London Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival

Films to see apart from the obvious well-heralded selections. A star denotes my specials:

Stranger by the Lake (France)
We are the Best (Sweden)
Abuse of Weakness (France)
Ida (Poland, Denmark)
Like Father, Like Son (Japan)*
The Lunchbox (India)*
The Selfish Giant (UK)*
Under the Skin (UK)
At Berkeley (US)*
Here Be Dragons( UK)
La Maison de la Radio (France)*
Child’s Pose (Rumania)*
Gloria (Chile, Spain)
Jeevan Smriti (India)
The Past (Iran)
The Police officer’s Wife (Germany)
Thy Womb (Philippines)
Closed Curtain (Iran)*
The United States of Amnesia (US)
Camille Claudel 1915 (France)
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (Bosnia, Slovenia)*
Exhibition (UK)
Jeune et Jolie (France)
Norte, the End of History (Philippines)
A Touch of Sin (China)*
Heli (Mexico)
Jodorowsky’s Dune (France-Germany)
Four Ways to Die in My Hometown (China)
Grigris (Chad)
Locke (UK)*

There is also an excellent selection of archive restorations–almost all worthwhile.

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