London Film Festival 2013

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Mystery Road Mystery Road
Mystery Road and 1 - Life On The Limit
11.6 (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Philippe Godeau; Writer: Philippe Godeau, Agnès de Sacy, based on the book by Alice Géraud-Arfi; Stars: François Cluzet, Bouli Lanners, Corinne Masiero)
Psychological exploration of a security driver who pulled of a multimillion euro heist.
1 - Life On The Limit (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Paul Crowder; Writer: Mark Monroe; Stars: Narrator: Michael Fassbender. With Jackie Stewart, Emerson Fitipaldi, Jacky Ickx, Bernie Ecclestone, Max Mosley)
Documentary charting the most glamorous – and dangerous years – of the Formula One motor racing championship.
All Is Lost (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: J C Chandor; Writer: J C Chandor; Stars: Robert Redford)
One man must battle to survive after his boat sinks in the ocean.
The Doorway To Hell (Country: US; Year: 1930; Director: Archie Mayo; Writer: Rowland Brown, George Rosener; Stars: Lew Ayres, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews, Leon Janney, Robert Elliott, James Cagney, Kenneth Thomson, Jerry Mandy, Noel Madison, Edwin Argus, Eddie Kane, Tom Wilson, Dwight Frye, Fred Argus, Marie Astaire)
Lou Ricarno is a smart guy. His plan is to organize the various gangs in Chicago so that the mugs will not liquidate each other...
Drones (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Rick Rosenthal; Writer: Matt Witten; Stars: Amir Khalighi, Matt O'Leary, Whip Hubley, William Russ, Eloise Mumford, Nishi Munshi, Vivan Dugré, Treasure Mallory, Drea Garcia, Don Abernathy)
Two soldiers are asked to kill a man using a remotely operated drone, but the situation is complicated.
11.6 11.6
11.6 and Drones
Durban Poison (Country: South Africa; Year: 2013; Director: Andrew Worsdale; Writer: Andrew Worsdale; Stars: Brandon Auret, Gys de Villiers, Danny Keogh, Frank Opperman, Cara Roberts, Marcel van Heerden, Drikus Volschenk)
Drama based on a South African couple’s notorious 1980s killing spree.
The Enemy Within (O Ehthros Mou) (Country: Greece; Year: 2013; Director: Yorgos Tsemperopoulos; Writer: Giannis Tsiros; Stars: Manolis Mavromatakis, Maria Zorba, Giorgos Gallos, Antonis Karistinos, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Ariadni Kavalierou, Ilias Moulas, Vesela Kazakova, Tudor Chirila)
A hapless hero is forced to confront his intellectual stance after his home is invaded.
Gaslight (Country: UK; Year: 1940; Director: Thorold Dickinson; Writer: Patrick Hamilton, A.R. Rawlinson, Bridget Boland; Stars: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Cathleen Cordell, Robert Newton, Minnie Rayner, Jimmy Hanley, Marie Wright, Aubrey Dexter, Mary Hinton, Angus Morrison, Jack Barty, Ballet The Darmora, Alfred Atkins, Edwin Ellis)
Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband of the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden.
Heli (Year: 2013; Director: Amat Escalante; Writer: Amat Escalante, Gabriel Reyes)
A man's search for his missing father sees him drawn into a world of drugs and crime.
Kon-Tiki (Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2012; Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg; Writer: Petter Skavlan, Allan Scott; Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Tobias Santelmann, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd Magnus Williamson, Jakob Oftebro, Agnes Kittelsen, Peter Wight, Amund Hellum Noraker, Eilif Hellum Noraker, Elisabeth Matheson, Kasper Ameberg Johnsen, Edward Kling, Jo Adrian Haavind, Jonas Heier Straumsheim)
Re-telling of anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl’s transformational 1947 journey by raft from Peru to Polynesia.
Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki
Kon-Tiki and Weekend Of A Champion
The Lady from Shanghai (Country: US; Year: 1947; Director: Orson Welles; Writer: Sherwood King, Orson Welles, William Castle, Charles Lederer, Fletcher Markle; Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia, Erskine Sanford, Gus Schilling, Carl Frank, Louis Merrill, Evelyn Ellis, Harry Shannon, William Alland, Jessie Arnold, Wong Artarne, Jack Baxley)
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Mystery Road (Country: Australia; Year: 2013; Director: Ivan Sen; Writer: Ivan Sen; Stars: Aaron Pederson, Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson, Ryan Kwanten, Tony Barry, David Field, Damian Walshe-Howling, Tasma Walton, Zoe Carides, Robert Mammone, Samara Weaving, Daniel Roberts, Bruce Spence)
An Aboriginal cop returns to his home town to investigate the murder of a teenage girl.
New World (Sin-Se-Gae) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2013; Director: Park Hoon-jung ; Writer: Park Hoon-jung ; Stars: Choi Il-hwa, Choi Min-sik, Hwang Jeong-min)
After the untimely death of Korea’s biggest crime syndicate chairman, power struggle between top lieutenants begins.
Omar (Year: 2013; Director: Hany Abu-Assad; Stars: Waleed Zuaiter, Adam Bakri, Samer Bisharat, Eyad Hourani, Leem Lubany)
Three childhood friends and a young woman find their relaonships destroyed by the pressures of the Palestinian struggle.
Pioneer (Pionér) (Country: Norway; Year: 2013; Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg; Writer: Nikolaj Frobenius, Hans Gunnarsson, Cathinka Nicolaysen, Erik Skjoldbjærg, Kathrine Valen; Stars: Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Jonathan LaPaglia, Stephanie Sigman, Aksel Hennie, Jørgen Langhelle, Ane Dahl Torp, André Eriksen, David A. Jørgensen, Jerker Fahlström, Arne Lindtner Næss, Endre Hellestveit, Janne Heltberg, Eirik Stubø, Laurents Rørvik)
Conspiracy thriller, can a man turn whistleblower and preserve his slice of Norwegian Oil Bubble riches?
New World New World
New World and All Is Lost
Weekend Of A Champion (Year: 2013; Director: Frank Simon; Stars: Roman Polanksi, Jackie Stewart)
Portrait of Jackie Stewart on the weekend of his victory at the Monte Carlo Grand Prix.

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