San Sebastian Film Festival 2011

A selection of the cream from other festivals around the world.

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Shame Shame
Shame and A Separation
The Artist (Country: France, US, Belgium; Year: 2011; Director: Michel Hazanavicius; Writer: Michel Hazanavicius; Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, Uggie, Malcolm McDowell, John Goodman, Penelope Ann Miller)
A silent film star fears the advent of the 'talkies' will end his career.
Drive (Year: 2011; Director: Nicolas Winding Refn; Writer: Hossein Amini, James Sallis; Stars: Ryan Gosling, Christina Hendricks, Bryan Cranston, Carey Mulligan, Ron Perlman, Oscar Isaac, Albert Brooks, Tina Huang, Joe Pingue, Cesar Garcia, Tiara Parker, Sarah Adela Tirado, Jeff Wolfe, James Biberi, Christian Cage), Official Site
A stuntman who moonlights as a wheelman finds he is the target of a hit.
Le Havre (Year: 2011; Director: Aki Kaurismäki; Writer: Aki Kaurismäki; Stars: André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Blondin Miguel, Elina Salo, Evelyne Didi, Quoc Dung Nguyen, Laïka, François Monnié, Roberto Piazza, Pierre Étaix, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Laika)
A middle-aged shoe-shiner helps an illegal immigrant.
The Invader (L'Envahisseur) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2011; Director: Nicolas Provost; Writer: Giordano Gederlini, François Pirot, Nicolas Provost, Matthieu Reynaert; Stars: Isaka Sawadogo, Stefania Rocca, Serge Riaboukine, John Flanders, CinSyla Key, Carole Weyers, Tibo Vandenborre, Dieudonné Kabongo, Noureddine Farihi)
A immigrant struggling to fit into Belgian society becomes obsessed with a beautiful woman.
Life Without Principle (Dyut meng gam) (Year: 2011; Director: Johnnie To; Writer: Ka-kit Cheung, Nai-Hoi Yau, Tin-Shing Yip; Stars: Ching Wan Lau, Ken Lo, Richie Ren, Stephanie Che, Denise Ho, Myolie Wu, Patricia Tang, Hoi-Pang Lo, Hang Shuen So)
To narrates the intertwining fates of three people desperate to get their hands on money fast, all set around a robbery haul.
Martha Marcy May Marlene Martha Marcy May Marlene
Martha Marcy May Marlene and Where Do We Go Now?
Martha Marcy May Marlene (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: T Sean Durkin; Writer: T Sean Durkin; Stars: Sarah Paulson, Hugh Dancy, John Hawkes, Brady Corbet, Elizabeth Olsen, Louisa Krause, Maria Dizzia, Julia Garner, Christopher Abbott, Diana Masi, Allen McCullough, Michael Chmiel)
A woman is traumatised after fleeing a cult.
Pina (Year: 2011; Director: Wim Wenders; Writer: Wim Wenders; Stars: Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante, Pina Bausch, Rainer Behr, Andrey Berezin, Damiano Ottavio Bigi, Bénédicte Billet, Ales Cucek, Clementine Deluy, Josephine Ann Endicott, Lutz Förster, Pablo Aran Gimeno, Mechthild Grossmann, Silvia Farias Heredía), Official Site
3D dance documentary.
A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader Az Simin, Nader And Simin: A Separation) (Country: Iran; Year: 2011; Director: Asghar Farhadi; Writer: Asghar Farhadi; Stars: Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini, Sarina Farhadi)
An Iranian couple's trial separation is complicated by their interactions with another troubled family.
Shame (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Steve McQueen; Writer: Steve McQueen, Abi Morgan; Stars: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Hannah Ware, Elizabeth Masucci, Amy Hargreaves, Lucy Walters, Robert Montano, Jake Richard Siciliano, Anna Rose Hopkins, Alexandra Vino, Frank Harts, Briana Marin, Alex Manette)
A thirtysomething finds his life spiral out of control after his sister moves into his apartment.
The Tree Of Life (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Terrence Malick; Writer: Terrence Malick; Stars: Jessica Chastain, Brad Pitt, Hunter McCracken, Sean Penn, Laramie Eppler, Tye Sheridan)
The loss of a son and brother leads to a journey back through memory and the past in search of answers.
The Tree Of Life The Tree Of Life
The Tree Of Life and The Invader
Tyrannosaur (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Paddy Considine; Writer: Paddy Considine; Stars: Peter Mullan, Eddie Marsan, Olivia Colman, Ned Dennehy, Sian Breckin, Paul Popplewell, Julia Mallam, Sally Carman, Lee Rufford, Paul Conway, Piers Mettrick, Samuel Bottomley, Archie Lal, Fiona Carnegie, Vicki Hackett), Official Site
A man plagued by inner rage forms an unexpected relationship with an abused woman.
Where Do We Go Now? (Et maintenant, on va où?) (Country: Lebanon; Year: 2011; Director: Nadine Labaki; Writer: Rodney Al Haddid, Jihad Hojeily, Nadine Labaki; Stars: Kevin Abboud, Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Julian Farhat, Ali Haidar, Leyla Hakim, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf, Claude Moussawbaa, Antoinette Noufaily)
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
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