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Two For Joy

'Two For Joy': Edinburgh Review

Samantha Morton plays a mother who is slipping into depression after the death of her husband

The Devil Outside Protagonist

'The Devil Outside': Edinburgh Review

A devout Christian teenager finds his faith tested by adolescence

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'Calibre': Edinburgh Review

Strong debut from Matt Palmer starring Jack Lowden and Martin McGann competes at Edinburgh before moving to Netflix.

Old Boys

'Old Boys': Edinburgh Review

An all-boys boarding school is the setting for a 1980s teenage take on the story of Cyrano de Bergerac

MyNameIsMyeisha3

'My Name Is Myeisha': Edinburgh Review

A bold, experimental adaptation of the stageplay ‘Dreamscape’

Sicario Day of the Soldado

'Sicario: Day of the Soldado': Review

Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin return to the violence of the Mexican border in this sequel to the 2015 critical hit

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'Puzzle': Edinburgh Review

The world of competitive jigsaw puzzling leads to a shy romance between Kelly Macdonald and Irrfan Khan

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'Animal World': Review

A dizzying and dazzling action-fantasy thriller from China’s Han Yan also showcases a slyly commanding Michael Douglas

Tag

'Tag': Review

Bromance about a group of male friends who have never grown up aims for summer counter-programming status

The Extraordinary Voyage Of The Fakir

'The Extraordinary Voyage Of The Fakir': Review

The move from page to screen was a leap too far for Ken Scott’s globe-trotting English-language adaptation of a best-selling French novel

Ghost Hunter

'Ghosthunter': Sydney Review

A Sydney security guard and part-time ghostbuster confronts his own terrifying past

Incredibles 2

'Incredibles 2': Review

Brad Bird’s family of animated superheros continue to entertain and charm in equal measure

Worlds Of Ursula K Le Guin

'Worlds Of Ursula K. Le Guin': Sheffield Review

Film charting the life and legacy of science fiction novelist Ursula K. Le Guin

For The Birds

'For The Birds': Sheffield Review

Eye-opening look at a woman who has adopted hundreds of birds

Flow

'Flow': Sheffield Review

Meditative documentary charting the Ganges and Biobio rivers

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The Extraordinary Voyage Of The Fakir

'The Extraordinary Voyage Of The Fakir': Review

The move from page to screen was a leap too far for Ken Scott’s globe-trotting English-language adaptation of a best-selling French novel

Animal World1

'Animal World': Review

A dizzying and dazzling action-fantasy thriller from China’s Han Yan also showcases a slyly commanding Michael Douglas

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'Capernaum': Cannes Review

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki delivers a powerful story about a 12 year-old boy who takes his parents to court