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Berlusconi, celebrity and the mafia in the spotlight

19 October 2012 5:07 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

A couple of Italian gems along with a more sugary offering are screened at the London film festival, which this year has been reorganised by themes

For a working critic based in the capital, the London film festival is an enticing prospect — and yet a frustrating experience. The regular round of UK releases must be attended to; those films have to be reviewed (including the inevitable sprinkling of duds) and so Lff films have to be squeezed in wherever possible.

What makes it all more agonising is the fact that the Lff programme is somehow always the most mouthwatering document produced by any festival: a juicily thick brochure, packed with great stuff, and an unmissable-looking film on every page. The Lff may not have as many premieres as Toronto, Venice and Cannes, but so what? That's the sort of thing that preoccupies industry types. Regular filmgoers in London are surely »

- Peter Bradshaw

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