San Sebastian Film Festival 2015

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View other San Sebastian Film Festival Films by strand: Culinary Zinema - Film and Gastronomy, Made In Spain, Merian C Cooper and Ernest B Schoedsack Retrospective, New Directors, Official Selection, Pearls, Savage Cinema, Thematic Retrospective: New Japanese independent cinema 2000-2015 , Zabaltegi, Zinemira

The Pearl Button The Pearl Button
The Pearl Button and The Club
600 Miles (600 Millas) (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2015; Director: Gabriel Ripstein; Writer: Gabriel Ripstein, Issa López; Stars: Tim Roth, Kristyan Ferrer, Aurora Herrington-Auerbach, Monica del Carmen, Craig Hensley, Noé Hernández, Harris Kendall, Greg Lutz, Tad Sallee, Julian Sedgwick, Harrison Thomas, Antonella Cassia, Justice Lee, Rick L. Lobato, Ken Lownds)
A federal agent is kidnapped while he is trying to track a weapons cartel.
The Chosen Ones (Las Elegidas) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: David Pablos; Writer: David Pablos, based on the book by Diego Luna)
A teenager being taught to groom girls into prostitution by his father falls in love with one of his marks.
Chronic (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Tim Roth, Bitsie Tulloch, David Dastmalchian, Claire van der Boom, Sarah Sutherland, Tate Ellington, Joe Santos)
The story of a home care nurse working with terminally ill people.
The Club (El Club) (Country: Chile; Year: 2015; Director: Pablo Larraín; Writer: Guillermo Calderón, Daniel Villalobos; Stars: Roberto Farías, Antonia Zegers, Alfredo Castro, Alejandro Goic, Alejandro Sieveking, Jaime Vadell, Marcelo Alonso, Jose Soza), Trailer
A group of priests of various ages lives together with Mónica, a nun, in a house on the Chilean coast. When they are not praying and atoning for their sins, they train their greyhound for the next race.
Opening night film
Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Ciro Guerra; Writer: Ciro Guerra, Jacques Toulemonde Vidal; Stars: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Brionne Davis, Yauenkü Miguee, Nicolás Cancino, Luigi Sciamanna)
The story of the relationship between an Amazonian shaman and two scientists who, decades apart, search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Land And Shade Land And Shade
Land And Shade and 600 Miles
From Afar (Desde allá) (Country: Venezuela; Year: 2015; Director: Lorenzo Vigas; Writer: Guillermo Arriaga, Lorenzo Vigas, Lorenzo Vigas, Lorenzo Vigas; Stars: Alfredo Castro, Luis Silva, Jericó Montilla, Catherina Cardozo, Jorge Luis Bosque, Greymer Acosta, Auffer Camacho, Ivan Peña, Joretsis Ibarra, Yeimar Peralta, Scarlett Jaimes, Ernesto Campos, Marcos Moreno, Armando Volcanes, Jesús Las Rosas)
Armando, aged 50, looks for young men in the streets of Caracas and pays them to come back to his house with him. He also regularly spies on an older man with whom he seems to have ties from the past. One day he meets Elder, aged 17, leader of a small band of thugs...
Ixcanul (Ixcanul Volcano) (Country: France, Guatemala; Year: 2015; Director: Jayro Bustamante; Writer: Jayro Bustamante; Stars: María Mercedes Croy, María Telón, Manuel Manuel Antún, Justo Lorenzo, Marvin Coroy)
Story of a teenage girl living in the foothills of a volcano, who faces an arranged marriage but is won over by the charms of a plantation worker.
I Promise You Anarchy (Te Prometo Anarquia) (Country: Mexico, Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Julio Hernández Cordón; Writer: Julio Hernández Cordón)
A drama.
Land And Shade (La Tierra Y La Sombra) (Country: Colombia, France, Netherlands, Chile, Brazil; Year: 2015; Director: César Augusto Acevedo; Writer: César Augusto Acevedo; Stars: José Felipe Cárdenas, Haimer Leal, Edison Raigosa, Hilda Ruiz, Marleyda Soto)
A man returns home after a 17 year absence because his only son is gravely sick.
Magallanes (Country: Peru; Year: 2014; Director: Salvador del Solar)
When a taxi driver picks up a fare who turns out to be a woman from his past, he sees an opportunity for redemption.
Embrace Of The Serpent Embrace Of The Serpent
Embrace Of The Serpent and Paulina
Paulina (La Patota) (Country: Argentina, Brazil, France; Year: 2015; Director: Santiago Mitre; Writer: Eduardo Borrás, Mariano Llinás, Santiago Mitre, Daniel Tinayre; Stars: Dolores Fonzi, Oscar Martínez, Esteban Lamothe)
A young woman survives a rape and her response confounds everyone around her.
The Pearl Button (Le Bouton de Nacre) (Country: Chile, France, Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Patricio Guzmán; Writer: Patricio Guzmán)
Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of two mysterious buttons which were found on its ocean floor.
The Project of the Century (La obra del siglo) (Country: Argentina, Cuba, Switzerland, Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Carlos Quintela; Writer: Abel Arcos, Carlos Quintela; Stars: Mario Balmaseda, Mario Guerra, Leonardo Gascón, Jorge Molina, Manuel Porto, Damarys Gutiérrez)
Amidst a mosquito plague, Leonardo, struggling with the breakdown of his relationship, moves back to live with a grandfather who fights with everyone and everything, and a father living with the melancholy of the unfinished.
To My Beloved (Para Minha Amada Morta) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2015; Director: Aly Muritiba; Writer: Aly Muritiba, Aly Muritiba; Stars: Fernando Alves Pinto, Mayana Neiva, Lourinelson Vladmir, Giuly Biancato, Michelle Pucci, Vinicius Sabbag)
Fernando is a good man who takes care of his only child, Daniel, a shy and sensitive boy. Following the death of his wife Ana, every night Fernando recalls their love as he sorts out his beloved dead spouse’s belongings. One day he finds a VHS tape that will change everything.

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