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Bea Mustocea
Bea Mustocea
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Bea is our fabulous Marketing Assistant and newest addition to the Cuckooz nest.  A self confessed film nerd, you can find her gozzling popcorn in the backseats of any one of London's independent cinemas.

Cuckooz Commends: The London Film Festival
Words by Bea Mustocea, Tuesday 03 October 2017

Cuckooz Commends: The London Film Festival


Sharing is caring dear traveller; each week, a member of our knowledgeable team of locals shares their insider knowledge on what’s hot and happening in and around our nests.


Another day, another festival, seems to be one of the recurring themes in the social calendar of the capital. And with so many choices, silencing the noise might not seem like the easiest task.  The 61st BFI London Film Festival curates 243 films from 67 countries to be shown in 15 London cinemas in what is one of the most extensive selections a film festival can offer, becoming one of the year’s biggest spotlights worldwide. The programme is organized around 7 main strands, invoking themes such as love, debate, cult, dare, journey, thrill and create making sure everyone is catered for. From previews of the most exciting titles in cinema to treasured retrospectives, we’ve narrowed it down to a few picks to help you out.




  1. Call Me By Your Name


Luca Guadagnino’s follow-up to A Bigger Splash comes under the form of Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamat’s atmospheric summer love affair in northern Italy. With a love that circulates at a level well-beyond verbal cues, Guadagnino delivers both a triumph for LGBT+ cinema and possibly the year’s best film.


  1. Suspiria


Argento’s neon nightmare returns to the screens for a few special screenings in a breathtaking 4K restoration. Step into Suspiria’s psychedelic world by revisiting this cult favourite on the big screen.


  1. Last Flag Flying


Filtered through his usual melancholic tone, Richard Linklater’s latest is a road movie that brings together Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishbourne about to embark on an exploration that turns to be both geographical and spiritual.




  1. The Killing of a Sacred Deer


Yorgos Lanthimos’ dark and weird satire is not for everyone, that’s for sure. Followers of the Greek auteur, though, will find this sinister tale of moral justice his funniest and scariest yet as Colin Farrell is faced with the ultimate sacrifice.



  1. You Were Never Really Here
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