London Film Festival 2016

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Smoke And Mirrors Smoke And Mirrors
Smoke And Mirrors and City Of Tiny Lights
'76 (Country: Nigeria; Year: 2016; Director: Izu Ojukwu; Stars: Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Chidi Mokeme, Memory Savanhu, Ibinabo Fiberesima)
Drama about the plot that led to the assassination in 1976 of the then popular Nigerian military ruler General Murtala Mohammed.
All Of A Sudden (Country: Germany, Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Asli Özge; Writer: Asli Özge; Stars: Sebastian Hülk, Julia Jentsch, Hanns Zischler, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Luise Heyer, Lea Draeger, Natalia Belitski, Christoph Gawenda, Atef Vogel, Mareile Blendl, Matthias Brüggenolte, Simon Eckert, Michael A. Grimm, Stefan Lampadius, Rainer Laupichler)
Social satire set in the aftermath of a woman's death in a provincial town.
Beat The Devil (Country: UK, US, Italy; Year: 1953; Director: John Huston; Writer: Claud Cockburn, Truman Capote, John Huston, Anthony Veiller, Peter Viertel; Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Marco Tulli, Bernard Lee, Mario Perrone, Giulio Donnini, Saro Urzì, Juan de Landa, Aldo Silvani, Dave Crowley)
Ensemble noir send up.
Bleed For This (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Ben Younger; Writer: Ben Younger; Stars: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ted Levine, Ciarán Hinds, Christine Evangelista, Amanda Clayton, Liz Carey, Tina Casciani, Allie Marshall, Gia Skova, Mark Burzenski, Portland Helmich, Kimberly Howe, Julie Ann Dawson)
Story of world champion boxer Vinny Pazienza who made a comeback after a near-fatal car crash.
Le Ciel Flamand (Country: Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Peter Monsaert; Writer: Peter Monsaert; Stars: Sara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbussche, Ingrid De Vos, Isabelle van Hecke, Tom Ternest, Naima Rodric, Serge Larivière, Mathias Sercu, Frédéric Gibilaro)
A look at the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and France. Eline, Sylvie's six-year-old daughter, is fascinated by the mysterious workplace of her mother and grandmother, but she is never allowed inside. A dramatic event turns their lives upside down and the family ties are put under pressure.
The Wailing The Wailing
The Wailing and Kills On Wheels
City Of Tiny Lights (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Pete Travis; Writer: Patrick Neate; Stars: Riz Ahmed, Billie Piper, James Floyd, Cush Jumbo, Roshan Seth, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Damson Idris, Branko Tomovic, George Sargeant, Charlie Blake, Rizwan Shebani, Gino Picciano)
Crime thriller sees a PI from the Pakistani community of London's dark lands become embroiled in a missing person case.
The Fury Of A Patient Man (Country: Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Raúl Arévalo; Writer: Raúl Arévalo, David Pulido; Stars: Antonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo, Alicia Rubio, Manolo Solo, Ruth Díaz, Raúl Jiménez, Font García)
Urban Western.
The Ghoul (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Gareth Tunley; Writer: Gareth Tunley; Stars: Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Rufus Jones, Niamh Cusack, Geoffrey McGivern, Paul Kaye, Dan Renton Skinner, Waen Shepherd, James Eyres, Rachel Stubbings)
A detective goes undercover at a patient in a bid to investigate a psychotherapist.
Hell Drivers (Country: UK; Year: 1957; Director: Cy Endfield; Writer: John Kruse, Cy Endfield, John Kruse, Cy Endfield; Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan, William Hartnell, Wilfrid Lawson, Sidney James, Jill Ireland, Alfie Bass, Gordon Jackson, David McCallum, Sean Connery, Wensley Pithey, George Murcell, Marjorie Rhodes)
An ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets.
Interchange (Country: Malaysia; Year: 2016; Director: Dain Iksander Said; Stars: Prisia Nasution, Iedil Putra, Shaheizy Sam, Nicholas Saputra)
Haunted by visions, forensics photographer Adam retreats from the world but he is forced out of solitude to help solve a series of macabre ritual murders.
Bleed For This Bleed For This
Bleed For This and Scribe
Kills On Wheels (Tiszta Szívvel) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2016; Director: Attila Till; Writer: Attila Till; Stars: Szabolcs Thuróczy, Zoltán Fenyvesi, Ádám Fekete, Mónika Balsai, Lídia Danis, Dusán Vitanovics, Björn Freiberg, Dr. Gödeny György)
Two disabled lads get together with an ex-fireman and form a gang of hired assassins.
Mifune: The Last Samurai (Country: US, Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Steven Okazaki; Writer: Stuart Galbraith IV, Steven Okazaki; Stars: Wataru Akashi, Kyôko Kagawa, Takeshi Katô, Hisao Kurosawa, Shirô Mifune, Toshirô Mifune, Haruo Nakajima, Sadao Nakajima, Yôsuke Natsuki, Terumi Niki, Teruyo Nogami, Keanu Reeves, Tadao Sato, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg)
Documentary about the on and offscreen life of the Japanese movie star.
One-Eyed Jacks (Country: US; Year: 1961; Director: Marlon Brando; Writer: Guy Trosper, Calder Willingham, Charles Neider; Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Larry Duran, Sam Gilman, Timothy Carey, Miriam Colon, Elisha Cook Jr., Rodolfo Acosta, Tom Webb, Ray Teal, John Dierkes, Philip Ahn)
A betrayed outlaw makes a bid for revenge.
Pyromaniac (Pyromanen) (Country: Norway; Year: 2016; Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg; Writer: Bjørn Olaf Johannessen; Stars: Per Frisch, Agnes Kittelsen, Trond Nilssen, Liv Bernhoft Osa, Henrik Rafaelsen)
A firestarter causes mayhem in a small village.
Scribe (La mécanique de l'ombre) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Thomas Kruithof; Writer: Yann Gozlan, Thomas Kruithof; Stars: Simon Abkarian, Tom Adjibi, Sami Bouajila, François Cluzet, Adonis Danieletto, Jean-Pierre Demarke, Alexia Depicker, Fabrice Godfroid, Javier Pinto, Denis Podalydès, Alba Rohrwacher, Tanguy Vanhorick, Cynthia Weber)
An unemployed man takes a job transcribing intercepted calls... and soon finds himself in trouble.
Smoke And Mirrors (El hombre de las mil caras) (Country: Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Alberto Rodríguez; Writer: Manuel Cerdán, Rafael Cobos, Alberto Rodríguez; Stars: Marta Etura, José Coronado, Luis Callejo, Jimmy Shaw, Eduard Fernández, Craig Stevenson, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Carlos Santos, Christian Stamm, Pedro Casablanc, Philippe Rebbot, Verónica Goya, Alba Galocha, José Manuel Poga, Tomás del Estal)
The story of spy Francisco Paesa, a man who fooled an entire country.
The Wailing (Goksung, The Strangers) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2016; Director: Na Hong-jin; Writer: Na Hong-jin ; Stars: Chun Woo-hee, Jo Han-Chul, Hwang Jeong-min, Jang So-yeon, JoHan-Cheol, Won Kwak Do )
When a stranger arrives in a village, a sickness begins to spread.
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