September 19, 2014 0

248 films. 17 venues. 12 days. BFI London Film Festival to open this season with The Imitation Game | 8th October

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BFI London Film Festival from 8th – 19th October 2014

Full programme

The 58th BFI London Film Festival announced that this year’s Opening Night film will be The Imitation Game. Merging potent drama with nail-biting suspense. The life of Alan Turing, the codebreaker who helped turn the tide of WWII yet was demonised following it, is explored in this stunning drama.

Director:  Morten Tyldum
Producers:  Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman
Screenwriter:  Graham Moore
With Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Mark Strong, Charles Dance
UK-USA 2014
114 mins

Opening Night around the UK

Audiences around the UK will have the exclusive chance to see the Opening Night red carpet footage and interviews with the film’s creators beamed live by satellite into their local cinema and followed by a screening of The Imitation Game. Check the BFI website for booking dates and participating venues.

The film will receive its European premiere on Wednesday 8 October at the Odeon Leicester Square. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, and director Morten Tyldum are expected to attend the London event.

During the whole festival you can enjoy a number of prestigiuos Galas dedicated to the film industry. Don’t miss your chance and book now. You can find all information you need folowing this link .

Featuring films from around the world this is an event with an international focus that also promotes the work of British filmmakers. The Best Film Award recognises inspiring, inventive and distinctive filmmaking.

The full programme for the Festival here.

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