BFI London Film Festival 2020
The 64th London Film Festival ran from 7 to 18 October 2020. Catch up on festival talks and events online.Explore the festival
Features and reviews
“I was made for horror”: Barbara Steele is an angel for Satan
Barbara Steele, an icon of 1960s horror cinema who went on to work with the likes of Federico Fellini and Louis Malle, talks to David Cairns and Daniel Riccuito about death, dark fairytales and why she turned down Hammer.
By David Cairns
Destruction and desire: Jeanne Moreau opens the floodgates in Tony Richardson’s Mademoiselle
By Alex Ramon
5 things to watch this weekend – 23 to 25 October
By Samuel Wigley
Satire with tweezers: Alexander Mackendrick’s The Ladykillers
By Philip Kemp
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is another dose of superbly executed chaos in America’s heartlands
By Leigh Singer
WolfWalkers redraws the bounds of old Ireland’s hunters and hunted
By Andrew Osmond
One Man and His Shoes is an alarming depiction of fashion and its victims
By Michael Atkinson
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Main image caption: still from Hirokazu Koreeda’s film Shoplifters ©2018 Fuji Television Network, Gaga Corporation, AOI Pro. Inc. Supported by BFI FAN and the BFI Audience Fund, Shoplifters was one of 2018’s highest-grossing foreign language films.