Women Directors and films about women – the main focus that started the 62nd London international film festival – one of the largest and most influential in the United Kingdom. British actress keira Knightley played the role of the writer Colette. Biographical movie about the classics of French literature of the XX century took the Briton wash Westmoreland.
Sidonie-Gabriel Colette began his career as a “literary Negro” own husband, writer and journalist, Henri Gauthier-Villars. Seeking to become an independent person, she’s getting a divorce and succeeds.
And opened the forum crime drama “the Widow” directed by Steve McQueen – the story of the wives of the 4 robbers killed in an unsuccessful RAID. Under the leadership of Veronica – played by viola Davis – they presume to finish to find out who framed their husbands.
“People often talk about such films: “Oh, that’s cool that they make films with women in lead roles! In the 30’s,40’s and 50-ies did it constantly, says McQueen.- It was films, icons, and acted in them stars”. Why don’t you shoot these films? I don’t know?”
The London film festival, main prize of which “the Sutherland Trophy” awarded to the most original debut films,will run until 21 October and will close world premiere of film “Stan and Ollie” on the Comedy Duo of American classic movies 40-ies. In the competition program of the 7th Russian films, including “Summer” by Kirill Serebrennikov and “Dovlatov” Alexey Herman-younger.