London Film Festival 2013

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Borgman Borgman
Borgman and Afternoon Delight
Afternoon Delight (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jill Soloway; Writer: Jill Soloway; Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Juno Temple, Josh Radnor, Jane Lynch, Jessica St Clair)
A lost LA housewife puts her idyllic hipster life in jeopardy when she tries to rescue a stripper by taking her in as a live-in nanny.
Borgman (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: Alex van Warmerdam; Writer: Alex van Warmerdam; Stars: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval)
The Devil moves into a suburban street and turns the lives of its inhabitants upside-down.
The Bounceback (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Bryan Poyser; Writer: Bryan Poyser, David DeGrow Shotwell, Steven Walters; Stars: Ashley Bell, Zach Cregger, Sara Paxton, Michael Stahl-David, Addison Timlin, Marshall Allman, Justin Arnold, Samantha Baugnon, Gopal Bidari, Kelli Bland, Angelique Chappell, Christina Childress, Lana Dieterich, Sam Douglas, Laurel Goetz-Warren)
A guy tries win back his ex-girlfriend, only for them and their friends to get caught on a break-up/hook-up merry-go-round.
Computer Chess (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Andrew Bujalski; Writer: Andrew Bujalski; Stars: Patrick Riester, Myles Paige, James Curry, Robin Schwartz, Gerald Peary, Wiley Wiggins)
Early nerds congregate at a convention with a surreal twist.
Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Cédric Klapisch; Writer: Cédric Klapisch; Stars: Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France, Sandrine Holt, Romain Duris, Cassandra Starr, Kevin Bishop, Amanda M. Rodriguez, Adrian Martinez, Toshiko Onizawa, Alex Ziwak, Ashley Lambert, Shuya Chang, Li Jun Li, Celia Au)
The continuing adventures of Xavier who, after Pot Luck and Russian Dolls, is a fish-out-water in New York in pursuit of his estranged wife.
The Great Passage The Great Passage
The Great Passage and Computer Chess
Doll & Em (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Azazel Jacobs; Writer: Azazel Jacobs, Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells; Stars: Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells, Jonathan Cake, Aaron Himelstein, Pamela Dunlap, Vicki Lewis, Ari Zagaris)
Actress Emily Mortimer employs her best friend Dolly Wells as her assistant, blurring the lines between their personal and professional relationships.
Don Jon (Don Jon's Addiction) (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Writer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly, Rob Brown)
A porn-obsessed man tries to give up the one-night stands when he meets a woman whose appeal might exceed his fantasies.
Drinking Buddies (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Joe Swanberg; Writer: Joe Swanberg; Stars: Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Ti West )
Bar-fuelled intimacy between two brewery workers blurs the line between friendship and romance.
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Chiemi Karasawa; Stars: Cherry Jones, Elaine Stritch)
Documentary about the broadway legend.
Enough Said (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Nicole Holofcener; Writer: Nicole Holofcener; Stars: Toni Collette, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ben Falcone, Amy Landecker, Michaela Watkins, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Toby Huss, Eve Hewson, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Tracey Fairaway, Phillip Brock, Tavi Gevinson)
A divorced woman learns the new man in her life is her new friend's ex-husband.
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me and Me, Myself And Mum
Ghadi (Country: Lebanon; Year: 2013; Director: Amin Dora; Writer: Georges Khabbaz; Stars: Georges Khabbaz)
A father in a small Lebanese village goes to extraordinary lengths to protect his disabled son.
Glückskinder (Country: Germany; Year: 1936; Director: Paul Martin; Writer: Curt Goetz, Brian Marlow, Paul Martin, Robert A. Stemmle, Thyra Samter Winslow; Stars: Lilian Harvey, Willy Fritsch, Paul Kemp, Oskar Sima, Fred Goebel, Erich Kestin, Otto Stoeckel, Paul Bildt, Albert Florath, Thomas Cziruchin, Peter Lau, Jac Diehl, Arno Ebert, Max Hiller, Fred Köster)
Gone Too Far (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Destiny Ekaragha; Writer: Bola Agbaje; Stars: Adelayo Adedayo, Shanika Warren-Markland, Bhasker Patel, Kulvinder Ghir, Pooja Shah, Eddie Ruben, Ashley Chin, O.C. Ukeje, Wai Wong, Malachi Kirby, Michael Maris, Eddie Kadi, Liz Sutherland, Tosin Cole, Garry Marriott)
Tensions on a Peckham estate are eclipsed for Yemi by adolescent passion and his brother’s terrible fashion sense.
The Great Passage (Country: Japan; Year: 2013; Director: Yûya Ishii; Writer: Kensaku Watanabe based on the novel by Shiwon Miura; Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Kumiko Asô, Chizuru Ikewaki, Hiroko Isayama, Kaoru Kobayashi, Haru Kuroki, Naoki Matayoshi, Aoi Miyazaki, Ryû Morioka, Kazuki Namioka, Jô Odagiri, Yoshiki Saitô, Shingo Tsurumi, Shôhei Uno, Misako Watanabe)
A charming geek finds spiritual fulfilment – and true love – while compiling a new Japanese dictionary.
Love Me Till Monday (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Justin Hardy; Stars: Tim Plester, Royce Pierreson, Georgia Maguire, Christopher Leveaux, Joseph Olivennes, Charlotte Gallagher, Anneli Page, Sarah Jayne Butler, Bennett Warden, Sarah Barratt)
A university graduate struggles to make the next step.
Don Jon Don Jon
Don Jon and Drinking Buddies
Me, Myself And Mum (Les Garçons Et Guillaume, À Table!) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Guillaume Gallienne; Writer: Guillaume Gallienne; Stars: Françoise Fabian, Guillaume Gallienne, Yves Jacques, André Marcon, Nanou Garcia, Yvon Back)
A comedy of misunderstandings.
Our Sunhi (U Ri Sunhi) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2013; Director: Hong Sang-soo; Writer: Hong Sang-soo; Stars: Jae-yeong Jeong, Yu-mi Jeong, Seon-gyun Lee, Ji-won Ye)
The Parrot And The Swan (El loro y el cisne) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2013; Director: Alejo Moguillansky; Writer: Alejo Moguillansky; Stars: Luciana Acuña, Luis Biasotto, Mario Gallizzi, Walter Jakob, Rodrigo Sánchez Mariño)
A hapless sound recordist falls for a dancer.
See You Next Tuesday (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Drew Tobia; Writer: Drew Tobia; Stars: Eleanore Pienta, Dana Eskelson, Molly Plunk, Keisha Zollar, Taylor Dior, Beverly Bonner, Melodie Sisk, Ann Carr, Ingrid Jungermann, Levi Wilson, Michele Ann Suttile, Maria Wilson, Stephan Goldbach, Michele Meises)
Comedy about an odd pregnant woman and her hideous family.
A Street In Palermo (Country: Italy, Switzerland, France; Year: 2013; Director: Emma Dante; Writer: Emma Dante, Giorgio Vasta; Stars: Emma Dante, Alba Rohrwacher, Elena Cotta, Renato Malfatti, Dario Casarolo)
The chaos caused when two cars meet in side street in Palermo and neither will budge to let the other pass.

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