London Film Festival Interest List 2017by Col Needham | created - 31 Aug 2017 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
This is a list of films from The London Film Festival 2017 which I want to see.
I already have tickets for everything through to the closing night film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) (in viewing order below) and then everything after it (alphabetical order) are ones I will try to catch at the press & industry screenings or afterwards.
Once seen, I move titles over my LFF 2017 Seen list.
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2. Anchor and Hope (2017)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two women, Eva and Kat, and the best friend of one of them, Roger. A boat in the canals of London and a question: Is it possible to live love, family, and life in such different ways and yet remain united?
4. Beauty and the Dogs (2017)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she'll have to fight for her rights and her ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,119 | Gross: $0.01M
5. Beyond the Clouds (2017)
120 min | Drama, Family
When on the run from the cops , Amir finds his estranged sister Tara, who in a bid to protect her brother lands up in jail. Their entire lives have been clouded by despair as unexpectedly the light shines on them from Beyond the Clouds.
8. Cargo (I) (2017)
TV-MA | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
After an epidemic spreads all over Australia, a father searches for someone willing to protect his daughter.
9. Chateau (2017)
81 min | Drama
An agile and colorful comedy about the lives of African immigrants in Paris. Charles is the most skilled and elegant among the sellers used by hairdressers in the populated district of ... See full summary »
11. The Cured (2017)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A disease that turns people into zombies has been cured. The once-infected zombies are discriminated against by society and their own families, which causes social issues to arise. This leads to militant government interference.
Votes: 6,228 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Equilibrium (2017)
90 min | Drama
A former missionary in Africa, Giuseppe works in a small Roman diocese, but is transferred to a small town in Naples. He will face the harsh local reality.
14. Félicité (2017)
129 min | Drama, Music
Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.
Votes: 796 | Gross: $0.01M
17. Funny Cow (2017)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedian uses her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, trying to rise up through the comedy circuit by playing Northern England's working men's clubs.
18. Gemini (II) (2017)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant and her Hollywood starlet boss. As the assistant unravels the mystery, she must confront her own understanding of friendship, truth and celebrity.
Votes: 3,864 | Gross: $0.20M
20. The Hungry (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
An adaptation of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus set in contemporary New Delhi. The Hungry is a contemporary retelling of Shakespearian tragedy Titus Andronicus, set in the ... See full summary »
21. Jailbreak (2017)
TV-MA | 92 min | Action, Comedy
What started as a simple escort mission will soon turn to chaos as the prisoners of Koh Kla take over the prison grounds. A special task force [Jean-Paul Ly, Dara Our, Tharoth Sam] gets ... See full summary »
23. Life Guidance (2017)
101 min | Sci-Fi
Life Guidance, the eponymous agency supports people in leading an optimal life. When Alexander lets the wrong thing slip out one day, Life Guidance arrives on the scene immediately.
24. The Light of the Moon (2017)
90 min | Drama
After her world is irrevocably changed, a successful New York City architect struggles to regain intimacy and control in her life.
28. Jeune femme (2017)
97 min | Drama
In her early thirties, broke, and in the wake of a humbling breakup, a spirited, yet rudderless young woman finds herself struggling to get by in the bustling Parisian metropolis; however, if she can make it there, she'll make it anywhere.
29. Person to Person (2017)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows a variety of New York characters as they navigate personal relationships and unexpected problems over the course of one day.
Votes: 1,257 | Gross: $0.05M
30. A Season in France (2017)
100 min | Drama
An African high school teacher flees his war-torn country for France, where he falls in love with a Frenchwoman who offers a roof for him and his family.
32. Shiraz (1928)
97 min | Drama, History, Romance
A historical romance set in the Mughal Empire. Selima (Enakshi) is a princess-foundling raised by a potter and loved by her brother, Shiraz (Rai). She is abducted and sold as a slave to ... See full summary »
33. Summer 1993 (2017)
97 min | Drama, Family
After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Votes: 5,066 | Gross: $0.18M
34. Three Peaks (2017)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
Aaron wants to become a family with his girlfriend and her 8-year-old son, but high up in the Italian Dolomites, his attempts to win the boy's acceptance turn into a dangerous power game.
Votes: 344 | Gross: $0.02M
35. Wajib (2017)
96 min | Drama
A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom, in this rousing family drama from Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You).
36. Winter Brothers (2017)
TV-14 | 94 min | Drama
A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.
37. The Endless (I) (2017)
Not Rated | 111 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
As kids, they escaped a UFO death cult. Now, two adult brothers seek answers after an old videotape surfaces and brings them back to where they began.
Votes: 25,069 | Gross: $0.27M
38. A Ciambra (2017)
Unrated | 118 min | Crime, Drama
In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region's factions - ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,792 | Gross: $0.03M
39. Small Town Crime (2017)
R | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An alcoholic ex cop finds a woman on the roadside, left for dead. He offers to find the killer pro bono as P.I. Her granddad hires him. Things get nasty.
40. Bad Genius (2017)
TV-MA | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lynn, a genius high school student who makes money by cheating tests, receives a new task that leads her to set foot on Sydney, Australia. In order to complete the millions-Baht task, Lynn and her classmates have to finish the international STIC(SAT) exam and deliver the answers back to her friends in Thailand before the exam takes place once again in her home country.