SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [10 to 16 JAN 2020]

RADIANT CIRCUS is your handcrafted guide to London’s DIY, indie & alternative movie nights, film events & gallery screenings. Our latest SCREEN GUIDE helps you find great films in London this week*.


FRI 10 // SAT 11 // SUN 12 // MON 13 // TUE 14 // WED 15 // THU 16


Find films in London this week by:

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS (one-off attractions – by date) // MUSEUM SHOWS (several exhibits under one roof – by seasons & festivals) // GRIND SHOWS (a selection of new releases & regular runs).


FEATURED ATTRACTION

Films in London this week: BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ at Genesis Cinema (14 JAN).

Given the clamour for greater inclusion in the awards season shortlists (an annual spawning of opinion we largely navigate around…), we thought we’d pick Pamela B. Green’s energetic doc, BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ, as our featured attraction of the week. Screening at Genesis Cinema as part of the Birds’ Eye View #ReclaimTheFrame initiative (14 JAN 21:00), Green’s 2018 film unearths a largely overlooked career from a time when Hollywood didn’t struggle (as much as it currently does…) to make space for women in the senior production roles. Go see it.


NEW AT RADIANT CIRCUS

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD presented by Richmond Film Society at The Exchange.

Our (only!) New Year’s resolution is to investigate more of London’s alternative community cinema scene. We started #32BoroughsOfFilm late last year, reaching three boroughs (not forgetting the City Of London where we popped-up). Following up on those visits, we’re proud to list new season offerings at:

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Films in London: PEANUT BUTTER FALCON at Screen25 Cinema (21 FEB).

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Films in London this month: UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES, part of BEFORE THE NIGHT at Ciné Lumière & ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up.

Finally, don’t forget to scope out the month ahead with our exclusive roundup of January’s repertory seasons and film festivals.


FILMS IN LONDON THIS WEEK

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

ONE-OFF MOVIE NIGHTS, FILM EVENTS & GALLERY SCREENINGS (by date/event)

FRI 10

Films in London this week: THE VAMPIRE LOVERS at Regent Street Cinema (10 JAN).
Films in London this week: THE VAMPIRE LOVERS at Regent Street Cinema (10 JAN).

LULLABY aka Chanson Douce d. Lucie Borleteau, 2019 + Q&A with actor Karin Viard at Ciné Lumière (10 JAN 18:20):

  • “Lucie Borleteau’s second feature outing is an adaptation of Leila Slimani’s eponymous novel. Myriam, a mother of two, decides to return to work despite her husband’s reservations. They find Louise (Karin Viard), a babysitter who immediately wins the affections of the children. Soon, however, a co-dependent relationship ensues and eventual tragedy.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue.

THE VAMPIRE LOVERS d. Roy Ward Baker, 1970 + Q&A with actor Madeline Smith at Regent Street Cinema (10 JAN 19:30):

  • “Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Germany. A key Hammer Horror title.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

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SAT 11

Films in London this week: EL TOPO at Rio Cinema (11 JAN).
Films in London this week: EL TOPO at Rio Cinema (11 JAN).

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • EL TOPO 4K d. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970 at Rio Cinema (11 JAN 12:30). HEATHERS d. Michael Lehmann, 1988 at The Prince Charles (11 JAN 20:45). HUSTLERS d. Lorene Scafaria, 2019 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Miranda at Ace Hotel, Shoreditch (11 JAN 19:00). THE KING & THE MOCKINGBIRD aka Le Roi et l’oiseau d. Paul Grimault, 1980 BFI Families (11 JAN 13:00). LA BELLE ÉPOQUE d. Nicolas Bedos, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (11 JAN 16:00). MULHOLLAND DR. d. David Lynch, 2001 at The Prince Charles (11 JAN 21:00). TIMBUKTU d. Abderrahmane Sissako, 2014 at Deptford Cinema (11 JAN 19:30 – Pay What You Can).


SUN 12

Films in London this week: IRISH WAYS at Deptford Cinema (12 JAN).
Films in London this week: IRISH WAYS at Deptford Cinema (12 JAN).

