Edinburgh International Film Festival Interest List 2018by Col Needham | created - 31 May 2018 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Here are the films which I am most excited about seeing at The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018. The list is in alphabetical order by English title.
The ones I see will be moved to my Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018 List.
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1. Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.
Votes: 8,707 | Gross: $0.55M
3. The Butterfly Tree (2017)
TV-14 | 97 min | Drama
Evelyn, a burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son, Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, old... See full summary »
4. Dead in a Week Or Your Money Back (2018)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After his ninth unsuccessful attempt on his own life, a young man outsources his suicide to an ageing assassin. "If you're serious about ending it, you need professional help"
7. The Eyes of Orson Welles (2018)
115 min | Documentary
Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he's never been seen before.
Votes: 604 | Gross: $0.01M
9. In Darkness (2018)
Not Rated | 110 min | Mystery, Thriller
A blind musician hears a murder committed in the apartment upstairs from hers that sends her down a dark path into London's gritty criminal underworld.
11. The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches (2017)
TV-14 | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After her father's death, a young woman raised in isolation struggles to make sense of her world.
13. My Name is Myeisha (2018)
82 min | Drama
My Name Is Myeisha is a hip-hop musical inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California teen Tyisha Miller (as well as countless other acts of police brutality against African American ... See full summary »
14. The Most Assassinated Woman in the World (2018)
TV-MA | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Paula Maxa is the Parisian Grand Guignol Theatre's leading lady, famous for being murdered on stage every day. But is there a link between the theatre and a series of gruesome real-life murders?
15. Number One (2017)
110 min | Drama, Thriller
A high executive is asked if she'd like to be the first female CEO in a water company, ruled by the government. But she'll not be the only one running for the job. She'll face some hard and dirty competition.
16. Patrick the Pug (I) (2018)
TV-14 | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Sarah is a young woman whose life is in a bit of a mess. The last thing she needs is someone else to look after. Yet, like it or not, her Grandmother has bequeathed her a very spoiled pug - Patrick. Surely she must have had her reasons?.
Votes: 2,638 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Return of the Hero (2018)
90 min | Comedy, History
1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all goes south when Neuville reappears.
Votes: 2,984 | Gross: $0.04M
19. Science Fair (I) (2018)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Nine high school students from disparate corners of the globe navigate rivalries, setbacks, and hormones on their quest to win the international science fair. Only one can be named "Best in Fair."
Votes: 456 | Gross: $0.28M
20. Marrowbone (2017)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Votes: 20,742 | Gross: $0.00M
21. Solis (2018)
92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After a space mining operation gone bad, Troy is on an emergency escape vehicle drifting towards the sun. He gets radio contact with possible help but will they get there in time?
23. Those Who Are Fine (2017)
71 min | Drama
Alice works in a call center in the outskirts of Zurich, selling internet subscriptions and insurance deals to strangers on the other end of the line. Inspired by her job, she calls lonely ... See full summary »
25. Tulipani: Liefde, eer en een fiets (2017)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
After losing his farm during the floods of 1953, a romantic Dutch farmer is tired of getting his socks wet. He cycles to Italy and decides to grow tulips in the sweltering heat of Puglia.
26. Weightless (I) (2017)
R | 93 min | Drama
Joel (Alessandro Nivola) lives a solitary existence, rarely straying from his narrow routines of working in a landfill and going through the motions of getting through the day. He faces ... See full summary »
Votes: 181 | Gross: $0.00M
27. What Will People Say (2017)
106 min | Drama
The story of Nisha, daughter of a Pakistani-Norwegian family, who is kidnapped to Pakistan by her parents when her father finds her in bed with a man.
Votes: 4,066 | Gross: $0.04M
29. Who We Are Now (2017)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An ex-con tries to get back custody of her son with the help of an idealistic young public defender and at the same time falls into a romantic fling with a traumatized former US soldier.
Votes: 843 | Gross: $0.02M