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from the early days up to Oscar-winning l Creature Comforts.
I The Penltnile (Ben Sombogaart. Holland. 1991) 88 mins. 2.15pm. Ayoung boy tries to return a penknife to his best friend who has just moved to an unknown address.
I Wild W881 (David Attwood. UK. 1992) 85 mins. 6pm. The ups and downs ofthe world‘s first Asian country-and-western band are chronicled in this wild and witty British feature.
I Canadian Animation Retrospective 89 mins. 6.15pm. Canadian animator Wendy Tilby presents selected short films from four decades of work from the National Film Board ofCanada.
I Leolo (Jean-Claude Lauzon . Canada. 1991) 105 mins. 8. 15pm. This bizarrely humorous portrait of a dysfunctional Canadian family centres on a boy who believes he is the offspring ofa sperm-laden Sicilian tomato.
All films show at the Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road unless otherwise stated. Tickets are available from the Filmhouse box office (031 228 2688) or from the Fringe Oftice (031 226 5257/9).
I The Princess and the Goblin (J oszef Gemes. UK/llungary. 1991) 82mins. 2.15pm. The wicked goblins plan to take over a happy. colourful kingdom in this animated tale. the first ever Opening Family Gala.
I Strictly Ballroom (Baz Luhrmann. Australia, 1991 ) 95 mins. Odeon.7.3()pm and 10.20pm. lt‘s David against Goliath when a ballroom wunderkind decides to ignore the Dance Federation rules and come up with his own steps for the big competition. The 7.30pm Opening Gala is now sold out.
I Masterclass 60 mins. 12.45pm. Speaker
to be announced.
I Aardman Animation Retrospective 62
mins. 2pm. Britain‘s best-loved animation studio presents a full programme ofshorts
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