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LFF 2011

This Must Be The Place (2011)

Robert Smith, Nazi Hunter was, I hope, the working title for Paolo Sorrentino's sensational English language debut, an eccentric little dramedy which finds Sean Penn channeling The Cure's frizzy-haired frontman for a cross-country odyssey…

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

It has been nine years since Morvern Callar, the second feature from photographer-turned-filmmaker Lynne Ramsay who, despite the short career, is considered one of Britain's most visionary directors. Following her failed attempt at adapting…

The Descendants (2011)

The other George Clooney film at this year’s London Film Festival is Alexander Payne’s fifth feature film The Descendants. It has been seven years since his last feature film Sideways and so there was a lot of anticipation for this. Clooney…

The Awakening (2011)

A cold manor house surrounded by dense woodland provides the setting for Nick Murphy's nuts n' bolts ghost story The Awakening, and it's one of several elements you've undoubtedly seen before. Following in the classic tradition of The…

We Have a Pope (2011)

We Have a Pope is Nanni Moretti’s follow up to The Cayman - his cinematic attack on Berlusconi. Whilst a deeply satirical examination of the Catholic Church, We Have a Pope is also a warm and gentle comedy about human frailty and the…