London Film Festival 2023

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Asog (Country: Philippines; Year: 2023; Director: Seán Devlin; Writer: Seán Devlin, Jaya, Arnel Pablo; Stars: Jaya, Arnel Pablo, Ricky Gacho Jr)
All roads lead to the Ms. Gay Sicogan pageant! Rey toils away in mediocrity after their career as a comedian comes to a grinding halt due to a super typhoon devastating Tacoloban. They set their sights on winning the pageant cash prize. Joined by former student Arnel, searching for some semblance of the family he lost when his mother died in the typhoon, they embark on a journey, navigating trauma, transphobia, colonialism, climate change, grief, and ultimately, resilience.
Bonus Track (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Julia Jackman; Writer: Mike Gilbert, Josh O'Connor; Stars: Jack Davenport, Josh O'Connor, Alison Sudol, Ellie Kendrick, Josh Cowdery, Ray Panthaki)
A 16-year-old believes he is a future star musician, even when no-one else in his small town does. The arrival of the son of a famous musical duo, who helps him rehearse for a talent show, leads both boys to learn from each other and grow closer.
The Book Of Solutions (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Michel Gondry; Writer: Michel Gondry; Stars: Pierre Niney, Blanche Gardin, Camille Rutherford and Vincent Elbaz)
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Daaaaaali! (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Quentin Dupieux; Writer: Quentin Dupieux; Stars: Romain Duris, Pierre Niney, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Alain Chabat, Jonathan Cohen, Pio Marmaï, Edouard Baer, Didier Flamand, Jérôme Niel, Hakim Jemili, Agnès Hurstel, Nicolas Carpentier, Tom Dingler, Marc Fraize)
A journalist meets Salvador Dali several times as part of a documentary project.
The Hypnosis (Country: Sweden, Norway; Year: 2023; Director: Ernst De Geer; Writer: Ernst De Geer, Mads Stegger; Stars: Asta Kamma August, Herbert Nordrum, Andrea Edwards, David Fukamachi Regnfors, Moa Nilsson, Simon Rajala, Aviva Wrede, Alexandra Zetterberg, Kristina Brändén Whitaker, Karin de Frumerie, Julien Combes, Victor Iván, Björn Ekegren Augustsson, Sarah Viktoria Engman, Barry Hammar)
A transformational visit to a hypnotherapist sees Vera throw off the trappings of ‘civilised’ behaviour.
Molli And Max In The Future (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Michael Lukk Litwak; Writer: Michael Lukk Litwak; Stars: Zosia Mamet, Aristotle Athari, Danny Burstein, Arturo Castro, Okieriete Onaodowan, Erin Darke, Grace Kuhlenschmidt, Michael Chernus, Aparna Nancherla, Matteo Lane)
The story of a man and woman whose orbits repeatedly collide over the course of 12 years, four planets, three dimensions and one space cult.
The Nature Of Love (Simple Comme Sylvain) (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2023; Director: Monia Chokri; Writer: Monia Chokri; Stars: Magalie Lépine-Blondeau , Pierre-Yves Cardinal, François Létourneau , Monia Chokri)
Sophia, a 40-year-old philosophy professor. Sylvain is a craftsman, renovating Sophia and her partner Xavier's new country house. When Sophia and Sylvain meet, Sophia’s world is turned upside down.
Poolman (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Chris Pine; Writer: Ian Gotler, Chris Pine; Stars: Chris Pine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Danny DeVito, Annette Bening, DeWanda Wise)
A hapless dreamer and would-be philosopher spends his days looking after the pool of the Tahitian Tiki apartment block in sunny LA. When he uncovers a water heist, he does what he can to protect the city.
The Practice (La Practica) (Country: Argentina, Chile, Portugal; Year: 2015; Director: Martin Retjman; Stars: Esteban Bigliardi, Mirta Busnelli, Manuela Oyarzún, Camila Hirane, Gabriel Cañas)
A yoga teacher finds himself grappling with life and bad luck after his splits from his wife.
Shortcomings (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Randall Park; Writer: Adrian Tomine; Stars: Justin H Min, Sherry Cola, Ally Maki, Debby Ryan, Tavi Gevinson, Sonoya Mizuno)
Following Ben, Miko, and Alice as they navigate a range of interpersonal relationships and traverse the country in search of the ideal connection.
Terrestrial Verses (Country: Iran; Year: 2023; Director: Ali Asgari; Writer: Ali Asgari, Alireza Khatami)
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