Emory Cohen and Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn Emory Cohen and Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

The 59th edition of the festival will open with the European premiere of Suffragette and close with the European premiere of Steve Jobs.

Additional headline galas include Brooklyn, Carol and Trumbo. The festival will run from October 7 to 18.

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Brooklyn
Brooklyn
1950s Ireland: Eilis must confront a terrible dilemma — a heartbreaking choice between two men and two countries.
Being Evel
Being Evel
An candid portrait of American icon Robert "Evel" Knievel and his legacy.
Queen Of Earth
Queen Of Earth
Following her father's suicide and breaking up with her boyfriend, Catherine seeks refuge with her friend Virginia, but the young woman's shaky grasp on reality strains their relationship to breaking point.
Entertainment
Entertainment
En route to meeting with his estranged daughter, a broken, ageing comedian plays a string of dead-end shows in the Mojave Desert.
Dheepan
Dheepan
The story of a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
Youth
Youth
A composer and a film director staying in an Alpine hotel find themselves under unexpected pressure.
Songs My Brothers Taught Me
Songs My Brothers Taught Me
Life for siblings on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
The Measure Of A Man
The Measure Of A Man
A supermarket guard faces a moral quandry.
Carol
Carol
A department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
The Lobster
The Lobster
In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods.
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London Film Festival Features

All she surveys
Alex Ross Perry and Elisabeth Moss on women, laughter, food, insanity and Queen Of Earth
Keitel - a man for all seasons
Youth star Harvey on Sorrentino, Campion and Scorsese.
The real world of Vincent Lindon
Cannes best actor on career and causes.
Caine candid in Cannes
Youth star talks age and virility with Jane Fonda, Paolo Sorrentino, Paul Dano, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz.
Blanchett reveals naked truth
Cate and Carol co-star Rooney Mara on why nudity holds no fears.
Mountain views, part 2
Laura Bispuri and Alba Rohrwacher on creating characters and transformation.
Fatherland
David Evans and Philippe Sands on A Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did.
Mountain views, part 1
Laura Bispuri and Alba Rohrwacher on gender roles and Sworn Virgin.
Virgin territory
Flonja Kodheli on Sworn Virgin and life in regions of Albania.
The contender, part 2
Stevan Riley on the demons that shaped Marlon Brando.
The contender, part 1
Stevan Riley on Listen To Me Marlon and uncovering the real Mr Brando.

London Film Festival News

London announces line-up
Galas include Brooklyn and Trumbo.
Cate Blanchett to receive BFI Fellowship
Truth announced as Fellowship Special Presentation
London Film Festival announces short film award
12 films will be selected for inaugural competition.
News

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Keitel - a man for all seasons Youth star Harvey on Sorrentino, Campion and Scorsese.

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Udo Kier's life on the dark side Cult star on playing evil, Fassbinder, Von Trier and Van Sant.

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