London Film Festival 2017

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Zama Zama
Zama and The Final Year
Dark River (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Clio Barnard; Writer: Clio Barnard, inspired by Rose Tremain's The Trespass; Stars: Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Esme Creed-Miles, Aiden McCullough, Shane Attwooll, Steve Garti, Una McNulty, Jonah Russell, Paul Roberson, William Travis, Chris Abe)
Two siblings struggle to come to terms with their inheritance.
A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (Country: Chile, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Sebastián Lelio; Writer: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza; Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim, Amparo Noguera)
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
The Final Year (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Greg Barker)
The final year of President Obama's foreign policy administration.
Happy End (Country: France, Germany, Austria; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Haneke; Writer: Michael Haneke; Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Toby Jones, Mathieu Kassovitz, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Fantine Harduin, Loubna Abidar, Dominique Besnehard, Jack Claudany, Hassam Ghancy, Nabiha Akkari, Franck Andrieux, Jackee Toto)
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.
Looking For Oum Kulthum (Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Morocco; Year: 2017; Director: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari; Writer: Shoja Azari, Ahmad Diba, Shirin Neshat; Stars: Neda Rahmanian, Yasmin Raeis, Mehdi Moinzadeh, Kais Nashif, Soumaya Akaaboune, Rainer Guldener, Najia Skalli, Nadia Niazi, Nadia Benzakour, Eric Cuvelier, Rodin Hamidi, Jalil Tijani, Nour Kamar, Bandar Atifi, Mohammed Bouih)
Mitra is an ambitious artist ho embarks on her dream project of making a film about the legendary Egyptian singer and diva Oum Kulthum.
Happy End Happy End
Happy End and A Fantastic Woman
Mindhunter (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: David Fincher; Writer: John Douglas, Joe Penhall; Stars: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Hannah Gross)
Crime procedural, based on the men who first coined the term 'serial killer'.
The Party (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Sally Potter; Writer: Sally Potter; Stars: Cillian Murphy, Emily Mortimer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Cherry Jones, Bruno Ganz)
A celebration goes awry.
Zama (Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Netherlands, US, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, Lebanon, Switzerland; Year: 2017; Director: Lucrecia Martel; Writer: Antonio Di Benedetto, Lucrecia Martel; Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Juan Minujín, Rafael Spregelburd, Nahuel Cano, Daniel Veronese, Mariana Nunes, Carlos Defeo)
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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