London Film Festival 2018

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They Shall Not Grow Old They Shall Not Grow Old
They Shall Not Grow Old and Peterloo
Aquarela (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Viktor Kossakovsky; Writer: Viktor Kossakovsky, Aimara Reques)
A cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water.
Been So Long (Year: 2018; Director: Tinge Krishnan; Writer: Che Walker; Stars: George MacKay, Michaela Coel, Joe Dempsie, Luke Norris, Arsher Ali, Ashley Thomas, Ronke Adekoluejo, Sophia La Porta, Arinzé Kene, Rakie Ayola, Tom Forbes, Mark Wingett, Gintare Beinoraviciute, Genevieve Barr, Eloise Henwood)
Contemporary musical set in London's Camden.
Fahrenheit 11/9 (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Michael Moore; Writer: Michael Moore; Stars: Michael Moore, Donald J Trump, David Hogg, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Michael Moore, Donald J. Trump, David Hogg, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)
Documentary sets its sights on US president Donald Trump.
Friend (Rafiki) (Country: Kenya, South Africa; Year: 2018; Director: Wanuri Kahiu; Writer: Jenna Cato Bass, Wanuri Kahiu; Stars: Patricia Amira, Muthoni Gathecha, Jimmy Gathu, Nice Githinji, Charlie Karumi, Patricia Kihoro)
When they fall in love, two girls from rival families must choose between being together and being safe.
The Hate U Give (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: George Tillman Jr; Writer: Audrey Wells, Angie Thomas; Stars: Amandla Stenberg, K.J. Apa, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, Sabrina Carpenter, Issa Rae, Common, Russell Hornsby, Dominique Fishback, Algee Smith, Drew Starkey, Lamar Johnson, Chris Cavalier, Megan Lawless, Kaleigh Rivera)
A youngster's world is shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her best friend by a cop.
Out Of Blue Out Of Blue
Out Of Blue and Friend
The Little Drummer Girl (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Park Chan-Wook; Writer: John le Carré, Michael Lesslie, Claire Wilson; Stars: Clare Holman, Kate Sumpter, Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Shannon, Michael Moshonov, Daniel Litman, Gennady Fleyscher, Alessandro Piavani, Lubna Azabal, Jeff Wilbusch, Shlomo Bar-Aba, Alexander Beyer, Bethany Muir, Tom Hanson)
TV series set in the world of espionage.
Make Me Up (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Rachel Maclean; Writer: Rachel Maclean; Stars: Rachel Maclean, Christina Gordon, Kirsty Strain, Alice Zhang, Jenny Douglas, Sanaa Zaheed)
Art drama about the role o women in society and how they have been depicted to mark the centenary of women's suffrage.
Out Of Blue (Country: US, UK; Year: 2018; Director: Carol Morley; Writer: Carol Morley, based on the book by Martin Amis; Stars: Patricia Clarkson, James Caan, Toby Jones, Jacki Weaver, Mamie Gummer, Aaron Tveit, Jonathan Majors, Alyshia Ochse, Lucy Faust, Gary Grubbs, Yolonda Ross, Brad Mann, Thomas Francis Murphy, Todd Mann, Tenea Intriago)
Detective thriller based on Martin Amis' Night Train.
Peterloo (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Mike Leigh; Writer: Mike Leigh; Stars: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley, David Moorst, Rachel Finnegan, Tom Meredith, Simona Bitmate, Robert Wilfort, Karl Johnson, Sam Troughton, Roger Sloman, Kenneth Hadley, Tom Edward-Kane, Lizzy McInnerny, Alastair Mackenzie)
Dramatisation of events surrounding hte 1819 Peterloo Massacre when a pro-democracy rally turn bloody as forces stormed the crowd.
They Shall Not Grow Old (Country: UK, New Zealand; Year: 2018; Director: Peter Jackson, Paul Wheatcroft)
Archive, colourised footage tells the story of the First World War.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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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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