London Film Festival 2019

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The Lighthouse The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse and Synchronic
Adoration (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2019; Director: Fabrice du Welz; Writer: Romain Protat, Vincent Tavier, Fabrice du Welz; Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Laurent Lucas, Peter Van den Begin, Fantine Harduin, Gwendolyn Gourvenec, Martha Canga Antonio, Charlotte Vandermeersch, Anaël Snoek, Renaud Rutten, Sandor Funtek, Thomas Gioria, Jean-Luc Couchard, Pierre Nisse, Pierre Brichese, Maïté Lorand)
A young boy becomes infatuated with a young inmate at his mother's psychiatric hospital.
The Antenna (The Night Bulletin) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2018; Director: Orcun Behram; Stars: Ihsan Önal, Ihsan Önal)
In a dystopian Turkey, a government is installing new TV antennas across the country... and a building superintendent finds himself standing against a menacing broadcast.
Color Out Of Space (Country: United States; Year: 2019; Director: Richard Stanley; Writer: Scarlett Amaris, Richard Stanley, based on the story by HP Lovecraft; Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Q'orianka Kilcher, Tommy Chong, Madeleine Arthur, Brendan Meyer, Julian Hilliard, Elliot Knight, Melissa Nearman, Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Q'orianka Kilcher, Tommy Chong, Madeleine Arthur, Brendan Meyer)
A meteorite lands in the frontyard of a family who have moved to a farm... and begins to mutate everything it touches.
Deerskin (Le Daim) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Quentin Dupieux; Writer: Quentin Dupieux; Stars: Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel, Albert Delpy, Pierre Gommé, Laurent Nicolas, Coralie Russier, Stéphane Jobert, Franck Lebreton, Marie Bunel, Panayotis Pascot, Youssef Hajdi, Simon Thomas, Tom Hudson, Maryne Cayon, Thomas Blanchard)
Georges, 44, and his jacket, 100 per cent deerskin, have a plan.
The El Duce Tapes (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rodney Ascher, David Lawrence, Ryan Sexton)
The story of a punk provocateur.
Koko-di Koko-da Koko-di Koko-da
Koko-di Koko-da and Deerskin
Koko-di Koko-da (Country: Sweden, Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Johannes Nyholm; Writer: Johannes Nyholm; Stars: Leif Edlund, Ylva Gallon, Peter Belli, Katarina Jacobson)
As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorsing them, luring them deeper and deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror.
Leap Of Faith (Year: 2019; Director: Alexandre O Philippe)
William Friedkin on the making of The Exorcist.
The Lighthouse (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Robert Eggers; Writer: Max Eggers, Robert Eggers; Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe)
A tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Cult gala
Little Monsters (Country: Australia; Year: 2019; Director: Abe Forsythe; Writer: Abe Forsythe; Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Josh Gad, Stephen Peacocke, Nadia Townsend, Alexander England, Henry Nixon, Jason Chong, Felix Williamson, Rahel Romahn, Sam Fraser, Ava Caryofyllis, Talayna Moana Nikora, Chris Bunton, Charlie Whitley, David Sinclair-Smith)
A film dedicated to all the kindergarten teachers who motivate children to learn, instil them with confidence and stop them from being devoured by zombies.
The Lodge (Country: UK, US; Year: 2019; Director: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz; Writer: Sergio Casci, Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz; Stars: Richard Armitage, Riley Keough, Alicia Silverstone, Jaeden Lieberher, Lia McHugh, Katelyn Wells, Lola Reid)
In this psychologically chilling slow burn, a young woman and her reticent new stepchildren find themselves isolated in the family’s remote winter cabin, locked away to dredge up the mysteries of her dark past and the losses that seem to haunt them all.
Vivarium Vivarium
Vivarium and Adoration
Synchronic (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead; Writer: Justin Benson; Stars: Jamie Dornan, Anthony Mackie, Katie Aselton, Ally Ioannides, Bill Oberst Jr., Betsy Holt, Aaron Groben, Shane Brady, Martin Bats Bradford, Devyn A. Tyler, Natasha Tina Liu, Lawrence Turner, Kate Adair, Carl Palmer, Rhonda Johnson Dents)
A pair of paramedics find their friendship put to the test after a series of deaths are linked to a drug.
Vivarium (Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Lorcan Finnegan; Writer: Lorcan Finnegan, Garret Shanley, Garret Shanley; Stars: Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg, Jonathan Aris, Olga Wehrly, Danielle Ryan, Senan Jennings, Molly McCann, Eanna Hardwicke, Shana Hart, Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg, Jonathan Aris, Olga Wehrly, Danielle Ryan, Senan Jennings)
In search of a starter home, a young couple follow a mysterious estate agent and get trapped in a strange housing development.
Wounds (Country: US, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Babak Anvari; Writer: Babak Anvari; Stars: Dakota Johnson, Armie Hammer, Zazie Beetz, Karl Glusman, Brad William Henke, Kerry Cahill, Ritchie Montgomery, Jim Klock, Terence Rosemore, Martin Bats Bradford, Alexander Biglane, Lawrence Turner, Xena Zeit-Geist, Luke Hawx, Ben Sanders)
Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.
You Don't Nomi (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Jeffrey McHale; Writer: Jeffrey McHale)
Released in 1995, Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. You Don’t Nomi traces the film’s redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic.
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