Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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The Dissidents (Sangarid) (Country: Estonia, Finland, Latvia; Year: 2017; Director: Jaak Kilmi; Writer: Martin Algus; Stars: Märt Pius, Karl-Andreas Kalmet, Veiko Porkanen)
An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the Eighties to fulfill their dreams in the free world.
Firstborn (Country: Latvia; Year: 2017; Director: Aik Karapetian; Writer: Aik Karapetian; Stars: Maija Doveika, Kaspars Znotins, Dainis Grube, Kaspars Zale)
A thriller.
A Gentle Creature (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Sergey Loznitsa; Writer: Sergey Loznitsa, based on the short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
A woman travels to a remote prison to try to find out what has happened to her jailed husband.
Miracle (Stebuklas) (Country: Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland; Year: 2017; Director: Egle Vertelyte; Writer: Egle Vertelyte; Stars: Andrius Bialobzeskis, Egle Mikulionyte, Vyto Ruginis)
A boisterous man in a red tie and baseball cap wants to invest in Irena's pig farm and make it great again.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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