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A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins. (imdb)
A small relief boat approaches the Isle, a tiny isolated island no bigger than a football pitch, 20 miles off a rugged coast. Its aim is to routinely replace the three lighthouse keepers, after 6 weeks alone manning the light. It nears the dock and none of the men greet them. Experienced keepers Thomas, James and Donald have vanished. (imdb)
In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. (imdb)
Ozark (2017) - TV Series
A Chicago-based financial advisor secretly relocates his family to the Missouri Ozarks when his dealings with a drug cartel go awry. (imdb)
Gunpowder (2017) - TV Mini-Series
British activist Guy Fawkes and a group of provincial English Catholics plan to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early 17th century. (imdb)
In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honour - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.
Hector has been living on the motorways for years. His once comfortable family life has been replaced by a never-ending tour of service stations that offer him shelter, anonymity, washing facilities and food. The story follows his journey south from Scotland on his annual pilgrimage to a temporary Christmas shelter in London where he finds comfort, friendship and warmth. Over the course of his Homeric journey, Hector decides to reconnect with his long estranged past.
The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. (imdb)
Olive Kitteridge (2014) - TV Mini-Series
A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community. (imdb)
The sophomore feature from British actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher (Wild Bill) stars Peter Mullan (Tyrannosaur) and Jane Horrocks (Little Voice) in a vibrant cinematic adaptation of the acclaimed stage musical, inspired by the chart-topping album from Scottish band The Proclaimers. (tiff.net)
Top of the Lake (2013) - TV Series
When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets.
When a notorious criminal is forced to return to London, it gives a detective one last chance to take down the man he's always been after. (imdb)
The Fear (2012) - TV Mini-Series
A Brighton crime boss turned entrepreneur and the disintegration of a criminal mind.
A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer. (imdb)
A woman looks for a way out of her abusive relationship.
Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend. (imdb)
Neds ("non-educated delinquents"), is a film about growing up in 70s Glasgow; a coming-of-age tale that pours out of the screen in a number of emotional and narrative directions - perhaps the result of Mullan's pent-up frustration. It has muscular force, freewheeling energy and is by turns funny, tragic and scary, starting out resembling Distant Voices, Still Lives or the opening of Kes and drifting towards the menace of A Clockwork Orange. (The Guardian)
Scotland on Screen (2009) - TV Movie
A BBC documentary about films show on Scotland and the impact they made.
Red Riding: 1974 (2009) - TV Movie
A rookie journalist looks to solve the increasingly vexing case of a serial killer on the loose.
Red Riding: 1983 (2009) - TV Movie
The seemingly untouchable, corrupt West Yorkshire police, and the true evil mastermind behind the child abductions and murders of the last 14 years, can't resist doing it again. Against them, a fat useless lawyer, and one remorseful copper.
Red Riding: 1980 (2009) - TV Movie
Police corruption interferes with the search for a killer in Yorkshire, England.
The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child. (imdb)
As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters. (imdb)
To Build a Home (2007) - Short Film
A searingly unflinching look at love, life and death. Shot on 35mm over two days on location in Cumbria, this short tells of the final hours of a couple's life together. (imdb)
Dog Altogether (2007) - Short Film
Joseph is a man plagued by a violence and rage who is driving him to self destruction. As he falls further into turmoil, Joseph scours the landscape in search of a single grain of redemption that might restore hope to his fractured life. (imdb)
A young backpacker gets into some trouble in Africa and stows away on a cargo ship heading to Europe. (imdb)
A trawler and its crew struggle to make ends meet as fish stocks dwindle. Desperate to maintain a livelihood that has existed in the family for generations, the Skipper's son, Sean (Martin Compston) decides to take on a secret cargo of Chinese immigrants. The trip back to Scotland becomes a nightmare as the stowaways endure hell in the hold. The Skipper (Gary Lewis), apparently unaware of his cargo, keeps the boat at sea chasing the big catch that will save his boat. (britfilms)
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
This inspirational drama illustrates how when you aspire to something extraordinary, you can find the hero within. When Glasgow shipbuilder Frank Redmond is suddenly laid off, he finds himself without a job or a sense of direction. An offhand remark from a friend inspires Frank to challenge himself. Determined to shore up his own self-confidence, he will attempt the near-impossible -- swimming the English Channel. (Focus Features)
Set in Los Angeles over the course of 24 hours, Criminal follows a day in the life of two smalltime bunco artists who stumble upon a foolproof, and extremely lucrative, scam. (Warner Bros.)
Helen lives in London with her father and kids. Her husband John is an aid-worker in Eastern Europe. After many months, Helen wants him to come home. One morning, she is killed in a car accident, and remains caught in limbo. Miles away, John is unaware that his wife has died (as is Helen). Grandpa and the kids must come to terms with Helen's death; John must travels across a war-torn land as he tries to get home; and Helen must face her own existence as it comes back to haunt her. (imdb)
This Little Life (2003) - TV Movie
A drama that centres itself on the life of a married couple following the premature birth of their son.
Based on Scottish beat writer Alexander Trocchi's novel and inspired by the great Hollywood film noirs of the 40s and 50s, Young Adam is a highly original thriller set on the canals between Glasgow and Edinburgh. (HanWay Films)
An unflinching and compelling emotional drama, charting several years in the young lives of four "fallen woman" who were rejected by their families and abandoned to the mercy of the Catholic Church in 1960's Ireland. (Miramax Films)
An asbestos abatement crew wins the bid for an abandoned insane asylum. What should be a straightforward, if rather rushed, job, is complicated by the personal histories of the crew. Things get more complicated as would-be lawyer Mike plays the tapes from a former patient with multiple personalities, including the mysterious Simon who does not appear until Session 9, and as Hank disappears after finding some old coins. (imdb)
A thief who has pushed his luck, finds out that his life is in danger when all his enemies decide to team up against him.
A raw, romantic tale of stark beauty and primal authenticity about how dreams collided with greed in the making of California.
Midsummer night, 1894, in northern Sweden. The complex strictures of class bind a man and a woman. Miss Julie, the inexperienced but imperious daughter of the manor, deigns to dance at the servant's party. She's also drawn to Jean, a footman who has traveled, speaks well, and doesn't kowtow. He is engaged to Christine, a servant, and while she sleeps, Jean and Miss Julie talk through the night in the kitchen... (imdb)
Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods (imdb)
Four siblings gathered together for their mother's funeral in Glasgow face individual torments over night during a tumultuous storm that rips the roof off the church. (imdb)
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Fridge (1995) - Short Film
A tale of a boy trapped in an abandoned fridge at the back of a housing estate and the attempts of an alcoholic couple to free him. (Cinema16.org)
Good Day for the Bad Guys (1995) - Short Film
The actors in a children's play take things way, way, way too far.
William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce. (imdb)
Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
When a union strike leaves Scottish miner Danny Scoular jobless, he worries about being able to support his family. Desperate for a solution, Danny agrees to fight a bare-knuckle match for a cash prize, not realizing he'll be the sparring slave of gang boss Matt Mason, a ruthless businessman. While he's away training, his wife takes a lover, and it seems Danny will have to fight to keep her ... but first, he'll have to fight for his life.