London Film Festival 2016

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The Noonday Witch The Noonday Witch
The Noonday Witch and Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
The Autopsy Of Jane Doe (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: André Øvredal; Writer: Ian B Goldberg, Richard Naing; Stars: Ophelia Lovibond, Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Parker Sawyers, Michael McElhatton, Jane Perry, Olwen Catherine Kelly)
Father and son coroners get more than they bargained for when they examine a cadaver.
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas, los niños olvidados) (Country: Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Alberto Vázquez , Pedro Rivero; Writer: Joe Deasy, Pedro Rivero, Pedro Rivero, Stephanie Sheh, Alberto Vázquez, Alberto Vázquez; Stars: Andrea Alzuri, Eva Ojanguren, Josu Cubero, Félix Arcarazo, Jorge Carrero, Nuria Marín, Josu Varela, Jon Goiri, Maribel Legarreta, Iker Diez, Juan Carlos Loriz, Kepa Cueto, Josu Díaz, Mónica Erdocia, Ander Vildósola Gala)
Three children decide to leave their homes looking a better life.
Blue Velvet Revisited (Country: US, Germany, Slovenia; Year: 2016; Director: Peter Braatz; Writer: Peter Braatz; Stars: David Lynch)
Documentary about the making of Lynch's classic.
Callback (Country: Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Carles Torras; Writer: Martin Bacigalupo, Carles Torras; Stars: Martin Bacigalupo, Lilli Stein, Larry Fessenden, Timothy Gibbs, Rigoberto Garcia, Dave Bobb, Kathryn Kuhn, Butch McCain, Johnny Serret, Paulina Simkin)
Larry is a fervent Evangelical Christian living in New York who works as a removals man, although his big dream is to become a professional actor in advertising commercials. His luck seems to change the day Alexandra enters his life.
Creepy (Kurîpî: Itsuwari no rinjin) (Year: 2016; Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa; Writer: Chihiro Ikeda, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, based on the novel by Yutaka Maekawa; Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yûko Takeuchi, Toru Baba, Ryôko Fujino, Masahiro Higashide, Teruyuki Kagawa, Haruna Kawaguchi, Misaki Saisho, Takashi Sasano, Masahiro Toda)
An ex-cop is drawn into a missing persons case.
The Autopsy Of Jane Doe The Autopsy Of Jane Doe
The Autopsy Of Jane Doe and I Am Not A Serial Killer
A Dark Song (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2016; Director: Liam Gavin; Writer: Liam Gavin; Stars: Catherine Walker, Steve Oram, Mark Huberman, Susan Loughnane)
A grieving mother sets out to contact her dead chiild.
The Eyes Of My Mother (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Nicolas Pesce; Writer: Nicolas Pesce; Stars: Clara Wong, Kika Magalhaes, Flora Diaz, Will Brill, Joey Curtis-Green, Paul Nazak, Diana Agostini, Olivia Bond), Trailer
A young woman tries to work out how to live after emerging from a childhood scarred by brutal violence.
Into The Forest (Dans la forêt) (Country: France, Sweden; Year: 2016; Director: Gilles Marchand; Writer: Gilles Marchand, Dominik Moll; Stars: Jérémie Elkaïm, Timothé Vom Dorp, Théo Van de Voorde)
Two kids head off to a cabin in the woods with their divorcee dad, but begin to realise he may not want to go back.
I Am Not A Serial Killer (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2016; Director: Billy O'Brien; Writer: Christopher Hyde, Billy O'Brien, Dan Wells; Stars: Laura Fraser, Christopher Lloyd, Max Records, Karl Geary, Morgan Rysso, Matt Roy, Bruce Bohne, Tony Papenfuss, Lucy Lawton, Molly Gearen, Christina Baldwin, Emmylou Barden, William Todd-Jones, James Gaulke, A.R. Bjorklund)
A teenage sociopath tries to hunt down a killer.
Lake Bodom (Country: Finland, Estonia; Year: 2016; Director: Taneli Mustonen; Writer: Aleksi Hyvärinen, Taneli Mustonen; Stars: Tommi Korpela, Nelly Hirst-Gee, Mimosa Willamo, Santeri Helinheimo Mäntylä, Mikael Gabriel, Jarkko Niemi, Sami Eerola, Ilkka Heiskanen, Ville Saksela, Pirjo Moilanen, Iiris Kankkunen, Otso Ahosola)
Campsite slasher.
The Void The Void
The Void and Phantasm
The Noonday Witch (Polednice) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2016; Director: Jiří Sádek; Writer: Karel Jaromír Erben, Michal Samir; Stars: Anna Geislerová, Karolína Lipowská, Zdenek Mucha, Daniela Kolárová, Jirí Strébl, Marie Ludvíková, Mikulás Prosek, Halka Tresnáková, Marek Pospíchal, Tomás Bambusek, Petr Kocourek, Zdenek Palusga, Pavel Moravec, Petr Klimes)
Eliška moves back with her daughter Karolínka to her husband’s native village. But something strange is going on and, as the temperature rises, Eliška becomes increasingly jittery. Fear is all-pervading and spectres move freely between dream and reality.
Phantasm (Country: US; Year: 1979; Director: Don Coscarelli; Writer: Don Coscarelli; Stars: Reggie Bannister, Angus Scrimm, A Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester)
Baffling Seventies horror flick about a scary tall mortician, killer dwarfs and sci-fi spheres
The Void (Country: Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski; Writer: Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski; Stars: Ellen Wong, Kathleen Munroe, Kenneth Welsh, Stephanie Belding, Aaron Poole, Art Hindle, Daniel Fathers, Amy Groening, Trish Rainone, Evan Stern, Grace Munro, James Millington, Mik Byskov, Jason Detheridge, David Scott)
An officer helps a blood-soaked figure on the road but the trip to the hospital turns into a nightmare.
Without Name (Country: Ireland; Year: 2016; Director: Lorcan Finnegan; Writer: Garret Shanley; Stars: Alan McKenna, Niamh Algar, James Browne, Olga Wehrly, Morgan C. Jones, Brendan Conroy, Bryan Quinn, Paul Ward, Donncha Crowley, Brandon Maher, Helen Roche, Alan McNally)
A land surveyor has an encounter with the uncanny.

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