Wonderstruck is among the gala features <em>Pic: Amazon Studios</em> Wonderstruck is among the gala features Pic: Amazon Studios

The 61st edition of the festival runs from October 4 to 15. It will open with Andy Serkis' Breathe and close with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, by Martin McDonagh.

Additional headline galas include Mudbound, The Shape Of Water, Wonderstruck and The Killing Of A Sacred Deer.

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Liyana
Liyana
Five orphaned children create a story which is realised in animated form.
Distant Constellation
Distant Constellation
Memories of the residents of a Turkish retirement home.
A Moment In The Reeds
A Moment In The Reeds
Romance blossoms between a Finnish man and a Syrian immigrant.
Anchor And Hope
Anchor And Hope
A lesbian couple's relationship comes under strain when they contemplate having a baby.
Island
Island
Documentary about terminally ill patients.
L'Amant Double
L'Amant Double
A fragile young woman falls for her psychotherapist... and his twin.
Sicilian Ghost Story
Sicilian Ghost Story
When a boy disappears, a young girl goes looking for him in the dark world that has swallowed him.
Racer And The Jailbird
Racer And The Jailbird
In the Belgian underworld, a secret threatens a couple's romance.
Summer 1993
Summer 1993
A young girl struggles to adapt to her new life in the countryside after the death of her mum.
Sweet Country
Sweet Country
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
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London Film Festival Features

Saddling back up
Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau on autism, training horses and The Rider
An emotional journey
Annemarie Jacir on fathers and sons in Wajib
Inner chaos
Trine Dyrholm on the costumes for Nico, 1988, Ruth Berlau and Bertolt Brecht, and Astrid Lindgren
States of mind
Trine Dyrholm on getting know Nico and Susanna Nicchiarelli's vision for Nico, 1988
Out of the past
Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
In Focus
Leon Vitali on Stanley Kubrick and Filmworker
Reconstructed heroine
Susanna Nicchiarelli on exploring character in Nico, 1988
Actors’s pride for 120 Beats Per Minute
Award-winner Biscayart on sexuality, activism and the pink condom
The magic of discovery
James Crump on Bill Cunningham and Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Chaos theory
Samuel Maoz on Silver Lion winner Foxtrot
The girl upstairs
Sophie Brooks on The Boy Downstairs and costume designer Keri Langerman
Campillo’s beat goes on
Director on AIDS drama 120 BPM, writing from the heart and collaboration
Varda hits the road again
New Wave icon on Faces Places, honours, outsiders and Demy
Taking the waters
Samuel Maoz and Lior Ashkenazi on Foxtrot
Style illustrated
James Crump on Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Among the apes
Jane Goodall and Brett Morgen on documenting chimpanzees
Dressing the decades
Luca Guadagnino on Call Me By Your Name and the art of costuming
Scent and sensibility
Elvira Lind and Bobbi Jene Smith on love, sexiness, Arrowed, and why story always comes first
'I just don’t know about fame. I have never figured it out'
Good Time star Robert Pattinson on being a lone wolf - and stardom as a side dish
News of a death
Lior Ashkenazi on Foxtrot and going to the edge of his emotions
Pattinson has a Good Time changing image
'Invisible' Twilight star goes for grunge in Cannes.
Reluctant Dustin resists the passing years
Hoffman, Stiller and Sandler at heart of Baumbach’s family saga.
Hoffman and Baumbach
The star and director go head to head.
Making The Wound
John Trengove talks about the challenges of his coming-of-age drama.
Cate Blanchett on stage and screens
Taking on The Present and speaking out in Manifesto.

London Film Festival News

They Shall Not Grow Old to premiere at LFF
Peter Jackson's World War One doc gets gala screening.
LFF jury loves Loveless
The Wound and Kingdom Of Us also honoured
LFF announces full line-up
Downsizing, Call Me By Your Name and the Shape Of Water join galas.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri to close LFF
Michael McDonagh, Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell expected to attend.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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