Bloody Scotland: Classic Crime Films at the Tolbooth
Friday 20th September - Sunday 22nd September£5 – £6
Bloody Scotland is delighted to announce a series of classic crime films to be screened at the Tolbooth over the festival weekend including an introduction to Reichenbach Falls by Ian Rankin.
FRIDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER
The Trial – 8PM – £6 / £5
A dream-logic black comedy drama directed by Orson Welles, who also wrote the screenplay based on the novel of the same name by Franz Kafka. (1962, approx 114 min, PG)
SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER
Reichenbach Falls (Introduced by Ian Rankin) – 5PM – £6 / £5
TV Drama written by James Mavor and based on an original idea by Ian Rankin. (2007, approx 75 min, 15). With thanks to the BFI National TV Archive.
The Wicker Man – 8:30PM – £6 / £5
British mystery horror film directed by Robin Hardy. Described as “The Citizen Kane of horror movies”. (1973, approx 95 min, 15)
SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER
Stranger In The House – 1PM – £6 / £5
Stranger In The House is a crime drama directed and written by Pierre Rouve from the novel by Georges Simenon. With thanks to Nick De Grunwald. (1967, approx 107 min, 15)
The 39 Steps – 4PM – £6 / £5
The 39 Steps is a British thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll based on the novel The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan. (1935, approx 86 min, U)