In Pictures: BFI London Film Festival, Week One

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In Pictures: BFI London Film Festival, Week One
What do you mean, another picture of Clooney? Jarvis Cocker, who plays Petey in Fantastic Mr Fox, enjoys the limelight
What do you mean, another picture of Clooney? Jarvis Cocker, who plays Petey in Fantastic Mr Fox, enjoys the limelight
'Bright Star's Ben Whishaw (who plays John Keats) and Director Jane Campion arrive at the premiere before the after party at Hampstead's Keats House - nice touch eh?
'Bright Star's Antonia Campbell Hughes (actress, fashion designer, model, singer and all-round over-achiever) at the 'An Education' premiere
George Clooney signs autographs in Leicester Square
George Clooney and Jason Schwartzman at the Fantastic Mr Fox press conference
Actress Emily Watson at 'Cold Harbour' premiere
Creative Director of London Film Festival Sandra Hebron looks on during Boris Johnson's speech
Director Steven Soderbergh clowns around at premiere of 'The Informant!'
Director Steven Soderbergh clowns around at premiere of 'The Informant!'
Sophie Dahl (pictured with Jamie Cullum) pays respects to her grandfather at the Fantastic Mr Fox premiere
Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan and Dominic Cooper, who star in 'An Education', arrive for the premiere last night
Actress Vera Farmiga, George Clooney's co-star in the brilliant Up In The Air
Director John Hillcoat, Writer Joe Penhall and Actor Viggo Mortensen arrive for the premiere of 'The Road' on Friday

The 53rd BFI London Film Festival is in full swing, as actors, directors, writers and producers jet in to support and promote films and the festival. Once we'd got over the incongruence of seeing Leicester Square (more synonymous with chain bars, kebab-soaked pavements and overpriced restaurants than glitzy Cannes-style dressing) draped in red carpet and swaggering with celebs, we rounded up the highlights of the fantastic first week in pictures.

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Last Updated 21 October 2009