San Sebastian Film Festival 2015

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The Boy And The Beast The Boy And The Beast
The Boy And The Beast and Back To The North
21 Nights With Pattie (Vingt et une nuits avec Pattie, 21 nuits avec pattie) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu; Writer: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu; Stars: Karin Viard, Sergi López, Denis Lavant, Isabelle Carré, André Dussollier, Philippe Rebbot, Laurent Poitrenaux, Mathilde Monnier)
After her mother has died, Caroline befriends a woman who was looking after her mother, but events take a mysterious turn.
Amama: When A Tree Falls (Country: Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Asier Altuna; Writer: Asier Altuna; Stars: Iraia Elias, Kandido Uranga, Manu Uranga, Nagore Aranburu, Ander Lipus, Amparo Badiola, Klara Badiola)
A family tale of conflict between the urban and rural worlds, past and present, parents and children.
The Apostate (El apóstata) (Country: France, Spain, Uruguay; Year: 2015; Director: Federico Veiroj; Writer: Gonzalo Delgado, Álvaro Ogalla, Nicolás Saad, Federico Veiroj; Stars: Alvaro Ogalla, Bárbara Lennie, Marta Larralde, Vicky Peña, Joaquín Climent, Jaime Chávarri, Kaiet Rodríguez, Juan Calot, Alvaro Ogalla, Israel Fernández, Rafael Rodríguez Hidalgo)
The tale of a man desperate to escape the faith passed down from his parents as he looks back over his past, his scars, the marks left by guilt and desire.
Back To The North (Xiang Bei Fang) (Country: China; Year: 2015; Director: Liu Hao; Writer: Liu Hao; Stars: Luo Xiaoyi, Nan Sheng, Su Yijuan, )
When a young woman discovers she isn't well, she tries to persuade her parents to have another baby.
The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono no ko) (Country: Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Mamoru Hosoda; Writer: Mamoru Hosoda; Stars: Kumiko Asô, Rirî Furankî, Suzu Hirose, Haru Kuroki, Mamoru Miyano, Aoi Miyazaki, Sumire Morohoshi, Keishi Nagatsuka, Momoka Ohno, Shôta Sometani, Masahiko Tsugawa, Kôji Yakusho, Kappei Yamaguchi, Kazuhiro Yamaji, Yô Ôizumi)
A runaway human boy becomes apprenticed to a supernatural beast.
Sunset Song Sunset Song
Sunset Song and 21 Nights With Pattie
Demons (Les démons) (Country: Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Philippe Lesage; Writer: Philippe Lesage; Stars: Laurent Lucas, Pascale Bussières, Bénédicte Décary, Pier-Luc Funk, Victoria Diamond, Théodore Pellerin, Édouard Tremblay-Grenier, Vassili Schneider, Sarah Mottet, Jean-Luc Terriault, Jenny Yiggit, Yannick Gobeil-Dugas, Raphaëlle Caron, Mathis Thomas)
While a series of kidnappings of young boys is raging in Montreal, Félix, 10, finished school in Old Longueuil, an ordinary suburb of peaceful appearance. Imaginative and sensitive, Félix, like many children, is afraid of everything. Little by little, the childhood imaginary demons mix with demons of a disturbing reality.
Eva Doesn't Sleep (Eva no duerme) (Country: Mexico, Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Pablo Agüero; Writer: Pablo Agüero; Stars: Gael García Bernal, Denis Lavant, Pepi Monia, Imanol Arias, Daniel Fanego, Nahuel P. Biscayart)
Eva Peron's embalmed body becomes the focal point of clashes lasting a quarter of a century.
Evolution (Country: Belgium, Spain, France; Year: 2015; Director: Lucile Hadzihalilovic; Writer: Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Alanté Kavaïté; Stars: Max Brebant, Roxane Duran, Julie-Marie Parmentier, Nissim Renard)
On a remote island inhabited solely by women and young boys, Nicolas and the other boys are subjected to mysterious and sinister medical treatments.
Freeheld (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Peter Sollett; Writer: Ron Nyswaner; Stars: Julianne Moore, Steve Carell, Ellen Page, Josh Charles, Michael Shannon, Luke Grimes, Mary Birdsong, Skipp Sudduth, Gabriel Luna, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tom McGowan, Jeannine Kaspar, Anthony DeSando, Kevin O'Rourke, Suzanne Savoy)
True story of a terminally ill gay cop who fought for the rights of her partner to receive her pension.
High-Rise (High Rise) (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Ben Wheatley; Writer: Amy Jump, based on the novel by JG Ballard; Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Keeley Hawes, Dan Renton Skinner, Sienna Guillory, Enzo Cilenti, Peter Ferdinando, Reece Shearsmith, Augustus Prew, Stacy Martin, Leila Mimmack), Trailer
Class war breaks out in a tower block.
