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Edinburgh Film Festival lineup announced

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This year's Edinburgh Film Festival will host 15 world premieres and showcase 142 movies from around the globe.

Highlights from the 62nd annual event include John Maybury's Dylan Thomas film The Edge of Love. The Kiera Knightley film premieres at the Opening Night Gala while Vito Rocco's Brit comedy Faintheart will close the festival.

Other notable films include Shane Meadows's Somers Town, Brad Anderson's Transsiberian, the Sundance success The Wackness, A Film with Me in It starring Dylan Moran and Keith Allen, and Pixar's WALL-E.

Patrons Sir Sean Connery and Tilda Swinton will attend the event, which runs from June 18 to June 29.

This year sees the festival shifted from its usual August dates to attract more stars and industry attention.

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