London Film Festival 2015

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Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans
Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans and Being Evel
Assassination (Am-sal) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2015; Director: Choi Dong-hoon; Writer: Choi Dong-hoon, Lee Ki-cheol; Stars: Gianna Jun, Lee Jung-jae, Ha Jung-woo)
uring occupation by the Japanese army in 1933, the Korean resistance hires three professional killers to strike back against the enemy.
Beeba Boys (Country: Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Deepa Mehta; Writer: Deepa Mehta; Stars: Randeep Hooda, Gulshan Grover, Ali Momen, Sarah Allen, Waris Ahluwalia, Steve Dhillon, Gabe Grey, Ali Kazmi, Jag Bal, Gia Sandhu, Paul Gross, Balinder Johal, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Dileep Rao, Samir Amarshi)
Immigrant Sikh gangs battle for supremacy in Vancouver.
Being Evel (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Daniel Junge; Writer: Davis Coombe, Daniel Junge; Stars: George Hamilton, Johnny Knoxville)
An candid portrait of American icon Robert "Evel" Knievel and his legacy.
Guilty (Talvar) (Country: India; Year: 2015; Director: Meghna Gulzar; Writer: Vishal Bhardwaj; Stars: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah, Atul Kumar, Gajraj Rao, Ayesha Parveen, Tabu)
Police thriller based on a real-life murder case that caused international controversy.
The Ones Below (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: David Farr; Writer: David Farr; Stars: Natasha Alderslade, Laila Alj, Laura Birn, Grace Calder, Stephen Campbell Moore, Tuyen Do, Jonathan Harden, Christos Lawton, David Morrissey, Sam Pamphilon, Clémence Poésy, Robert Roman Ratajczak, Blaise Simmons-Johnson)
When a strange couple move in downstairs, a married pair find their happy home becomes something far more sinister.
The Wave The Wave
The Wave and Guilty
Rattle The Cage (Zinzana) (Country: United Arab Emirates, Jordan; Year: 2015; Director: Majid Al Ansari; Writer: Majid Alansari, Nidal Morra, Lane Skye, Ruckus Skye, Rami Yasin; Stars: Ali Suliman, Ahd, Saleh Bakri, Eyad Hourani, Ali Al-Jabri, Mansoor Alfeeli, Yasa, Omar Abdulhamid, Abdalla Bu Abed)
A former alcoholic wakes up in a jail cell with no ID and finds himself at the mercy of a homicidal killer masquerading as a sheriff.
Remember (Country: Canada, Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Atom Egoyan; Writer: Benjamin August; Stars: Christopher Plummer, Dean Norris, Martin Landau, Henry Czerny, Jürgen Prochnow, Bruno Ganz, Natalie Krill, James Cade, Peter DaCunha, Sofia Wells, Duane Murray, Kim Roberts, Sugith Varughese, T.J. McGibbon, Janet Porter, Heinz Lieven)
Zev has a mission: to avenge family, murdered 70 years ago by a Nazi guard who lives under an assumed identity in America.
Retribution (El desconocido) (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2015; Director: Dani de la Torre; Writer: Alberto Marini; Stars: Luis Tosar, Goya Toledo, Javier Gutiérrez, Pedro Alonso, Elvira Mínguez, Fernando Cayo, Luis Zahera, César Díaz Capilla, Xosé Barato, Carolina Vázquez, Daniel Currás, Ricardo de Barreiro, Camila Bossa, Manuel Menárguez, Paula del Río)
A bank executive is told a bomb will go off in his car, unless he can come up with a whole lot of cash.
Sherlock Holmes (Country: US; Year: 1916; Director: Arthur Berthelet; Writer: William Gillette, HS Sheldon, based on the books by Arthur Conan Doyle; Stars: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding, Stewart Robbins, Hugh Thompson, Ludwig Kreiss, Mario Majeroni, William Postance, Chester Beery, Frank Hamilton, Fred Malatesta, Grace Reals, Leona Ball, Burford Hampden)
Early adapation of the detective stories.
Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans (Country: US, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Gabriel Clarke, John McKenna; Stars: Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen, Neile Adams, John Sturges, Lee Katzin, Alan Trustman, Jonathan Williams)
The true story of how a cinema legend would risk almost everything in pursuit of his dream.
Warlock Warlock
Warlock and Victoria
The Survivalist (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Stephen Fingleton; Writer: Stephen Fingleton, Stephen Fingleton; Stars: Mia Goth, Martin McCann, Andrew Simpson, Barry Ward, Douglas Russell, Olwen Fouere, Ryan McParland, Ciaran Flynn, Hussina Raja, Dexter Louca Godfrey, Caitlin Deeds)
A man living in a post-apocalyptic time of starvation is threatened when two starving women stumble across his cabin and demand to stay.
Victoria (My Name Is Victoria) (Country: Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Sebastian Schipper; Writer: Olivia Neergaard-Holm, Sebastian Schipper; Stars: Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski, Laia Costa, Max Mauff, Burak Yigit, Nadja Laura Mijthab)
Adventures of a woman after she meets a group of young lads, over the course of a night.
Warlock (Country: US; Year: 1959; Director: Edward Dmytryk; Writer: Robert Alan Aurthur, based on the novel by Oakley Hall; Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone, Dolores Michaels, Wallace Ford, Tom Drake, Richard Arlen, DeForest Kelley, Regis Toomey, Vaughn Taylor, Don Beddoe, Whit Bissell, Bartlett Robinson, Robert Adler)
Restored Western. A town terrorised by a rancher’s thugs hires a professional gunfighter to bring order.
The Wave (Bølgen) (Country: Norway; Year: 2015; Director: Roar Uthaug; Writer: John Kåre Raake, Harald Rosenløw-Eeg; Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Thomas Bo Larsen, Fridtjov Såheim, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Arthur Berning, Edith Haagenrud-Sande, Laila Goody, Lado Hadzic, Eili Harboe, Herman Bernhoft, Tom Larsen, Mette Agnete Horn, Silje Breivik, Tyra Holmen)
Seismic rumblings in the Norwegian fjords threaten to start a chain reaction that will destroy the local area.
Wednesday 04:45 (Country: Greece, Germany, Israel; Year: 2015; Director: Alexis Alexiou; Writer: Alexis Alexiou; Stars: Adam Bousdoukos, Mimi Branescu, Christina Dendrinou, Nikol Drizi, Yiorgos Gallos, Kostas Laskos, Stelios Mainas, Maria Nafpliotou, Vagelis Rokos, Spyros Sidiras, Giorgos Symeonidis, Dimitris Tzoumakis)
A life's work becomes a prison for jazz club owner Stelios when a shady Romanian gangster calls in his debts.

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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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