Date: 21st October 2004

Sky Movies & The Times bfi 48th London Film Festival

Sky Movies is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Film On The
Square strand within The Times bfi 48th London Film Festival.

Showcasing 36 of the most anticipated mainstream Hollywood, indie,
European and world cinema titles, Sky Movies Film On The Square strand
offers a wide variety of fantastic films to suit all tastes.

Sky Movies is especially thrilled to present Vanity Fair as our Special
Screening on Monday November 1st. Mira Nair's spectacular period drama
boasts an enviable cast list, including Reese Witherspoon, Gabriel
Byrne, Rhys Ifans, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Eileen Atkins, Bob Hoskins and
James Purefoy. Based on Thackeray's timeless novel Nair uses her
exuberant visual style to uncover the snobbery of the English class
system allowing Reese Witherspoon to play one of the most enjoyable
heroine roles in years.

In addition, Sky Movies will be presenting this year's 'Surprise Film',
which is traditionally the fastest-selling screening of the festival.
The Surprise Film will play on Sunday 31st October at 9pm.

The Sky Movies Film On The Square strand will reflect the breadth of
movie offering that is available on the Sky platform. With over 450
different films playing every week across our 11 multiplex screens Sky
Movies is indispensable for lovers of silver screen classics and world

Source: Press Release