Inside Llewellyn Davis is LFF's Centrepiece Gala film Inside Llewellyn Davis is LFF's Centrepiece Gala film

The 2013 edition of the London Film Festival will run from October 9 to 20. The festival will open with Captain Phillips and close with Saving Mr. Banks.

Other hotly anticipated titles include 12 Years A Slave, Inside Llewellyn Davis and Blue Is The Warmest Colour. The Surpise Movie was The Grandmaster.

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Based on the true story of Robyn Davidson who in 1977 undertook an extraordinary solo trek across the harsh Australian outback.
Locke
Locke
A man drives through the night, listening to mobile phone calls, as his life falls apart
Exhibition
Exhibition
Examination of the relationship between a middle-aged couple who are planning a move.
The Double
The Double
Jesse Eisenberg finds his world turned upside down by the arrival of a confident and ambitious doppelganger.
Labor Day
Labor Day
A depressed woman and her son find their lives changed by an encounter with a convict on the run.
Sandra
Sandra
A woman returns to her hometown for her father's funeral and becomes embroiled in family politics.
Under The Skin
Under The Skin
An alien in human form takes a roadtrip across Scotland.
An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker
An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker
Life becomes desperate for a scrap merchant when his pregnant wife needs medical help they can't afford.
Half Of A Yellow Sun
Half Of A Yellow Sun
Civil war shatters the comfortable illusions of Nigeria’s middle class in this 1960s-set love story.
The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears
The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears
A woman's disappearance forms the central mystery in this visually stylish neo-giallo.
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London Film Festival Features

Architecture of love
Joanna Hogg talks about making her third film Exhibition.
Life and movement
Jasmine Trinca on the physicality of her role in Honey and roles for women in Italian cinema.
A taste of Honey
Valeria Golino on her award-winning film, breaking boundaries, the meaning of rabbits and more.
Danger man
Denis Côté on ambiguity, surprise and risk-taking in Vic + Flo Saw A Bear.
Teenage kicks
Matt Wolf and Jon Savage talk about their documentary on the emergence of youth culture.
Tracing roots and routes
From Django Unchained and Lee Daniels' The Butler, to 12 Years A Slave and The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross
All about Gloria
Sebastián Lelio and Paulina García on their new film.
New York Film Festival - diary four
From the Applied Science of Tim's Vermeer to the Cloud Chamber Mystery, It's The Cat and a restoration of The Chase.
New York Film Festival - diary three
The Immigrant, Gloria and Jimmy P: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian
New York Film Festival - diary two
Stars talk All Is Lost, The Last Of The Unjust and Nebraska.
New York Film Festival - diary one
From NYC to London: Captain Phillips, The Invisible Woman and Only Lovers Left Alive
Brilliance of Breillat
Isabelle Huppert in conversation about character, style and the director of Abuse Of Weakness.
Strengths in Weakness
Catherine Breillat on casting, colours and learning how to laugh in her latest film.
In the family
Hirokazu Kore-eda on Like Father, Like Son
The precision of a master
Wong Kar Wai on making The Grandmaster
The real deal
Paulina García on playing Gloria
Vidal statistics
Director Nicholas Wrathall on his Gore documentary.
An audience with Stritch
Broadway legend Elaine talks about her life
Tribeca Film Festival Diary - Passionate Portraits
Documentaries on Gore Vidal, Elaine Stritch and teen origins.
Life Aquatic
Captain Øyvin Lauten talks about building and travelling on the Kon-Tiki, used in the film of the same name.

London Film Festival News

Ida takes Best Film at London Film Festival
First Feature award goes to Ilo Ilo.
Christopher Lee to receive BFI fellowship
Actor's remarkable cinematic legacy is celebrated.
Captain Phillips to open London Film Festival
European premiere announced as gala screening
Feline groovy
Coens at Cannes reveal how cat saved the day for Inside Llewyn Davis.
News

The Stars and Stripes Invasion Deauville launches its programme.

Locarno line-up announced Carlo Chatrian announces debut festival of 'contradictions'

Travolta Czechs it out Karlovy Vary in gear to go global.

Tropfest: New York Interviews and coverage from the short film festival.

Audrey's stroll on the dark side The star of Amélie on a new direction as Thérèse Desqueyroux

Bed and bawd Behind The Candelabra Matt Damon on getting into bed with Michael Douglas.

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