Glasgow Film Festival 2019

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Rojo Rojo
Rojo and A Bread Factory, Part One
Alice T (Country: Romania, France, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Radu Muntean; Writer: Alexandru Baciu; Stars: Cast Andra Guti, Mihaela Sirbu, Cristine Hambaseanu)
A resentful, careless teenager is forced to try and get her act together when she discovers that she's pregnant.
All These Small Moments (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Melissa B Miller-Costanzo; Writer: Melissa B Miller-Costanzo; Stars: Molly Ringwald, Jemima Kirke, Harley Quinn Smith, Brian d'Arcy James, Brendan Meyer, Roscoe Orman, David Joseph Craig, Salena Qureshi, Elijah Boothe, Spenser Granese, Derek Michalak, Sam McCarthy, Connor Johnston, Margot Steinberg, Evan Dominguez)
Howie Sheffield is at a turning point. As he watches his parents’ relationship crumbling, he becomes infatuated with Odessa, a woman he sees each day on the bus ride to school.
Alpha, The Right To Kill (Country: Philippines; Year: 2018; Director: Brillante Mendoza; Writer: Troy Espiritu; Stars: Allen Dizon, Elijah Filamor, Baron Geisler)
Set against the background of the government's crackdown on illegal drugs, the SWAT-led police force launches an operation to arrest a drug dealer, with a detective and his informant Elijah providing the intelligence.
Balloon (Ballon) (Country: Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Michael Bully Herbig; Stars: Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, David Kross)
For years, the Strelzyk and Wetzel families have been working on plans to make a spectacular escape from East Germany. They hope that their home made hot air balloon will grant them passage beyond the German Border and onwards to safety but complications arise when their first attempt ends in a crash landing. With state security hot on their tails, the families are faced with a nerve-shredding race against time to evade capture.
Ben Is Back (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Peter Hedges; Writer: Peter Hedges; Stars: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton, Rachel Bay Jones, David Zaldivar, Alexandra Park, Michael Esper, Tim Guinee, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Kristin Griffith, Jack Davidson, Mia Fowler, Jakari Fraser, Cameron Roberts)
A young man who returns home is welcomed by his mother, little realising trouble is coming through the door with him.
The Most Beautiful Couple The Most Beautiful Couple
The Most Beautiful Couple and A Bread Factory, Part Two
Bhonsle (Country: India; Year: 2018; Director: Devashish Makhija; Writer: Devashish Makhija, Sharanya Rajgopal, Mirat Trivedi; Stars: Aditya Agnihotri, Aditya Agnihotri, Manoj Bajpayee, Abhishek Banerjee, Krishna Bansal, Shardul Bharadwaj, Gauravansh, Chittaranjan Giri, Geeta Guha, Sagar Gujar, Mohd Iqbal, Rajendra Jadhav, Sunil Jadhav, Suhasini Jaishankar, Jairoop Jeevan)
A veteran policeman finds his superior attitude changing towards his lower class neighbours.
A Bread Factory, Part One (For The Sake Of Gold) (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Patrick Wang; Writer: Patrick Wang; Stars: Tyne Daly, Elisabeth Henry-Macari, Brian Murray)
Dorothea and her partner Greta have devoted 40 years to transforming their small-town’s disused bread factory into a civic centre promoting theatre, dance and film. As they prepare to stage Hecuba, they learn that their funding may be cut in favour of a glitzy, commercial rival.
A Bread Factory, Part Two (Walk with Me a While) (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Patrick Wang; Stars: Tyne Daly, Elisabeth Henry-Macari, James Marsters)
In the second part of this sometimes musical drama, two women rehearse a production of Hecuba while fighting to save the arts centre to which they have devoted their lives.
Buy Me A Gun (Cómprame Un Revólver) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Julio Hernández Cordón; Writer: Julio Hernández Cordón)
Cities Of Last Things (Xing Fu Cheng Shi) (Country: Taiwan, China, US, France; Year: 2018; Director: Wi Ding Ho; Stars: Jack Kao, Li Hong-Chi, Louise Grinberg)
An elderly man plummets to his death from a high-rise apartment block. What prompted his suicide and the actions that preceded it?
Tyrel Tyrel
Tyrel and Diane
Diane (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Kent Jones; Writer: Kent Jones; Stars: Jake Lacy, Mary Kay Place, Phyllis Somerville, Kerry Flanagan, Ray Iannicelli, Jennifer Delora, Joe James, Crystal Tweed, Ann Osmond, Ann Lucente, David Tuttle, Patrick Husted, Lorenzo Beronilla, Dierdre Friel, Jenny Kirlin)
Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices.
Driven (Country: UK, US; Year: 2018; Director: Nick Hamm; Writer: Colin Bateman; Stars: Lee Pace, Judy Greer, Erin Moriarty, Jason Sudeikis, Corey Stoll, Justin Bartha, Michael Cudlitz, Tara Summers, Iddo Goldberg, Yuji Okumoto, Asher Miles Fallica, Tyler Crumley, Isabel Arraiza, Brian Tester, Jeffrey Holsman)
Biopic tracking the friendship between John DeLorean and FBI informant Jim Hoffman.
Genesis (Genèse) (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Philippe Lesage; Stars: Noée Abita, Paul Ahmarani, Théodore Pellerin)
16-year-old Guillaume is the class clown who loves attention and never takes anything seriously. His older stepsister Charlotte has already found someone that she considers her forever love. Life is about to turn their worlds upside down.
Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil) (Country: France, Belgium, Georgia, Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Eva Husson; Writer: Eva Husson; Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Erol Afsin)
A battalion made up entirely of Kurdish female soldiers is on the cusp of taking back control of the city where its commander was captured by extremists a few months earlier.
The Good Girls (Las Ninas Bien) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella; Writer: Alejandra Márquez Abella; Stars: Ilse Salas, Flavio Medina, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Paulina Gaitan, Johanna Murillo, Jimena Guerra, Ana José Aldrete, Pablo Chemor, Claudia Lobo, Diego Jáuregui, Daniel Haddad, Rebecca de Alba, Nicolas Andreu, Alfonso Borbolla, Alejandro Caballero)
Mexico City 1982. Affluent and arrogant, queen bee Sofia rules over the city’s social elite–until the family business falls victim to the national economic crisis... but how far will she go to retain her status.
Ben Is Back Ben Is Back
Ben Is Back and Alpha, The Right To Kill
The Hummingbird Project (Country: Canada, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Kim Nguyen; Writer: Kim Nguyen; Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenbergh, Ayisha Issa, Mark Slacke, Sarah Goldberg, Frank Schorpion, Kwasi Songui, Conrad Pla, Julian Bailey, Jessica Greco, Robert Reynolds, Wyatt Bowen)
A pair of cousins embark on scheme to make millions in High Frequency Trading.
In My Room (Country: Germany, Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Ulrich Köhler; Writer: Ulrich Köhler; Stars: Hans Löw, Elena Radonicich, Antonia Putiloff)
A bored man suddenly realises that everyone around him has disappeared and he isn't sure what happened.
In Safe Hands (Pupille) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Jeanne Herry; Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Gilles Lellouche, Elodie Bouchez)
When a mother decides not to keep the child she has called Theo, Jean steps in to foster the child until a suitable family is found. Alice has waited years for the chance to adopt and a social worker is among those who must decide if she is ready for the responsibility.
Let Me Fall (Lof mér að falla) (Country: Iceland, Finland, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson; Writer: Birgir Örn Steinarsson, Baldvin Zophoníasson; Stars: Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir, Eyrún Björk Jakobsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Kristín Lea, Sólveig Arnarsdóttir, Sigurbjartur Atlason, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Laufey Elíasdóttir, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Einar Gunn, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Sólveig Guðmundsdóttir, Halldór Halldórsson, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir)
Based on true events, teenagers Magnea and Stella's lives are forever altered when they meet.
The Most Beautiful Couple (Das Schönste Paar) (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2018; Director: Sven Taddicken; Writer: Sven Taddicken; Stars: Maximilian Brückner, Luise Heyer, Leonard Kunz)
On holiday in Mallorca, Liv and Malte are attacked by three young men. Liv is raped and Malte is powerless to help her. They try to move on and rebuild their lives back in Germany but Malte cannot forgive himself. Then, one night in Cologne, he spots the guilty young man.
Under The Silver Lake Under The Silver Lake
Under The Silver Lake and The Hummingbird Project
The Pluto Moment (Ming wang xing shi ke) (Country: China; Year: 2018; Director: Ming Zhang; Writer: Yuxi Gong, Ming Zhang; Stars: Miya Muqi, Hailu Qin, Xuebing Wang, Meihuizi Zeng, Dan Liu, Jiawen Li, Ping Yi, Xinran Li, Daqian Yi, Miya Muqi, Hailu Qin, Xuebing Wang, Meihuizi Zeng, Dan Liu, Jiawen Li)
The River (Ozen) (Country: Kazakhstan, Poland, Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Emir Baigazin; Writer: Emir Baigazin; Stars: Zhalgas Klanov, Eric Tazabekov, Zhasulan Userbayev, Ruslan Userbayev)
Rojo (Country: Argentina; Year: 2018; Director: Benjamín Naishtat; Writer: Benjamín Naishtat; Stars: Alfredo Castro, Darío Grandinetti, Andrea Frigerio)
Violence is sparked on the eve of Argentina's dictatorship.
Those Who Work (Ceux Qui Travaillent) (Country: Belgium, Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Antoine Russbach; Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Adèle Bochtay, Elidan Arzoni)
Frank is the man you would turn to in a crisis. He is devoted to his work and a proud dad. One brutal decision in the heat of the moment crosses the line and Frank is fired throwing his life into turmoil.
Tyrel (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Sebastián Silva; Writer: Sebastián Silva; Stars: Jason Mitchell, Caleb Landry Jones, Michael Cera, Christopher Abbott, Ann Dowd, Michael Zegen, Philip Ettinger, Roddy Bottum)
Tyler spirals out of control when he realises he’s the only black person attending a weekend birthday party in a secluded cabin.
In My Room In My Room
In My Room and The Good Girls
Under The Silver Lake (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: David Robert Mitchell; Writer: David Robert Mitchell; Stars: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace, Patrick Fischler, Grace Van Patten, Callie Hernandez, Zosia Mamet, Jeremy Bobb, Sydney Sweeney, Jimmi Simpson, David Yow)
A man becomes obsessed with the strange circumstances of a billionaire mogul's murder and the kidnapping of a girl.
The World Is Yours (Le monde ou rien, Le Monde Est à Toi) (Year: 2018; Director: Romain Gavras; Writer: Karim Boukercha, Noé Debré, Romain Gavras; Stars: Karim Leklou, Vincent Cassel, Isabelle Adjani, François Damiens, Oulaya Amamra, Philippe Katerine, Michael John Treanor, Norbert Ferrer, Gabby Rose, Yun-Ping He, Karim Leklou, Vincent Cassel, Isabelle Adjani, François Damiens, Oulaya Amamra)

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