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The 64th edition of the festival ran from September 16 to 24 and partially celebrated San Sebastian being the European Capital of Culture.
The Thematic Retrospective was dedicated to The Act Of Killing: Cinema and Global Violence. The Classic Retrospective focused on work by French post-war director Jacques Becker (1906-1960), including Golden Helmet.
View Films by Strand:
- Culinary Zinema
- Horizontes Latinos
- Jacques Becker Retrospective
- Made In Spain
- New Directors
- Official Selection
- Savage Cinema
- The Act Of Killing
- TVE Screenings
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A soldier's memories play over this animated tale of Korea's demilitarised zone.
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
A quiet, middle-aged zoo employee wakes up to discover that she has grown a tail.
One morning in Paris. A fistful of adolescents, from different backgrounds. Individually, they begin a strange dance through the labyrinth of the metro and the streets of the capital. They seem to be following a plan.
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
Biopic of the underwater pioneer.
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Story of the Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his homeland.
The story of The Stooges.
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Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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