Tag Archives: BFI London Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival Review – Village At The End of The World

Niaqornat is a tiny Greenlandic village that, at the time of filming, had 59 inhabitants. Village At The End of The World takes a year in the life of the community and looks at the struggles its people face – including the only teenager in the area, and those who do not speak to one another even though they see each another every day – and those that the community face in order to survive. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Everybody Has A Plan

Augustin (Viggo Mortensen) and Pedro (also Viggo Mortensen) are twin brothers, but estranged. One is a doctor whose wife is intent on adopting a baby, the other a petty criminal and beekeeper in the Argentinean countryside. When their worlds collide, each brother must make a decision about his own life. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Easy Money (Snabba Cash)

JW (Joel Kinnaman) is a handsome student who works as a taxi driver to make some money. The firm that he works for has some criminal ties and when he is tasked to follow Jorge (Mattias Vereda), an escaped convict; JW is pulled from the fringes of the organisation to its very heart. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman

Three years before his death, Graham Chapman took to a studio to record excerpts from his book, A Liar’s Autobiography. Terry Jones’s son Bill, Jeff Simpson and Ben Timlett have taken these recordings and created an animated film around them. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Everyday

Karen (Shirley Henderson) struggles to hold her family of four young children together, while her husband Ian (John Simm) serves time in prison. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson is the story of he love affair between Daisy and her sixth cousin, and President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – The Central Park Five

On April 19th, 1989 a woman jogging through New York’s Central Park was brutally raped and left for dead. Several young African-American men, who were in the park at the time, were arrested for attacking her. Over the next 23 years, they consistently protested their innocence. Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival Review – Broken

Skunk (Eloise Laurence) is a young girl, living in a small cul-de-sac, whose life’s direction changes when she witnesses a violent attack on a neighbour. Continue reading

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