The Apostate The Apostate
The Apostate and The King Of Havana
The King Of Havana (El rey de La Habana) (Country: Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Agustí Villaronga; Writer: Agustí Villaronga; Stars: Celines Toribio, Lia Chapman, Jazz Vilá, Yordanka Ariosa, Hector Medina, Chanel Ferrero, Maikol David, Ileana Wilson)
Recently escaped from reformatory, young Reinaldo tries to get by in the streets of Havana in the late 90s, one of the worst decades for Cuban society.
London Road (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Rufus Norris; Writer: Alecky Blythe; Stars: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Kate Fleetwood, Janet Henfrey, Eloise Laurence, Alexia Khadime, Michael Shaeffer, Paul Thornley, Jenny Galloway, Calvin Demba, Jason Barnett, Lynne Wilmot, Clare Burt, Morgan Walters, Anita Dobson)
Musical version of the events surrounding the serial killing of five women in Ipswich in 2006.
Closing night
Moira (Country: Georgia; Year: 2015; Director: Levan Tutberidze; Writer: Davit Pirtskhalava, Giorgi Kobalia, Levan Tutberidze; Stars: Paata Inauri, Giorgi Khurtsilava, Zaza Magalashvili, Ketevan Tskhakaia, Jano Izoria, Ani Bebia)
A man tries to rebuild his life after a stint in jail but finds his younger brother can't stay out of trouble.
My Big Night (Mi Gran Noche) (Country: Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Álex de la Iglesia; Writer: Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría; Stars: Raphael, Mario Casas, Pepón Nieto, Blanca Suárez, Hugo Silva, Carmen Machi, Luis Callejo, Carlos Areces, Enrique Villén, Santiago Segura, Jaime Ordóñez, Tomás Pozzi, Carolina Bang, Ana Polvorosa, Luis Fernández)
The taping of a New Year's show descends into farce.
Out of competition
A Perfect Day To Fly (Un Dia Perfecte Per Volar, Un Dia Perfecto Para Volar) (Country: Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Marc Recha; Writer: Marc Recha; Stars: Sergi López, Roc Recha, Marc Recha)
A man helps a child fly a kite and tells him a story.
High-Rise High-Rise
High-Rise and A Perfect Day To Fly
Regression (Country: Spain, Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Alejandro Amenábar; Writer: Alejandro Amenábar; Stars: Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, Aaron Ashmore, David Thewlis, Devon Bostick, Dale Dickey, Adam Butcher, David Dencik, Aaron Abrams, Kristian Bruun, Lothaire Bluteau, Peter MacNeill, Maura Grierson, Janet Porter, Mackenzie Kerfoot)
A father is accused of a crime he has no memory of committing.
Sparrows (Country: Iceland, Denmark, Croatia; Year: 2015; Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson; Writer: Rúnar Rúnarsson; Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Arnoddur Magnus Danks, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Eva Sigurdardottir, Pálmi Gestsson, Víkingur Kristjánsson, Elín Árnadóttir, Benedikt Benediktson, Jarkko Lahti, Júlíus Þorfinnsson, Rakel Björk Björnsdóttir, Katla M. Þorgeirsdóttir)
A coming-of-age story about the 16-year old boy Ari, who has been living with his mother in Reykjavik and is suddenly sent back to the remote Westfjords to live with his father Gunnar.
Sunset Song (Country: UK, Luxembourg; Year: 2015; Director: Terence Davies; Writer: Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Terence Davies; Stars: Peter Mullan, Agyness Deyn, Kevin Guthrie, Niall Greig Fulton, Hugh Ross, Ian Pirie, Jamie Michie, Douglas Rankine, Jack Greenlees, Jim Sweeney, Julian Nest, Trish Mullin, Tom Duncan, Linda Duncan McLaughlin), Official Site, Trailer
The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Truman (Country: Spain, Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Cesc Gay; Writer: Tomàs Aragay, Cesc Gay; Stars: Ricardo Darín, Javier Cámara, Dolores Fonzi, Eduard Fernández, Àlex Brendemühl, Pedro Casablanc, José Luis Gómez, Javier Gutiérrez, Elvira Mínguez, Oriol Pla, Nathalie Poza, Àgata Roca, Susi Sánchez, Francesc Orella, Ana Gracia)
A terminally ill man spends four days with an old friend.
The White Knights (Les chevaliers blancs) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2015; Director: Joachim Lafosse; Writer: Zélia Abadie, Bulle Decarpentries, Joachim Lafosse, Thomas van Zuylen; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Louise Bourgoin, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb, Yannick Renier, Stéphane Bissot, Tatiana Rojo, Tibo Vandenborre, Philippe Rebbot, Travis Kerschen, Jean-Henri Compère, Luc Van Gunderbeeck)
Dramatisation of the Zoe's Ark controversy.
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