London Film Festival 2017

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I Am Not A Witch I Am Not A Witch
I Am Not A Witch and Columbus
Apostasy (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Dan Kokotajlo; Writer: Dan Kokotajlo; Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Robert Emms, Sacha Parkinson, Steve Evets, Aqib Khan, Jessica Baglow, James Quinn, Molly Wright, Wasim Zakir, James Puddephatt, Poppy Jhakra, Lewis Fletcher, Peter Slater)
A Jehovah's Witness is forced to shun her own sister.
Ava (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Léa Mysius; Stars: Laure Calamy, Noée Abita, Juan Cano)
Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. She confronts the problem in her own way.
Beast (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Pearce; Writer: Michael Pearce; Stars: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James, Trystan Gravelle, Emily Taaffe, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Hattie Gotobed, Shannon Tarbet, Olwen Fouere, Tim Woodward)
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
Cargo (Country: France, Netherlands, Belgium; Year: 2017; Director: Gilles Coulier; Writer: Gilles Coulier, Tom Dupont; Stars: Sam Louwyck, Gilles De Schryver, Wim Willaert, Josse De Pauw, Mathias Sercu, Sebastien Dewaele, Koen De Sutter, Mieke Dobbels, Roda Fawaz, Roland Van Campenhout, Wennie De Ruyck, Chiel Vande Vyvere, Luc Dufourmont, Miguel Martins)
When their father has an accident, three brothers struggle to keep the business afloat.
The Cakemaker (Country: Israel, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Ofir Raul Graizer; Writer: Ofir Raul Graizer; Stars: Zohar Shtrauss, Sarah Adler, Stephanie Stremler, Tim Kalkhof, Roy Miller, Sandra Sadeh, Eliezer Shimon, Tamir Ben Yehuda, Tagel Eliyahu, Gal Gonen, David Koren, Iyad Msalma, Sagi Shemesh)
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased.
Winter Brothers Winter Brothers
Winter Brothers and The Wound
Columbus (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Kogonada; Writer: Kogonada; Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, John Cho, Rory Culkin, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes, Jim Dougherty, William Willet, Wynn Reichert)
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.
I Am Not A Witch (Country: UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Rungano Nyoni; Writer: Rungano Nyoni; Stars: Gloria Huwiler, Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Travers Merrill, Nancy Murilo, Nellie Munamonga, Dyna Mufuni, Chileshe Kalimamukwento, Ritah Mubanga)
A young girl is accused of being a witch.
Jeune Femme (Montparnasse Bienvenüe) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Léonor Séraille; Writer: Clémence Carré, Bastien Daret, Léonor Serraille, Léonor Serraille; Stars: Laetitia Dosch, Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Grégoire Monsaingeon, Jean-Christophe Folly, Nathalie Richard, Arnaud de Cazes, Ahmed Zirek, Philippe Lasry, Marie Rémond, Jean-René Lemoine, Bélinda Saligot, Philippe Vincent, Agathe Desche, Philippe Ferreira Gonçalo, Lou Valentini)
Broke, Paula is back in Paris and determined to make a new start.
Most Beautiful Island (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ana Asensio)
A Spanish immigrant in Aerica is tempted by the prospect of easy money.
Summer 1993 (Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Carla Simón; Writer: Carla Simón; Stars: Laia Artigas, Paula Blanco, Etna Campillo, Bruna Cusí, Jordi Figueras, Dolores Fortis, Titón Frauca, Cristina Matas, Berta Pipó, Quimet Pla, Fermí Reixach, Paula Robles, Isabel Rocatti, Montse Sanz, Tere Solà)
A young girl struggles to adapt to her new life in the countryside after the death of her mum.
The Cakemaker The Cakemaker
The Cakemaker and Summer 1993
Winter Brothers (Country: Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Hlynur Palmason; Writer: Hlynur Palmason; Stars: Michael Brostrup, Anders Hove, Elliott Crosset Hove, Jannik Jensen, Lars Mikkelsen, Stefan Mølholt, Peter Plaugborg, Simon Sears, Victoria Carmen Sonne, Birgit Thøt Jensen)
Two brothers embark on a violent feud with another family.
The Wound (Country: South Africa; Year: 2017; Director: John Trengove; Writer: John Trengove, Thando Mgqolozana, Malusi Bengu; Stars: Nakhane Touré, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay Ncoyini)
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
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