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58th London Film Festival

Song of the Sea (2014)

In 2009, Irish filmmaker and illustrator Tomm Moore made a name for himself with his debut feature The Secret of Kells, which was subsequently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.  Five years later, he is reuniting with…

Dragon Gate Inn (1967)

When it comes to martial arts films, they tend to fall in one of two categories: either relentless action or beautiful, graceful choreography.  While most fans prefer the former, it is the latter that has attracted Western audiences to the…

Casa Grande (2014)

Since 2003’s City of God, Brazilian cinema has slowly developed to become a major part of Latin American film.  Whether it is showcasing the world-famous ‘favelas’ of Rio da Janiero or the rich culture of the country, common themes such as…

Excuse My French (2014)

The perils of childhood can easily make or break someone's life, especially as he or she venture into the scary world of full-time education.  The latest film by director Amr Salama was surprise success in the Egyptian box office and brings…