EIFF2010 Tag Archive

EIFF2010: Festival Roundup

Film Festival

28th June, 2010

Of the twelve days that comprised this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, I was in town for six, during which time I was able to sample a good

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Home from edinburgh but not for long. Next stop Sunnyside

Film Festival

28th June, 2010

I’ve been home for all of two days and am now, yet again waiting for a train to take me somewhere. This time to St Pancras so I can catch the Eurostar

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EIFF2010: If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle

Film Festival, Live Action

27th June, 2010

Eighteen-year-old Silviu is serving out the last few days of his four year prison sentence. Called away from his manual labour, Silviu finds an unexpected

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EIFF2010: Undertow

Film Festival, Live Action

27th June, 2010

Undertow is very much one of those unusual film beasts, a story which sounds daft on paper but which works well on screen: in a tiny Peruvian fishing

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EIFF2010: The Days of Desire

Film Festival, Live Action

23rd June, 2010

From the very beginning of József Pacskovszki’s The Days of Desire something about it becomes very clear: it is absolutely stunning to look at.

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EIFF2010: Vacation!

Film Festival, Live Action

23rd June, 2010

Vacation! starts with a black and white, split-screen sequence in which Sugar, Lorelei, Donna and Dee-dee arrange, through a series of phone calls, to spend

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EIFF2010: My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?

Film Festival

22nd June, 2010

The last decade has been an interesting time for fans of Werner Herzog, the madman of world cinema who surely needs no introduction. During the last ten

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EIFF2010: And Everything Is Going Fine

Documentary, Film Festival

22nd June, 2010

Steven Soderbergh’s body of work has always presented something of a problem for critics, its sheer eclecticism eschewing any easy pigeonholing.

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EIFF2010: Return to Edinburgh

Film Festival

16th June, 2010

As I write, I sit eager with anticipation at the thought of returning to the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Last year I was lucky enough to have a

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A Number 26

Film Festival

15th June, 2010

I know this is just a picture of a bus, a number 26 bus but it is just one of many, many sentimental reminders of my past connection with the city.

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