London Film Festival 2018

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Mirai Mirai
Mirai and The Elephant Queen
Alone In Space (Country: Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Ted Kjellsson; Writer: Ted Kjellsson, Henrik Ståhl; Stars: Ella Rae Rappaport, Dante Fleischanderl, Henrik Ståhl, Madeleine Barwén Trollvik, Håkan Bengtsson, Aliette Opheim, Richard Sseruwagi, Ida Thelin, Inga Avemo Hådell, Josefine Nilssen, Charlie Forsberg, Irene Gómez Alado, Johan Lindqvist, Robert Follin, Ella Rae Rappaport)
A space spacecraft has only two occupants - two children... and their AI companion.
Dilili In Paris (Dilili A Paris) (Country: France, Germany, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Michel Ocelot; Writer: Michel Ocelot)
With the help of her friend, a delivery boy, young Dilili from New Caledonia investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing the Paris of the Belle Epoque.
The Elephant Queen (Country: UK, Kenya; Year: 2018; Director: Mark Deeble, Victoria Stone; Writer: Mark Deeble)
Documentary about an elephant and her family.
Gordon And Paddy (Country: Sweden; Year: 2017; Director: Linda Hambäck; Writer: Ulf Nilsson, Gitte Spee, Jan Vierth; Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Melinda Kinnaman, Felix Herngren, Mingus Broman, Tove Sacklén, Tova Magnusson, Jan Vierth, Christian Hillborg, Stellan Skarsgård, Melinda Kinnaman, Felix Herngren, Mingus Broman, Tove Sacklén, Tova Magnusson, Jan Vierth)
Animated adventure sees the duo get on the case of some missing nuts.
Jim Button And Luke The Engine Driver (Country: Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Dennis Gansel; Writer: Dirk Ahner, Andrew Birkin, Michael Ende, James V. Hart, Sebastian Niemann; Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Michael Herbig, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Christoph Maria Herbst, Henning Baum, Milan Peschel, Annette Frier, Volker Michalowski, Hon Ping Tang, Thomas Fritsch, Rick Kavanian, Leighanne Esperanzate, Paul Courtenay Hyu, Darryl Quon, Judy Winter)
A young boy embarks on an epic adventure with a train driver.
Mirai (Mirai Ma Petite Soeur) (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Mamoru Hosoda; Writer: Mamoru Hosoda; Stars: Haru Kuroki, Moka Kamishiraishi, Gen Hoshino, Kôji Yakusho, Kumiko Asô, Mitsuo Yoshihara, Yoshiko Miyazaki, John Cho, Crispin Freeman, Masaharu Fukuyama, Victoria Grace, Rebecca Hall, Tasuku Hatanaka, Kaede Hondo, Matsunojo Kanda)
A spoiled boy has to cope with the arrival of a new baby sister - and much more.
Family Gala
Pachamama (Country: Argentina, France; Year: 2018; Director: Juan Antin; Writer: Juan Antin, Nathalie Hertzberg, Patricia Valeix, Olivier de Bannes; Stars: Alex Harrouch, Alex Harrouch)
Animation set at the time of the Incas.

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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