London Film Festival 2014

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Leviathan Leviathan
Leviathan and The New Girlfriend
Dearest (Qin Ai De Xiao Hai) (Country: China, Hong Kong; Year: 2014; Director: Peter Chan; Writer: Zhang Ji; Stars: Zhao Wei, Huang Bo, Tong Dawei, Hao Lei)
A Chinese couple face turmoil after their child is abducted.
The Duke Of Burgundy (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Peter Strickland; Writer: Peter Strickland; Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D'Anna)
The relationship of a couple in a sado-masochistic relationship comes under strain.
The Falling (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Carol Morley; Writer: Carol Morley; Stars: Greta Scacchi, Maisie Williams, Maxine Peake, Joe Cole, Mathew Baynton, Monica Dolan, Ben Kerfoot, Ellie Bamber, Florence Pugh, Hannah Stokely, Anna Burnett, Morfydd Clark, Katie Ann Knight, Sarah Lowe, Rose Caton)
A fainting sickness hits a girls school in the Sixties.
Girlhood (Bande de filles) (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Céline Sciamma; Writer: Céline Sciamma; Stars: Diabate Idrissa, Rabah Nait Oufella, Tatiana Rojo, Karidja Touré)
Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of free-spirited girls.
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Ana Lily Amirpour; Writer: Ana Lily Amirpour; Stars: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains, Rome Shadanloo, Milad Eghbali, Reza Sixo Safai, Pej Vahdat)
A lonely vampire and a young man exhausted by caring for his father come together in a nightmare city.
Girlhood Girlhood
Girlhood and The Keeping Room
The Keeping Room (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Daniel Barber; Writer: Julia Hart; Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington, Brit Marling, Amy Nuttall, Ned Dennehy, Kyle Soller, Nicholas Pinnock, Muna Otaru, Charles Jarman, Bogdan Farkas, Luminita Filimon, Anna-Maria Nabirye, Stefan Velniciuc, Delia Riciu)
On the American frontier a young woman is forced to go to any means to defend her kin from the ravages of the barbaric outside world.
Leviathan (Leviafan) (Country: Russia; Year: 2014; Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev; Writer: Oleg Negin, Andrey Zvyagintsev; Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Roman Madyanov, Anna Ukolova, Kristina Pakarina, Sergey Pokhodaev, Aleksey Rozin, Lesya Kudryashova, Aleksey Pavlov, Alim Bidnenko)
A car mechanic tries to defend his property with tragic consequences.
The New Girlfriend (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon; Stars: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz, Michèle Raingeval, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat, Jonathan Louis, Audrey Quoturi)
When a woman falls seriously ill her friend gets more than she bargained for after pledging to look after her baby and husband.
Phoenix (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Christian Petzold; Writer: Christian Petzold, Harun Farocki, based on Return From The Ashes by Hubert Monteilhet; Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Michael Maertens, Imogen Kogge, Kirsten Block, Uwe Preuss, Eva Bay, Jeff Burrell, Sofia Exss, Megan Gay, Daniela Holtz, Max Hopp, Nikola Kastner, Valerie Koch)
A disfigured concentration camp survivor searches Berlin for her husband.
The President (Year: 2014; Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf; Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Marziyeh Meshkiny; Stars: Misha Gomiashvili, Dachi Orvelashvili)
Parable about a deposed head of state.
The Duke Of Burgundy The Duke Of Burgundy
The Duke Of Burgundy and Phoenix
Son Of A Gun (Country: Australia; Year: 2014; Director: Julius Avery; Writer: Julius Avery, based on the novel by John Collee; Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander, Damon Herriman, Matt Nable, Nash Edgerton, Jacek Koman, Jesse McGinn, Eddie Baroo, Tom Budge, Rick Tonna, Tammie West, Isaac Money, Ben Weirheim, Warwick Sadler)
Heist thriller about a tough young hoodlum who teams up with a ruthless con and finds himself attracted to a smart, street-savvy young woman.
Timbuktu (Le chagrin des oiseaux) (Country: France, Mauritania; Year: 2014; Director: Abderrahmane Sissako; Writer: Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tall; Stars: Pino Desperado, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Kettly Noël, Hichem Yacoubi)
After a herdsman accidentally kills someone, he finds himself a victim of Sharia law fundamentalists.
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