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Returning for its 63rd edition from October 2 to 13, the London Film Festival will open with Armando Iannucci's The Personal History of David Copperfield and close with Martin Scorcese's The Irishman. The full programme will be announced on August 29.
View Films by Strand:
- Documentary Competition
- First Feature Competition
- Headline Galas
- Official Competition
- Special Presentations
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London Latest Reviews
A pair of paramedics find their friendship put to the test after a series of deaths are linked to a drug.
A child TV star and his ex-rodeo clown father face their stormy past through time and cinema.
After losing his wife Ivanka, Vasil believes that she is using his phone to reach him from beyond the grave, so he enlists the services of a psychic to try to make contact with her, much to the concern of his son.
Lara has just turned 60; it’s a very special day that will culminate in a career-defining piano concert given by her son. Viktor remains elusive, however, and his mother’s repeated attempts to get through to him come to nothing.
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
After 20 years of marriage, Maria decides to leave her husband. She moves into room 212 at the hotel across the street, with a bird’s-eye view of her apartment, her husband and the life she shared with him.
The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.
A look at the friendship between two guys that spans many years.
Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins of Leningrad after the Second World War.
Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money. Released from prison years later he returns to retrieve the bag, only to find a shrine to an Unknown Saint build directly over his loot, and a brand new village constructed all around it.
London Film Festival News
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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