San Sebastian Film Festival 2009

As usual, the most heavily attended performances will be at the Velodrome. With an enormous 400m² screen, and a film theatre fitted out for an audience of 3,000 people with the very latest screening and sound systems, this year the Velodrome will have a new dimension. A series of films will be shown that will provide a special occasion to enjoy the new 3D screening system with the extra spectacular feature of a giant screen.

View other San Sebastian Film Festival Films by strand: Cinema In Motion, Great Films For The Kids, Horizontes Latinos, Made In Spain, Official Selection, Zabaltegi-New Directors, Zabaltegi-Pearls, Zabaltegi-Specials, Zinemira-Basque

The Nightmare Before Christmas The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas and Battle For Terra
Battle For Terra (Terra) (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas; Writer: Evan Spiliotopoulos, Aristomenis Tsirbas; Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Brian Cox, Luke Wilson, David Cross, Justin Long, Amanda Peet, Dennis Quaid, Chris Evans, James Garner, Chad Allen, Rosanna Arquette), Official Site
An alien girl on an idyllic planet must save her homeland from human invaders.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Nightmare Before Xmas) (Country: US; Year: 1993; Director: Henry Selick; Writer: Caroline Thompson, based on a story by Tim Burton and Michael McDowell; Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Paul Reubens, Ken Page, Edward Ivory, (voices).)
3D version of Tim Burton's stop-animation film about Hallowe'en Jack's fascination with Christmas gets its annual trot around the cinema block.
OceanWorld 3D (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Jean-Jacques Mantello; Writer: Francois Mantello, Jean-Jacques Mantello; Stars: Marion Cotillard)
This is the first full-length documentary to have been completely shot in Digital 3D. In the company of a sea turtle, spectators are taken on an emotional journey to the Californian kelp forests, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and Roca Partida Island off the coast of Mexico, natural habitat of thousands of sharks.
Toy Story In 3D (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: John Lasseter; Writer: Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow; Stars: voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts, John Morris, Erik Von Detten, Laurie Metcalf, R. Lee Ermey, Sarah Freeman)
A 3D version of the kids' classic about a toy cowboy facing up to his owner's acquisition of a toy spaceman.

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