London Film Festival 2019

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Monos Monos
Monos and Moffie
Fanny Lye Deliver’d (Country: United Kingdom, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Thomas Clay; Writer: Thomas Clay; Stars: Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox, Tanya Reynolds, Zak Adams, Peter McDonald, Perry Fitzpatrick, Kenneth Collard)
Story of a woman living with her puritanical husband in 17th Century Shropshire and the two strangers who cause upheaval in her world.
Honey Boy (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Alma Har'el; Writer: Shia LaBeouf; Stars: Lucas Hedges, Shia LaBeouf, Maika Monroe, Natasha Lyonne, Noah Jupe, Laura San Giacomo, Martin Starr, Clifton Collins Jr., Dorian Brown Pham, Craig Stark, FKA Twigs, Sandra Rosko, Ludwig Manukian, Chala Savino, Leana Chavez)
A child TV star and his ex-rodeo clown father face their stormy past through time and cinema.
Lingua Franca (Country: US, Philippines; Year: 2019; Director: Isabel Sandoval; Writer: Isabel Sandoval; Stars: Eamon Farren, Lynn Cohen, Lev Gorn, Mark Nelson, P.J. Boudousqué, Shiloh Verrico, Ari Barkan, Ivory Aquino, Megan Channell, Matthew James Ballinger, Deema Aitken, Isabel Sandoval, Roman Blat, Brett Bartholomew, Earl Weathers)
An undocumented Filipino transgender woman, who works as a caregiver in Brooklyn, develops a connection with the grandson of her employer.
La Llorona (Country: Canada, Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Patricia Harris Seeley; Writer: Cameron Larson, Jose Prendes; Stars: Danny Trejo, Autumn Reeser, Antonio Cupo, Zamia Fandiño, Edgar Wuotto, Mauricio Galaz, Angélica Lara, Nicolas Madrazo, Danny Trejo, Autumn Reeser, Antonio Cupo, Zamia Fandiño, Edgar Wuotto, Mauricio Galaz, Angélica Lara)
The spirit of a woman who was killed, with her sons, in genocide, returns to haunt the general who oversaw their deaths.
Moffie (Country: South Africa, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Oliver Hermanus; Writer: Oliver Hermanus, Jack Sidey; Stars: Matt Ashwell, Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers, Hilton Pelser, Shaun Chad Smit, Stefan Vermaak, Matthew Vey, Matt Ashwell, Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers, Hilton Pelser, Shaun Chad Smit, Stefan Vermaak, Matthew Vey)
Drama following a conscript through his military service in the South African Defence Force in the 1980s.
The Perfect Candidate The Perfect Candidate
The Perfect Candidate and The Other Lamb
Monos (Country: Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay; Year: 2019; Director: Alejandro Landes; Writer: Alexis Dos Santos, Alejandro Landes, Alejandro Landes; Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Moises Arias, Jorge Román, Laura Castrillón, Wilson Salazar, Sofia Buenaventura, Deibi Rueda, Karen Quintero, Julian Giraldo, Paul Cubides, Sneider Castro, Julianne Nicholson, Moises Arias, Jorge Román, Laura Castrillón)
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
The Other Lamb (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Malgorzata Szumowska; Writer: CS McMullen; Stars: Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, Denise Gough, Eve Connolly, Kelly Campbell, Isabelle Connolly, Ailbhe Cowley, Juliette Crosbie, Mallory Adams, Zara Devlin, David Fawaz, Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, Denise Gough, Eve Connolly)
A young girl begins to question her place in the religious community she was born into.
The Perfect Candidate (Country: Saudi Arabia, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour; Writer: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Brad Niemann; Stars: Mila Al Zahrani, Nora Al Awadh, Dae Al Hilali, Mila Al Zahrani, Nora Al Awadh, Dae Al Hilali)
A young female Saudi doctor decides to run for election.
Rose Plays Julie (Country: Ireland; Year: 2019; Director: Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy; Writer: Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy; Stars: Ann Skelly, Orla Brady, Aidan Gillen, Annabell Rickerby, Catherine Walker, Joanne Crawford, Alan Howley, Sadie Soverall, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Jack McEvoy, Julien Benoiton, Anna Czarska, Sarah Jane Scott, Lily Brand, Esosa Ighodaro)
During a term studying animal euthanasia, veterinary student Rose decides to contact Julie, who gave her up for adoption, prompting her to make discoveries that shake her sense of self.
Saint Maud (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Rose Glass; Writer: Rose Glass; Stars: Jennifer Ehle, Morfydd Clark, Turlough Convery, Lily Frazer, Lily Knight, Rosie Sansom, Marcus Hutton, Carl Prekopp, Noa Bodner, Jel Djelal, Faith Edwards, Sona Vyas, Susanne Schraps, Linda E Greenwood, Evo Payne)
A mysterious nurse becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient.

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