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The festival opened on September 22 with the European premiere of Wim Wenders' Submergence and closed on September 30 with The Wife.
View Films by Strand:
- Classic Retrospective: Joseph Losey
- Culinary Zinema
- Horizontes Latinos
- Made In Spain
- Movies For Kids
- New Directors
- Official Competition
- Other Activities
- Savage Cinema
- Special Screenings
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SSFF Latest Reviews
Nature documentary, narrated by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Documentary about a remote Siberian town and a feud between two families who live there.
When a live-in maid's path crosses that of a travelling salesman, her life will change forever.
At the end of the Second World War, a young German soldier steals a captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer he gathers a group of deserters and proceeds to kill is way through a beaten Nazi Germany.
A young girl struggles to adapt to her new life in the countryside after the death of her mum.
Documentary about the world's highest peaks.
An old couple take a road trip despite his Alzheimer's and her inability to stop talking
Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defence of murder-robbery suspect Misumi - a crime he admits - but as he digs into the case, he begins to wonder if his client is guilty after all.
A young village girl in northeast India wants to start her own rock band.
A slaughterhouse becomes an unlikely setting for romance.
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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