LFF Update

By sizemore Last edited 163 months ago
LFF Update

The London Film Festival has just announced its opening and closing movies.

The Opening Night Gala will celebrate the UK Premiere of Fernando Meirelles' THE CONSTANT GARDENER starring Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz. Based on the best-selling novel by John le Carré, THE CONSTANT GARDENER tells the story of one man's journey to uncover the truth behind a personal loss and a global conspiracy. The strong supporting cast includes Danny Huston and Bill Nighy.

You can see the trailer here.

The Closing Night Gala will showcase the UK Premiere of GOOD NIGHT. AND, GOOD LUCK. directed by George Clooney and executive produced by Steven Soderbergh. The film chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy. David Strathairn stars as Edward R. Murrow and is supported by an ensemble cast including George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr and Patricia Clarkson.

Not much to see on the official website yet.

The Festival’s Artistic Director, Sandra Hebron, said: "We’re delighted to be able to open and close the festival with these two strong, distinctive films which celebrate film making which is both assured and imaginative. Although very different in tone and style, the films share a social relevance and a progressive world view, and are bold and inventive in their approach."

That's the bread. We'll bring you the filling after the official press launch next month.

Last Updated 24 August 2005