Ealing Studio’s Time To Time and Carnaby International’s Doghouse are among the films that will screen a this year’s London UK Film Focus (LUFF).
LUFF, a showcase for the best of British Cinema, will host the premiere of writer/director Julian Fellowes’ Time To Time, which stars The Wire’s Dominic West.
The event, held from June 29 to July 2, will also include comedy-horror Doghouse, which sars Bafta winner Noel Clark and Danny Dyer, Altadena Films’ The Reeds and Cetnre Media’s thriller Bad Day. All three will be first screenings.
Other British titles screening at the event include 44 Inch Chest, from the writers of Sexy Beast starring Ray Winstone and John Hurt and Tom Wilkinson and A Boy Called Dad, directed by double Bafta winning Brian Percival and written by Bafta winner Julie Rutterford.
In its sixth year, LUFF attracts more than 120 international film buyers and festival directors and generates about $3m (£1.9m)
This year’s Breakthrough titles, which introduces new British talent to the sales agents and buyers, include: Bomber, a bittersweet comedy by writer/director Paul Cotter. It stars Benjamin Whitrow as an 83 year old British bomber pilot returning to a German village that he accidently bombed during WWII and She, a Chinese, written and directed by Xiaolu Guo and funded by the UK Film Council and Film4. It is a story of a young Chinese woman who travels from a remote village in China to England.