THE SCOTT MARSHALL LONDON FILM FESTIVAL CALENDAR
The London Film Festival returns to Britain’s capital on Wednesday 8 October and runs until Sunday 19 October. Here is our essential calendar to this year’s festival, marking all film screenings featuring the wickedly talented Scott Marshall clients:
THE IMITATION GAME // Wed 8 October // Odeon Leicester Square
Centring on the true story of Alan Turing, the British computing pioneer who cracked the German Enigma codes during WWII, our own Tom Goodman-Hill and Andrew Havill star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing and Keira Knightley as Turing’s fellow code-breaker Joan Clarke in The Imitation Game.
MR TURNER // Fri 10 October // Odeon West End
Starring Timothy Spall in the titular role, Mr Turner explores the fascinating life and loves of prolific British painter J M W Turner. Appearing alongside Spall are three brilliant Scott Marshall clients: James Fleet (as fellow artist John Constable), David Ryall and Terrence Hardiman.
THE FALLING // Sat 11 October // Odeon West End
Based in 1969, Carol Morley’s beguiling The Falling follows a group of young students at an English all-girl school as a mysterious fainting sickness overtakes their lives. Its stars the fantastic Anna Burnett and Rose Caton alongside Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams.
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH // Tues 14 October // Odeon Leicester Square
Swedish actress Alicia Vikander stars as feminist writer Vera Brittain in this moving adaptation of her beloved WWI memoir. Directed by James Kent, Testament of Youth also features the brilliant Henry Garrett and Mary Roscoe.
SECOND COMING // Fri 17 October // Odeon West End
Second Coming is the big-screen debut from playwright debbie tucker green, starring Idris Elba and featuring our own Sharlene Whyte as Bernie.This London-set drama centres on a man whose wife miraculously falls pregnant, a biologically impossibility in their circumstances.
THE FACE OF AN ANGEL // Sat 18 October // Odeon West End
Michael Winterbottom’s thriller Face of an Angel stars Daniel Brühl and Kate Beckinsale alongside our own Rufus Wright. The film, inspired but the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, looks beyond sensational headlines to explore both the media and the public’s obsession with violent stories.
A LITTLE CHAOS // Sat 18 October // Ritzy
Starring Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman, A Little Chaos follows a female landscape-gardener as she is awarded the assignment to construct the grand gardens of Versailles, a position which trusts her to the very centre of the court of King Louis XIV. Also featuring our own Henry Garrett and Adrian Schiller, this period drama is set to transport London audiences to a time full of beauty, rivalry and romance.
FURY // Sun 19 October // Odeon Leicester Square
Starring Brad Pitt as battle-hardened army sergeant Wardaddy and featuring our own Laurence Spellman as Sgt. Dillard, Fury is set in April 1945 as the Allies make their final heroic attempts to strike the heart of Nazi Germany.