London Film Festival 2014

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The Goob The Goob
The Goob and '71
'71 (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Yann Demange; Writer: Gregory Burke; Stars: Jack O'Connell, Paul Anderson, Sean Harris, Charlie Murphy, Sam Reid, David Wilmot, Sam Hazeldine, Martin McCann, Killian Scott, Jack Lowden, Valene Kane, Tom Raven, Barry Keoghan, Paul Popplewell, Gerard Jordan)
A young British soldier is accidentally left behind by his unit on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
Butter On The Latch (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Josephine Decker; Writer: Josephine Decker; Stars: Isolde Chae-Lawrence, Stephan Goldbach, Charlie Hewson, Sarah Small)
Primal instincts come to the fore when a woman and her friend visit a music retreat.
Catch Me Daddy (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Daniel Wolfe; Writer: Daniel Wolfe, Matthew Wolfe; Stars: Sameena Jabeen Ahmed, Connor McCarron)
A young woman on the run from her family finds herself in danger when her brother comes looking for her.
Difret (Country: Ethiopia; Year: 2013; Director: Zeresenay Mehari; Writer: Zeresenay Mehari; Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere)
Meaza Ashenafi is a young lawyer who operates under the government's radar helping women and children until one young girl's legal case exposes everything, threatening not only her career but her survival.
Gente De Bien (Country: Colombia; Year: 2014; Director: Franco Lolli)
Communication founders between a father and his nine-year-old son.
Catch Me Daddy Catch Me Daddy
Catch Me Daddy and The Tribe
The Goob (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Guy Myhill; Writer: Guy Myhill; Stars: Sienna Guillory, Sean Harris, Hannah Spearritt, Marama Corlett, Paul Popplewell, Liam Walpole, Oliver Kennedy, Rosa French)
A youngster faces a troubling coming of age and romance thanks to his mother's overbearing and vicious boyfriend.
Labour of Love (Asha Jaoar Majhe) (Country: India; Year: 2014; Director: Aditya Vikram Sengupta; Writer: Aditya Vikram Sengupta; Stars: Ritwick Chakraborty, Basabdutta Chatterjee)
A young couple are forced apart because of their heavy work shifts and dream of the day when they will meet.
Macondo (Country: Austria; Year: 2014; Director: Sudabeh Mortezai; Writer: Sudabeh Mortezai; Stars: Ramasan Minkailov, Aslan Elbiev, Kheda Gazieva, Rosa Minkailova, Iman Nasuhanowa, Askhab Umaev, Hamsat Nasuhanow, Champascha Sadulajev)
Macondo walks the line between documentary and fiction and tells a coming-of-age story about identity, belonging and self-determination, located in the rough and unadorned reality of refugee communities in Vienna.
Second Coming (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Debbie Tucker Green; Writer: Debbie Tucker Green; Stars: Idris Elba, Nicola Walker, Anthony Welsh, Lee Nicholas Harris, Rory Keenan, Alex Lanipekun, Mac Pietowski, Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, Frederick Schmidt, Radoslaw Kaim, Nadine Marshall, Llewella Gideon, Sharlene Whyte, Claire Greasley, Seroca Davis)
A family is shaken by an unexplained pregnancy.
Something Must Break (Någonting måste gå sönder) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Ester Martin Bergsmark; Writer: Ester Martin Bergsmark; Stars: Saga Becker, Iggy Malmborg, Shima Niavarani, David Nzinga, Mattias Åhlén)
When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to another man, as their relationship progresses. Struggling with his identity, Sebastian becomes increasingly determined to become “Ellie,” even if it means walking away from Andreas.
Second Coming Second Coming
Second Coming and Butter On The Latch
The Tribe (Plemya) (Country: Ukraine, Netherlands; Year: 2014; Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Writer: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Stars: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav Biletskiy)
A deaf teenager runs into gang trouble at a boarding school.

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