Glasgow Film Festival 2019

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Vision and The Quietude
At Eternity's Gate (Country: UK, France, US; Year: 2018; Director: Julian Schnabel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Julian Schnabel; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Niels Arestrup, Stella Schnabel, Patrick Chesnais, Victor Pontecorvo, Frank Molinaro, Alan Aubert, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac)
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
Coincoin And The Extra-Humans (Coincoin et les z'inhumains) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Bruno Dumont; Stars: Alane Delhaye, Bernard Pruvost, Philippe Jore, Lucy Caron)
Sequel to Lil' Quinquin sees ectoplasmic gunk falls from the sky and identical twins materialise without warning.
Everybody Knows (Todos Lo Saben) (Country: Spain, France, Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Asghar Farhadi; Writer: Asghar Farhadi; Stars: Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Bárbara Lennie, Ricardo Darín, Jaime Lorente, Carla Campra, Inma Cuesta, Eduard Fernández, Elvira Mínguez, Sara Sálamo, Roger Casamajor, Ramón Barea, Sergio Castellanos, Marianella Rojas, Penélope Cruz)
Secrets resurface after a woman returns to her family's village for a wedding.
Galveston (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Mélanie Laurent; Stars: Ben Foster, Elle Fanning, Beau Bridges)
An ex-con who suspects he has been set up rescues a captive woman and goes on the run with her.
Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro Felice) (Country: Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Alice Rohrwacher; Writer: Alice Rohrwacher; Stars: Nicoletta Braschi, Sergi López, Alba Rohrwacher, Natalino Balasso, Tommaso Ragno, Adriano Tardiolo, Luca Chikovani, Leonardo Nigro, Agnese Graziani, Ettore Scarpa, Carlo Massimino, Gala Othero Winter, Nicoletta Braschi, Sergi López, Alba Rohrwacher)
A young nobleman asks a peasant to help fake his own kidnapping.
Out Of Blue Out Of Blue
Out Of Blue and The Sisters Brothers
"I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians" ("Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari") (Country: Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Radu Jude)
A young artist is planning to reconstruct a historical event from 1941, during which the Romanian Army carried out ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front.
Killing (Zan) (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto; Writer: Shin'ya Tsukamoto; Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Tatsuya Nakamura, Ryûsei Maeda, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Tatsuya Nakamura, Ryûsei Maeda)
Period drama about a masterless Samurai.
Loro (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2018; Director: Paolo Sorrentino; Stars: Toni Servillo, Elena Sofia Ricci, Riccardo Scamarcio)
A seedy, ambitious Puglian property developer sets his sights sets on Rome and access to Berlusconi’s inner circle.
Meeting Gorbachev (Country: UK, US, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Werner Herzog, Andre Singer; Stars: Werner Herzog, Mikhail Gorbachev)
Werner Herzog interviews Mikhail Gorbachev and captures the human side of a world leader as he recalls his relationships with Reagan and Thatcher, his beloved wife Raisa and his dashed dream of lasting change.
Not Reconciled (Country: Germany; Year: 1965; Director: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub; Stars: Henning Harmssen, Heinrich Hargesheimer, Danièle Straub)
The the history of a German family from the turn of the 20th century, through the rise of Nazism and into the post-war years.
At Eternity's Gate At Eternity's Gate
At Eternity's Gate and Everybody Knows
Out Of Blue (Country: US, UK; Year: 2018; Director: Carol Morley; Writer: Carol Morley, based on the book by Martin Amis; Stars: Patricia Clarkson, James Caan, Toby Jones, Jacki Weaver, Mamie Gummer, Aaron Tveit, Jonathan Majors, Alyshia Ochse, Lucy Faust, Gary Grubbs, Yolonda Ross, Brad Mann, Thomas Francis Murphy, Todd Mann, Tenea Intriago)
Detective thriller based on Martin Amis' Night Train.
The Quietude (La Quietud) (Country: Argentina, France; Year: 2018; Director: Pablo Trapero; Writer: Alberto Rojas Apel, Pablo Trapero; Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Bérénice Bejo, Martina Gusman, Joaquín Furriel, Graciela Borges, Edgar Ramírez, Bérénice Bejo, Martina Gusman, Joaquín Furriel, Graciela Borges)
Drama about two sisters after they are reunited following their father's stroke.
The Sisters Brothers (Country: France, Spain, Romania, US; Year: 2018; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Patrick Dewitt; Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly, Rutger Hauer, Riz Ahmed, Carol Kane, Creed Bratton, Duncan Lacroix, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Niels Arestrup, Rebecca Root, Aldo Maland, Ian Reddington, Philip Rosch, Lexie Benbow-Hart)
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
Transit (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2018; Director: Christian Petzold; Writer: Christian Petzold, baesd on teh novel by Anna Seghers)
Georg flees to Marseille to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
Vision (Country: France, Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Naomi Kawase; Writer: Naomi Kawase; Stars: Juliette Binoche, Masatoshi Nagase, Mari Natsuki, Juliette Binoche, Masatoshi Nagase, Mari Natsuki)
A Frenchwoman enters a Japanese forest in search of a herb rumoured to be able to cure emotional pain.
The Wedding Guest The Wedding Guest
The Wedding Guest and Meeting Gorbachev
The Wedding Guest (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Dev Patel, Radhika Apte, Jim Sarbh)
The mysterious Jay leaves England and heads for Karachi, where he rents a car and buys some weapons. He plans to kidnap young Muslim woman Samira but she chooses to go with him willingly to escape an unwanted arranged marriage.
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