THE BIG SHORT d. Adam McKay, 2015 + Discussion at Deptford Cinema (12 JAN 14:30):

  • Deptford Cinema Film & Book Club presents: “Adam McKay’s academy award winning adaptation of The Big Short by Michael Lewis. Expect the 4th wall to be broken down for explanations of complex financial instruments by Margot Robbie, Anthony Bourdain, Selena Gomez and Richard Thaler. Afterwards we’ll be wrapping our heads around the events leading up to the crash with our post-screening discussion of the book and we’ll have a subject-matter expert on hand to answer questions and help us understand what exactly went wrong in 2008.”

The Films of Arthur MacCaig: THE PATRIOT GAME + IRISH WAYS d. Arthur MacCaig, 1979/1988 at Deptford Cinema (12 JAN 18:15 + 20:15):

  • Wavelength presents: THE PATRIOT GAME – “When the British Foreign office warned its embassies that THE PATRIOT GAME a new documentary about the Northern Irish Troubles, was “damaging and highly critical of Her Majesty’s Government,” director Arthur MacCaig welcomed it as “the best review I ever had.””. IRISH WAYS – “Filmed in Belfast 10 years after THE PATRIOT GAME, MacCaig’s IRISH WAYS – shot on vivid 16mm film stock – is a more lyrical, character-centred successor to his earlier film, letting the political situation unveil itself through individual portraits of Republican and Loyalist paramilitaries, RUC officers and victims of violence.”
  • Joint discounted ticket available.

THE GOOD BAD MAN 35mm + Short: THE FEAR d. Allan Dwan, 1916/1912 + Live Accompaniment by Jonny Best at BFI Southbank (12 JAN 14:50):

  • “Allan Dwan’s compact early western celebrates the landscape of the Old West that he so loved, while also packing real emotional depth. ‘Passin’ Through’ (Fairbanks) is a rootless bandit who robs to help children ‘born in shame’. During a run-in with a gang of outlaws he meets and falls for the adorable Sarah May (Love). The rhyming intertitles by Anita Loos and John Emerson add to the charm.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • COINCOIN & THE EXTRA-HUMANS: EPISODE 2 d. Bruno Dumont, 2018 at ICA (12 JAN 12:30). EL TOPO 4K d. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970 at Rio Cinema (12 JAN 12:30). EL TOPO 4K d. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970 at ICA (12 JAN 14:00). JOKER d. Todd Phillips, 2019 at Whirled Cinema (12 JAN 18:00). THE KINGMAKER d. Lauren Greenfield, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (12 JAN 13:50). KNIVES OUT d. Rian Johnson, 2019 at Regent Street Cinema (12 JAN 20:45). LA DOLCE VITA 4K d. Federico Fellini, 1960 at Ciné Lumière (12 JAN 16:10). MARRIAGE STORY d. Noah Baumbach, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (12 JAN 20:15). MARSHAWN LYNCH: A HISTORY d. David Shields, 2019 at ICA (12 JAN 16:45). METROPOLIS 35mm aka Metoroporisu d. Rintaro, 2001 at The Prince Charles (12 JAN 20:45). THE RED SHOES 35mm d. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948 at The Prince Charles (12 JAN 14:45). THE SILENCE OF OTHERS d. Robert Bahar & Almudena Carracedo, 2018 presented by London Socialist Film Co-op at Bolivar Hall (12 JAN 11:00).


MON 13

Films in London this week: EARTH at Austrian Cultural Forum (13 JAN).
Films in London this week: EARTH at Austrian Cultural Forum (13 JAN).

EARTH d. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, 2019 + Intro at Austrian Cultural Forum (13 JAN 19:00):

  • CineClub presents: “Several billion tons of soil and rocks are annually moved by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people in mines, quarries and at large construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet. “

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • BLUE JASMINE d. Woody Allen, 2013 at Dulwich Picture Gallery (13 JAN 19:30). THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE d. Peter Yates, 1973 at The Prince Charles (13 JAN 18:20 – £1 Members Screening). SO LONG, MY SON d. Wang Xiaoshuai, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (13 JAN 18:30).


