Don't Miss! Super Sunday Picks

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Along with our Best of the Fest selection, there are tons of great films showing today – the final day of the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival. Check it out...

BREATHING EARTH (12.40pm at Cineworld)
This charming, eloquent film looks at an artist who wants to create a wind-powered community. It's the story of how Susumu Shingu moves from sculpture to architecture, bringing us into privileged contact with a passionate environmental story, a moving exploration of creativity, and a remarkably sweet and engaging human being.

Mister John (12.45pm at Cineworld)
Starring Aidan Gillen, Mister John follows a man who escapes his foundering marriage in London to sort out the estate of his brother John in Singapore, who has just died in mysterious circumstances. He soon sees the opportunity to start a new life by slipping into his brother’s identity in this atmospheric, alluring and incisive character study.

This is Martin Bonner (1pm at Cineworld)
A gentle and absorbing character study and an exploration of loneliness and friendship, This is Martin Bonner is one of the critical picks of the Fest. An unlikely friendship of two men adrift in a strange city, they find a common ground that belies their very different backgrounds, and against all the odds their friendship blossoms.

The Last Time I Saw Macau (2.25pm at Cineworld)
East and West collide in this moody combination of film noir, personal essay, and portrait of a city. The city is Macao, a former Portuguese colony that still bears traces of its past as a gambling haven and a magnet for Westerners. One man's return makes for a magnificent, mooddrenched poem on time, city life and memory.

Traffic Department (3pm at Cineworld)
This Directors' Showcase film from Wojtek Smarzowski crams enough plot developments to fill a mini-series into a 117-minute frenzy of sleaze and corruption. Frantic action and conspiracy make this one of the most frenetic films of the Fest.

Soylent Green (4.50pm at Filmhouse)
Screening as part of this year's retrospective, Fleischer takes us into a no longer quite so distant dystopian future. This science-fiction classic adapted from Harry Harrison’s 1966 novel Make Room! Make Room! features Charlton Heston, Edward G Robinson, and one of the most frighteningly resonant dystopic worlds in cinema history.

Motorway (8.30pm at Cineworld)
A seasoned cop and his rookie partner Cheung are members of an elite squad of Hong Kong police dedicated to the highspeed pursuit of criminals. Car-chase scenes effortlessly pull you into the driver’s seat in this gripping film produced by action auteur Johnnie To.

What will you see on today, the final day of the Fest?

 

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  • William Vernon Thursday 3rd October, 2013 / 14:10 GMT

    I have seen some of the movies and that movies story were great.Rest which I left out hope I can see those someday.
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