London Film Festival 2012

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Hyde Park On Hudson Hyde Park On Hudson
Hyde Park On Hudson and Sightseers
Amour (Country: France, Germany, Austria; Year: 2012; Director: Michael Haneke; Writer: Michael Haneke; Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert)
An elderly couple deal with the ravages of old age.
Argo (Country: US, Turkey; Year: 2012; Director: Ben Affleck; Writer: Joshuah Bearman, Chris Terrio; Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina, Zeljko Ivanek, Titus Welliver)
A CIA agent attempts to rescue six trapped Americans during the 1979 Iranian revolution.
Beyond The Hills (Dupa dealuri) (Country: Romania, France, Belgium; Year: 2012; Director: Cristian Mungiu; Writer: Cristian Mungiu, Tatiana Niculescu Bran; Stars: Cosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur, Valeriu Andriuta, Dana Tapalaga, Catalina Harabagiu, Gina Tandura, Vica Agache, Nora Covali, Dionisie Vitcu, Ionut Ghinea, Liliana Mocanu, Doru Ana, Costache Babii, Luminita Gheorghiu, Alina Berzunteanu)
The story of two female orphans and their friendship in a remote Romanian monastery.
Chakravyuh (Country: India; Year: 2012; Director: Prakash Jha; Writer: Prakash Jha, Sagar Pandya, Anjum Rajabali; Stars: Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpayee, Anjali Patil)
Loyalties are tested when a double agent, falling for a beautiful but dangerous woman, comes to suspect he may be on the wrong side.
Crossfire Hurricane (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Brett Morgen; Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor)
A 50th anniversay documentary about the Rolling Stones.
Ernest And Celestine Ernest And Celestine
Ernest And Celestine and The Pervert's Guide To Ideology
Ernest And Celestine (Ernest Et Celestine) (Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg; Year: 2012; Director: Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier; Writer: Daniel Pennac; Stars: Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner)
The unlikely friendship between a gruff bear and an orphaned mouse worries authorities who believe the species shouldn't mix.
Frankenweenie (Frankenweenie 3D) (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Tim Burton; Writer: John August; Stars: Martin Landau, Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short)
The young Victor Frankenstein resurrects his beloved pet dog.
Great Expectations (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Mike Newell; Writer: David Nicholls, based on the book by Charles Dickens.; Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Jeremy Irvine, Sally Hawkins, Helena Barlow, Robbie Coltrane)
An adaptation of the Dickens classic about an orphaned boy who comes into a fortune.
Hyde Park On Hudson (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Roger Michell; Writer: Richard Nelson; Stars: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel, Blake Ritson, Samuel West, Elizabeth Wilson, Eleanor Bron.)
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
A Liar's Autobiography (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett; Writer: Graham Chapman, David Sherlock, Douglas Addams, David Yallop, Alex Martin; Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Jones)
A fanciful animated biopic of Monty Python alumnus Graham Chapman.
Great Expectations Great Expectations
Great Expectations and The Reluctant Fundamentalist
The Manxman (Country: UK; Year: 1929; Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Writer: Eliot Stannard; Stars: Carl Brisson, Anny Ondra, Malcolm Keen)
Friendship is tested when two men fall for the same woman.
The Pervert's Guide To Ideology (Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2012; Director: Sophie Fiennes; Stars: Slavoj Žižek)
A documentary exploring the film criticism and philosophy of Slavoj Žižek.
Quartet (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Dustin Hoffman; Writer: Ronald Harwood; Stars: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon)
Four ageing opera singers are reunited in a retirement home.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Country: US, India, Pakistan; Year: 2012; Director: Mira Nair; Writer: William Wheeler, Mohsin Hamid, Ami Boghani; Stars: Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland)
A successful stockbroker finds his glittering career shattered after the Twin Towers fall, and is drawn back to the conflict in his homeland of Pakistan.
The Sapphires (Country: Australia; Year: 2012; Director: Wayne Blair; Writer: Tony Briggs, Keith Thompson; Stars: Chris O’Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy)
Three talented Aboriginal sisters and their amateur manager head for the big time as a soul music sensation.
Beyond The Hills Beyond The Hills
Beyond The Hills and Frankenweenie
Song For Marion (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Paul Andrew Williams; Writer: Paul Andrew Williams; Stars: Gemma Arterton, Vanessa Redgrave, Terence Stamp, Christopher Eccleston)
An elderly man struggles to deal with his terminally ill wife's desire to be part of her local choir.
The Sessions (The Surrogate) (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Ben Lewin; Writer: Ben Lewin; Stars: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Adam Arkin)
A man in an iron lung hires a sex surrogate to help him lose his virginity.
Sightseers (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Ben Wheatley; Writer: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Alice Jump; Stars: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Richard Glover)
A young couple on a caravan holiday find themselves going on a killing spree.

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