London Film Festival 2018

The strand gala will be The Great Victorian Picture Show, featuring some of Britain's earliest films in IMAX.

View other London Film Festival Films by strand: Create, Cult, Dare, Debate, Documentary Competition, Experimenta, Family, First Feature Competition, Headline Galas, Journey, Laugh, Love, Official Competition, Special Presentations, Thrill

Some Like It Hot Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot and The Fog
7th Heaven (Country: US; Year: 1927; Director: Frank Borzage; Writer: Benjamin Glazer, based on the play by Austin Strong; Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Albert Gran, David Butler, Marie Mosquini, Gladys Brockwell, Emile Chautard, Ben Bard, George Stone)
A street-washer falls for a street waif.
Enamorada (Country: Mexico; Year: 1946; Director: Emilio Fernández; Writer: Benito Alazraki, Emilio Fernández, Íñigo de Martino; Stars: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Fernando Fernández, José Morcillo, Eduardo Arozamena, Miguel Inclán, Manuel Dondé, Eugenio Rossi, Norma Hill, Juan García, José Torvay, Pascual García Peña, Daniel Arroyo, Guillermo Calles, Rogelio Fernández)
A guerilla general falls for the daughter of one of the richest men in a town he and his troops are ransacking.
The Fog (Country: US; Year: 1980; Director: John Carpenter; Writer: John Carpenter, Debra Hill; Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hal Holbrook, Janet Leigh)
A small town on the California coast is swathed in a mysterious fog containing the vengeful ghosts of shipwrecked sailors.
Fragment Of An Empire (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1929; Director: Fridrikh Ermler; Writer: Fridrikh Ermler, Ekaterina Vinogradskaya; Stars: Emil Gal, Sergey Gerasimov, Yakov Gudkin, Ursula Krug, Varvara Myasnikova, Fyodor Nikitin, Lyudmila Semyonova, Valeri Solovtsov, Vyacheslav Viskovsky, Aleksandr Melnikov, Emil Gal, Sergey Gerasimov, Yakov Gudkin, Ursula Krug, Varvara Myasnikova)
Story of an amnesiac Tsarist conscript from the First World War who returns to his present mind ten years after the Communists gained power.
High Tension (Sant Hander Inte Har, This Can't Happen Here) (Year: 1950; Director: Ingmar Bergman; Writer: Herbert Grevenius, Waldemar Brøgger; Stars: Signe Hasso, Alf Kjellin, Ulf Palme, Gösta Cederlund, Yngve Nordwall, Stig Olin, Ragnar Klange, Hannu Kompus, Sylvia Täl, Els Vårman, Edmar Kuus, Rudy Lipp, Gunwer Bergkvist, Harald Björling, Sten Hansson)
Espionage thriller.
7th Heaven 7th Heaven
7th Heaven and Enamorada
The Last Movie (Country: US; Year: 1971; Director: Dennis Hopper; Writer: Dennis Hopper, Stewart Stern, Stewart Stern; Stars: Julie Adams, Daniel Ades, Richmond L. Aguilar, John Alderman, Michael Anderson Jr., Donna Baccala, Charles Bail, Tom Baker, Toni Basil, Poupée Bocar, Anna Lynn Brown, Rod Cameron, Bernard Casselman, Earl Clark, Manuel Concha)
When an actor is killed in a stunt, the crew's wrangler decides to give up filmmaking and stay on in the local village where they were shooting in Peru - only to have his peace shattered by a request from the priest.
Lights Of Old Broadway (Country: US; Year: 1925; Director: Monta Bell; Writer: Laurence Eyre, Joseph Farnham, Carey Wilson, Carey Wilson; Stars: Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, Frank Currier, George K. Arthur, Charles McHugh, Eleanor Lawson, Julia Swayne Gordon, Matthew Betz, Wilbur Higby, Bodil Rosing, George Bunny, George Harris, Bernard Berger, J. Frank Glendon, Buck Black)
Drama about twins separated at birth, one of whom has become rich and the other poor.
My Little Chickadee (Country: US; Year: 1940; Director: Edward F Cline; Writer: Mae West, WC Fields; Stars: Mae West, WC Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran, Ruth Donnelly, Margaret Hamilton, Donald Meek, Fuzzy Knight, Willard Robertson, George Moran, Jackie Searl, Fay Adler, Gene Austin, Russell Hall, Otto Heimel)
