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Festival Winners & Nominees

Winners and nominees from the festival’s four major awards – Official Competition, the First Feature (Sutherland) Award, the Documentary (Grierson) Award and Best British Newcomer.
We have also included former winners from previous prizes awarded at the festival, including the FIPRESCI International Critics Award and Satyajit Ray Award.
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PhoenixPhoenix

Drama201498 minsDirector: Christian Petzold

Nina Hoss is superb as concentration camp survivor who assumes a new identity, in Christian Petzold’s intricate post-WWII thriller.

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at NightA Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Horror2014101 minsDirector: Ana Lily Amirpour

If you only see one Iranian vampire western this year, make sure it’s this one. A female vampire stalks a ghost town in Ana Lily Amirpour’s arresting debut.

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TheebTheeb

Drama2013100 minsDirector: Naji Abu Nowar

In 1916, a British soldier and two Bedouin boys embark on a treacherous journey across the desert, in this stunningly shot Arabian western.

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The FallingThe Falling

Drama2014102 minsDirector: Carol Morley

Amid the seething hormones and turbulent emotions of an all-girl school, a mysterious fainting sickness takes hold.

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GirlhoodGirlhood

Drama2014113 minsDirector: Céline Sciamma

In the tough suburbs of Paris, sixteen-year-old Marieme decides to reinvent herself when she joins a girl gang.

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The New GirlfriendThe New Girlfriend

Melodrama2014108 minsDirector: François Ozon

Ruth Rendell provides the source novel for this delicious tale of deception and identity, from the master of mischievous melodrama, François Ozon.

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The Duke of BurgundyThe Duke of Burgundy

Drama2014104 minsDirector: Peter Strickland

Peter Strickland’s visually and aurally intoxicating tale of sadomasochistic power-play is a daringly erotic sensory feast.

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IdaIda

Drama201482 minsDirector: Pawel Pawlikowski

The Best Film winner at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival is an exquisitely shot, moving drama about a Polish nun exploring her family past, from UK-based director Pawel Pawlikowski.

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MaidanMaidan

Documentary2014128 minsDirector: Sergei Loznitsa

An essential and explosive documentary about the Ukrainian civil riots and protest movement, from the acclaimed director of In the Fog.

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'71'71

Thriller201499 minsDirector: Yann Demange

A young British squaddie is caught behind enemy lines in bomb-torn Belfast, in Yann Demange’s riveting suspense thriller.

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Gente de bienGente de bien

Drama201486 minsDirector: Franco Lolli

A ten-year-old is packed off to live with his down-at-heel father in this touching, exquisitely observed Colombian drama.

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Something Must BreakSomething Must Break

Drama201485 minsDirector: Ester Martin Bergsmark

A striking 21st-century love story about the passionate relationship between a transgendered teen and a straight man.

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HockneyHockney

Documentary2014108 minsDirector: Randall Wright

A portrait of the beloved British artist, drawing on his own home-movie footage and with revealing contributions from his friends and colleagues.

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The Possibilities Are EndlessThe Possibilities Are Endless

Documentary201483 minsDirector: Edward Lovelace

A moving and haunting account of singer Edwyn Collins’s long and difficult recovery from a stroke.

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We Need to Talk About KevinWe Need to Talk About Kevin

Drama2010112 minsDirector: Lynne Ramsay

Tilda Swinton gives a BAFTA-nominated performance as the mother of a teenager who commits a high school massacre. With Ezra Miller and John C. Reilly.

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Mid-August LunchMid-August Lunch

Drama200872 minsDirector: Gianni Di Gregorio

Di Gregorio stars as a bibulous loafer trying to reduce his debts by looking after his friends’ elderly mothers during the holidays. Warm and witty

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Like Father, Like SonLike Father, Like Son

Drama2013121 minsDirector: Hirokazu Koreeda

A touching and acutely observed story of two boys switched at birth having to readjust to their natural parents, from Japan’s modern maestro Hirokazu Koreeda.

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The LunchboxThe Lunchbox

Drama2013105 minsDirector: Ritesh Batra

Mismatched lunchboxes lead to an unlikely romance in this exquisite Indian drama, brimful of tantalising food and elegantly delivered wisdom.

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The Selfish GiantThe Selfish Giant

Drama201391 minsDirector: Clio Barnard

Two Yorkshire tearaways struggle with life and friendship in this challenging, compassionate growing-up tale by the director of The Arbor.

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Under the SkinUnder the Skin

Horror2013108 minsDirector: Jonathan Glazer

An alien Scarlett Johansson prowls the streets of Glasgow in Jonathan Glazer’s astonishing, mind-bending mixture of existential sci-fi and inner-city realism.

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The DoubleThe Double

Drama201393 minsDirector: Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade’s stylish and sinister adaptation of Dostoevsky’s story stars Jesse Eisenberg in a dual-role as a timid office clerk confronted by his confident, scheming doppelganger.

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Tom at the FarmTom at the Farm

Drama2013103 minsDirector: Xavier Dolan-Tadros

Dark psychosexual thriller from prodigious Canadian director Xavier Dolan, following a young man who finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of deception.

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Rust and BoneRust and Bone

Drama2012123 minsDirector: Jacques Audiard

Rust and Bone is as punchy and abrasive as its title suggests – but intensely moving and surprisingly poetic too.

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Beasts of the Southern WildBeasts of the Southern Wild

Drama201293 minsDirector: Benh Zeitlin

Set in a Deep South delta, Zeitlin’s feature debut takes a child’s eye view of poverty, adult apathy and ecological crisis. Hallucinatory fare

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Another YearAnother Year

Drama2010124 minsDirector: Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh's drama about contented couple (Jim Broadbent and Ruth Sheen) who play host to various friends, each struggling to find happiness.

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The ComedianThe Comedian

Drama201279 minsDirector: Tom Shkolnik

Touching drama about a thirtysomething comedian looking for happiness.

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A Prophet (Un prophète)A Prophet (Un prophète)

Crime2009156 minsDirector: Jacques Audiard

Jacques Audiard’s award-winning prison drama chronicles the rites of passage and eventual rise to power of a young French Arab. Tough, taut, truthful

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Into the Abyss A Tale of Death, a Tale of LifeInto the Abyss A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life

Documentary2011103 minsDirector: Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog’s documentary about an unrepentant young murderer on death row is a cool, compassionate study of the dark side of the human condition

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TracksTracks

Biopic2013113 minsDirector: John Curran

Mia Wasikowska stars in this inspirational true story about one woman’s extraordinary odyssey through the Australian Outback.

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Seven PsychopathsSeven Psychopaths

Comedy2012110 minsDirector: Martin McDonagh

Three Billboards' director Martin McDonagh spins an epic and twisted tale of pets and gangsters, with an all-star cast.

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Ginger & RosaGinger & Rosa

Drama201290 minsDirector: Sally Potter

Teenage friendship is torn apart when Rosa finds love in the wrong place, in Sally Potter's acute, 60s-set drama.