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EIFF 2018: The Parting Glass (2018) directed by Stephen Moyer

True Blood star Stephen Moyer’s big screen directorial debut is an impressively naturalistic ensemble piece about the grieving process. The film's subtle puzzle-style approach to narrative might not be for everyone but the characters here come across like real human beings.

The Parting Glass (2018)

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Alternately hilarious and undeniably human, this drama of misunderstandings and small-town violence is a real showcase for the typically undervalued Oscar winner Frances McDormand as well as In Bruges writer/director Martin McDonagh.

Frances McDormand in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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A Ghost Story (2017) starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara

A quiet, modest film which successfully communicates thematic ambition far beyond what most filmmakers could conceive as possible.

Rooney Mara in A Ghost Story

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​Manchester by the Sea

Excellently acted and detailed drama about dealing with bereavement, marred slightly by its confusing flashback structure.

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