London Film Festival 2017

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Lu Over The Wall and Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess: Four Enchanting Tales
Becoming Who I Was (Country: South Korea; Year: 2017; Director: Moon Chang-Yong, Jeon Jin; Stars: Angdu Padma, Rigzin Urgain)
A reincarnated boy and his godfather go on an adventure.
The Big Bad Fox And Other Tales (Le Grand Méchant Renard Et Autres Contes) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Patrick Imbert, Benjamin Renner; Writer: Jean Regnaud, Benjamin Renner)
A triptych of animated adventures.
Big Fish And Begonia (Country: China; Year: 2016; Director: Xuan Liang, Chun Zhang; Writer: Succeed Be, Xuan Liang; Stars: Guanlin Ji, Guangtao Jiang, Shih-Chieh King, Shulan Pan, Shangqing Su, Deshun Wang, Weizhou Xu)
Animated adventure about a girl who turns into a dolphin to visit the world of humans.
Cloudboy (Country: Belgium, Sweden, Netherlands, Norway; Year: 2017; Director: Meikeminne Clinckspoor; Writer: Meikeminne Clinckspoor; Stars: Geert Van Rampelberg, Sara Sommerfeld, Mikkel Gaup, Daan Roofthooft, Ayla Gáren Audhild P. Nutti, Joakim Nils Tomas Trägårdh)
A city boy goes on an adventure when he is sent to live with his mother in Lapland.
The Day My Father Became A Bush (Country: Croatia, Belgium, Netherlands; Year: 2017; Director: Nicole van Kilsdonk; Writer: Nicole van Kilsdonk, Maureen Versprille; Stars: Celeste Holsheimer, Matsen Montsma, Noortje Herlaar, Susan Visser, Anneke Blok, Britte Lagcher, Teun Kuilboer, Puck van Stijn, Jef Hoogmartens, Leny Breederveld, Jobst Schnibbe)
A displaced girl faces a challenging journey after her town is caught up in civil war.
Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess: Four Enchanting Tales (Ivan Tsarévitch et la princesse changeante) (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Michel Ocelot; Writer: Michel Ocelot; Stars: Marine Griset, Julien Béramis, Michel Elias, Olivier Claverie, Yves Barsacq, Olivia Brunaux, Isabelle Guiard, Michel Ocelot, Asil Raïs)
Four animated tales give a twist to tradition.
Liyana (Country: Swaziland, Qatar, US; Year: 2017; Director: Aaron Kopp; Stars: Gcina Mhlophe)
Documentary hybrid of five orphaned children on a quest.
Lu Over The Wall (Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta) (Country: Japan; Year: 2017; Director: Masaaki Yuasa; Writer: Reiko Yoshida, Masaaki Yuasa; Stars: Kanon Tani, Shôta Shimoda, Shin'ichi Shinohara, Akira Emoto, Minako Kotobuki, Soma Saito)
A teenage musician attracts the attentions of a mermaid.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

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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