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The 60th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival will run from September 21 to 29.
Thematic etrospectives include Very Funny Things - New American Comedy and In Progress - Ten Years With Latin American Cinema, while the classic retrospective is dedicated to Georges Franju. There will also be a section dedicated to contemporary Brazilian cinema.
Glenn Close received the Donostia Award for lifetime achievement. Francois Ozon's In The House won the Golden Shell and Fernando Trueba won the Silver Shell for best director for The Artist And The Model.
View Films by Strand:
- Culinary Zinema - Film and Gastronomy
- Horizontes Lantinos
- In Progress - Ten Years With Latin American Cinema
- Made in Spain
- New Directors
- Official Selection
- Very Funny Things
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SSFF Latest Reviews
It's the last day of school and the kids are ready to party.
A detective pairs up with a hypnotist to try to solve a brutal murder.
Animated story of a boy who leads a wild existence deep in the forest until the day he discovers civilised life in a neighbouring village and meets a girl who lives there.
An elderly sculptor, tired of life and mankind’s folly, rediscovers the desire to work again, thanks to the arrival of a young Spanish woman who has escaped from a refugee camp.
A teenager finds himself with the custody of seven boxes... but everyone wants the contents.
A deep dive into the grey area of sexual abuse told through the story of Gili, a teenager who in order to improve her lame social status hooks up with several different boys, all from her new school.
The story of the friendship between two priests who settle in a Buenos Aires slum area to carry out their ministry and social work.
An introverted teenager forges a bond with his step-sister as he hides out in his family's basement.
The film recounts a romantic obsession that spans several decades. In a poor Shanxi Province village, six-year old Tiedan falls in love with May, the beautiful neighbor who practices a traditional form of singing, Er-ren-tai, and this love will never die.
Tomás is trying to make his way in Bogota. Looking for his young brother Jairo, he sets out on a journey that will test his ability to deal with the fear and wounds of the past.
San Sebastian Film Festival Features
San Sebastian Film Festival News
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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