Urban Lens | MYSTERIOUS LONDON

In partnership with the British Council

Inaugurated last year, this section focuses on exploring one European city through film. For this edition, Urban Lens will take you to the gloomy streets of London, with a selection of strange and dark movies, shot in the British capital.
FRENZY
London is held in the grip of a vicious serial killer whose modus operandi is to murder his victims by strangling them with a necktie. After the brutal murder of his ex-wife, down-on-his luck, Richard Blaney, an ex-Royal Air Force officer, is suspect...
NIGHT AND THE CITY
In London, two-bit hustler Harry Fabian longs for “a life of ease and plenty.” Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he tries to hatch a lucrative plan with a famous wrestler. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shiftin...
SAPPHIRE
Hampstead Heath, London. A dead body is discovered in the undergrowth. The victim, the young Sapphire Robbins, was stabbed several times in a frenzied attack. When police superintendent Robert Hazard and his bigoted Inspector unravel the mystery of t...