Glasgow Film Festival 2023

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The Astronaut (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Nicolas Giraud; Writer: Stéphane Cabel, Nicolas Giraud; Stars: Nicolas Giraud, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hélène Vincent, Bruno Lochet)
An aeronautical engineer at Ariane Espace, Jim has devoted himself for years to a secret project: building his own rocket and accomplishing the first manned space flight as an amateur. But to realise his dream, he must learn to share it.
I Like Movies (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Chandler Levack; Writer: Chandler Levack; Stars: Isaiah Lehtinen, Alex Ateah, Dan Beirne, Krista Bridges, Sarah Camacho)
A socially inept 17-year old cinephile gets a job at a video store where he forms a complicated friendship with his older female manager.
Lakelands (Country: Ireland; Year: 2022; Director: Robert Higgins, Patrick McGivney; Writer: Robert Higgins, Patrick McGivney; Stars: Éanna Hardwicke, Danielle Galligan, Lorcan Cranitch, Gary Lydon, Dafhyd Flynn)
The story of Cian, a footballer who gets attacked on a night out. He will struggle to come to terms with his career-ending injury.
Lullaby (Cinco lobitos) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Alauda Ruiz de Azúa; Writer: Alauda Ruiz de Azúa; Stars: Laia Costa, Susi Sánchez, Ramón Barea, Mikel Bustamante, José Ramón Soroiz, Asier Valdestilla García, Justi Larrinaga, Isidoro Fernández, Gloria Helguera, Carmen Berbaola, Lorena López, Elena Sáenz, Ana Isabel Martínez, Anuska Pernia Sainz, Nerea Arriola)
Amaia has just given birth to her first daughter. She would prefer not to give up her career as a translator, but it’s not easy to balance it with her family and looking after a young child. When her partner goes away on business for seven weeks, the young woman capitulates and goes to stay with her parents in the countryside.
Miss Viborg (Country: Denmark, Argentina; Year: 2022; Director: Marianne Blicher; Writer: Rasmus Birch, Marianne Blicher; Stars: Ragnhild Kaasgaard, Isabella Møller Hansen, Kristian Halken, Josephine Park, Claes Bang)
In a small Danish town, we meet two generations of women. 61-year-old Solvej and the 17-year-old, Kate. Their meeting kickstarts an unlikely friendship, as the wounds of the past are revealed and the seeds of hope are sown.
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The Ordinaries (Country: Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Sophie Linnenbaum)
Paula is a supporting role aspiring to become a main character. Yet, just before her final exams, her emotive music generator suddenly starts playing up, which presents a major problem for her. No starring role can survive without a heartrending accompaniment from the strings.
Punch (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2022; Director: Welby Ings; Writer: Welby Ings; Stars: Tim Roth, Jordan Oosterhof, Conan Hayes, Abigail Laurent, Sage Klein, Karl Willetts, Matt Hicks, Connor Johnston, Simon McConnon, Stephanie Cope, Wesley Dowdell, Wilson Downes, Peter Ford, Fergus Ross)
Drama about a young boxer and his troubled relationship with his father.
Ramona (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Andrea Bagney; Writer: Andrea Bagney; Stars: Francesco Carril, Bruno Lastra, Lourdes Hernández)
When Ramona meets the charismatic Bruno on one of her strolls through the city, it never occurs to her that she might encounter him again the following day. Will an innocent flirtation get in the way of her career dreams and the perfectly good relationship she has with her boyfriend?
Riceboy Sleeps (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Anthony Shim; Writer: Anthony Shim; Stars: Choi Seung-yoon, Ethan Hwang, Dohyun Noel Hwang, Anthony Shim, Hunter Dillon)
A Korean single mother raises her young son in the suburbs of Nineties Canada, determined to provide a better life for him than the one she left behind.
Skin Deep (Aus Meiner Haut) (Country: Germany; Year: 2022; Director: Alex Schaad; Writer: Alex Schaad, Dimitrij Schaad; Stars: Mala Emde, Jonas Dassler, Dimitrij Schaad, Maryam Zaree, Thomas Wodianka, Edgar Selge)
At first glance, Leyla and Tristan seem like a happy young couple. But when they travel to a mysterious, remote island, a game of identities begins.
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