The 66th edition of San Sebastian Film Festival will run from September 21 to 29. This year one of its retrospectives will be dedicated to British filmmaker Muriel Box. Titles have just begun to be announced.

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Bad Times At The El Royale
Bad Times At The El Royale
Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell.
A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born
A seasoned musician discovers — and falls in love with — a struggling artist. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight.
Chronicle of a middle-class family in the 1970s.
Blind Spot
Blind Spot
A mother she struggles to understand her teenage daughter's crisis, when tragedy strikes the whole family.
Beautiful Boy
Beautiful Boy
A father tries to help his son break his cycle of drug addiction.
Alpha, The Right To Kill
Alpha, The Right To Kill
Set against the background of the government's crackdown on illegal drugs, the SWAT-led police force launches an operation to arrest Abel, a major methamphetamine distributor, with PO3 Moises Espino and his informant Elijah providing the intelligence.
A Faithful Man
A Faithful Man
Rom-com love triangle with added kid.
Manta Ray
Manta Ray
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
The Heiresses
The Heiresses
When Chiquita is sent to prison for debt, her introverted girlfriend Chela is left to her own devices. Chela offers rich women a taxi service in her old car. As she explores the outside world she also starts to focus on her own desires.
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.
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San Sebastian Film Festival Features

Binoche out of this world
High Life star on creating character and feeling fear
Pattinson's High Life
Actor on challenges and rewards of Claire Denis' space drama
Judi Dench says Kevin Spacey should not have been cut from film
Star speaks out about her 'good friend'
Dancing through life
Carlos Acosta on ballet and biopic Yuli
Circularity of the moments
Luke Davies on co-scripting Felix van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy
Keeping up appearances
Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
Spike Lee puts Trump in Cannes firing line
Charlottesville riot provides powerful coda to film

San Sebastian Film Festival News

Between Two Waters wins top prize at San Sebastian
Rojo, Yuli and A Faithful Man all garner honours.
Judi Dench receives Donstia
'I shall boast about it to everyone'
Kore-eda honoured
'I'm just half way through my career'
Danny DeVito receives Donostia
'I dedicate this to our movie fans'
Light, bright start for San Sebastian
Festival embraces humour on opening night
Alexander Payne to be San Sebastian president
Director joined on jury by Biscayart, de Rossy and Rourich
Bad Times At The El Royale to close San Sebastian
Drew Goddard brings second film to fest.
Judi Dench to receive Donostia Award
Veteran actress honoured for lifetime achievement.
Phantom Thread wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix
Paul Thomas Anderson scores hat-trick with critics
San Sebastian adds nine titles
Films to feature in Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section
Donostia Award for DeVito
San Sebastian to celebrate comic actor, director and producer's lifetime in film.
San Sebastian adds six to competition
Peter Strickland, Brillante Mendoza and Louis Garrel join line-up
San Sebastian announces Horizontes Latinos titles
Reygadas, Martinessi and Seigner join line-up.
An Unexpected Love to open San Sebastian
Producer Juan Vera makes directorial debut
Spanish titles announced by San Sebastian
19 homegrown features and shorts in line-up
San Sebastian announces first New Directors titles
A look at the 13 up-and-coming directors selected.
San Sebastian announces first Competition titles
Claire Denis, Naomi Kawase and Kim Jee-woon join line-up
Kore-eda to receive Donostia Award
San Sebastian to honour Japanese director
San Sebastian to celebrate work of Muriel Box
Retrospective dedicated to British filmmaker

San Sebastian Film Festival Galleries

San Sebastian releases 2018 posters
San Sebastian 2018 posters

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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