TUE 14

Films in London this week: CLEANIN' UP THE TOWN - REMEMBERING GHOSTBUSTERS at DocHouse (14 JAN).
Films in London this week: CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN – REMEMBERING GHOSTBUSTERS at DocHouse (14 JAN).

BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ d. Pamela B. Green, 2018 at Genesis Cinema (14 JAN 21:00):

  • Bird’s Eye View #ReclaimTheFrame presents: “When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. In BE NATURAL, Pamela B. Green acts as a detective, revealing the real story of Guy-Blaché and highlighting her pioneering contributions to the birth of cinema and her acclaim as a creative force and entrepreneur in the earliest years of movie-making.”

CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: REMEMBERING GHOSTBUSTERS d. Anthony Bueno, 2019 + Q&A with the filmmakers at DocHouse (14 JAN 18:30):

  • “”You never know in this business how long something is going to last” marvels Dan Aykroyd. Indeed some thirty-five years after its premiere, the surprise hit film Ghostbusters continues to enchant fans. Cleanin’ Up the Town is the definitive behind-the-scenes look at the creative process that brought the film to life, including a deep dive into the visual effects which were far ahead of their time.”

THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE d. Terry Gilliam, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Curzon Mayfair (14 JAN 18:00):

  • “Terry Gilliam returns with the realisation of one of his dream projects in this madcap reimagining of Don Quixote, as reality and fantasy blur on a bizarre road trip. Once upon a time, Toby (Adam Driver) was an idealistic young film student. These days he is a jaded, arrogant and over-sexed commercials director. But Toby is moved to revisit the location of his student film, a retelling of Don Quixote. To Toby’s horror, his little film has had a terrible effect on the sleepy village.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • CITIZEN K d. Alex Gibney, 2019 at Regent Street Cinema (14 JAN 18:30). FOR SAMA d. Waad Al-Kateab & Edward Watts, 2019 at Regent Street Cinema (14 JAN 20:55). GOOD WILL HUNTING d. Gus Van Sant, 1997 at TT Liquor (14 JAN 18:30). HONEY BOY d. Alma Har’el, 2019 at The Prince Charles (14 JAN 13:00). IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2018 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Peckham Levels (14 JAN 19:30 – FREE!). JUDY & PUNCH d. Mirrah Foulkes, 2019 at The David Lean (14 JAN 19:30). THE KINGMAKER d. Lauren Greenfield, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (14 JAN 20:45). MARSHAWN LYNCH: A HISTORY d. David Shields, 2019 at ICA (14 JAN 20:55). PEOPLE ON A SUNDAY d. Robert Siodmak & Edgar G. Ulmer, 1930 presented by Tufnell Park film Club at The Lord Palmerston (14 JAN 20:00).


WED 15

Films in London this week: SOLIDARITY at Screen25 Cinema (15 JAN).
Films in London this week: SOLIDARITY at Screen25 Cinema (15 JAN).

CRIME WAVE d. Andre de Toth, 1953 + Intro/Supporting Programme at The Cinema Museum (15 JAN 19:30):

  • Kennington Noir presents: “This low-budget hard-hitting crime flick shot in 13 days on location in the City Of Angels was a highlight at last year’s Bologna Film Festival (Il Cinema Ritrovato). Sterling Hayden looms over his co-stars as the cynical, scowling detective willing to break any rule to catch a couple of cop killers who have holed themselves up with an ex-con, who is trying to go straight.”

SOLIDARITY d. Lucy Parker, 2018 + Q&A with the director & blacklisted workers at Harris Academy South Norwood (15 JAN 19:45):

  • Screen25 Cinema presents: “A film about the secretive methods used against UK activists and trade unionists. Meet the blacklisted construction workers and activists spied on by the police as they share their ongoing struggles. Join us after the film for a Q&A with director Lucy Parker and anonymous blacklisted workers.”