A woman who has been run out of town embarks on a sham marriage with a salesman - and they both get more than they bargained for.
None Shall Escape (Country: US; Year: 1944; Director: André De Toth; Writer: Lester Cole, Alfred Neumann, Joseph Than; Stars: Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Henry Travers, Erik Rolf, Richard Crane, Dorothy Morris, Richard Hale, Ruth Nelson, Kurt Kreuger, Shirley Mills, Elvin Field, Trevor Bardette, Frank Jaquet, Ray Teal, Art Smith)
The only wartime drama to depict the Holocaust.
Pixote (Pixote: A Lei Do Mais Fraco) (Country: Brazil; Year: 1981; Director: Hector Babenco; Writer: Hector Babenco, Jorge Durán, Hector Babenco, Jorge Durán, José Louzeiro; Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino, Zenildo Oliveira Santos, Claudio Bernardo, Israel Feres David, Jose Nilson Martin Dos Santos, Marília Pêra, Jardel Filho, Rubens de Falco, Elke Maravilha, Tony Tornado, Beatriz Segall, João José Pompeo)
The brutalisation of a boy arrested during a police round-up and his subsequent life of crime.
The Private Life Of Henry VIII (Country: UK; Year: 1933; Director: Alexander Korda; Writer: Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis, Arthur Wimperis; Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander, Lawrence Hanray, William Austin, John Loder, Claud Allister, Gibb McLaughlin, Sam Livesey, Merle Oberon, Wendy Barrie, Elsa Lanchester, Binnie Barnes, Everley Gregg)
Story of the king and the last five of his wifes.
Silence Is Golden (Country: France, US; Year: 1947; Director: René Clair; Writer: René Clair; Stars: Maurice Chevalier, François Périer, Marcelle Derrien, Dany Robin, Raymond Cordy, Bernard Lajarrige, Paul Ollivier, Christiane Sertilange, Roland Armontel, Paul Demange, Max Dalban, Jean Daurand, Albert Michel, Gaston Modot, Robert Pizani)
Silent-movie director Émile teaches the art of seduction to his timid assistant, unaware the lad’s honing his skills on a girl to whom Émile has taken an unfortunate shine.
Some Like It Hot (Country: USA; Year: 1959; Director: Billy Wilder; Writer: Billy Wilder, IAL Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan; Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown, Nehemiah Persoff, Joan Shawlee, Billy Gray, George E. Stone, Dave Barry, Mike Mazurki, Harry Wilson, Beverly Wills, Barbara Drew)
Classic cross-dressing comedy as two unemployed musicians go on the run from gangsters in an all-girl band.
Sugar Cane Valley (Black Shack Alley) (Country: France, Martinique; Year: 1983; Director: Euzhan Palcy; Writer: Euzhan Palcy, Joseph Zobel; Stars: Garry Cadenat, Darling Légitimus, Douta Seck, Joby Bernabé, Francisco Charles, Marie-Jo Descas, Marie-Ange Farot, Henri Melon, Eugène Mona, Joël Palcy, Serge Abattucci, Samuel Abraham, Albert Adea, Jose Aloha, Dominique Arfi)
Coming of age story about a youngster and his grandmother.
Tunes Of Glory (Country: UK; Year: 1960; Director: Ronald Neame; Writer: James Kennaway; Stars: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Dennis Price, Kay Walsh, John Fraser, Susannah York, Gordon Jackson, Duncan Macrae, Percy Herbert, Allan Cuthbertson, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Gerald Harper, Richard Leech, Peter McEnery, Keith Faulkner)
A major in the army finds his wits pitted against his new commanding officer.
The Unbearable Lightness Of Being (Country: US; Year: 1988; Director: Philip Kaufman; Writer: Milan Kundera, Jean-Claude Carrière, Philip Kaufman; Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson, Pavel Landovský, Donald Moffat, Daniel Olbrychski, Stellan Skarsgård, Tomasz Borkowy, Bruce Myers, Pavel Slabý, Pascale Kalensky, Jacques Ciron, Anne Lonnberg)
The life of a womaniser and his loves are changed forever after the Soviet Invasion of Prague.

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