The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has announced its full line-up, including the world premiere ofVito Rocco's Faintheart at the closing night gala on June 29.

The romantic comedy, starring Eddie Marsan and Jessica Hynes, is set in the world of Viking battle re-enactments and follows a man's efforts to win back his wife.

The 62nd edition of the EIFF will showcase 142 feature films from 29 countries, including 113 new features, of which 15 are world premieres.

The festival will open on June 18 with the previously announced world premiere of The Edge Of Love, directed by John Maybury and starring Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller.

With British films asboththe opening and closing night galasa strong turn out of stars is expected.

Sir Sean Connery and recent Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton, both patrons of the festival, will also be attending this year.

Other highlights include Disney/Pixar's new film Wall-E, which will screen as the family gala; Shane Meadows' Somers Town and Duane Hopkins' Better Things both in the British gala section; Brad Anderson's Transsiberian and Isabel Coixet's Elegy both screening in the gala section and a special preview of Terence Davies' Of Time And City.

Previously announced documentaries Encounters At The End Of The World, by Werner Herzog, Man On A Wire by James Marsh and Errol Morris' Standard Operating Procedure will also screen.

Mark Doherty's A Film With Me In It will also see its world premiere at the festival while Jose Padilha's Elite Squad (Tropa D'Elite), Ira Sachs' Married Life, Bharat Nalluiri's Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day and Jonathan Levine's The Wackness will all feature at the festival.

Films competing for EIFF's Michael Powell Award include the UK premiere of Oliver Blackburn's Donkey Punch and world premieres of Charles Martin Smith's Stone Of Destiny, Kenny Glenaan's Summer, Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor's Helen and Matthew Thompson's Dummy.

UK films will also be eligible for the PPG Award for Best Performance in a British Film and the Standard Life Audience Award.

Festival artistic director Hannah McGill said: 'We have a terrifically exciting programme this year, which is the happy result of a very enthusiastic response from distributors and filmmakers. From powerful artistic and political statements to works of pure, escapist entertainment, I think this is a festival that reflects an active, vibrant world of film culture - and suits the diverse and daring tastes of our audience.'

Films By Festival Section

Fear(s) of the Dark
Idiots and Angels
Black Box
Eat, For This is My Body
The Juche Idea
Seven Intellectuals in Bamboo Forest
British Gala
Better Things
A Complete History of My Sexual Failures
Donkey Punch
Man on Wire
Somers Town
Stone of Destiny

Closing Night Gala

Directors' Showcase
4 Kilometres
Death Defying Acts
Foster Child
Gloss: The Director's Cut
In the City of Sylvia
The Kreutzer Sonata
Lemon Tree
Let the Right One In
Off Hollywood
The Princess of Nebraska
The Song of Sparrows
Summer Hours
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Time to Die
The Visitor
The Wave
With a Girl of Black Soil

Alone in Four Walls
Angels in the Dust
The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins
Cafe de los Maestros
Dreams with Sharp Teeth
Emanuel Jal: War Child
Encounters at the End of the World
Fairytale of Kathmandu
Jesus Christ Saviour
Mechanical Love
The Order of Myths
sleep furiously
Three Miles North of Molkom
To See if I'm Smiling
Very Young Girls
We Went to Wonderland

Family Gala

Before the Rains
Elite Squad
Married Life
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Standard Operating Procedure
The Wackness

Beautiful Losers
Patti Smith: Dream of Life
Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry
Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

Night Moves
Just Another Love Story
Mum and Dad
Time Crimes
Trail of the Screaming Forehead

Opening Night Gala
The Edge of Love

Retrospective: Jeanne Moreau
The Bay of Angels
The Bride Wore Black
Dangerous Liaisons
Diary of a Chambermaid
Le Feu follet
The Immortal Story
Jules et Jim
Lift to the Scaffold
The Lovers
Nathalie Granger
Time to Leave
The Trial
Viva Maria!

Retrospective: Shirley Clarke
The Connection
The Cool World
Ornette: Made in America
Portrait of Jason
Rome Burns - A Portrait of Shirley Clarke

3 Women
The Appeared
The Black Balloon
Captain Abu Raed
Enlightened Blood
The Fall
Fujian Blue
God Man Dog
Good Dick
Goodnight Irene
The King of Ping Pong
Left Bank
Life Track
Love and Other Crimes
Milky Way Liberation Front
The Red Awn
Sleep Dealer
Son of a Lion
Warsaw Dark

Special Events
Of Time and the City
Jason and the Argonauts
The New Ten Commandments
The Surprise Movie
Trouble Sleeping
Film Festival Under the Stars

Under The Radar
Bigga Than Ben: A Russians' Guide to Ripping Off London
Blood Car
Crack Willow
Strange Girls
The Third Pint