SOME ADULT CONTENT d. Dan Hedley, 2019 + Q&A at Deptford Cinema (15 JAN 19:30 – Repeats 16 JAN 19:30):

  • “A feature-length mockumentary about the making of a fictitious porn film. A black comedy showing the underbelly of the adult film industry, it satirises modern society’s obsession with pornography. And has a happy ending. Written, directed and produced by Dan Hedley. It is his feature film debut.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • Flipside at 40 + Discussion inc. Short: G.G. PASSION d. David Bailey, 1966 + Intro by Caroline Munro at BFI Southbank (15 JAN 18:30). GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES d. Howard Hawks, 1953 presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Church (15 JAN 14:00). THE GOOD LIAR d. Bill Condon, 2019 at Rio Cinema (15 JAN 14:30). HONEY BOY d. Alma Har’el, 2019 at The Prince Charles (15 JAN 21:00). IT HAPPENED TO JANE d. Richard Quine, 1959 at Regent Street Cinema (15 JAN 12:00 & 15:30). LA DOLCE VITA 4K d. Federico Fellini, 1960 at Ciné Lumière (15 JAN 18:40). WHIPLASH d. Damien Chazelle, 2014 at The Prince Charles (15 JAN 18:15). WITHNAIL & I d. Bruce Robinson, 1987 presented by Twickenham Film Club at The Exchange (15 JAN 19:30).


THU 16

Films in London this week: EVERYTHING - THE REAL THING STORY at Genesis Cinema (16 JAN).
Films in London this week: EVERYTHING – THE REAL THING STORY at Genesis Cinema (16 JAN).

DARKNESS VISIBLE d. Neil Biswas, 2019 + Filmmakers’ workshop with the director/writer at Peckhamplex (16 JAN 20:30):

  • “Supernatural thriller set in Kolkata, India. Ronnie goes back to his mother’s homeland for the first time, when she suddenly goes missing from London and turns up in hospital in India. Things soon start to unravel, as Ronnie slowly realises that everything his mother told him about their past, is untrue…”

EVERYTHING – THE REAL THING STORY d. Simon Sheridan, 2020 + Q&A with the director at Genesis Cinema (16 JAN 21:00):

  • Black History (Every) Month presents: “Shot on location in Liverpool and London by filmmaker Simon Sheridan and narrated by actor Jacob Anderson (GAME OF THRONES), the documentary charts the story of Britain’s first black music revolution, and how the band’s massive success has been tempered with racism, drug addiction and suicide. For the very first time, original band members Eddy Amoo, Chris Amoo and Dave Smith reveal the brutally honest truth behind their trailblazing 50-year career. After five decades, they remain the godfathers of black British music.”

Rhea Storr: Carnival at The Whitechapel Gallery (16 JAN 19:00):

  • “To launch our Artists’ Film International 2020 programme on the theme of language, London-based artist Rhea Storr shares and discusses three key works: JUNKANOO TALK (2017), A PROTEST, A CELEBRATION, A MIXED MESSAGE (2018), and BRAGGING RIGHTS (2019). Storr is joined by artist and curator Rabz Lansiquot for a Q&A following the screening.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • THE AERONAUTS d. Tom Harper, 2019 at The David Lean (16 JAN 14:30 HOH & 19:30). Comedy Cinemingle short film & networking event at The Cinema Museum (16 JAN 18:45). THE DAMNED DON’T CRY d. Vincent Sherman, 1950 presented by Lobotomy Room at Fontaine’s Bar (16 JAN 20:00 – FREE!). Kino’s Short Film Open-Mic at Candid Arts (16 JAN 19:00). LOLA d. Jacques Demy, 1961 at Ciné Lumière (16 JAN 18:20). MARRIAGE STORY d. Noah Baumbach, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (16 JAN 20:20). THE RED SHOES 35mm d. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948 at The Prince Charles (16 JAN 15:10). SOME ADULT CONTENT d. Dan Hedley, 2019 + Q&A at Deptford Cinema (16 JAN 19:30). THE SACRIFICE d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986 + Intro by Layla Alexander-Garrett at Regent Street Cinema (16 JAN 19:30). TV Preview: BAGHDAD CENTRAL d. Alice Troughton & Ben A. Williams, 2020 + Q&A with actors Waleed Zuaiter, Bertie Carvel & July Namir, writer Stephen Butchard, director Alice Troughton & exec producer Kate Harwood at BFI Southbank (16 JAN 18:15).

