The 62nd edition of the festival will run from October 10 to 21. It will open with the international premiere of Steve McQueen's Widows and close with the world premiere of Stan And Ollie. There will also be gala screenings of Mike Leigh's Peterloo and The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Wildlife
Wildlife
A portrait of a family in crisis.
The Nightshifter
The Nightshifter
A morgue worker is used to hearing the voices of the dead but when one day he decides to use the secrets they tell him for his own ends, he brings down a terrible curse upon his family.
Winter Flies
Winter Flies
Mischievously self-assured Mára and somewhat eccentric Heduš set out into the frozen wastes in search of adventure – by car, naturally. After all, Mára's turning 15 soon.
Museum
Museum
Two students break into the national museum in Mexico City and escape with precious artefacts. A road movie.
Putin's Witnesses
Putin's Witnesses
Considering the Russian president's time in power.
Cam
Cam
A sex cam worker finds that her identity has been appropriated by a mysterious doppelgänger.
Chained For Life
Chained For Life
A starlet finds herself in unfamiliar territory when she appears in a film about disfigurement that features real disabled people.
Bill Murray Stories
Bill Murray Stories
Tales from the extraordinary day to day life of Bill Murray.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
A cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote.
Donbass
Donbass
In the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs.
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50% directed or co-directed by women
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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