London Film Festival 2018

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Girl Girl
Girl and Ray & Liz
The Chambermaid (La Camarista) (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2018; Director: Lila Avilés; Writer: Lila Avilés, Juan Carlos Marquéz; Stars: Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sánchez, Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sánchez)
Character study of a maid in a Mexican hotel.
The Day I Lost My Shadow (Yom Adaatou Zouli) (Country: Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Soudade Kaadan)
Dead Pigs (Country: US, China; Year: 2018; Director: Cathy Yan; Writer: Cathy Yan; Stars: Zazie Beetz, Vivian Wu, Mason Lee, David Rysdahl, Meng Li, Haoyu Yang)
A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly-modernising Shanghai, China.
Girl (Country: Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Lukas Dhont; Writer: Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens; Stars: Nele Hardiman, Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter)
A teenage trans girl dreams of becoming a ballerina.
Holiday (Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Isabella Eklöf; Writer: Isabella Eklöf, Johanne Algren; Stars: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lai Yde, Thijs Römer)
The sugar baby of a mob boss flirts with a stranger on the Turkish Riviera.
Journey To A Mother's Room Journey To A Mother's Room
Journey To A Mother's Room and Holiday
Journey To A Mother's Room (Viaje Al Cuarto De Una Madre) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Celia Rico Clavellino; Writer: Celia Rico Clavellino; Stars: Anna Castillo, Lola Dueñas, Pedro Casablanc, Ana Mena, Susana Abaitua, Adelfa Calvo, Marisol Membrillo, Maika Barroso, Silvia Casanova, Noemí Hopper, Anna Castillo, Lola Dueñas, Pedro Casablanc, Ana Mena, Susana Abaitua)
Leonor wants to leave home, but she doesn’t dare to tell her mother. Estrella doesn’t want her to leave but is unable to keep her by her side either. Mother and daughter will have to face this new stage in life in which the world they share starts to fall apart.
Only You (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Harry Wootliff; Writer: Harry Wootliff, Harry Wootliff, Matthieu de Braconier; Stars: Laia Costa, Josh O'Connor, Stuart Martin, Lisa McGrillis, Peter Wight, Robin Laing, Orion Lee, Kirsty Strain, Bobby Rainsbury, Daniel Campbell, Tam Dean Burn, Gregor Firth, Anita Vettesse, Joe Cassidy, James McElvar)
A couple who fall in love at first sight face problems when they try to conceive.
Ray & Liz (Ray And Liz) (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Richard Billingham; Writer: Richard Billingham; Stars: Michelle Bonnard, Tony Way, Ella Smith, Justin Salinger, Sam Gittins, James Eeles, Andrew Jefferson-Tierney, James Hinton, Michelle Bonnard, Tony Way, Ella Smith, Justin Salinger, Sam Gittins, James Eeles, Andrew Jefferson-Tierney)
Drama about a dysfunctional family.
Soni (Country: India; Year: 2018; Director: Ivan Ayr; Writer: Ivan Ayr, Kislay Kislay; Stars: Kalpana Jha, Saloni Batra, Simrat Kaur, Vikas Shukla, Himanshu Kohli, Prateek Pachori, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Mohit Chauhan, Dimple Kaur, Gauri Chakraborty, Mohinder Gujral, Upasya Goswami, Kalpana Jha, Saloni Batra, Simrat Kaur)
A young policewoman and her boss have taken on a growing crisis of violent crimes against women, but their partnership suffers a setback her the woman is transferred for alleged misconduct.
Wildlife (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Paul Dano; Writer: Paul Dano, Richard Ford, Zoe Kazan; Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, Bill Camp, Lexi Anastasia, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Travis W Bruyer, Mollie Milligan, JR Hatchett, Darryl Cox, Kami King, Cate Jones, Blaine Maye, Laurie Cummings, John Walpole)
A portrait of a family in crisis.

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