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MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Films in London this week: AMERICAN HONEY, part of DIAMONDS IN THE SKY at Genesis Cinema & The Prince Charles (09 to 17 JAN).
Films in London this week: AMERICAN HONEY, part of DIAMONDS IN THE SKY at Genesis Cinema & The Prince Charles (09 to 17 JAN).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

“Bringing regular 70mm presentations back to the West End with”:

1950s HITCHCOCK at The Prince Charles (JAN to APR):

1999 – 2019: EXPLORING 20 YEARS OF SCI-FI at The Prince Charles (2020):

ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY at The Prince Charles (JAN to FEB):

  • EL TOPO d. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970 (10 to 16 JAN).

ALL NIGHT / DAY / MINI MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

“Butt-numbing marathons” (their words…ED.) of cult, horror, themed & film franchises including:

ALTERNATE REALITIES at The Barbican (13 to 19 JAN):

“Join us for Sheffield Doc/Fest’s pioneering digital art strand, featuring two works from the festival’s Alternate Realities exhibition of interactive and immersive non-fiction.” Includes:

  • TROUGH THE WARDROBE Installation (13 to 19 JAN – FREE! Check venue for timings); ECHO Installation (13 to 19 JAN – FREE! Check venue for timings); and, SELFIE d. Agostino Ferrente, 2019 (14 JAN 19:00).

AMERICAN NEW WAVE at The Prince Charles (2020):

“We’re going to be runnin this strand throughout the year so keep checking back, as there is a lot more still to come!” Includes:

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS at BFI Southbank (DEC to JAN):

CAROLE LOMBARD: THE BRIGHTEST STAR at BFI Southbank (JAN):

“We celebrate a bright, shining star of the silver screen with a selection of her best films, from the ‘origins’ of screwball to dazzlingly delightful romcoms.” Includes:

DIAMONDS IN THE SKY at Genesis Cinema & The Prince Charles (09 to 17 JAN):

“A season exploring pop music and freedom of female expression. Curated by Annie Mullineux as part of the Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA at NFTS.” Includes:

  • AMERICAN HONEY d. Andrea Arnold, 2016 + Intro by Alice Pember (12 JAN 12:30 – Genesis).

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up (23 DEC to 31 JAN):

“Our ongoing repertory series presenting masterpieces from throughout the history of cinema. The current programme particularly focusses on fairytales, folklore, ghost stories and the uncanny.” Includes:

FELLINI at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

“Enjoy the start of a two-month season on one of world cinema’s most exuberantly playful filmmakers.” Includes:

THE FILMS OF CÉLINE SCIAMMA at The Prince Charles (JAN to FEB):

  • WATER LILIES aka Naissance Des Pieuvres d. Céline Sciamma, 2007 (14 JAN 18:10).

HAPPY B-DAY JIM! at House Of Vans (16 JAN to 02 FEB – FREE!/No booking required):

“It’s January, the month of the new year’s resolutions and, of course, the birthday of the king of comedy: Jim Carrey. To celebrate, we’ll be screening a retrospective film series in ode to Jim’s life on the big screen.” Includes:

  • DUMB & DUMBER d. Peter Farrelly & Bobby Farrelly, 1994 (16 JAN 17:00 & 19:15).

