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Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Tom Hanks, to Open 57th BFI London Film Festival

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood August 1, 2013 at 11:22AM

Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips" will open the 57th BFI London Film Festival on October 9. Greengrass and star Tom Hanks, who plays the eponymous real-life cargo ship captain who contended with Somali pirates, are scheduled to attend the festival's screening.
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'Captain Phillips'
'Captain Phillips'

Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips" will open the 57th BFI London Film Festival on October 9. Greengrass and star Tom Hanks, who plays the eponymous real-life cargo ship captain who contended with Somali pirates, are scheduled to attend the festival's screening.

The BFI London festival runs October 9- 20. The fest's full lineup will be announced September 4. 

"Captain Phillips" hits stateside theaters on October 11. The film also opens the New York Film Festival on September 27, as well as the Tokyo Film Festival on October 17. Watch the trailer here.

This article is related to: BFI London Film Festival, Festivals, Paul Greengrass, Paul Greengrass, Tom Hanks


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