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The Wolfpack

Documentary about seven siblings imprisoned for most of their childhoods who have learned many of life’s lessons from film and TV.

London Road

Daring, startling and wholly original musical adapted from Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork’s play.

Fidelio: Alice’s Journey

The sexual liberation of Alice, a ship’s engineer.

BFI London Film Festival 2014

240 films. From 72 countries. 16 cinemas. 12 days. One Festival.

7-18 October 2015

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Tonight’s highlights

In addition to tonight’s Centrepiece Gala screening of The Lady in the Van, there’s a bumper crop of critically-lauded films screening over the next few hours. Here’s what the good folk of Twitter had to say about The Lobster, Queen of Earth and Cemetery of Splendour.

Saoirse Ronan Screen Talk

Saoirse Ronan has earned rave reviews for her commanding central performance in John Crowley’s sweeping romantic epic Brooklyn.

It’s perhaps the most impressive work to date from an incredibly precocious young actor, whose glittering CV includes collaborations with the likes of Peter Jackson (The Lovely Bones), Peter Weir (The Way Back), Joe Wright (Atonement, Hanna) and Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel). Here she is in conversation with festival programmer Tricia Tuttle at BFI Southbank.


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On Yer Bike

A two-disc collection which provides a fascinating portrait of the British cycling experience on film.

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

A vibrant modern classic, based on Alan Sillitoe’s largely autobiographical novel.

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

A passionate tale of rebellion with then newcomer Tom Courtenay as a sullen, disillusioned delinquent.

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Here we go Round the Mulberry Bush

A coming-of-age comedy following the exploits of sex-obsessed Jamie as he attempts to join the Swinging 60s.

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Bronco Bullfrog

A fully remastered presentation of this powerful, authentic record of the then-emerging suedehead subculture.

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Deep End

A darkly comic and utterly compelling portrait of Britain in an era of uncertainty, starring Jane Asher and Diana Dors.

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Brooklyn introduction with director John Crowley

The director and actor Saoirse Ronan introduce their adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s novel about a young Irish woman who journeys to New York.

Monday 12 October 2015

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Film of the week: By Our Selves

Toby Jones, Andrew Kötting (as a straw bear) and their merry men revive the wanderings and wonderings of Northamptonshire peasant poet John Clare, writes David Jays.
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Thursday 1 October 2015

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