London Film Festival 2021

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Marx Can Wait Marx Can Wait
Marx Can Wait and Bergman Island
8 Bar - The Evolution of Grime (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Ewen Spencer)
Documentary tracking the history of Grime music.
Bergman Island (Country: France, Sweden, Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Mia Hansen-Løve; Writer: Mia Hansen-Løve; Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Tim Roth, Vicky Krieps, Anders Danielsen Lie, Joel Spira)
An American filmmaking couple retreat to the island for the summer to write screenplays for their upcoming films in an act of pilgrimage to the place that inspired Bergman. As the summer and their screenplays advance, the lines between reality and fiction start to blur against the backdrop of the island's wild landscape.
Marx Can Wait (Marx Puo Aspettare) (Country: Italy; Year: 2021; Director: Marco Bellocchio; Writer: Marco Bellocchio; Stars: Marco Bellocchio)
Camillo died in 1968. Almost 50 years later, Marco gathers his whole family for a lunch. With his family he wonders about Camillo, his twin, and life.
Money Has Four Legs (Country: Myanmar; Year: 2020; Director: Maung Sun; Writer: Ma Aeint, Maung Sun; Stars: Khin Khin Hsu, Okkar Dat Khe, Ko Thu)
Satirical drama set in the world of Myanmar film.
Omar Amiralay: Sorrow, Time, Silence (Country: France, Syria; Year: 2021; Director: Hala Abdallah; Writer: Hala Abdallah)
Film about the Syrian documentarian who died in 2011.
The Storms Of Jeremy Thomas The Storms Of Jeremy Thomas
The Storms Of Jeremy Thomas and Quant
Quant (Year: 2021; Director: Sadie Frost; Stars: Camilla Rutherford, Kate Moss, Vivienne Westwood, Zandra Rhodes, Dave Davies, Tony McGee, Jill Kennington, Joan Corlass, Dennis Nothgruft, Clare Hunt, Roger Tredre, Derry Curry, Heather Tilbury Phillips)
Documentary about the fashion icon.
The Real Charlie Chaplin (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Peter Middleton, James Spinney; Writer: Oliver Kindeberg, Peter Middleton, James Spinney; Stars: Dickie Beau, Haley Flaherty, Paul Leonard, Pearl Mackie, Dominic Marsh, Jeff Rawle, Anne Rosenfeld, Paul Ryan, Matthew Wolf, Eben Young)
Documentary about the life and career of the silent movie star.
Ripples Of Life (Country: China; Year: 2021; Director: Shujun Wei; Writer: Chunlei Kang, Shujun Wei; Stars: Zishan Yang, Miyi Huang, Jiajia Wang, Kang Luo, Meng Zhou, Nan Cui, Chen Wang, Zishan Yang, Miyi Huang, Jiajia Wang, Kang Luo, Meng Zhou, Nan Cui, Chen Wang)
A film crew arrives in remote town Yong’an. The fresh air they bring in spreads ripples in the heart of Gu, the owner of a local restaurant. She dreams of another life. Movie star Chen is back in her hometown; she expects to revisit her childhood friends and good old days. An endless debate persists between the director and the writer, revolving from cinema to life. Shooting must start, although consensus is never reached.
The Storms Of Jeremy Thomas (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Mark Cousins; Stars: Tilda Swinton, Debra Winger, Jeremy Thomas)
Documentary about the British film producer
The Story Of Film: A New Generation (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Mark Cousins; Writer: Mark Cousins)
Mark Cousins returns with another journey across the landscape of film, examining what changes the 21st century has brought.
Ripples Of Life Ripples Of Life
Ripples Of Life and The Real Charlie Chaplin
The Taking (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Alexandre O Philippe; Writer: Alexandre O Philippe)
Documentary exploring the use of Monument Valley in film.
We (Nous) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Alice Diop; Writer: Alice Diop; Stars: Ethan Balnoas, Marcel Balnoas, Pierre Bergounioux, Ndeye Sighane Diop, Bamba Sibi, Ismael Soumaïla Sissoko)
Documentary revealing stories around the RER B, an urban train that traverses Paris and its environs from north to south.
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