Peter Mullan's Neds won the Golden and Silver Shells Peter Mullan's Neds won the Golden and Silver Shells

The 58th San Sebastian Film Festival runs from September 17 to 25.

Peter Mullan's NEDS was awarded the Golden Shell.

Retrospectives include a showcase of the work of Don Siegel, plus .doc - New Paths Of Non-Fiction, a retrospective of contemporary non-fiction cinema.

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 L'Amour Fou
L'Amour Fou
Documentary charts the relationship between the fashion designer and his lover Pierre Bergé.
Poetry
Poetry
A grandmother discovers poetry and begins to reassess the world around her.
Sarah's Key
Sarah's Key
A journalist uncovers family secrets that link her to a young Jewish girl persecuted 60 years previously.
Honey
Honey
Examination of the bond between a little boy, the forest and his beekeeper dad.
Countdown To Zero
Countdown To Zero
A history of the atomic bomb and the current nuclear arms race.
Post Mortem
Post Mortem
A mortuary worker begins an unlikely romance with a burlesque dancer against the backdrop of Chile's 1973 military coup.
Elisa K
Elisa K
The effect of childhood abuse on a young girl, both at the time and in later life.
The Colours Of The Mountain
The Colours Of The Mountain
A boy and his pals in a mountainside village find their lives under the threat of conflict.
Nostalgia For The Light
Nostalgia For The Light
A documentary about astronomers in Chile's Atacama Desert who gather to consider the stars while beneath the ground lie the remnants of ancient civilisations.
Cell 211
Cell 211
When a prison guard is knocked unconscious at the start of a riot, he wakes to find he is trapped within the prison and must pretend to be a con to stay alive.
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San Sebastian Film Festival Features

San Sebastian Film Festival: Days Six and Seven
A few festival favourites, Aita, Beautiful Boy, Barney's Version and Sarah's Key
San Sebastian Film Festival: Day Five
Death and birth, Genpin, October and John Sayle's Amigo.
San Sebastian Film Festival: Day Four
Journalists and their cough-ins, Marimbas From Hell and Black Bread
San Sebastian Film Festival: Day Three
Carancho, Cirkus Columbia, Lucia, Post Mortem and a Rita Hayworth pintxo
San Sebastian Film Festival: Day Two
Peter Mullan on a mantelpiece, Bicycle, Apple, Spoon and Honey.
San Sebastian Film Festival: Day One
I Saw The Devil, Colours In The Dark and Neds

San Sebastian Film Festival News

Neds takes top prizes at San Sebastian
Peter Mullan and Connor McCarron awarded Gold and Silver Shells
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