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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 Whisky Galore ****

Whisky Galore - it's pure, dead Brigadoon, so it is!   This is a perfect end to the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival.  Gillies MacKinnon...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 Away ***

Sweet, offbeat film from director David Blair which throws together two unlikely and very different characters. There are moving performances by desperate Joseph (Timothy Spall) and...

Edinburgh International Film Festival – The Man Who Was Thursday ***

The Man Who Was Thursday, Balazs Juszt's directorial debut received its World Premiere in Edinburgh. The film adaptation altered the Chesterton narrative for the sake of...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 The Library Suicides (Y Llyfrgell)****

  An unusual, entirely original story, The Library Suicides kept me guessing till the end. In Welsh with English subtitles and based on Fflur Dafydd's novel,...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 The Childhood of a Leader *

The biggest disappointment of this reviewer's festival, The Childhood of a Leader held great promise - musical score by Scott Walker, an examination...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 Brakes ***

Mercedes Grower's Brakes is a montage of the ends and beginnings of a set of diverse relationships.  She herself plays Layla who becomes pregnant by Noel Fielding's...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 The White King ***

Alex Helfrecht & Jorg Tittel's opening scene presents an idyllic view of what could be any family relaxing by any beautiful river but we soon...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 Under the Sun (V luchakh solna)***

Disturbing documentary of life in North Korea as illustrated by following an 'ordinary' family in Pyongyang for one year. The North Korean authorities carefully scripted...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 Saint Amour ***

Deliciously naughty, mad-cap wine tour and road trip taken by father (Gerard Depardieu) and son (Benoit Poelvoorde) farmers in order to try and bond...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 Best of the Fest – Sunday,...

Best of the Fest is your last chance to see the cream of the crop from this year's Festival. We're putting on a series of...
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