San Sebastian Film Festival 2011

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The Monk The Monk
The Monk and Snowtown
14 d'Abril: Macià Contra Companys (Year: 2011; Director: Manuel Huerga; Writer: Toni Soler; Stars: Eduard Fernández, Manolo Solo, Joaquín Climent, Joel Joan, Joan Crosas, Montserrat Carulla, Pere Ponce, Maria Molins, Julio Manrique, Miquel García Borda, Carlos Olalla, Bruno Oro, Joan Massotkleiner, Marc Rodríguez, Fermí Reixach)
Recreates the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic and the political confrontation between the two presidents of the Catalonian Government during this period, Francesc Macià and Lluís Companys.
Carriere. 250 Metros (Year: 2010; Director: Juan Carlos Rulfo)
Documentary about Jean-Claude Carrière, Luis Buñuel’s faithful collaborator.
The Clay Diaries (El cuaderno de barro) (Year: 2011; Director: Isaki Lacuesta; Stars: Miquel Barceló)
Documentary charting artist Miquel Barceló's work in Mali.
Crazy Horse (Year: 2011; Director: Frederick Wiseman)
Documentary about famous Parisian cabaret, “Crazy Horse”
The Days After (Nochi No Hi) (Year: 2010)
A poetic reflection on mourning and the loss of a loved one portrayed through the story of a couple visited every night by their dead son.
Extraterrestrial Extraterrestrial
Extraterrestrial and Carriere. 250 Metros
Extraterrestrial (Extraterrestre) (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Nacho Vigalondo; Writer: Nacho Vigalondo; Stars: Michelle Jenner, Carlos Areces, Julián Villagrán, Raúl Cimas, Miguel Noguera)
A love triangle simmers under the threat of an alien invasion.
Flower And Snake (Hana to hebi) (Year: 1974; Director: Masaru Konuma; Writer: Oniroku Dan, Yôzô Tanaka; Stars: Naomi Tani, Nagatoshi Sakamoto, Hijiri Abe, Hiroko Fuji, Yasuhiko Ishizu, Akira Takahashi, Kôji Yashiro), Official Site
Midnight showing
George Harrison: Living In The Material World (Year: 2011; Director: Martin Scorsese; Stars: Eric Idle, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Phil Spector, Yoko Ono, Tom Petty, Dhani Harrison, George Martin, Olivia Harrison, Jeff Lynne)
Documentary about the Beatle.
A Light At The End Of The Tunnel In The Basque Country (Al Final Del Tunel) (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Andres Guiloff)
Documentary investigates the end of terrorism by ETA, taking a look at its roots in Basque nationalism and offering a collective portrait of this part of Basque society at a moment key to its future in peace and freedom.
Madrid 1987 (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: David Trueba; Writer: David Trueba; Stars: Ramon Fontserè, José Sacristán, María Valverde)
The balance of power and desire constantly shifts during the meeting of an older journalist and a young student, of two generations completely foreign to one another.
On The Edge On The Edge
On The Edge and George Harrison: Living In The Material World
The Monk (Le Moine) (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2011; Director: Dominik Moll; Writer: Dominik Moll, based on the story by Matthew Lewis; Stars: Vincent Cassel, Deborah François, Sergi López, Geraldine Chaplin)
The tragedy of a devoted servant of God whose very righteousness leads him on the path to damnation.
Midnight showing
On The Edge (Sur la planche) (Country: Morocco; Year: 2010; Director: Leila Kilani; Writer: Leila Kilani; Stars: Nouzha Akel, Mouna Bahmad, Rafika Bouazza, Soufia Issami)
Story of two young Moroccans and their harsh living conditions.
Puzzled Love (Year: 2011; Director: Gaby Amione, Pau Balagué, Miriam Cañamares, Josecho de Linares, Gemma Ferraté, Alba Giralt, Alejandro Javaloyas, Marc Juvé, Carlos Pérez-Reche, Eduard Riu, Irene C. Rodríguez, Javier Sanz, Bruno Sarabia; Writer: Gaby Amione, Pau Balagué, Miriam Cañamares, Josecho de Linares, Gemma Ferraté, Alba Giralt, Alejandro Javaloyas, Marc Juvé, Carlos Pérez-Reche, Eduard Riu, Irene C. Rodríguez, Javier Sanz, Bruno Sarabia; Stars: Marcel Borràs, Saras Gil, Artur Busquets, Irene C. Rodríguez, Xavier Elías, Benjamin Nathan-Serio)
The tale of a couple’s relationship told in 13 episodes written and directed by 4th year students at the school.
The Rabbi's Cat (Le chat du rabbin) (Country: France, Austria; Year: 2011; Director: Antoine Delesvaux, Joann Sfar; Writer: Sandrina Jardel, Joann Sfar, Joann Sfar; Stars: François Morel, Maurice Bénichou, Hafsia Herzi, François Damiens, Mathieu Amalric, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Mohamed Fellag, Sava Lolov, Daniel Cohen, Eric Elmosnino, Alice Houri, Wojciech Pszoniak, Karina Testa)
Extravagant animated fantasy set in 1920s Algiers
Snowtown (The Snowtown Murders) (Country: Australia; Year: 2011; Director: Justin Kurzel; Writer: Shaun Grant, Justin Kurzel; Stars: Daniel Henshall, Lucas Pittaway, Craig Coyne, Richard Green, Louise Harris, Brendan Rock, Anthony Groves, Bob Adriaens, David Walker, Keiran Schwerdt, Frank Cwiertniak, Robert Deeble, Bryan Sellars), Official Site
A vulnerable boy is drawn into the crimes of a charismatic serial killer. Based on a true story.
Madrid 1987 Madrid 1987
Madrid 1987 and The Days After
Verbo (Year: 2011; Director: Eduardo Chapero-Jackson; Writer: Eduardo Chapero-Jackson; Stars: Djédjé Apali, Michelle Asante, Víctor Clavijo, Verónica Echegui, Alba García, Macarena Gómez, Adam Jeziersky, Najwa Nimri, Peter Peralta, Nasser Saleh, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Manolo Solo, Fernando Soto, Sergio Villalba)
Merges fantasy and rap music to narrate the voyage of a young girl powerfully drawn into a new dimension.
Watcher In The Attic (Edogawa Ranpo ryôki-kan: Yaneura no sanposha) (Year: 1976; Director: Noboru Tanaka; Writer: Rampo Edogawa, Akio Ido; Stars: Junko Miyashita, Renji Ishibashi, Hiroshi Chô, Kyoichi Mizuki, Aoi Nakajima, Toshihiko Oda, Kazuko Tajima, Tokuko Watanabe, Yasuji Yashiro, Shiro Yumemura), Official Site
A landlord falls for a murderous prostitute.
Midnight showing

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