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Aiden Gillen stars in Mister John, the delightfully offbeat and unusual tale of shifting identity from Christine Malloy and Joe Lawlor.

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Romania has built a strong film movement over the last few years. From the powerful The Death Of Mr. Lazarescu and the provocative Police, Adjective to the chilling 4 Month, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, they have created some of best examples of world cinema this decade.

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What is the recipe for a good cinematic fright? First, you might start by introducing the presence of something ominous: a bump or a creek off in the distance or the whisper of someone passing by unseen.

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South Korea once again proves it’s a nation making some of the most exciting cinema of our times with Pluto.

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With heavyweight names like The Usual Suspects director Bryan Singer, Winter’s Bone producer Steven Golin and even the Oscar winning Weinsteins on board as producers, one might expect Uwantme2killhim? to be one of the standout films at this year’s Edinburgh Film Festival.

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First time director Edgar Marie, known for his scripting on the TV series Braquo, makes a confident debut with the sleek and stylish Paris Countdown.

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Adapted from the hugely popular web series of the same name, Svengali is an amusing if slightly forgettable satire about a naïve outsider trying to make a name for himself in the London music scene.

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More so in the digital age than ever before, there’s a very thin line between fame and infamy. It’s on this line that Sofia Coppola sets The Bling Ring, her much anticipated follow-up to the Venice Film Festival winning Somewhere starring Harry Potter alumnus Emma Watson alongside Katie Chang, Isreal Brossard and Taissa Farmiga.

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When two best friends from Dundee, Scotland made a 13-hour trip down to London to present their hip hop skills to music business executives, they were practically laughed out of the city.

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Acting veteran James Fox, who’s had memorable supporting parts in everything from The Remains Of The Day to Sherlock Holmes, gives a remarkable performance in the lead role of A Long Way From Home, a slight and quiet but well observed drama from Virginia Gilbert.

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Emma Davie and Moran McKinnon have created one of the year’s most powerful documentaries with I Am Breathing, a devastatingly close-up insight into the final months of Neil Platt, a sufferer of Motor Neurone Disease, which left audiences in stunned silence at the Edinburgh Film Festival this afternoon.

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One of the world’s fastest growing cities and biggest economies, Beijing is a place where the divide between the rich and poor is vast. But among the impoverished houses and grimy bars that lie in the shadows of this metropolis, Zhang Yuan manages to find beauty, tenderness and humour in his newest release Beijing Flickers.

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