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McQueen thriller 'Widows' to open London Film Festival

LONDON (Reuters) – British director Steve McQueen will open his first primary characteristic since “12 Years a Slave” gained an Oscar in 2013 when mystery “Widows” kicks off the BFI London Movie Competition in October.

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FILE PHOTO: “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen poses together with his easiest image award on the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni/Report Picture

The movie stars Academy Award winner Viola Davis, “Rapid and Livid” actress Michelle Rodriguez and “The Evening Supervisor’s Elizabeth Debicki amongst different giant names.

The competition site describes the film, set in Chicago, as a “advanced mystery a couple of workforce of girls with not anything in commonplace excluding a debt left at the back of via their lifeless husbands’ legal actions”.

It’s tailored from an 1980s tv sequence via British crime author Lynda Los angeles Plante.

“Staring at the United Kingdom TV model of Lynda Los angeles Plante’s unique mystery as a young person within the 80s had a significant have an effect on on me and so it feels very particular to be sharing this movie with a UK target audience,” McQueen mentioned in a observation.

The movie, co-written via McQueen and novelist Gillian Flynn, will kick off the Oct 10-21 competition at its Opening Evening Gala.

Reporting Through Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Enhancing via Matthew Mpoke Bigg

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