Eye For Film >> Festivals >> A-Z >> San Sebastian Film Festival >> 2009
The 57th San Sebastian Film Festival runs from September 18 to 26.
Among the films screening is Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon, which will be given the Fipresci Best Film Of The Year of the award at the festival's opening gala. The festival will open with Atom Egoyan's Chloe - starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried - and close with Rodrigo García's Mother And Child.
Retrospectives include a showcase of the work of Richard Brooks, plus Backwash: The Cutting Edge Of French Cinema - a look back at the past decade in French film.
View Films by Strand:
- Cinema In Motion
- Great Films For The Kids
- Horizontes Latinos
- Made In Spain
- Official Selection
- Zabaltegi-New Directors
View previous years coverage of the San Sebastian Film Festival festival:
SSFF Latest Reviews
Tale of three women and maternal love.
Documentary tracking the rise of The Doors, featuring rare footage of the band and Jim Morrison.
A pregnant woman whose boyfriend dies of an overdose forms an unexpected bond with his brother.
A man looks back at a crime that happened a quarter of a century previously.
A closeted gay fisherman finds himself trapped in an unusual love triangle.
An misanthropic New Yorker develops a relationship with a young woman from Mississippi.
A chance encounter between two school friends has unexpected implications for their lives.
A chef - and former killer - returns to Hong Kong to avenge the deaths of his daughter's family.
Tensions in a German town on the eve of the First World War.
Dramatisation of the Rape of Nanjing, seen from a dual perspective.
San Sebastian Film Festival Features
San Sebastian Film Festival News
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Tribeca Film Festival
Young festival celebrating new voices in New York
Istanbul Film Festival
Turkey's premier film festival
New Directors/New Films
Celebration of new cinematic voices in New York
The London LGBTQ Film Festival
Glasgow Short Film Festival
Scotland's premier celebration of short film returns