Edinburgh 2006: Ten Sight & Sound Edinburgh Selections

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Arthur Penn
The man who arguably kicked off the New American Cinema with Bonnie and Clyde in 1967 reflects on a great career
Brothers of the Head
Inventive and wickedly funny mockumentary about Brit conjoined twins who become rock performers in the 1970s
Cockfighter
A highlight of the 'They Might Be Giants' retrospective is Monte Hellman's study of men in the thrall of a vicious sport
Family Law/Derecho de familia
Argentine Daniel Burman's urbane study of a young lawyer finding it hard to live up to his community legend of a father
The Host/Guimul
A complex monster movie combining suspense and black humour from Bong Joon-ho, the Korean director of Memories of Murder
It's Winter/Zemestan
Iran's Rafi Pitts demonstrates the tragic impact of work scarcity on a young mother and child and the transient who helps them
The Page Turner/La Tourneuse de pages
A cool revenge drama from Denis Dercourt about a young woman who works for the concert pianist who ruined her musical career
Sommer '04 an der schlei
More proof of German cinema's rude health: a mature woman's perfect life is ruined by her son's 13-year-old girlfriend
Summer Palace
To repeat a favourite pun, this is Lou Ye's sexy Unbearable Lightness of Beijing for the Tiananmen Square generation
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait/Zidane, un portrait du 21e si├Ęcle
A timely and magnificent multi-camera artwork from Douglas Gordon and others tracking the genius for an entire game
Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012