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Drama

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War for the Planet of the Apes Review

Andy Serkis astounds once again as director Matt Reeves completes the Planet of the Apes trilogy in style.

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  • 23rd July 2017
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EIFF 2017: England is Mine Review

Jack Lowden stars as Morrissey in Mark Gill’s exploration of the indie icon’s formative years in working-class Manchester.

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  • 3rd July 2017
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EIFF 2017: Kaleidoscope Review

Toby Jones stars for his brother Rupert in this psychological thriller about a mild-mannered fortysomething with a chequered past and a fractured mind.

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  • 2nd July 2017
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EIFF 2017: Waterboys Review

A crime writer and his son – both reeling from failed relationships – reconnect on a trip to Edinburgh in this poignant Dutch comedy drama.

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  • 30th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Freak Show Review

Alex Lawther gives an astonishing performance as a flamboyant, “transvisionary gender obliviator” in Trudie Styler’s poignant high school dramedy.

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  • 27th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Goodbye Berlin Review

Two high school kids have a summer to remember in this charming German coming-of-age, road trip movie from acclaimed director Fatih Akin.

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  • 25th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Daphne Review

Emily Beecham gives a superb, nuanced performance in Peter Mackie Burns’ low-key, London-set character study.

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  • 24th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Sweet Virginia Review

Jon Bernthal and Christopher Abbott come head-to-head in small town Alaska in director Jamie M. Dagg’s gripping neo-noir thriller.

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  • 21st June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Bad Day for the Cut Review

Chris Baugh marks himself out as Northern Ireland’s answer to Jeremy Saulnier with this Blue Ruin-esque revenge thriller.

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  • 20th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: God's Own Country Review

Yorkshire-born director Francis Lee’s moving, romantic debut opens the 2017 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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  • 19th June 2017
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