London Film Festival 2008: New British Cinema





London Film Festival 2008. Film on the Square. 1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4
17 - 25 October
Rock 'n' roll doesn't always come with the sex and drugs attached...

Awaydays
19 & 20 October
An adaptation of Kevin Sampsons' cult novel set in the North West during the post-punk era.

Better Things
17 & 22 October
A restrained and beautifully articulated character study of the realities of life and love in rural England.

Broken Lines
22 & 27 October
A couple are drawn together, despite their obligations to others, in Sallie Aprahamian's mature and sophisticated debut feature.

Bronson
17 & 24 October
Brave and challenging portrait of notorious lifer and the UK's 'most violent prisoner' Charles Bronson.

Franklyn
16 & 19 October
A refreshingly ambitious urban fairytale about the relationship between love, fantasy and faith.

Helen
26 October
Naturalism and a strong visual approach combine in this sensitively drawn study of a young woman poised on the brink of adulthood.

I Know You Know
25 & 26 October
From Human Traffic director Justin Kerrigan, his second feature deals with the danger of fantasy while also being very smart, touching and funny.

Love Live Long
16 - 18 October
Mike Figgis' latest digital experiment, a bold study of desire and moral boundaries set against the backdrop of the Gumball 300 Rally.

New Town Killers
28 & 30 October
Richard Jobson takes us on a tension-packed joyride through Edinburgh streets.

The Posters Came From The Walls
21 October
Stories of faith and devotion, a fascinating and inspired documentary study of Depeche Mode fans from around the world.

Shifty
24 & 26 October
A debut British feature of promise and distinction, Shifty is a terrific example of a film that manages to achieve a great deal with very little.

Telstar
25 & 28 October
The crazy life and strange times of Joe Meek and the incredible music he produced.

Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before
25 - 27 October
The enigmatic singer-songwriter retraces the steps that led her to record her first album, the hugely influential Just Another Diamond Day.




Cinema Interviews

Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Press Conference
In support of the release of The Muppets, Kermit, Miss Piggy and the film's director James Brobin...
Aarakshan, Deepika Padukone
Can you tell us about the film and the character you play? The film is based on one if the most...
The Fighter, Amy Adams
Did you have fun playing your character? She was a really fun character to play, not only because...
The Fighter, David O. Russell
What is the movie about? Bleach blonde mother with seven bleach blonde sisters who all form a gang...
The Fighter, Christian Bale
What was it like training with the real Micky and Dicky? Just essential, you know, I mean Mark [...