'Room' plays at the BFI London Film Festival before it's U.S release on Oct 16 / by Niall Brady

Lenny Abrahamson's 'Room' continues it's festival run this weekend at the BFI London Film Festival before opening in America next Friday, October 16. 

The film is screening at the London Film Festival in the Official Competition strand, a strand that 'recognises inspiring, inventive and distinctive filmmaking'. The film has proven popular among festival audiences so far having collected the Aspen Film Fest Audience award last weekend to add to the audience award from the Toronto International Film Festival.

Next Friday the film will open in theatres in New York and L.A before rolling out across screens nationwide. Early review's from the U.S have acclaimed the film as 'a richly satisfying triumph. One of the most emotional experiences I've had in a theatre in a long time' (Pete Hammond, Deadline), 'a deeply moving and suspenseful drama with the power to emotionally devastate' (Rodrigo Perez, The Playlist) and 'harrowing, truthful, heartbreaking and life-affirming' (Brian Formo, Collider).

Check out the trailer here and find out more about the film at www.roomthemovie.com

Room is an Element Pictures and No Trace Camping production in association with Film4, Telefilm Canada, and the Irish Film Board. It is produced by Ed Guiney and David Gross. 

Full sound post took place here at Ardmore Sound.

Supervising Sound Editor: Niall Brady
Sound Designer: Steve Fanagan
Foley Artist: Caoimhe Doyle
Foley Mixer: Jean McGrath
Additional Sound Editor: Peter Blayney
Sound Re-recording Mixers: Steve Fanagan and Ken Galvin