London Film Festival 2016

In addition to the features below, there will be two Curt McDowell short film showcases.

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

Daughters Of The Dust Daughters Of The Dust
Daughters Of The Dust and Manhattan
Adieu Bonaparte (Country: Egypt, France; Year: 1985; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Yousry Nasrallah; Stars: Michel Piccoli, Mohsen Mohieddin, Patrice Chéreau, Mohsena Tewfik, Christian Patey, Gamil Ratib, Taheya Cariocca, Claude Cernay, Mohamad Dardiri, Hassan El Adl, Tewfik El Dekn, Seif El Dine, Hassan Husseiny, Farid Mahmoud, Hoda Soltan)
Hsitorical drama set during the French occupation of Egypt.
Beat The Devil (Country: UK, US, Italy; Year: 1953; Director: John Huston; Writer: Claud Cockburn, Truman Capote, John Huston, Anthony Veiller, Peter Viertel; Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Marco Tulli, Bernard Lee, Mario Perrone, Giulio Donnini, Saro Urzì, Juan de Landa, Aldo Silvani, Dave Crowley)
Ensemble noir send up.
Daughters Of The Dust (Country: US, UK; Year: 1991; Director: Julie Dash; Writer: Julie Dash; Stars: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarao, Trula Hoosier, Umar Abdurrahamn, Adisa Anderson, Kaycee Moore, Bahni Turpin, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Tony King, Cornell Royal, Vertamae Grosvenor, Sherry Jackson, Ervin Green)
Portrait of Gullah family on the brink of migration.
Hell Drivers (Country: UK; Year: 1957; Director: Cy Endfield; Writer: John Kruse, Cy Endfield; Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan, William Hartnell, Wilfrid Lawson, Sidney James, Jill Ireland, Alfie Bass, Gordon Jackson, David McCallum, Sean Connery, Wensley Pithey, George Murcell, Marjorie Rhodes)
An ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets.
Hospital (Country: US; Year: 1970; Director: Frederick Wiseman; Stars: Eugene Friedman, Stanley Friedman, Robert Schwartz)
Restored documentary about the Metropolitan Hospital in NYC.
Hell Drivers Hell Drivers
Hell Drivers and Phantasm
The Informer (Country: UK; Year: 1929; Director: Arthur Robison; Writer: Benn W Levy, Rolf E Vanloo, based on the book by Liam O'Flaherty; Stars: Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson, Warwick Ward, Carl Harbord, Dennis Wyndham, Janice Adair, Daisy Campbell, Craighall Sherry, Ellen Pollock, Johnny Butt, Dorothy Green, Ray Milland)
An IRA man betrays a killer to the police, thinking he is his mistress's lover.
Treasures gala
Junoon (Country: India; Year: 1979; Director: Shyam Benegal; Writer: Shyam Benegal, Ruskin Bond, Ismat Chughtai, Satyadev Dubey; Stars: Jalal Agha, Nafisa Ali, Tom Alter, Shabana Azmi, Ismat Chughtai, Benjamin Gilani, Karan Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, Sanjana Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Geoffrey Kendal, Jennifer Kendal, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Deepti Naval, Pearl Padamsee)
An obsessed Indian Nawab falls for an Anglo-Indian woman against the backdrop of the 1857 Indian Mutiny.
King Of Jazz (Country: US; Year: 1930; Director: John Murray Anderson, Pál Fejös; Writer: Harry Ruskin, Edward T Lowe Jr, Charles MacArthur; Stars: Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante, Jeanette Loff, Glenn Tryon, William Kent, Slim Summerville, Boys The Rhythm, Kathryn Crawford, Carla Laemmle, Stanley Smith, George Chiles, Jack White, Frank Leslie, Walter Brennan)
Restored revue, centred on King of Jazz’ bandleader Paul Whiteman and his orchestra.
Memories Of Underdevelopment (Memorias Del Subdesarrollo) (Country: Cuba; Year: 1968; Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea; Writer: Edmundo Desnoes, Edmundo Desnoes, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea; Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés, René de la Cruz, Yolanda Farr, Ofelia González, Jose Gil Abad, Daniel Jordan, Luis López)
Charting the life of an intellectual, who decides to stay in Cuba following the 1959 revolution.
Manhattan (Country: US; Year: 1979; Director: Woody Allen; Writer: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman; Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Anne Byrne Hoffman, Karen Ludwig, Michael O'Donoghue, Victor Truro, Tisa Farrow, Helen Hanft)
Woody Allen falls for his best friend's mistress, but is he really more in love with New York itself?
The Small World Of Sammy Lee The Small World Of Sammy Lee
The Small World Of Sammy Lee and Memories Of Underdevelopment
One-Eyed Jacks (Country: US; Year: 1961; Director: Marlon Brando; Writer: Guy Trosper, Calder Willingham, Charles Neider; Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Larry Duran, Sam Gilman, Timothy Carey, Miriam Colon, Elisha Cook Jr., Rodolfo Acosta, Tom Webb, Ray Teal, John Dierkes, Philip Ahn)
A betrayed outlaw makes a bid for revenge.
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
Private Property (Country: US; Year: 1960; Director: Leslie Stevens; Writer: Leslie Stevens; Stars: Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates, Robert Ward, Jerome Cowan, Jules Maitland)
Two drifters follow a rich housewife to her home and try to insinuate themselves into her house.
Santi - Vina (Country: Thailand; Year: 1954; Director: Thavi Na Bangchang; Writer: Thavi Na Bangchang, Robert G North, Vichit Khunavud; Stars: Poonpun Rangkhavorn, Rayvadi Siriwilai)
Thai Buddhist melodrama that was lost for decades.
The Small World Of Sammy Lee (Country: UK; Year: 1963; Director: Ken Hughes; Writer: Ken Hughes; Stars: Anthony Newley, Julia Foster, Robert Stephens, Wilfrid Brambell, Warren Mitchell, Miriam Karlin, Kenneth J. Warren, Clive Colin Bowler, Toni Palmer, Harry Locke, Al Mulock, Cyril Shaps, Roy Kinnear, Derek Nimmo, Harry Baird)
A seedy strip club compere tries to stay one step ahead of heavies out to collect his gambling debts.
A Woman Of The World (Country: US; Year: 1925; Director: Malcolm St Clair; Writer: Pierre Collings, Carl Van Vechten; Stars: Pola Negri, Charles Emmett Mack, Holmes Herbert, Blanche Mehaffey, Chester Conklin, Lucille Ward, Guy Oliver, Dot Farley, May Foster, Dorothea Wolbert, Robert Dudley, Anthony Jowitt)
A moral crusader from small town America meets a tattooed countess.
You Were Never Lovelier (Country: US; Year: 1942; Director: William A Seiter; Writer: Michael Fessier, Ernest Pagano, Delmer Daves, Carlos A. Olivari, Sixto Pondal Ríos; Stars: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom, Leslie Brooks, Adele Mara, Gus Schilling, Barbara Brown, Douglas Leavitt, Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra, Kirk Alyn, Larry Arnold, Stanley Brown, George Bunny, Catherine Craig)
A nightclub dancer who winds up working in a hotel when his money runs out, experiences romantic complications with the daughter of the owner.

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