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The 53rd London Film Festival ran from Wednesday 14 October to Thursday 29 October 2009.
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View Films by Strand:
- Cinema Europa
- Film On The Square
- French Revolutions
- Galas And Special Screenings
- New British Cinema
- Short Cuts & Animation
- Treasures From The Archives
- World Cinema
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London Latest Reviews
Living on the outskirts of Barcelona, Arnau raises a menagerie of songbirds and tries to accumulate the funds to hire a lawyer for his imprisoned mother.
Multi-textual examination of a mass-murder
Documentary examining the life and legacy of the controversial comic.
When a man is dumped by his girlfriend, he determines to win her back... even if he has to get her new man out of the way.
A geeky underachiever finds his life turning around when the prettiest girl in his class declares an interest in him - but both are nervous, and they soon discover that relationships are fragile things.
A group of elderly people film themselves fornicating with the debris of society.
A psychedelic journey into the afterlife.
Documentary tracking the rise of The Doors, featuring rare footage of the band and Jim Morrison.
A young American tourist is robbed in Jamaica and his attempts to reach the American Embassy in Kingston turn into a surreal odyssey.
A young girl is disappointed on her birthday.
London Film Festival Features
London Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
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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