James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander in Submergence James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander in Submergence

The programme for the 65th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival has begun to be announced. The festival opened on September 22 with the European premiere of Wim Wenders' Submergence and closed on September 30 with The Wife.

Argentinian star Ricardo Darín and Monica Bellucci received lifetime Donostia Awards. There was also be a retrospective programme of Joseph Losey films. The Golden Shell was won by The Disaster Artist.

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A family struggle to raise the ransom after a kidnapping.
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Faces Places
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Los Perros
Los Perros
A woman embarks on an affair with a colonel suspected of human rights abuses.
So Help Me God
So Help Me God
The extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations.
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An evicted sex worker attempts to get back on her feet with her young son.
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San Sebastian Film Festival News

Triumph for Disaster Artist
Franco picks up Golden Shell in San Sebastian
Varda and Bellucci to receive Donostia Awards
John Malkovich to head jury
Wiseman, Sang-soo and Abramovich head to San Sebastian
Directors join Zabaltegi-Tabakalera competition
San Sebastian's Savage Cinema announced
Rory Kennedy and Jennifer Peedom join line-up
San Sebastian announces more Competition titles
James Franco, Diego Lerman and Barbara Albert join line-up
Submergence to open San Sebastian
Wim Wenders and Alicia Vikander to present film at festival.
Marrowbone, Handia head for San Sebastian
Spanish language film titles announced
Ricardo Darín to be honoured with Donostia
San Sebastian celebrate work of Argentinian star.
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