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BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

Preview: The Florida Project US 2017. Dir Sean Baker. Scr Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch. With Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera. 115min. Digital. Cert TBC. Courtesy of Altitude Tangerine director Sean Baker’s latest film, which received its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, is a pastel-coloured ode to forgotten America. The drama centres around a downtrodden motel just behind Disneyworld, where we’re plunged PREVIEWS 8 book online at bfi.org.uk Preview: Blade of the Immortal Mugen no jûnin Japan 2017. Dir Takashi Miike. Scr Tetsuya Oishi. With Taukya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi. 140min. Format tbc. EST. Cert TBC. Courtesy of Arrow Films The maestro of the extreme, Takashi Miike, returns with a bloodsoaked samurai epic that screened at the BFI London Film Festival. Based on the manga by Hiroaki Samura, the film follows Manji (Kimura), a talented samurai cursed with immortality and seeking revenge for the murder of his sister. MON 20 NOV 20:30 NFT1 In his mission to fight evil, he vows to aid young orphan girl Rin (Sugisaki), whose parents were murdered by a group of ruthless warriors. Delightfully over-the-top and action-packed, Miike’s 100th film is a characteristically wild and thrilling watch. Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less) THU 7 NOV 18:20 NFT1 into the world of the precocious and mischievous Moonee (Prince) and her ragtag friends. Through this child’s point-of-view, we’re invited to fall in love with a lesser-seen America. Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less)


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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