Films seen at EIFF

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1.
Home for the Weekend (2012)
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Marko is in his mid-thirties, has just published his first book, and has been living in Berlin since his university days... (85 mins.)
 
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Flicker (2012)
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There is something going on in the small town of Backberga. The towns proud telecom company Unicom is... (100 mins.)
Director: Patrik Eklund
 
3.
Jackpot (2011)
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Terrified and bloody, Oscar Svendsen awakes clinched to a shotgun in a strippers joint. Around him 8 dead men, and police aiming at him. To Oscar it's clear that he is innocent. It all started when four chaps won 1,7 million on the pools... (90 mins.)
Director: Magnus Martens
 
4.
Brake (2012)
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A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract information for their plot against the President of the United States. (92 mins.)
Director: Gabe Torres
 
5.
Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2012)
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A painter struggling for inspiration finds an unexpected muse after he accepts a teaching position in a small town and becomes the caregiver to Eddie, a seemingly docile art student with a rare sleepwalking condition. (90 mins.)
Director: Boris Rodriguez
 
6.
Grabbers (2012)
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When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Wright
 
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Call Girl (2012)
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A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything. (140 mins.)
 
8.
Upstream Color (2013)
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A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives. (96 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
 
9.
Paris Countdown (2013)
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Milan and Jonas once were the best friends in the world. Until the day when they had to denounce Serki... (92 mins.)
Director: Edgar Marie
 
10.
On Suffocation (2013 Short Film)
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When the system becomes more important than human life; seven minutes without dialogue about an execution. (7 mins.)
 
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A Society (2012 Short Film)
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Eleven strangers are forced to share a confined space on a journey into the unknown. Under severe and... (17 mins.)
Director: Jens Assur
 
12.
Djur jag dödade förra sommaren (2012 Short Film)
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Leo kills small animals and his father Johan cant handle it. A handful of small animals are killed during the course of the film and in the end, even Johan gets blood on his hands (15 mins.)
 
13.
Ett enklare liv (2013 Short Film)
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A married couple in a sunny day. They are fully occupied. Surrounded with devices designed to simplify their lives... (15 mins.)
Director: Gunhild Enger
 
14.
Grandpa and Me and a Helicopter to Heaven (2013 Documentary)
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A world all on its own of humour, warmth and love: Between a boy and his bedridden grandfather there is deep friendship. The aging man has a secret he wants to share with his grandson; together they make for the woods on a final adventure. (15 mins.)
 
15.
Roland Hassel (2012)
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Retired police inspector is trying to solve the 1986 murder of prime minister Olof Palme. (74 mins.)
Director: Måns Månsson
 
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The Complex (2013)
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Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother... (106 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
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About Time (2013)
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At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (123 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
18.
The Conjuring (2013)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
19.
Everyone's Going to Die (2013)
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Two lost souls. One last chance. Melanie's life in a seaside town is going nowhere until she meets Ray... (87 mins.)
Director: Jones
 
20.
Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz (2013)
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In this third installment of the hit Nazi Zombie action horror movie, Outpost: Rise Of The Spetnaz,... (87 mins.)
Director: Kieran Parker
 
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Frankenstein's Army (2013)
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Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab... (84 mins.)
 
22.
Sir Arne's Treasure (1919)
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Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murder Sir Arne and his household for a coffin filled with gold... (122 mins.)
Director: Mauritz Stiller
 
23.
Faro (2013)
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The police are pursuing a man wanted for murder. If the man is arrested his daughter will be placed in foster care. To stay free they escape into the wilderness. Faro refers to a Portuguese city that the father once visited.
Director: Fredrik Edfeldt
 
24.
For Those in Peril (2013)
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Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange... (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Wright
 
25.
Thumbsucker (2005)
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Justin throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb. (96 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
 
26.
Dumplings (2004)
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In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian... (91 mins.)
Director: Fruit Chan
 
27.
The Green Inferno (2013)
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A group of student activists travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished. (100 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
 
28.
Amorous (2014)
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Four fragile young people flee London to start an unconventional utopia, creating a world of fantasy that overwhelms them. (82 mins.)
Director: Joanna Coates
 
29.
Bad Turn Worse (2013)
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Three Texas teens hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man. (92 mins.)
 
30.
Miss Zombie (2013)
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A Japanese family acquires an undead domestic servant who's presence begins to effect their daily lives. (85 mins.)
Director: Sabu
 
31.
Anatomy of a Paperclip (2013)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Akira Ikeda
 
32.
Turbo Kid (2015)
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In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord. (93 mins.)
 
33.
Cop Car (2015)
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A small-town sheriff sets out to find the two kids who have taken his car on a joy ride. (88 mins.)
Director: Jon Watts
 
34.
Infini (2015)
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An elite 'search and rescue' team transport onto an off-world mining-facility to rescue Whit Carmichael, the lone survivor of a biological outbreak. (110 mins.)
Director: Shane Abbess
 
35.
Uncanny (2015)
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The world's first "perfect" Artificial Intelligence begins to exhibit startling and unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it. (91 mins.)
 
36.
R (2010)
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The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault... (99 mins.)
 
37.
Colonia (2015)
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A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from. (110 mins.)
 
38.
Yoga Hosers (2016)
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Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up with a legendary man-hunter to battle with an ancient evil presence that is threatening their major party plans. (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
39.
The Commune (2016)
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A story about the clash between personal desires vs. solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 70's. (111 mins.)
 
40.
Slash (2016)
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Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a whole new universe. (100 mins.)
Director: Clay Liford