Edinburgh Film Festival announces line-up by Amber Wilkinson - 2015-05-27 12:28:03

Ewan McGregor as Yeshua in Last Days In Desert Edinburgh International Film Festival's new artistic director Mark Adams announced the line-up of this year's event at the Filmhouse this morning, at the most well-attended pre-fest press conference I've seen at the event in years.

The festival, which will celebrate its 69th edtion from June 17 to 28, will feature 164 features (134 new films plus retrospectives) from 36 countries, including 24 world premieres, eight international premieres, 16 European premieres, 84 UK Premieres and two Scottish Premieres.

Stars attending will include Ewan McGregor - whose Last Days In The Desert will also screen - Jane Seymour and Malcolm McDowell (both of whom are in Bereave), Johnnie To (whose Exiled will screen) and cinematographer Seamus McGarvey in conversation with One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest DoP and Who Needs Sleep? director Haskell Wexler.

"It's kind of like Sophie's Choice," Adams said, "because you don't want to have favourite children -.
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