London Film Festival 2015

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The Hard Stop The Hard Stop
The Hard Stop and Taxi Tehran
The Apostate (El apóstata) (Country: France, Spain, Uruguay; Year: 2015; Director: Federico Veiroj; Writer: Gonzalo Delgado, Álvaro Ogalla, Nicolás Saad, Federico Veiroj; Stars: Alvaro Ogalla, Bárbara Lennie, Marta Larralde, Vicky Peña, Joaquín Climent, Jaime Chávarri, Kaiet Rodríguez, Juan Calot, Alvaro Ogalla, Israel Fernández, Rafael Rodríguez Hidalgo)
The tale of a man desperate to escape the faith passed down from his parents as he looks back over his past, his scars, the marks left by guilt and desire.
Arianna (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Alessandro Scippa; Writer: Alessandro Scippa, Antonio Cervellino; Stars: Giovanna Giuliani, Nanni Mayer, Cloris Brosca )
As a new year dawns, a woman living in a fishing village decides to start a new life.
Chronic (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Tim Roth, Bitsie Tulloch, David Dastmalchian, Claire van der Boom, Sarah Sutherland, Tate Ellington, Joe Santos)
The story of a home care nurse working with terminally ill people.
The Club (El Club) (Country: Chile; Year: 2015; Director: Pablo Larraín; Writer: Guillermo Calderón, Daniel Villalobos; Stars: Roberto Farías, Antonia Zegers, Alfredo Castro, Alejandro Goic, Alejandro Sieveking, Jaime Vadell, Marcelo Alonso, Jose Soza), Trailer
A group of priests of various ages lives together with Mónica, a nun, in a house on the Chilean coast. When they are not praying and atoning for their sins, they train their greyhound for the next race.
Dégradé (Country: France, Lebanon, Occupied Palestinian Territory; Year: 2015; Director: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser; Writer: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser; Stars: Hiam Abbass, Raya Khatib, Maisa Abdelhadi, Dina Simon, Raneem Daoud, Manal Awad)
Comedy set in a beauty parlour on the Gaza Strip.
The Apostate The Apostate
The Apostate and The Program
The Hard Stop (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: George Amponsah; Writer: George Amponsah, Dionne Walker; Stars: Marcus Knox Hooke, Kurtis Henville)
Documentary about the death of Mark Duggan and the difficulty of finding work for young black men in Tottenham
Man For All Seasons (Country: UK; Year: 1966; Director: Fred Zinnemann; Writer: Robert Bolt, Robert Bolt; Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave, Colin Blakely, Cyril Luckham, Jack Gwillim, Thomas Heathcote, Yootha Joyce, Anthony Nicholls)
The story of Thomas More.
The Measure Of A Man (La Loi Du marché, A Simple Man) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Stéphane Brizé; Writer: Stéphane Brizé, Olivier Gorce; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Karine de Mirbeck, Matthieu Schaller)
A supermarket guard faces a moral quandry.
Mediterranea (Country: Germany, US, UK, France, Italy; Year: 2015; Director: Jonas Carpignano; Writer: Jonas Carpignano; Stars: Koudous Seihon, Alassane Sy, Joy Odundia, Vincenzina Siciliano, Sinka Bourehima, Mimma Papasergio, Koffi Appiah, Annalisa Spirli, Pomodoro, Susannah Amato, Pio Amato, Aisha, Adam Gnegne, Ernest Zire, Mary Elizabeth Innocence)
Drama tracking African migrants in Italy.
The Memory Of Justice (Nicht schuldig?) (Country: UK, US, France, West Germany; Year: 1976; Director: Marcel Ophüls; Writer: Marcel Ophüls; Stars: Joan Baez, Karl Dönitz, Edgar Faure, John Kenneth Galbraith, Hermann Göring, Johanna Hofer, Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld, Eugen Kogon, Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff, Yehudi Menuhin, Alexander Mitscherlich, Margarete Mitscherlich-Nielsen, Albert Speer, Telford Taylor)
Documentary exploring wartime atrocities.
Paulina Paulina
Paulina and The People Vs Fritz Bauer
Much Loved (Country: Morocco, France; Year: 2015; Director: Nabil Ayouch; Stars: Loubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Hlima Karaouane Sara, Elmhamdi Elalaoui)
Marrakech today. Noha, Randa, Soukaina, Hlima and others live a life of ‘love for sale’.
My Nazi Legacy (A Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did) (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: David Evans; Writer: Philippe Sands)
A lawyer becomes fascinated with two men: both sons of famous Nazi Generals, and both with polar opposite views of their fathers’ hand in the war.
Nasty Baby (Country: US, Chile; Year: 2015; Director: Sebastián Silva; Writer: Sebastián Silva; Stars: Kristen Wiig, Alia Shawkat, Mark Margolis, Reg E. Cathey, Judy Marte, Sebastián Silva, Toni D'Antonio, Anthony Chisholm, Agustín Silva, Neal Huff, Tunde Adebimpe, Cruz Rodriguez, William Oliver Watkins, Emily Ann Garcia), Trailer
A gay couple try to have a baby with the help of their best friend... but trouble lies ahead.
Paulina (La Patota) (Country: Argentina, Brazil, France; Year: 2015; Director: Santiago Mitre; Writer: Eduardo Borrás, Mariano Llinás, Santiago Mitre, Daniel Tinayre; Stars: Dolores Fonzi, Oscar Martínez, Esteban Lamothe)
A young woman survives a rape and her response confounds everyone around her.
The People Vs Fritz Bauer (Der Staat Gegen Fritz Bauer) (Country: Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Lars Kraume; Writer: Lars Kraume, Olivier Guez; Stars: Burghart Klaußner, Ronald Zehrfeld, Sebastian Blomberg)
A portrait of Fritz Bauer, a man who defied his own government in working with Mossad to track down Adolf Eichmann.
The Club The Club
The Club and My Nazi Legacy
The Program (Country: UK, France; Year: 2015; Director: Stephen Frears; Writer: John Hodge, based on the book by David Walsh; Stars: Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Jesse Plemons, Guillaume Canet, Dustin Hoffman, Lee Pace, Bryan Greenberg, Elaine Cassidy)
A journalist tries to prove Lance Armstrong is a cheat.
Salaam Bombay! (Country: UK, India, France; Year: 1988; Director: Mira Nair; Writer: Hriday Lani, Mira Nair, Sooni Taraporevala, Sooni Taraporevala; Stars: Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Raghuvir Yadav, Anita Kanwar, Nana Patekar, Anjaan, Amrit Patel, Murari Sharma, Ram Moorti, Sarfuddin Qureshi, Raju Barnad, Irshad Hashmi, Mohanraj Babu, Chandrashekhar Naidu)
Story of a street kid abandoned by his mum.
Taklub (Trap) (Country: Philippines; Year: 2015; Director: Brillante Mendoza; Writer: Honee Alipio; Stars: Nora Aunor, Julio Diaz, Lou Veloso, Ruby Ruiz, Soliman Cruz, Romalito Mallari)
The story of the survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda in Tacloban
Taxi Tehran (Country: Iran ; Year: 2015; Director: Jafar Pahani; Writer: Jafar Panahi; Stars: Jafar Panahi)
An Iranian director forbidden to make movies works as a taxi driver, and installs hidden cameras in his cab…
(T)error (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe)
The first film to document on camera a covert counterterrorism sting as it unfolds.
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