66th BFI London Film Festival Added Billy Eichner Bros and the UK premiere of Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and allstarring Timothée Chalamet, Taylor Russell and Mark Rylance, to its lineup.
The festival, introduced in partnership with American Express, showcases cannibal romance Bones and all will be shown in a special presentation at the Royal Festival Hall of the Southbank Centre. The film tells the love story between Maren (Russell), a young woman learning to survive on the margins of society, and Lee (Chalamet), “a fierce and disenfranchised maniac, as they join a life Reagan’s thousand-mile adventure across America. . ”
Also added to the program are Bros from Eichner, who co-wrote the gay romantic comedy and starred in it alongside Luke Macfarlane. Film by Nicholas Stoller (Bad Neighbors, forget Sarah Marshall) and produced by Stoller along with comedy producer Judd Apatow (King of Staten Island, Shipwreck, Great disease).
The festival also added Iran’s Jafar Panahi auteur No bears, “Describes two parallel love stories with lovers troubled by the hidden, inevitable obstacles, the power of superstition, and the mechanics of power” in its lineup. The film won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival.
The London Film Festival on Wednesday also announced the 2022 Screen Talk lineup with directors Mia Hansen-Løve, Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Noah Baumbach alongside musician and actress Janelle Monáe, as well as actors Bill Nighy and Aubrey Plaza, in a series of in-person films about their profession.