London Film Festival 2012

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It Was The Son It Was The Son
It Was The Son and Lore
After Lucía (Después de Lucía) (Country: Mexico, France; Year: 2012; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Tessa Ia, Gonzalo Vega Jr., Tamara Yazbek, Hernán Mendoza)
The story of a bullied teenager.
End Of Watch (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: David Ayer; Writer: David Ayer; Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, Natalie Martinez, David Harbour, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera, Cle Shaheed Sloan, Jaime FitzSimons)
Two young cops are hunted by a vicious drug cartel.
Everyday (Year: 2012; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Michael Winterbottom, Laurence Coriat; Stars: Shirley Henderson, John Simm, Shaun Kirk)
The story of four young children growing up with their mother while their father is in prison.
Fill The Void (Lemale et ha'halal) (Country: Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Rama Burshtein; Writer: Rama Burshtein; Stars: Hila Feldman, Razia Israeli, Yiftach Klein, Renana Raz, Ido Samuel, Chayim Sharir, Irit Sheleg, Hadas Yaron)
A woman's view of Tel Aviv's ultra-orthodox Hasidic community from the inside.
Ginger And Rosa (Ginger & Rosa) (Country: UK, Denmark, Canada, Croatia; Year: 2012; Director: Sally Potter; Writer: Sally Potter; Stars: Christina Hendricks, Elle Fanning, Annette Bening, Alessandro Nivola, Jodhi May, Alice Englert, Oliver Milburn, Greg Bennett, Andrew Hawley.)
Two teenage girls living in 1960s London are driven apart by a scandalous betrayal.
No No
No and In The House
In The House (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon, based on the play by Juan Mayorga; Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Denis Ménochet, Fabrice Luchini, Jean-François Balmer, Ernst Umhauer, Diana Stewart, Fabrice Colson, Stéphanie Campion, Bastien Ughetto)
Fiction and reality become blurred between a teacher and student.
It Was The Son (E’ Stato Il Figlio, The Son Did It) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Daniele Ciprì; Writer: Daniele Ciprì and Massimo Gaudioso, based on the book by Roberto Alaimo.; Stars: Toni Servillo, Giselda Volodi, Alfredo Castro, Fabrizio Falco, Aurora Quattrocchi)
A dysfunctional family struggles to survive in a challenging environment, but might wealth make things even worse?
Lore (Country: Germany, Australia, UK; Year: 2012; Director: Cate Shortland; Writer: Cate Shortland, Robin Mukherjee, Rachel Seiffert; Stars: Saskia Rosendahl, Nele Trebs, André Frid, Mika Seidel, Kai-Peter Malina, Nick Holaschke, Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Sven Pippig, Philip Wiegratz, Katrin Pollitt, Hendrik Arnst, Claudia Geisler, Pit Bukowski, Friederike Frerichs)
Teenager Lore and her four younger siblings are left to fend for themselves after her Nazi SS parents are taken into Allied custody.
Midnight's Children (Country: Canada, UK; Year: 2012; Director: Deepa Mehta; Writer: Salman Rushdie, Salman Rushdie; Stars: Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Ronit Roy, Siddharth, Seema Biswas, Shriya Saran, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Darsheel Safary, Anita Majumdar, Shikha Talsania, Rahul Bose, Zaib Shaikh, Samrat Chakrabarti)
Allegorical saga parallels the dramatic upheavals in a family’s history with the events that would define contemporary India.
No (Year: 2012; Director: Pablo Larraín; Writer: Pedro Peirano; Stars: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Antonia Zegers)
Gael Garcia Bernal stars as a Chilean adman trying to organize a campaign to unseat Pinochet in Pablo Larraín’s smart, engrossing political thriller.
Rust And Bone Rust And Bone
Rust And Bone and End Of Watch
Rust And Bone (De rouille et d'os) (Year: 2012; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, based on the story by Craig Davidson; Stars: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette, Corinne Masiero, Bouli Lanners, Jean-Michel Correia, Mourad Frarema, Yannick Choirat, Fred Menut, Duncan Versteegh, Katia Chaperon, Catherine Fa, Andès Lopez Jabois, Océane Cartia)
A bare-knuckle boxer embarks on a relationship with an injured whale trainer.
Seven Psychopaths (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Martin McDonagh; Writer: Martin McDonagh; Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken, Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Helena Mattsson, Zeljko Ivanek, Tom Waits, Kevin Corrigan, Gabourey Sidibe, Brendan Sexton III, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Sandy Martin, Jamie Noel)
A booze-fuelled screenwriter becomes entangled in the Los Angeles underworld.
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