London Film Festival 2019

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The Elephant Man The Elephant Man
The Elephant Man and The Masque Of The Red Death
The Elephant Man (Country: UK; Year: 1980; Director: David Lynch; Writer: Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch, based on books by Sir Frederick Treves and Ashley Montagu; Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones, Michael Elphick, Hannah Gordon, Helen Ryan, John Standing, Dexter Fletcher)
True story of a grotesquely deformed man who is saved from a freak show to become a sensation in Victorian London society.
The Finishing School (Country: US; Year: 1934; Director: George Nichols Jr, Wanda Tuchock; Writer: Wanda Tuchock, Laird Doyle, David Hempstead, Katharine Clugston, Louis Weitzenkorn; Stars: Frances Dee, Billie Burke, Ginger Rogers, Bruce Cabot, John Halliday, Beulah Bondi, Sara Haden, Helen Freeman, Marjorie Lytell, Adalyn Doyle, Anne Shirley, Irene Franklin, Ann Cameron, Rose Coghlan, Caroline Rankin)
A girl who is sent to a finishing school discovers things there are considerably less prim and proper than she imagined.
Finis Terrae (Country: France; Year: 1929; Director: Jean Epstein; Writer: Jean Epstein; Stars: Gibois, Jean-Marie Laot, Malgorn, François Morin, Pierre, Ambroise Rouzic, Gibois, Jean-Marie Laot, Malgorn, François Morin, Pierre, Ambroise Rouzic)
Silent drama about trouble which arises for a group of seaweed harvesters.
Illustrious Corpses (Cadaveri eccellenti) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 1976; Director: Francesco Rosi; Writer: Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, Lino Iannuzzi, Leonardo Sciascia; Stars: Lino Ventura, Tino Carraro, Marcel Bozzuffi, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Maria Carta, Luigi Pistilli, Tina Aumont, Renato Salvatori, Paolo Graziosi, Anna Proclemer, Fernando Rey, Max von Sydow, Charles Vanel, Carlo Tamberlani)
When a district attorney is murdered in Palermo a dogged detective is assigned to the case.
The Juniper Tree (Country: Iceland; Year: 1990; Director: Nietzchka Keene; Writer: Nietzchka Keene; Stars: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Geirlaug Sunna Þormar, Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Geirlaug Sunna Þormar)
Two sisters cast a spell on a young farmer.
Illustrious Corpses Illustrious Corpses
Illustrious Corpses and Sweet Charity
Los Olvidados (The Young And The Damned) (Country: Mexico; Year: 1950; Director: Luis Buñuel; Writer: Luis Alcoriza, Max Aub, Luis Buñuel, Juan Larrea, Pedro de Urdimalas; Stars: Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán, Alfonso Mejía, Roberto Cobo, Alma Delia Fuentes, Francisco Jambrina, Jesús Navarro, Efraín Arauz, Sergio Villarreal, Jorge Pérez, Javier Amézcua, Mário Ramírez, Ernesto Alonso, Victorio Blanco, Rubén Campos)
Violence in the slums of Mexico City.
Love, Life And Laughter (Country: UK; Year: 1923; Director: George Pearson; Writer: George Pearson; Stars: Betty Balfour, Harry Jonas, Frank Stanmore, Annie Esmond, Nancy Price, Sydney Fairbrother, Eric Smith, A. Harding Steerman, Audrey Ridgewell, Gordon Hopkirk, Dacia Deane, Betty Balfour, Harry Jonas, Frank Stanmore, Annie Esmond)
A chorus girl with big dreams meets a young boy who wants to be a writer and they agree to meet in two years to see which of their dreams have come true.
The Masque Of The Red Death (Country: UK; Year: 1964; Director: Roger Corman; Writer: Charles Beaumont, R. Wright Campbell; Stars: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston, Nigel Green, Patrick Magee)
A cruel prince devotes himself to Satan and lives a life of excess, but just beyond his castle gates lurks a deadly plague.
Muna Moto (Country: Cameroon; Year: 1975; Director: Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa; Writer: Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa; Stars: Philippe Abia, Arlette Din Beli, Gisèle Dikongue-Pipa, David Endene, Philippe Abia, Arlette Din Beli, Gisèle Dikongue-Pipa, David Endene)
When a couple in love are forbidden to marry due to lack of money, she finds herself forced to take a husband, sparking trouble.
Paris Qui Dort (At 3:25) (Country: France; Year: 1924; Director: René Clair; Writer: René Clair; Stars: Henri Rollan, Charles Martinelli, Louis Pré Fils, Albert Préjean, Madeleine Rodrigue, Myla Seller, Antoine Stacquet, Marcel Vallée, Henri Rollan, Charles Martinelli, Louis Pré Fils, Albert Préjean, Madeleine Rodrigue, Myla Seller, Antoine Stacquet)
A scientist invents a ray that sends people to sleep.
Queen Of Diamonds (Country: US; Year: 1991; Director: Nina Menkes; Writer: Nina Menkes; Stars: Emmellda Beech, Tinka Menkes, Emmellda Beech, Tinka Menkes)
A struggling Blackjack croupier is faced with a missing husband and neighbouring domestic violence.
Ride Lonesome (Country: US; Year: 1959; Director: Budd Boetticher; Writer: Burt Kennedy; Stars: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best, Lee Van Cleef, James Coburn, Bennie E. Dobbins, Roy Jenson, Dyke Johnson, Boyd 'Red' Morgan, Boyd Stockman, Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best)
A haunted loner seeks vengeance.
Say Amen, Somebody (Country: US; Year: 1982; Director: George T Nierenberg; Stars: Delois Barrett Campbell, Thomas A. Dorsey, Billie Barrett GreenBey, Sallie Martin, Edward O'Neal, Rodessa Barrett Porter, Zella Jackson Price, Bertha Smith, Michael Keith Smith, Willie May Ford Smith, Delois Barrett Campbell, Thomas A. Dorsey, Billie Barrett GreenBey, Sallie Martin, Edward O'Neal)
Documentary celebrating American gospel music.
Star-Crossed Lovers (Konigskinder, Royal Children) (Country: East Germany; Year: 1962; Director: Frank Beyer; Writer: Edith Gorrish, Walter Gorrish; Stars: Annekathrin Bürger, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ulrich Thein, Marga Legal, Betty Loewen, Monika Lennartz, Gertraud Kreissig, Natalja J. Iljina, Talla S. Nowikowa, Leonid Iudov, Nikolay Lukinov, Walter Lendrich, Günter Naumann, Fred Delmare, Erik Veldre)
An anti-fascist encounters an old love rival after being sent to a penal batallion.
Sweet Charity (Country: US; Year: 1969; Director: Bob Fosse; Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr, Chita Rivera)
Charity Hope Valentine is a dancer in a Times Square dive, longing for love to come along and sweep her off her feet. When she meets shy Oscar, it feels like the start of something special.
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