The 62nd edition of the festival will run from October 10 to 21. It will open with the international premiere of Steve McQueen's Widows and close with the world premiere of Stan And Ollie. There will also be gala screenings of Mike Leigh's Peterloo and The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Burning
Burning
Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa.
The Quake
The Quake
Could reports of tremors beneath the city of Oslo predict a catastrophic earthquake is imminent?
The Guilty
The Guilty
After he takes a call from a woman in a desperate situation, an emergency operator feels unable to let go.
Ray & Liz
Ray & Liz
Drama about a dysfunctional family.
Tumbbad
Tumbbad
A greedy boy seeks out hidden riches in the dungeon beneath an ancestral house guarded by a terrifying deity.
Diamantino
Diamantino
Diamantino was once the greatest football player in Portugal. Now, in the middle of the worst crisis of his life, he decides to fill his void by adopting a refugee boy.
Suspiria
Suspiria
A nightmare brews in a dance company.
Jonathan
Jonathan
Jonathan is a young man with a strange condition that only his brother understands. But when he begins to yearn for a different life, their unique bond becomes increasingly tested.
This Teacher
This Teacher
A woman's life begins to slip into a nightmare after a reunion with a childhood friend turns sour.
They Shall Not Grow Old
They Shall Not Grow Old
Archive, colourised footage tells the story of the First World War.
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London Film Festival Features

A world of intensity
Luke Davies on Philip Seymour Hoffman, Heath Ledger, Anton Corbijn, Capote and Beautiful Boy
Finding her voice
Wash Westmoreland on La Belle Époque and Keira Knightley as Colette
Rhapsody in red
Peter Strickland on dreaming through films and In Fabric
Ahead of her time
Wash Westmoreland on Richard Glatzer, Andrea Flesch and the relationships in Colette
Circularity of the moments
Luke Davies on co-scripting Felix van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy

London Film Festival News

London Film Festival loves Joy
Prize winners announced and Tuttle takes up permanent role
LFF announces full programme
Curaon, Guadagnino and Park join line-up
London Film Festival announces competition line-up
50% directed or co-directed by women
They Shall Not Grow Old to premiere at LFF
Peter Jackson's World War One doc gets gala screening.
Victorian cinema celebrated in IMAX
BFI announces archive gala of rare film at LFF
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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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