EIFF 2015 Announces Best Of The Fest
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is delighted to reveal 2015’s BEST OF THE FEST line-up, giving audiences another opportunity to catch some of the films that have screened throughout the 12 day Festival. Love & romance, crime or horror, this year’s BEST OF THE FEST is guaranteed to have something for everyone on Sunday 28 June.
Mark Adams, Artistic Director of EIFF said: “We are thrilled to be able to add a selection of additional screenings for some of the hit and buzz films of this year’s Festival. It is a great chance to catch the films everyone has been talking about.”
Tickets go on sale at noon on Thursday 26 June at www.edfilmfest.org.uk and films screen throughout Sunday 28 June at Filmhouse, Cineworld and Odeon Lothian Road. The 69th edition of EIFF draws to a close on the evening of Sunday 28 June with the World Premiere of IONA.
Screening at Filmhouse:
12:20 SCOTTISH MUSSEL: Mussels a-plenty in this Highland comedy from debut director Talulah Riley.
21:10 THE MESSENGER: Irish actor Robert Sheehan stars in this gripping supernatural thriller.
Screening at Cineworld:
13:30 (SATURDAY 27) THE ROAD WITHIN: Zoë Kravitz, Dev Patel and Robert Sheehan star in this road-trip tale that unfolds to become a journey of unique self-discovery and courage.
SUNDAY 28 JUNE:
13:00 45 YEARS: Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay in a beautiful portrait of a fractured relationship as they head towards their 45th wedding anniversary.
13:10 SHE’S FUNNY THAT WAY: Peter Bogdanovich’s freewheeling, old-fashioned sex comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson and Imogen Poots.
13:55 INSIDE OUT: Disney-Pixar’s latest animated sensation, which introduces you to the little voices inside your head.
15:35 LEARNING TO DRIVE: Patricia Clarkson and Sir Ben Kingsley star in this charming and genuinely funny study of middle-aged angst directed by Isabel Coixet.
15:45 THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON: Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut also stars him as the titular mild-mannered Glasgow barber who accidentally becomes a serial killer.
18:00 MAGGIE: Schwarzenegger is magnificent in a brilliant zombie drama.
18:10 BIG GOLD DREAM: SCOTTISH POST-PUNK AND INFILTRATING THE MAINSTREAM: Scottish post-punk/indie music legends talk about their work in this previously untold story.
18:35 THE INCIDENT: A powerful new British psychological drama starring Tom Hughes and Ruta Gedmintas.
20:35 AMY: An absorbing, moving, insightful and powerful documentary by Asif Kapadia, looking at the life of hugely talented but troubled musician Amy Winehouse.
20:40 BRAND NEW YOU: Acclaimed documentary maker Simon Pummell’s stylish drama debut with this clever and complex sci-fi thriller.
20:45 HECTOR: Peter Mullan stars in this captivating and enlightened study of a man with a tragic past.
20:55 SWUNG: A charming, witty and eminently watchable comedy of errors starring Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern.
Screening at Odeon Lothian Road
15:30 THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL: A summer of love in 1970’s San Francisco starring Alexander Skarsgård and British newcomer Bel Powley.
18:00 LOVE AND MERCY: A brilliant impressionistic take on the talent that is the Beach Boy’s Brian Wilson, portrayed by Paul Dano and John Cusack at various periods in his life.
20:50 13 MINUTES: Oliver Hirschbiegel’s tense World War II drama.