Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: Best of the Fest
- Niki Boyle
- 27 June 2013
The Sea, Desert Runners, Frances Ha and The Bling Ring among the fest's encore screenings
The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013 has announced the line-up for its Best of the Fest screenings - those films which have had such a good reaction from festival audiences, they're getting screened again on Sun 30 Jun.
Tickets go on sale from midday on Thursday 27 June at the film festival website. The times are as follows:
Screening at Cineworld:
11:00 The Sea
A restrained drama starring Ciaran Hinds and Charlotte Rampling, adapted by John Banville from his own Booker Prize-winning novel.
Delicate drama set against a strong folk background, as young ballad singer Ruadhan witnesses the erosion of tradition in his remote village.
16:30 A Long Way From Home
A retired expat couple living in Nimes have their lives thrown off track by the arrival of some younger holidaymakers.
17:45 Desert Runners
Documentary following amateur athletes taking on the Four Deserts Ultramarathon challange: completing races across the Atacama, Gobi, Sahara and Antarctic tundra inside 12 months.
17:50 The Great Hip Hop Hoax
Silibil N Brains are not the next big hip hop hope from California - they're two Scottish rappers who conned their way to the top. This is their story.
18:30 Oh Boy
A wry, charming black and white comedy about twenty-something slacker Niko as he's forced to try and get his life together over the course of 24 hours.
19:45 Dummy Jim
A poignant docu-drama about James Duthie, the deaf Scotsman who cycled solo to Antarctica in 1951.
20:00 The Bling Ring
20:15 The Berlin File
An action-packed espionage thriller in the Bourne mould as a North Korean spy finds himself betrayed by his superiors.