London Film Festival 2023

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Stolen and Copa 71
The Animal Kingdom (Le Règne Animal) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Thomas Cailley; Writer: Thomas Cailley; Stars: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Romain Duris, Paul Kircher)
Sci-fi adventure set in a world where humans are mutating into "creatures".
The Buckingham Murders (Country: India; Year: 2023; Director: Hansal Mehta; Writer: Aseem Arrora, Raghav Raj Kakker, Kashyap Kapoor; Stars: Kareena Kapoor, Keith Allen, Chris Wilson, Haqi Ali, Daniel Eghan, Ash Tandon, Joel Morris, Adwoa Akoto, Rukku Nahar, Lee Nicholas Harris, Jonathan Nyati, Assad Raja, Stuart Whelan, Asheq Akhtar, Charles Craddock)
A troubled cop finds her latest case brings back painful memories.
Copa 71 (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: James Erskine, Rachel Ramsay; Writer: James Erskine, Victoria Gregory, Rachel Ramsay; Stars: Brandi Chastain, Alex Morgan, Jose Palma)
Told by the pioneering women who participated, this is the extraordinary story of the 1971 Women's Soccer World Cup, a tournament witnessed by record crowds that has been written out of sporting history - until now.
Culprits (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: J Blakeson; Writer: J Blakeson, Nadia Latif; Stars: Ned Dennehy, Kirby, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Baeyen Hoffman, Maria Nash, Mark Field, Grant Masters, Jayden Kirton, Jonathan Ojinnaka, Gemma Arterton, Niamh Algar, Eddie Izzard, Amy Keating, Laura Morgan, Kosha Engler)
TV series. Someone’s picking off members of a gang who were once involved in an audacious heist.
Gassed Up (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: George Amponsah; Writer: Archie Maddocks, Taz Skylar; Stars: Stephen Odubola, Taz Skylar, Craige Middleburg, Steve Toussaint, Jelena Gavrilovic, Mohammed Mansaray, Tobias Jowett, Tomi May, Ben Shafik, Mae Muller, Rawdat Quadri, Harry Pinero, Tim Chipping, Aaron-Jon North, Isabella Domville)
A group of London teenage boys turn to motorbike crime for survival.
Lost In The Night (Perdidos en la noche) (Country: Mexico, Netherlands, Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Amat Escalante; Writer: Amat Escalante, Martín Escalante, Paulina Mendoza; Stars: Juan Daniel García Treviño, Ester Expósito, Bárbara Mori, Fernando Bonilla, Jero Medina, Vicky Araico, Mayra Hermosillo)
A man hunts for those responsible for his social activist mother’s disappearance.
Lubo (Country: Italy, Switzerland; Year: 2023; Director: Giorgio Diritti; Writer: Mario Cavatore, Giorgio Diritti, Fredo Valla, Tania Pedroni; Stars: Franz Rogowski, Valentina Bellè, Joel Basman, Noémi Besedes, Cecilia Steiner, Philippe Graber, Francesco Limenta, Christian Bianco, Oliver Ewy, Christophe Sermet, Federica Garavaglia, Jörg Reichlin, Alessandro Zappella, Filippo Giulini, Anina Sara Baumgartner)
A man is pushed to extraordinary lengths to get back his children in 1930s Switzerland.
Only The River Flows (He bian de cuo wu) (Country: China; Year: 2023; Director: Shujun Wei; Writer: Chunlei Kang, Shujun Wei, Hua Yu; Stars: Yilong Zhu, Chloe Maayan, Tianlai Hou, Tong Lin Kai, Han Chen, Chunlei Kang)
A detective on the trail of a serial killer begins to lose his mind.
Shame On Dry Land (Syndabocken) (Country: Sweden, Malta; Year: 2023; Director: Axel Petersén; Writer: Axel Petersén; Stars: Joel Spira, Christopher Wagelin, Julia Sporre, Jacqueline Ramel, Owen Sciriha, Tommy Nilsson, Michal Axel Piotrowski, Erica Muscat, Susanne Barklund, Frida Cauchi, Marcus Vögeli, Becky Camilleri, Taryn Butler, Massimo P Morana, Isaac Borg)
A cunning but guilt-ridden swindler becomes entangled in online gambling and tax evasion scams as he seeks forgiveness.
Stolen (Country: India; Year: 2023; Director: Karan Tejpal; Writer: Agadbumb, Gourav Dhingra, Karan Tejpal; Stars: Abhishek Banerjee, Sahidur Rahaman, Mia Maelzer, Harish Khanna, Shubham, Ankit Sain)
Two brothers try to rescue a baby that has been stolen from its mother.
Unmoored (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Caroline Ingvarsson; Writer: Michèle Marshall, Håkan Nesser; Stars: Anna Próchniak, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Mirja Turestedt, Kris Hitchen, Ia Langhammer, Sven Ahlström, Andrzej Konopka, Marta Zmuda Trzebiatowska, Michèle Marshall, David Fukamachi Regnfors, David Bromley, Michal Ochocki, Anna Terpilowska, Tatiana Zlotowicz)
The ordered life of a TV presenter threatens to unravel when she finally confronts her domineering husband about yet another scandalous accusation.

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