The Souvenir

Issue 80 of Little White Lies is presented to you in KineRama – an age-old cinematographic process which we have lovingly revivified for these fully-illustrated pages. We imagine you’ve got a few questions stacking up in your mind, so allow us to both anticipate and answer them.

When you receive this issue, you’ll find a special image decoder securely attached to the inside front cover. For 15 years, LWLies has prided itself on being a film magazine powered by illustration. This edition is no different, only the illustrations now move. Wherever you spot the KineRama logo, slowly move your decoder across the illustrations and watch as they spring to life. Please note: the only way you can experience the full, overwhelming joys of KineRama is by holding a physical copy of LWLies 80 in your hands.

Inside this issue…

The Art of Vulnerability
The Souvenir is a remarkable movie memoir that refreshes tawdry notions of ‘coming of age’ in cinema. Its director, Joanna Hogg, and star, Honor Swinton Byrne, open up to Sophie Monks Kaufman.

Major Tom
Tom Burke’s stunning performance as the enigmatic Anthony in The Souvenir suggests we’ll be seeing a lot more of the great Tom Burke. Adam Woodward meets him.

Exhibition: 100 Mould-Breaking British Films
Thirty LWLies contributors come together in celebration of British cinema at a moment when Britain is going through something of a rough patch. This is our search for rarely seen sub-genre known as the “British arthouse film”, and the 100 titles that feature on this countdown are all completely unique examples of pathfinding cinema at its finest.

Includes contributions from: Mark Asch, Abbey Bender, Anton Bitel, Kambole Campbell, Megan Christopher, Jake Cole, Phil Concannon, Lillian Crawford, Rogan Graham, Caroline Golum, Tom Huddleston, David Jenkins, Trevor Johnston, Ella Kemp, Aimee Knight, Elena Lazic, Manuela Lazic, Michael Leader, Mike McCahill, Iana Murray, Christina Newland, Caitlin Quinlan, Roxanne Sancto, Justine Smith, Nathan Smith, Philippa Snow, Matt Thrift, Matt Turner, Hannah Woodhead and Adam Woodward.

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