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10 films to catch at Edinburgh Film Festival by Amber Wilkinson and Jennie Kermode

With Edinburgh Film Festival just a few days a way, we pick 10 films to look out for at this year's 73rd edition.

The Souvenir Photo: Courtesy of Sundance Film Festival The Souvenir - There's no doubt that Joanna Hogg's autobiographical story of a young film student's potentially destructive relationship with a charismatic but flawed older man is the one to beat in this year's Michael Powell competition for Best British film. Achieving almost universal critical acclaim at its world premiere in Sundance, it's notable not just for the psychological complexity of its storytelling but also for the central performances. Although Honor Swinton Byrne has understandably received plaudits for her debut role (her mum Tilda also plays her on screen mother), I thought Tom Burke was the real revelation here, displaying the sort of impervious to his own failings posh-boy charm that became the stock-in trade of Hugh Grant and Rupert Everett.

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