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The 64th edition of the festival ran from September 16 to 24 and partially celebrated San Sebastian being the European Capital of Culture.
The Thematic Retrospective was dedicated to The Act Of Killing: Cinema and Global Violence. The Classic Retrospective focused on work by French post-war director Jacques Becker (1906-1960), including Golden Helmet.
View Films by Strand:
- Culinary Zinema
- Horizontes Latinos
- Jacques Becker Retrospective
- Made In Spain
- New Directors
- Official Selection
- Savage Cinema
- The Act Of Killing
- TVE Screenings
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SSFF Latest Reviews
After they split, a couple continue to share a house because of financial constraints.
The life of a castaway on a desert island.
Three Palestinian women share a flat in Tel Aviv.
Four inmates try to tunnel out of a prison.
After a bullion heist, two gangsters face a test of friendship when one of them is kidnapped.
Trouble brews for a couple from different classes when the husband is asked to perform for the friends of his wife's rich uncle.
Stop-motion story of a boy, who is sent to a group home for orphans after the death of his mum.
A soldier's memories play over this animated tale of Korea's demilitarised zone.
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
A quiet, middle-aged zoo employee wakes up to discover that she has grown a tail.
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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