbus (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Kogonada; Writer: Kogonada; Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, John Cho, Rory Culkin, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes, Jim Dougherty, William Willet, Wynn Reichert)
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.
Dayveon (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Amman Abbasi; Writer: Amman Abbasi, Steven Reneau; Stars: Devin Blackmon, Dontrell Bright, Lachion Buckingham)
A young teenager is drawn into a gang after the death of his brother.
The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2017; Director: Petra Biondina Volpe; Writer: Petra Biondina Volpe; Stars: Marie Leuenberger, Maximilian Simonischek, Rachel Braunschweig, Sibylle Brunner, Marta Zoffoli, Bettina Stucky, Noe Krejcí, Finn Sutter, Peter Freiburghaus, Therese Affolter, Ella Rumpf, Nicholas Ofczarek, Sofia Helin, Elias Arens, Mirjam Zbinden)
A small-town mum joins the suffrage movement in Switzerland.
The Eternal Feminine (Los Adioses) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2017; Director: Natalia Beristáin; Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Karina Gidi, Tessa Ia)
A biopic of poet, author and activist Rosario Castellanos.
Find This Dumb Little Bitch And Throw Her Into A River (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2018; Director: Ben Brand; Writer: Ben Brand, Ilse Ott; Stars: Nino den Brave, Senna Fokke, Wim Opbrouck)
A teenager becomes the focus of a witch hunt after her brother posts a video of her dropping live puppies into a river online.
The Bachelors The Bachelors
The Bachelors and Old Beast
Foxtrot (Country: Israel, France, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Samuel Maoz; Writer: Samuel Maoz; Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonatan Shiray, Karin Ugowski, Yehuda Almagor, Shira Haas, Dekel Adin, Shaul Amir, Gefen Barkai)
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
High Fantasy (Country: South Africa, Switzerland; Year: 2017; Director: Jenna Cato Bass; Writer: Jenna Bass, Qondiswa James, Nala Khumalo, Francesca Varrie Michel, Liza Scholtz, Loren Loubser; Stars: Loren Loubser, Qondiswa James, Nala Khumalo)
A group of four young South African friends go on a camping trip in the Northern Cape and experience a supernatural body-swap incident.
Keep The Change (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Rachel Israel; Writer: Rachel Israel; Stars: Samantha Elisofon, Brandon Polansky, Will Deaver, Nicky Gottlieb, Jessica Walter, Christina Brucato, Johnathan Tchaikovsky, And Palladino, Evander Duck Jr., Sondra James, Jennifer Brito, Tommy Beardmore, Alex Emanuel, Tibor Feldman, Macy Cassera, Anna Suzuki, Kurt Enger, Charlton Lamar, James Brickhouse)
The unlikely love story of two people who meet in a support group.
A Letter To The President (Namai ba rahis gomhor) (Country: Afghanistan; Year: 2017; Director: Roya Sadat; Writer: Aziz Deldar; Stars: Leena Alam, Aziz Deldar, Mamnoun Maqsoudi, Zareen Nory, Mahmoud Aryoubi, Asad-Ullah Tajzai, Abdullah Ibrahem Khel, Sofor Ahan Khel, Abdul Azim Rubaty, Qadir Aryaie, Saeed Meeran Farhad, Nasima Jalal, Sultana Gety Afshar, Farzana Nawabi, Arsalan Deildar)
The head of a crime squad faces the death squad after accidentally killing her abusive husband and writes to the president for help.
Liquid Truth (Aos Teus Olhos) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2017; Director: Carolina Jabor; Writer: Lucas Paraizo; Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Malu Galli, Marco Ricca)
A supervisor tries to get to the truth after a popular swimming instructor is accused of kissing one of his young pupils.
Sicilian Ghost Story Sicilian Ghost Story
Sicilian Ghost Story and Foxtrot
Lucky (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: John Carroll Lynch; Writer: Logan Sparks, Drago Sumonja; Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr., Tom Skerritt, Beth Grant, James Darren, Barry Shabaka Henley, Yvonne Huff, Hugo Armstrong, Bertila Damas, Ana Mercedes, Sarah Cook, Amy Claire, Ulysses Olmedo)
The spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist.
Man Proposes, God Disposes (Country: Canada, Poland, Brazil; Year: 2017; Director: Daniel Leo; Writer: Daniel Leo, Michael Mac, Mateusz Nedza, Orshi Van Morshi; Stars: Bruna Massarelli, Erick Mozer, Martyna Byczkowska, Mateusz Nedza)
A petty criminal moves from Gdansk to São Paulo to try and do the right thing after he learns that a woman he barely knows is pregnant as a result of their one night stand.
More (Daha) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2017; Director: Onur Saylak; Writer: Onur Saylak, Dogu Yasar Akal, Hakan Gunday; Stars: Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan, Hayat Van Eck, Turgut Tuncalp, Tankut Yildiz, Tuba Büyüküstün, Kagan Uluca, Ahmet Melih Yilmaz, Ugur Arslan, Pervin Bagdat, Lara Aysal, Onur Akgülgil, Amed Ali, Salih Alkan, Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan, Hayat Van Eck)
Gaza lives with his father Ahad on the shores of the Aegean Sea. The intelligent kid would like to continue his studies, but Ahad sees his son’s future differently. He gets Gaza to help with his side business – smuggling refugees from the Mideast.
