Dummy Jim

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: Best of the Fest

27 Jun 2013

The Sea, Desert Runners, Frances Ha and The Bling Ring among the fest's encore screenings

The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013 has announced the line-up for its Best of the Fest screenings - those films which have had such a good reaction from festival audiences, they're getting screened again on Sun 30 Jun. Tickets go on sale…

Dummy Jim

18 Jun 20134 stars

Matt Hulse’s second feature is both very beautiful and utterly bonkers

Dummy Jim is inspired by the book I Cycled into the Arctic Circle, James Duthie’s account of the three-month long bike ride he undertook in the summer of 1951 from his home in a small Scottish fishing village, through a big chunk of Europe and up into…

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: the best documentaries

17 Jun 2013

Dummy Jim, Lunarcy and Shooting Bigfoot among the 10 finest real-life stories at EIFF 2013

Dummy Jim Not an out and out documentary this one, as there's some fictitious/dramatised elements mixed in (a theme that crops up elsewhere in the programme), but filmmaker Matt Hulse was inspired by a true story: that of James Duthie, a deaf-mute…

Dummy Jim tells story of deaf-mute Scotsman who cycled to the Arctic Circle

11 Jun 2013

The film will have its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

Local filmmaker Matt Hulse has spent 13 years creating Dummy Jim, a part-fiction, part-documentary, impressionistic portrait of James Duthie, a deaf-mute Scotsman who cycled 6000 miles to the Arctic Circle and back.

The Bling Ring, Svengali and The Sea among highlights of EIFF 2013 programme

29 May 2013

What Maisie Knew and The East will also screen at the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival

The program for the Edinburgh International Film Festival was announced this morning, further to the earlier news that Disney Pixar’s Monsters University and award winning writer-director Drake Doremus’ new film, Breathe In, are already…