London Film Festival 2023

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The Taste Of Things The Taste Of Things
The Taste Of Things and Going To Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project
Anselm (Das Rauschen Der Zeit) (Country: Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Wim Wenders)
A poetic look at the works and thoughts of Anselm Kiefer. A film about painters and sculptors, with and about an artist, his works and his background.
Apolonia, Apolonia (Country: Denmark, Poland, France; Year: 2022; Director: Lea Glob; Writer: Lea Glob, Andreas Bøggild Monies; Stars: Hervé Breuil, Lea Glob, Oksana Shachko, Apolonia Sokol, Alexandra Tlolka)
Portrait of larger-than-life visual artist Apolonia Sokol.
Catching Fire: The Story Of Anita Pallenberg (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Alexis Bloom, Svetlana Zill; Stars: Marianne Faithfull, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Moss, Anita Pallenberg, Angela Richards, Keith Richards, Marlon Richards)
Documentary about rock ‘n’ roll icon Anita Pallenberg.
Close Your Eyes (Cerrar Los Ojos) (Country: Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Victor Erice; Writer: Víctor Erice, Michel Gaztambide; Stars: Jose Coronado, Ana Torrent, María León, Soledad Villamil)
The story of an actor who disappears during filming a project after falling off a cliff into the sea. Years later he reappears, but without knowing who he is or anything about his previous life.
Croma Kid (Country: Dominican Republic; Year: 2023; Director: Pablo Chea; Writer: Pablo Chea, Israel Cárdenas; Stars: Nashla Bogaert, Yasser Michelén, David Maler, Jaime Pina, Vicente Santos, César José Báez, Teo Terrero, Bosco Cárdenas, Maria Daniela Guzmán, Solange Mongereau)
A teenager must figure out how to rescue his magician parents from another dimension.
They Shot The Piano Player They Shot The Piano Player
They Shot The Piano Player and Close Your Eyes
Going To Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Joe Brewster, Michèle Stephenson)
Intimate vérité, archival footage, and visually innovative treatments of poetry take us on a journey through the dreamscape of poet Nikki Giovanni as she reflects on her life and legacy.
In Restless Dreams: The Music Of Paul Simon (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Alex Gibney; Writer: Alex Gibney; Stars: Paul Simon)
A documentary which follows Paul Simon as he makes his new album Seven Psalms, while looking back on his six-decade career with countless musical peaks from Sounds Of Silence to Graceland.
Menus Plaisirs - Les Troisgros (Country: France, US; Year: 2023; Director: Frederick Wiseman)
A behind-the-scenes excursion into the world of restaurant La Maison Troisgros, which has held three Michelin stars for more than five decades.
Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus (Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Neo Sora; Stars: Ryuichi Sakamoto)
A concert film shot as Sakamoto battled cancer.
Swan Song (Country: Canada; Year: 2023; Director: Chelsea McMullan; Writer: Chelsea McMullan, Sean O'Neill)
A look at the devotion, artistry and sacrifices that Karen Kain and the National Ballet of Canada dancers make in their pursuit of creating something unique, meaningful and beautiful.
The Taste Of Things (La Passion De Dodin Bouffant, The Pot-au-Feu) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Trân Anh Hùng; Writer: Trần Anh Hùng; Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Pierre Gagnaire)
The story of Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the fine gourmet she has been working for over the last 20 years.
They Shot The Piano Player (Country: Spain, France, Netherlands; Year: 2023; Director: Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba; Writer: Fernando Trueba; Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, João Gilberto, Vinicius de Moraes, Paulo Moura)
A music journalist from New York sets out on a frantic investigation into the mysterious disappearance of Brazilian pianist Tenorio Jr, regular accompanist of Vinicius de Moraes, among others.
This Is Going To Be Big (Country: Australia; Year: 2023; Director: Thomas Charles Hyland)
Portrait of neurodiverse teens with big dreams preparing for their school’s quirky musical about Australia’s favourite son, John Farnham.
You Can Call Me Bill (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Alexandre O Philippe; Writer: Alexandre O Philippe; Stars: William Shatner)
A documentary portrait of William Shatner.

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