Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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A Fantastic Woman A Fantastic Woman
A Fantastic Woman and How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" To The Nursing Home
Chosen (Custody Of The Eyes) (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Abbie Reese)
A former blogger and painter confronting what she believes is her calling: becoming a cloistered contemplative nun in a strict religious orders.
Directions (Posoki) (Country: Bulgaria, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Stephan Komandarev; Writer: Stephan Komandarev, Simeon Ventsislavov; Stars: Assen Blatechki, Ivan Barnev, Vasil Banov, Stefan Denolyubov, Stefka Yanorova-Trenfafilova, Dobrin Dosev, Vassil Vassilev, Nikolai Urumov, Georgi Kadurin, Irini Jambonas, Anna Komandareva, Borisleva Stratieva, Troyan Gogov, Gerasim Georgiev, Julian Vergov)
A small business owner and part-time cab driver is pushed to the edge by corruption.
Disappearance (Napadid Shodan) (Country: Iran, Qatar; Year: 2017; Director: Ali Asgari; Stars: Amir Reza Ranjbaran, Nafiseh Zarei, Sadaf Asgar)
A brother rushes to support his sister after she arrives at a hospital saying she has been raped, but something is amiss.
Don’t Talk To Irene (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Pat Mills; Stars: Michelle McLeod, Geena Davis, Bruce Gray)
An awkward teenager who dreams of being a cheerleader is sentenced to do community service in a retirement home and starts her own dance team there.
A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (Country: Chile, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Sebastián Lelio; Writer: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza; Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim, Amparo Noguera)
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts and Life And Nothing More
How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" To The Nursing Home (Kak Vitka Chesnok Vez Lecha Shtyrya V Dom Invalidov) (Country: Russia; Year: 2017; Director: Alexander Hant; Writer: Aleksey Borodachyov; Stars: Yevgeny Tkachuk, Alexey Serebryakov, Andrey Smirnov, Alina Nasibullina, Olga Oblasova)
An estranged father and son get to know each other on a road trip from hell.
Life And Nothing More (Country: Spain, US; Year: 2017; Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza; Writer: Antonio Méndez Esparza)
The reality of a single mother who lives in north Florida state with her children. In a context of social inequality, her life is nothing but a constant struggle to make it to the end of the month, while coping with routine and everyday difficulties, among which are the problem of her son’s behaviour and her permanent conflict when trying to become part of society.
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts (Country: Indonesia; Year: 2017; Director: Mouly Surya; Writer: Rama Adi, Garin Nugroho, Mouly Surya; Stars: Marsha Timothy, Yoga Pratama, Egy Fedly, Dea Panendra)
A woman is haunted by a murder she commits.
Miami (Country: Finland; Year: 2017; Director: Zaida Bergroth; Stars: Krista Kosonen, Sonja Kuittinen, Alex Anton)
Estranged sisters reunite after the death of their father and form a daring plan to pay off debts.
A Prayer Before Dawn (Country: UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire; Writer: Jonathan Hirschbein, Nick Saltrese; Stars: Joe Cole, Vithaya Pansringarm, Nicolas Shake, Billy Moore, Panya Yimmumphai, Somlock Kamsing, Pornchanok Mabklang, Sura Sirmalai, Sakda Niamhom, Komsan Polsan, Chaloemporn Sawatsuk)
The true story who survived life in a Thai prison by becoming a Muay Thai champ.
Western Western
Western and Directions
Queens Of Syria (Country: Lebanon, Jordan, UK, UAE; Year: 2014; Director: Yasmin Fedda)
60 Syrian women set out to perform Greek tragedy The Trojan Women in Jordan, where they have found refuge.
The Seen And Unseen (Sekala Niskala) (Country: Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Kamila Andini; Stars: Ayu Laksmi, Gus Sena, Thaly Titi Kasih)
A girl who is worried about her ailing brother uses her imagination to create a better world in which to play.
Sveta (Country: Kazakhstan; Year: 2017; Director: Zhanna Issabayeva; Stars: Laura Koroleva, Nataliya Kolesnikova, Roman Lystsov)
A woman at risk of losing the factory job that she needs to support her family develops a scheme that compromises her principles.
The Swan (Svanurinn) (Country: Estonia, Germany, Iceland; Year: 2017; Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir; Stars: Gríma Valsdóttir, Ingvar E Sigurðsson, Kalta Margrét Þorgeirsdóttir)
A troublesome girl sent to stay on a farm for the summer comes of age as she gets to know the animals around her and gradually understands the adult world.
Sweet Country (Country: Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Warwick Thornton; Writer: Steven McGregor, David Tranter; Stars: Sam Neill, Ewen Leslie, Thomas M. Wright, Bryan Brown, Matt Day, Anni Finsterer, Hamilton Morris, Tremayne Trevorn Doolan, Natassia Gorey Furber, Gibson John)
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
Unknown Soldier (Tuntematon Sotilas) (Country: Finland; Year: 2017; Director: Aku Louhimies; Stars: lina Tomnikov, Eero Aho, Johannes Holopainen)
A platoon of soldiers stand together in the exhausting Continuation War against the Soviet Union.
Western (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Valeska Grisebach; Writer: Valeska Grisebach; Stars: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Waldemar Zang, Detlef Schaich)
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Wild Roses (Dzikie Róże) (Country: Poland; Year: 2017; Director: Anna Jadowska; Stars: Marta Nieradkiewicz, Michal Zurawski, Natalia Bartnik)
A young woman returns from a hospital stay to find rumours circulating in her village.

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