This independent festival is "dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world". The 14th Raindance Film Festival ran from September 27 to October 8, 2006.

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Wristcutters: A Love Story
Wristcutters: A Love Story
A young man kills himself and awakens in a land where everything is "just a little bit worse".
London To Brighton
London To Brighton
Two prostitutes flee a murderous gang boss.
Martyr Street
Martyr Street
Five years of Hebron conflict seen through the eyes of children.
My Country, My Country
My Country, My Country
The 2005 elections seen through the eyes of an ordinary Iraqi man.
The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief
The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief
An exploration of Japanese host bars.
Cargo
Cargo
Madness and murder on a dilapidated cargo ship.
2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey
Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Long-banned film about a future distopia.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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