My Friend Dahmer (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Marc Meyers; Writer: Marc Meyers, based on the graphic novel by Derf Backderf; Stars: Ross Lynch, Alex Wolff, Anne Heche, Vincent Kartheiser, Dallas Roberts, Jack DeVillers, Cameron McKendry, Christopher Mele, Harrison Holzer, Miles Robbins, Tommy Nelson, Liam Koeth,)
Before Jeffrey Dahmer became one of the most notorious serial killers of all time, he was a teenage loner.
Mobile Homes (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2017; Director: Vladimir de Fontenay; Writer: Vladimir de Fontenay, Danielle Lessovitz; Stars: Imogen Poots, Callum Turner, Callum Keith Rennie, Shane Daly, Karen LeBlanc, Raven Stewart, Keith Bowser, Deragh Campbell, Katie Messina, Lyric Justice, Jai Jai Jones, Thamela Mpumlwana, Luke Gallo, Manuel Rodriguez-Saenz, Rebecca Singh)
A young mother looks to make a new life for her and her son in a mobile home community.
The Divine Order The Divine Order
The Divine Order and The Charmer
Never Steady, Never Still (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Kathleen Hepburn; Writer: Kathleen Hepburn; Stars: Shirley Henderson, Théodore Pellerin, Mary Galloway, Nicholas Campbell, Jared Abrahamson, Jonathan Whitesell, Beverley Elliott, Eric Keenleyside, Chilton Crane, Steven Cree Molison, Kelly Metzger, Lorne Cardinal, Sean Owen Roberts, Hugo Ateo, Mel Tuck)
A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity.
No Date, No Signature (Country: Iran; Year: 2017; Director: Vahid Jalilvand; Writer: Ali Zarnegar, Vahid Jalilvand; Stars: Amir Agha’ee, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Hediyeh Tehrani, Sa’eed Dakh, Alireza Ostadi, Zakiyeh Behbahani)
A pathologist is riven with guilt after the death of a child.
Old Beast (Country: China; Year: 2017; Director: Zhou Ziyang; Writer: Ziyang Zhou; Stars: Chaobei Wang, Men Tu, Yi Danna)
A man who lies, cheats and steals without conscience finds himself beginning to get into serious trouble.
Pity (Country: Greece, Poland; Year: 2018; Director: Babis Makridis; Writer: Efthymis Filippou, Babis Makridis; Stars: Yannis Drakopoulos, Evi Saoulidou, Nota Tserniafski, Makis Papadimitriou, Georgina Chryskioti, Evdoxia Androulidaki)
The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.
Quality Time (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2017; Director: Daan Bakker; Writer: Daan Bakker; Stars: Steve Aernouts, Idar Andersen, Maja Baaserud, Thomas Aske Berg, Anneke Blok, Bert Bunschoten, Steef Cuijpers, Raymonde de Kuyper, Randi Egeland, Tore Egeland, Adam Ekeli, Dennis Foose, Gaute Garlid, Fred Goessens, Vegar Hoel)
Five men, five stories.
Pity Pity
Pity and Abundant Acreage Available
Revenge (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Coralie Fargeat; Writer: Coralie Fargeat; Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Guillaume Bouchède, Vincent Colombe, Avant Strangel)
Three wealthy married men get together for their annual hunting game in a desert canyon. This time, one of them has brought along his young mistress, who quickly arouses the interest of the other two. Things get dramatically out of hand as a hunting game turns into a ruthless manhunt.
The Rider (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Chloé Zhao; Writer: Chloé Zhao; Stars: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Cat Clifford, Terri Dawn Pourier, Lane Scott, Tanner Langdeau, James Calhoon, Derrick Janis)
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
Sicilian Ghost Story (Country: Italy, France, Switzerland; Year: 2017; Director: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza; Writer: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza, based on a story from the book by Marco Mancassola; Stars: Julia Jedlikowska, Gaetano Fernandez, Corinne Musallari, Andrea Falzone, Frederico Finocchiaro, Lorenzo Amato, Filippo Luna)
When a boy disappears, a young girl goes looking for him in the dark world that has swallowed him.
Super November (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Douglas King; Writer: Josie Long; Stars: Josie Long, Sean Biggerstaff, Darren Osborne)
A happy couple find their lives turned upside down by political chaos and civil unrest.
Thoroughbreds (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Cory Finley; Writer: Cory Finley; Stars: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Kaili Vernoff, Paul Sparks)
Two rich girls contemplate murder in Connecticut
Liquid Truth Liquid Truth
Liquid Truth and Man Proposes, God Disposes
Valley Of Shadows (Skyggenes Dal) (Country: Norway; Year: 2017; Director: Jonas Matzos Gulbrandsen; Stars: Adam Ekeli, Jone Hope Larsen, Kathrine Fagerland)
In a village where sheep have been mysteriously slaughtered, a six year old wanders into the woods by himself in search of his lost collie dog.
Violeta At Last (Country: Costa Rica, Mexico; Year: 2017; Director: Hilda Hidalgo; Writer: Hilda Hidalgo; Stars: Eugenia Chaverri, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Óscar Castillo)
A 72-year-old divorcee plans to rent out rooms in her home and take swimming lessons, but has to deal with family members and financial institutions that think they know what's best for her.

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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