London Film Festival 2018

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The Prey The Prey
The Prey and Burning
The Angel (El Angel) (Country: Argentina, Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Luis Ortega; Writer: Serguio Olguín, Luis Ortega; Stars: Lorenzo Ferro, Chino Darin, Mercedes Moran, Cecilia Roth, Daniel Fanego, Luis Gnecco, Peter Lanzani)
The story of a real life teenage serial killer in Argentina.
Believer (Country: South Korea; Year: 2018; Director: Lee Hae-young; Writer: Lee Hae-young, Chung Seo-kyung; Stars: Park Hae-jun, Cho Jin-woong, Kim Joo-hyuck, Ryu Jun-yeol, Cha Seoung-won, Kim Sung-ryoung)
A detective and a bereaved drug dealer work together to try and bring down a Chinese-Korean cartel.
Burning (Country: South Korea; Year: 2018; Director: Lee Chang-dong; Writer: Lee Chang-dong, based on the short story by Haruki Murakami; Stars: Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Jong-seo, Steven Yeun)
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.
Thrill Gala
The Candidate (El Reino, The Realm) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen; Writer: Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen; Stars: Antonio de la Torre, Mónica López, Josep Maria Pou, Nacho Fresneda, Ana Wagener, Bárbara Lennie, Luis Zahera, Francisco Reyes, María de Nati, Paco Revilla, Sonia Almarcha, David Lorente, Óscar de la Fuente, Mona Martínez, Pepe Ocio)
Manuel, an influential deputy secretary of an regional government who has everything going his way, finds himself fighting for survival when news of his involvement in a corruption ring leaks out.
Dublin Oldschool (Country: Ireland; Year: 2018; Director: Dave Tynan; Writer: Emmet Kirwan, Dave Tynan; Stars: Emmet Kirwan, Ian Lloyd Anderson, Seána Kerslake, Sarah Greene, Ciaran Grace, Mark O'Halloran, Liam Heslin, Stephen Jones, Leah Minto, Bryan Quinn, Nima Taleghani, Calum Jess, Malcolm Denby, Aaron Heffernan, Tony Doyle)
A wannabe DJ stumbles on his heroin-addicted brother leading to a reconnection over a lost weekend.
The Quake The Quake
The Quake and Museum
The Guilty (Den Skyldige) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Gustav Möller; Writer: Emil Nygaard Albertsen, Gustav Möller; Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Olsen, Jakob Ulrik Lohmann, Katinka Evers-Jahnsen, Jeanette Lindbæk, Simon Bennebjerg, Laura Bro, Morten Suurballe, Guuled Abdi Youssef, Caroline Løppke, Peter Christoffersen, Nicolai Wendelboe, Morten Thunbo)
After he takes a call from a woman in a desperate situation, an emergency operator feels unable to let go.
The Hummingbird Project (Country: Canada, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Kim Nguyen; Writer: Kim Nguyen; Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenbergh, Ayisha Issa, Mark Slacke, Sarah Goldberg, Frank Schorpion, Kwasi Songui, Conrad Pla, Julian Bailey, Jessica Greco, Robert Reynolds, Wyatt Bowen)
A pair of cousins embark on scheme to make millions in High Frequency Trading.
Mayfair (Country: South Africa; Year: 2018; Director: Sara Blecher; Writer: Neil McCarthy; Stars: Ronak Patani, Wayne Van Rooyen, Rajesh Gopie, Jack Devnarain, Ameera Patel, Kelly-Eve Koopman, Ronak Patani, Wayne Van Rooyen, Rajesh Gopie, Jack Devnarain, Ameera Patel, Kelly-Eve Koopman)
A sacked aid worker becomes embroiled in his father's money laundering after a kidnap.
Museum (Museo) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios; Writer: Manuel Alcalá, Alonso Ruizpalacios; Stars: Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Ortizgris, Alfredo Castro, Simon Russell Beale, Bernardo Velasco)
Two students break into the national museum in Mexico City and escape with precious artefacts. A road movie.
The Prey (Country: Cambodia; Year: 2018; Director: Jimmy Henderson; Writer: Jimmy Henderson, Michael Hodgson, Kai Miller; Stars: Vithaya Pansringarm, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Byron Bishop, Dara Our, Dy Sonita, Nophand Boonyai, Vandy Piseth, Rous Mony, Gu Shangwei, Hun Sophy, Vithaya Pansringarm, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Byron Bishop, Dara Our, Dy Sonita)
Prisoners in a remote jungle prison are pawns in a high stakes game of human-hunting.
The Guilty The Guilty
The Guilty and The Angel
Profile (Country: US, UK, Cyprus, Russia; Year: 2018; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Writer: Brittany Poulton, Olga Kharina, Timur Bekmambetov, Anna Érelle; Stars: Valene Kane, Shazad Latif, Christine Adams, Amir Rahimzadeh, Morgan Watkins, Emma Cater, Kelley Mack, Louis Martin, Kate Watson, Therica Wilson-Read, Valene Kane, Shazad Latif, Christine Adams, Amir Rahimzadeh, Morgan Watkins)
Thriller sees a journalist try to infiltrate the digital propaganda channels of Islamic State.
The Quake (Skjelvet) (Country: Norway; Year: 2018; Director: John Andreas Andersen; Writer: John Kåre Raake, Harald Rosenløw-Eeg; Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Hang Tran, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Edith Haagenrud-Sande, Kathrine Thorborg Johansen, Ravdeep Singh Bajwa, Kristoffer Joner, Hang Tran, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Edith Haagenrud-Sande, Kathrine Thorborg Johansen, Ravdeep Singh Bajwa)
Could reports of tremors beneath the city of Oslo predict a catastrophic earthquake is imminent?
Sew The Winter To My Skin (Country: South Africa; Year: 2018; Director: Jahmil XT Qubeka; Writer: Jahmil XT Qubeka; Stars: Kandyse McClure, Peter Kurth, Dave Walpole, David James, Antoinette Louw, Bongile Mantsai, Bok van Blerk, Ezra Mabengeza, Zolisa Xaluva, Brenda Ngxoli, Nomhle Nkonyeni, Carlo Radebe, Gabriel Fredericks, Kandyse McClure, Peter Kurth)
The exploits of John Kepe, a Robin Hood-like outlaw who robbed the homes of racist white settlers in Apartheid-era South Africa.

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