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Monday, 16 August, 1999, 18:37 GMT 19:37 UK
Edinburgh in the frame
Edinburgh's Film Festival has a reputation for showcasing some of cinema's biggest box office hits of recent times and this year it looks set to follow the trend. We bring you a selection of scenes from some of this year's best features.

Ratcatcher (UK)
Director Lynne Ramsay's first feature about the difficulties of growing up in a tattered Glasgow during the 1970s.
The Big Tease (UK)
Directed by Kevin Allen and starring Glasgow comedian Craig Ferguson, The Big Tease is said to do for hairdressing what Strictly Ballroom did for competition dancing.
Buena Vista Social Club (Cuba)
Director Wim Wenders accompanies Ry Cooder on his trips to Cuba to document his studio sessions in Havana with legendary musicians.
Elephant Juice (UK)
Daniela Nardini and Emmanuelle Beart star in Sam Miller's London-based drama which takes a wry look at three couples as they attempt to come to terms with their lives.
Go (USA)
Doug Liman's follow-up to Swingers includes drug abuse in LA, a road trip to Las Vegas, two gay actors and a corrupt policeman, all set to a livid techno soundtrack.
A Room for Romeo Brass (UK)
Shane Meadows latest film is a shrewdly observed story of boyhood friendship, starring Andrew Shim, Ben Marshall and Bob Hoskins.
Rushmore (USA)
Celebrated comedy actor Bill Murray stars in what is billed as one of the freshest, funniest American films in years, from director Wes Anderson.
Sugar Town (USA)
Spandeau Ballet musician and Eastenders villain Martin Kemp stars in this comedy drama about rock 'n' roll in LA, directed by Kurt Voss and Allison Anders.
Wonderland (UK)
Michael Winterbottom directs Gina McKee and Enzo Clienti in an ironic portrait of modern-day London.
Beautiful People (UK)
Charlotte Coleman stars in Jasmin Dizdar's manic comedy about the entwined lives of a motley crew of Brits and Bosnian refugees in London in 1993.
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