FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

The award-winning Faces Places hit cinemas this week - read what the legendary Agnès Varda told us about it. A German soldier steals a coat and promotes himself to The Captain in the dying days of World War Two - we spoke to director Robert Schwentke - while an artist finds herself in danger in Never Here - director Camille Thoman shared her thoughts. There's a big screen rerelease for The Godfather and the story of controversial musician Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. is told in documentary form. A cowboy tries to carve out a new identity in award-winner The Rider - see what Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau told us about it - while you can see Harry Dean Stanton's last ever performance in Lucky and the Hatton Garden jewel robbery is dramatised in King Of Thieves. A teenager gets a taste of prison life in Michael Inside, a father and son drive around their city together in Wajib - director Annemarie Jacir shared her thoughts with us - while tribal life is explored in Down To Earth and documentary Island meets people with terminal illnesses. All this, plus we're bringing you news and reviews from the San Sebastian Film Festival.

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FESTIVALS

We're bringing you all the latest from the San Sebastian Film Festival. Movies screening include Roma, which won the Golden Lion in Venice.

Also, coming up, is coverage of the London Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.

We've recently been covering London's Frightfest and the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal.

News

Dancing through life Carlos Acosta on ballet and biopic Yuli

56th New York Film Festival early bird highlights They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, Wildlife, Maria By Callas and Non-Fiction (Doubles Vies)

Comedy at the double Louis Garrel and Jean-Claude Carrière on writing A Faithful Man together

Various guises Nicholas Wright and Michael Mayer on Hitchcock, Marnie and The Metropolitan Opera

Fragmented vision Camille Thoman on art, control, chaos, Mireille Enos, Sam Shepard and Never Here

56th New York Film Festival poster revealed Ed Lachman and JR behind design

More news and features

We're bringing you all the latest news and reviews from the San Sebastian Film Festival.



We're looking forward to the London Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.



We've recently been covering the Glasgow Youth Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, London's Frightfest, and the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal.



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