JOIN THE #BONGHIVE at The Prince Charles (JAN to FEB):

“we’re trying to bring as many of Bong Joon-ho’s titles to our screen as possible; there are continual rights issues with SNOWPIERCER, and MEMORIES OF MURDER has recently become unavailable, but we’re working on both so keep your fingers crossed!” Includes:

MELODIA!: DISCOVERING MUSICALS FROM RUSSIA & THE CAUCASUS at Ciné Lumière (07 to 31 JAN):

“A thrilling season of classic and contemporary musicals from Russia and the Caucasus, Melodia! celebrates the diversity and complexity of the genre across Soviet, Russian and Caucasian cultures.” Includes:

THE SAFDIE BROTHERS at The Prince Charles (JAN):

  • UNCUT GEMS d. Josh Safdie & Benny Safdie, 2019 (10 to 16 JAN).

TRIBUTE TO DELPHINE SEYRIG – ACTRESS, DIRECTOR AND ACTIVIST at Ciné Lumière (01 DEC 2019 to 04 FEB 2020):

“From being a film icon to supporting emerging women directors, Delphine Seyrig (1932-1990) increasingly got involved in the women’s rights and social struggles of her times, both in France and internationally, especially via the making of activist videos with her collective ‘Les Insoumuses’ (Defiant Muses) and through co-founding the Simone de Beauvoir Audiovisual Centre in Paris.” Includes:


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MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: IN A FAR AWAY LAND, part of the Opening Night of London Short Film Festival 2020 (10 to 19 JAN).
Films in London this week: IN A FAR AWAY LAND, part of the Opening Night of London Short Film Festival 2020 (10 to 19 JAN).

Film festivals in London this week include:


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GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: LULLABY at Ciné Lumière (10 to 19 JAN).
Films in London this week: LULLABY at Ciné Lumière (10 to 19 JAN).

ADVOCATE d. Rachel Leah Jones & Philippe Bellaiche, 2019 at DocHouse (10 to 16 JAN):

  • “Most of her fellow Israelis call them terrorists. But Lea Tsemel calls her Palestinian clients ‘freedom fighters’. She is their advocate – passionately defending them in court, as she has done for decades. This multi-award-winning documentary interweaves distinctive animation and archive to tell Lea’s story as she takes on two difficult new cases. They both face uphill struggles in the notoriously harsh Israeli courts – one is a woman accused of plotting a suicide bombing; the other, a 13-year-old who accompanied his older brother on a stabbing spree.”

LITTLE WOMEN d. Greta Gerwig, 2019 at The Castle Cinema (until 16 JAN):

  • “Writer-director Greta Gerwig (LADY BIRD) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms – is both timeless and timely.”

LULLABY aka Chanson Douce d. Lucie Borleteau, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (10 to 19 JAN):

  • “Lucie Borleteau’s second feature outing is an adaptation of Leila Slimani’s eponymous novel. Myriam, a mother of two, decides to return to work despite her husband’s reservations. They find Louise (Karin Viard), a babysitter who immediately wins the affections of the children. Soon, however, a co-dependent relationship ensues and eventual tragedy.”
  • + Q&A with actor Karin Viard (10 JAN 18:20 – as listed above).

More films in London this week (A – Z):

  • 1917 d. Sam Mendes, 2019 at ArtHouse Crouch End (10 to 16 JAN). AMANDA d. Mikhaël Hers, 2018 at ICA (until 16 JAN). CITIZEN K d. Alex Gibney, 2019 at DocHouse (until 16 JAN). EIGTH GRADE d. Bo Burnham, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (13 to 19 JAN). EL TOPO d. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970 at The Prince Charles (10 to 16 JAN). THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS d. Peter Medak, 2018 at DocHouse (10 to 16 JAN). JOJO RABBIT d. Taika Waititi, 2019 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 16 JAN). THE KINGMAKER d. Lauren Greenfield, 2019 at DocHouse (until 16 JAN). KNIVES OUT d. Rian Johnson, 2019 at The Prince Charles (until 16 JAN). LA DOLCE VITA d. Federico Fellini, 1960 at ICA (until 16 JAN). LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT d. Bi Gan, 2018 at ICA (until 16 JAN). UNCUT GEMS d. Benny Safdie & Josh Safdie, 2019 at ICA (10 to 16 JAN).

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