London Film Festival 2014

Also showing is short film showcase All Or Nothing.

View other London Film Festival Films by strand: Cult, Dare, Debate, Documentary Competition, Experimenta, Family, First Feature Competition, Galas, Journey, Laugh, Love, Official competition, Sonic

Sunday Ball Sunday Ball
Sunday Ball and The Dead Lands
Betibú (Country: Argentina, Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Miguel Cohan; Writer: Ana Cohan, Miguel Cohan, Claudia Piñeiro; Stars: Mercedes Morán, Daniel Fanego, Alberto Ammann, José Coronado, Marina Bellati, Norman Briski, Lito Cruz, Osmar Núñez, Mario Pasik, Carola Reyna, Gerardo Romano)
Conspiracy thriller hinging on murder.
Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai ri yan huo) (Country: China; Year: 2014; Director: Yi'nan Diao; Writer: Yi'nan Diao; Stars: Lun Mei Gwei, Fan Liao, Xuebing Wang)
A detective falls in love with a woman linked to the murder victims of his current investigation.
Black Souls (Anime nere) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2014; Director: Francesco Munzi; Writer: Gioacchino Criaco, Francesco Munzi, Fabrizio Ruggirello, Maurizio Braucci; Stars: Barbora Bobulova, Fabrizio Ferracane, Anna Ferruzzo, Giuseppe Fumo, Marco Leonardi, Peppino Mazzotta, Aurora Quattrocchi, Pasquale Romeo, Manuela Ventura)
Mafia tale, based on a true story.
The Dead Lands (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2014; Director: Toa Fraser; Writer: Glenn Standring; Stars: James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, Raukura Turei, George Henare, Pana Hema Taylor, Rena Owen)
A young Maori man sets out to avenge the death of his father.
Dragon Inn (Long men kezhan) (Country: Taiwan; Year: 1967; Director: King Hu; Writer: King Hu; Stars: Shi Jun, Shang Kuan Ling-Feng, Bai Ying)
The Ming Emperor’s chief eunuch sends his secret police on a mission to kill off the children of a political rival.
The Drop The Drop
The Drop and Black Souls
The Drop (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Michaël R Roskam; Writer: Dennis Lehane; Stars: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Erin Darke, James Frecheville, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Jeremy Bobb, Patricia Squire, Michael Aronov, Michael Esper, James Colby, Morgan Spector, Alex Ziwak)
A barman finds himself embroiled in mob trouble after a robbery and facing personal threat after finding a puppy in a dustbin.
El Niño (Country: Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Daniel Monzón; Writer: Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Daniel Monzón; Stars: Ian McShane, Luis Tosar, Sergi López, Jesús Castro, Bárbara Lennie, Mariam Bachir, Eduard Fernández, Jesús Carroza, Moussa Maaskri, Mario de la Rosa, Saed Chatiby, Ales Furundarena, José Manuel Poga, Somaya Taoufiki, Juan Carlos Villanueva)
A detective chases drug traffickers in the Gibraltar Straits.
French Riviera (L'homme qu'on aimait trop, In The Name Of My Daughter) (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: André Téchiné; Writer: Cédric Anger, Jean-Charles Le Roux, André Téchiné; Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Guillaume Canet, Adèle Haenel, Pierre Michiels)
Nice, 1976, Following the failure of her marriage, Agnès Le Roux returns from Africa to her mother Renée, owner of the Casino Le Palais de la Méditerranée and falls in love with Renée's confidant, Maurice Agnelet.
A Hard Day (Kkeut-kka-ji-gan-da) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2014; Director: Seong-hoon Kim; Writer: Seong-hoon Kim; Stars: Seon-gyun Lee, Jin-woong Jo, Man-shik Jeong)
When a detective tries to cover up his involvement in a car accident, he finds himself in trouble.
Hard To Get (Country: South Africa; Year: 2014; Director: Zee Ntuli; Writer: Thuso Sibisi; Stars: Pallance Dladla, Israel Makoe, Jerry Mofokeng, Thishiwe Ziqubu, Paka Zwedala)
Action romp through the Johannesburg underworld.
French Riviera French Riviera
French Riviera and Monsters: Dark Continent
Kill Me Three Times (Country: US, Australia; Year: 2014; Director: Kriv Stenders; Writer: James McFarland; Stars: Teresa Palmer, Simon Pegg, Sullivan Stapleton, Callan Mulvey, Alice Braga, Luke Hemsworth, Bryan Brown, Steve Le Marquand, Veronica Wayte, Roland van Zwol, Arthur Vaka, Tony Spencer, Andrew Bongiovanni, Isaac Griffiths, Antonio Barimen)
Comedy thriller tale of blackmail, murder and revenge.
Monsters: Dark Continent (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Tom Green; Writer: Jay Basu; Stars: Joe Dempsie, Sofia Boutella, Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Kyle Soller, Nicholas Pinnock, Uriel Emil, Parker Sawyers, Jesse Nagy, DeSean Whipple, Jeff Hill)
Sequel sees a soldier enter an infected zone in the Middle East to find his comrade.
The Salvation (Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa; Year: 2014; Director: Kristian Levring; Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen, Kristian Levring; Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona, Douglas Henshall, Jonathan Pryce, Michael Persbrandt, Michael Raymond-James, Sean Cameron Michael)
A man who kills his family's murderer faces the wrath of a violent gang - with nobody to help him.
Thrill gala
Snow In Paradise (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Andrew Hulme; Writer: Martin Askew, Andrew Hulme; Stars: Frederick Schmidt, Martin Askew, David Spinx, Aymen Hamdouchi, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Ashley Chin, Joel Beckett, Clive Brunt, John Dagleish, Ann Theato, Daniel Godward, Joelle Koissi, Dan Burman, Marc Zammit, Mohammed Ali)
A petty criminal who converts to Islam finds he is haunted by his old life.
Stereo (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Maximilian Erlenwein; Writer: Maximilian Erlenwein; Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Moritz Bleibtreu, Petra Schmidt-Schaller, Georg Friedrich, Rainer Bock, Adrian Can)
A small-town motorcycle mechanic finds his past comes back to haunt him.
The Salvation The Salvation
The Salvation and Black Coal, Thin Ice
Sunday Ball (Campo de jogo) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2014; Director: Eryk Rocha; Writer: Juan Posadas, Eryk Rocha)
As the World Cup in Brazil reaches a climax, a very different final is taking place just down the road…
White God (Fehér isten) (Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Kornél Mundruczó; Writer: Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi, Kata Wéber; Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Lili Monori, Gergely Bánki, Tamás Polgár, Orsolya Tóth, Kornél Mundruczó, Natasa Stork, János Derzsi, Péter Gothár, Ervin Nagy, Alexandra Gallusz, László Gálffi)
A girl goes in search of her pet dog.

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In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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