63rd BFI London Film Festival opens

    Author Phil Jones

The 63rd BFI London Film Festival opens this evening with the exclusive premiere of Armando Iannucci's The Personal History of David Copperfield.

This fresh take on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, boasts a stellar British cast, led by Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse and Gwendoline Christie.

The festival runs until 13 October, with another fantastic line-up of stellar films, including Marielle Heller's A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers, Taika Waititi's satirical Jojo Rabbit, the European premiere of Rian Johnson Knives Out as the American Express Gala, and Eddie Redmayne-starring The Aeronauts as the Mayor of London Gala.

Also showing at the festival is Robert Egger's critically acclaimed follow-up to The WitchThe Lighthouse, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, and the UK Premiere of Abominable as the Family Gala.

For more information and to book tickets to the festival, click here.