London Film Festival 2020

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Siberia Siberia
Siberia and Bad Tales
Bad Tales (Favolacce) (Country: Italy, Switzerland; Year: 2020; Director: Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo; Writer: Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo; Stars: Elio Germano, Barbara Chichiarelli, Gabriel Montesi, Max Malatesta, Ileana D'Ambra, Lino Musella, Massimiliano Tortora, Barbara Ronchi, Sara Bertelà, Justin Korovkin, Cristina Pellegrino, Giulia Melillo, Giulietta Rebeggiani, Federico Majorana, Giulia Galiani)
Trouble brews over a long hot summer on the outskirts of Rome.
A Common Crime (Un crimen común) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2020; Director: Francisco Márquez; Writer: Tomás Downey, Francisco Márquez; Stars: Elisa Carricajo, Mecha Martinez, Eliot Otazo, Ciro Coien Pardo, Cecilia Rainero, Elisa Carricajo, Mecha Martinez, Eliot Otazo, Ciro Coien Pardo, Cecilia Rainero)
One night, Cecilia is too afraid to open the door to her housekeeper’s son. The next day, his dead body is found.
The Intruder (Country: Argentina, Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Natalia Meta; Writer: Natalia Meta; Stars: Cecilia Roth, Erica Rivas, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Daniel Hendler, Mirta Busnelli, Agustín Rittano, Guillermo Arengo, Cecilia Roth, Erica Rivas, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Daniel Hendler, Mirta Busnelli, Agustín Rittano, Guillermo Arengo)
After a traumatic episode, a woman starts to find it hard to distinguish between what is real and what is imaginary.
Mogul Mowgli (Country: UK, US; Year: 2020; Director: Bassam Tariq; Writer: Riz Ahmed, Bassam Tariq; Stars: Riz Ahmed, Aiysha Hart, Nabhaan Rizwan, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Anjana Vasan, Alyy Khan, Jill Buchanan, Abdul Hakim Joy, Sudha Bhuchar, Jag Patel, Ali Barouti, Jeff Mirza, Eva Von Mitzka, Olivia Brady, Khariis Ubiaro)
Zed, a British rapper, is about to start his first world tour when a crippling illness strikes him down and he has to move back in with his parents. He tries to find himself between an international music career and Pakistani family traditions.
New Order (Nuevo Orden) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Diego Boneta, Dario Yazbek Bernal, Naian González Norvind, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Lisa Owen, Javier Sepulveda, Mónica Del Carmen, Sebastian Silveti, Patricia Bernal, Roberto Medina, Eligio Meléndez, Analy Castro, Enrique Singer, Fernando Cuautle, Diego Boneta)
A lavish upper-class wedding goes awry in an unexpected uprising of class warfare that gives way to a violent coup d’etat.
Shirley Shirley
Shirley and Mogul Mowgli
Shirley (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Josephine Decker; Writer: Sarah Gubbins, Susan Scarf Merrell; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Logan Lerman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Margarita Allen, Steve Vinovich, Ryan Spahn, Lexa Hayes, Adelind Horan, Molly Fahey, Allen McCullough, Thomas Racek, Edward O'Blenis, Emily Decker, Tony Manna)
A young couple moves in with the famed author, Shirley Jackson, and her Bennington College professor husband, Stanley Hyman, in the hope of starting a new life but instead find themselves fodder for a psycho-drama that inspires Shirley's next novel.
Siberia (Country: Italy, Germany, Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Abel Ferrara; Writer: Abel Ferrara, Christ Zois; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov, Simon McBurney, Cristina Chiriac, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Fabio Pagano, Anna Ferrara, Phil Neilson, Laurent Arnatsiaq, Valentina Rozumenko, Trish Osmond, Stella Pecollo, Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov, Simon McBurney)
A broken man flees the world and finds himself in a cave. His escape becomes a radical confrontation with his dreams, his memories and demonic visions.
Wildfire (Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2020; Director: Cathy Brady; Writer: Cathy Brady; Stars: Martin McCann, Nora-Jane Noone, David Pearse, Aiste Gramantaite, Joanne Crawford, Toni O'Rourke, Helen Behan, Nika McGuigan, Olga Wehrly, Uriel Emil, Damien Hannaway, Maura Foley, Richard Nester, Corey Millar, John Paul O'Driscoll)
When a woman who was missing, presumed dead, returns home, the bond with her sister intensifies.

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