Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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Nobadi Nobadi
Nobadi and The Twentieth Century
5 Is The Perfect Number (5 E Il Numero Perfetto) (Country: Italy, Belgium, France; Year: 2019; Director: Igort; Writer: Igort; Stars: Toni Servillo, Valeria Golino, Carlo Buccirosso)
When a hitman's relative is ambushed and killed, it is the start of a war that will be marked in bloodshed, betrayal and dishonour.
Blood Machines (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Raphaël Hernandez, Savitri Joly-Gonfard; Writer: Raphaël Hernandez, Savitri Joly-Gonfard; Stars: Elisa Lasowski, Noémie Stevens, Joëlle Berckmans, Anders Heinrichsen)
Two space hunters are tracking down a machine trying to free itself. After taking it down, they witness a mystical phenomenon: the ghost of a young woman pulls itself out of the machine, as if the spaceship had a soul.
Deerskin (Le Daim) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Quentin Dupieux; Writer: Quentin Dupieux; Stars: Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel, Albert Delpy, Pierre Gommé, Laurent Nicolas, Coralie Russier, Stéphane Jobert, Franck Lebreton, Marie Bunel, Panayotis Pascot, Youssef Hajdi, Simon Thomas, Tom Hudson, Maryne Cayon, Thomas Blanchard)
Georges, 44, and his jacket, 100 per cent deerskin, have a plan.
Ghostmaster (Gôsuto Masutâ, Ghost Master) (Country: Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Paul Young; Writer: Ichirô Kusuno; Stars: Mizuki Itagaki, Takahiro Miura, Riko Narumi, Yuki Shibamoto)
A frustrated film director unleashes a hellish, demonic spirit that possesses his lead actor. As crew members are picked off one by one in increasingly gory ways, he has to figure out how to stop the curse.
James Vs His Future Self (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Jeremy LaLonde; Writer: Jonas Chernick, Jeremy LaLonde,; Stars: Jonas Chernick, Daniel Stern, Cleopatra Coleman)
Hyperactive nerd James is obsessed with making time-travel a reality. Then some old dude pops up urging him to ditch that dream and embrace a normal life.
Luz: The Flower Of Evil Luz: The Flower Of Evil
Luz: The Flower Of Evil and Tammy And The T-Rex
Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway (Country: Spain, Estonia, Ethiopia; Year: 2019; Director: Miguel Llansó; Writer: Miguel Llansó; Stars: Agustín Mateo, Daniel Tadesse, Guillermo Llansó)
Two CIA agents are tasked with the perilous mission of destroying the Soviet Union, but as they enter a VR simulation their mission turns into a delirious trap, with the fabric of reality unravelling around them
The Long Walk (Bor Mi Vanh Chark) (Country: Laos; Year: 2019; Director: Mattie Do; Stars: Yannawoutthi Chanthalungsy, Vilouna Phetmany, Por Silatsa)
Upon witnessing a car accident that leaves a young woman dying in the woods near his rural home in Laos, a boy discovers that her spirit is destined to wander the road for eternity. Decades on, the boy remains haunted by past family traumas and seeks redemption with the aid of the spirit that he met all those years ago.
Luz: The Flower Of Evil (Country: Colombia, Canada, US; Year: 2019; Director: Juan Diego Escobar Alzate; Writer: Juan Diego Escobar Alzate; Stars: Yuri Vargas, Jim Muñoz, Conrado Osorio)
Widowed preacher and leader to a small mountain community, El Señor has preached to his followers that a new messiah will appear and shepherd them into a new era. His faith is absolute, regardless of how many false prophets he has to go through. But the faith of his three daughters is beginning to waver.
Millenium Actress (Country: Japan; Year: 2002; Director: Satoshi Kon; Stars: Fumiko Orikasa, Shouzou Iizuka, Masaya Onosaka)
A journey through the life and career of a reclusive former actress.
Nobadi (Country: Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Karl Markovics; Writer: Karl Markovics; Stars: Heinz Trixner, Borhanulddin Hassan Zadeh, Konstanze Dutzi, Maria Fliri, Simone Fuith, Edmund Jäger, Julia Schranz, Sven Sorring, Heinz Trixner, Borhanulddin Hassan Zadeh, Konstanze Dutzi, Maria Fliri, Simone Fuith, Edmund Jäger, Julia Schranz)
A grumpy pensioner hires a migrant from Afghanistan to bury his dead dog.
James Vs His Future Self James Vs His Future Self
James Vs His Future Self and Spookies
The Other Lamb (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Malgorzata Szumowska; Writer: CS McMullen; Stars: Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, Denise Gough, Eve Connolly, Kelly Campbell, Isabelle Connolly, Ailbhe Cowley, Juliette Crosbie, Mallory Adams, Zara Devlin, David Fawaz, Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, Denise Gough, Eve Connolly)
A young girl begins to question her place in the religious community she was born into.
Spookies (Country: US, Netherlands; Year: 1986; Director: Eugenie Joseph, Brendan Faulkner, Thomas Doran; Writer: Thomas Duran, Ann Burgund; Stars: Felix Ward, Maria Pechukas, Dan Scot)
A sorcerer tries to sacrifice a group of people inside his house with the intention of using their vitality to revive his wife.
Tammy And The T-Rex (Country: US; Year: 1994; Director: Stewart Raffill; Writer: Stewart Raffill, Gary Brockette; Stars: Denise Richards, Theo Forsett, Paul Walker)
When Michael is mauled by some big cats at the local zoo, a mad scientist transplants his brain into a full-sized animatronic T-Rex! In order to be reunited with his high school sweetheart, Tammy, Michael will have to stomp and chew his way through all who stand against him.
The Twentieth Century (The 20th Century) (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Matthew Rankin; Writer: Matthew Rankin; Stars: Dan Beirne, Sarianne Cormier, Catherine St-Laurent)
A faux biopic that charts the roller coaster rise to power of famed Canadian Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King.
Violet Evergarden: Eternity And The Auto Memories Doll (Country: Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Taichi Ishidate; Stars: Yui Ishikawa, Minato Kotobuki, Aoi Yuuki)
Isabella, the heir to a noble house, attends a school for well-groomed young women under a ‘contract’ with her father. To her, it's nothing more than a prison. Having resigned all hope and expectations for her future, Isabella meets her new manners teacher, Violet Evergarden.

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