San Sebastian Film Festival 2018

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The Heiresses The Heiresses
The Heiresses and Sueño Florianópolis
The 12-Year Night (La noche De 12 Años) (Director: Álvaro Brechner; Writer: Álvaro Brechner; Stars: Antonio de la Torre, Chino Darín, Alfonso Tort, César Troncoso, Soledad Villamil, Sílvia Pérez Cruz, Mirella Pascual, Nidia Telles, César Bordón, Luis Mottola, John De Luca, Rodrigo Villagrán, Luciano Ciaglia, Álvaro Armand Ugón, David Landatxe)
September 1973. Uruguay is under the control of military dictatorship. The Tupamaros guerrilla movement has been crushed and out of action for a year. Its members imprisoned and tortured. One autumn night, three Tupamaros prisoners are taken from their prison cells in a secret military operation that will last for 12years.
Buy Me A Gun (Cómprame Un Revólver) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Julio Hernández Cordón; Writer: Julio Hernández Cordón)
Enigma (Country: Chile; Year: 2018; Director: Ignacio Juricic Merillan; Stars: Roxana Campos, Rodrigo Pérez, Paula Zúñiga, Claudia Cabezas)
Nancy receives the offer from a TV programme on unsolved mysteries to participate in the episode telling the story of her daughter, a young lesbian beaten to death, a crime for which no-one has been declared guilty eight years after it was committed
A Family Submerged (Familia Sumergida) (Country: Argentina, Norway, Germany, Brazil; Year: 2018; Director: María Alche; Writer: María Alche; Stars: Mercedes Morán, Marcelo Subiotto, Esteban Bigliardi, Diego Velazquez, Laila Maltz, Mercedes Morán, Marcelo Subiotto, Esteban Bigliardi, Diego Velazquez, Laila Maltz)
It's summertime in an empty and heated Buenos Aires. Marcela's world is shaken as her sister passes away.
Figures (Figuras) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Eugenio Canevari; Writer: Eugenio Canevari; Stars: Adrià Sánchez-Campo, Judith Dalmau, Laura Esteve Reig, Mer Calduch, Valeria Ballerini, Roberto García Suárez, Isabel Rojas, Elisa Lopez Fuentes, Pere de Palol, Ximena Marsé, Francisco Dominguez, Francesco La Torre, Elena Simarro, Adrià Sánchez-Campo, Judith Dalmau)
A family try to cope with their mother's ALS.
Marilyn Marilyn
Marilyn and Buy Me A Gun
The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (Country: Paraguay, Uruguay, Germany, Brazil, Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Marcelo Martinessi; Writer: Marcelo Martinessi; Stars: Ana Brun, Margarita Irún, Ana Ivanova, Nilda Gonzalez, María Martins)
When Chiquita is sent to prison for debt, her introverted girlfriend Chela is left to her own devices. Chela offers rich women a taxi service in her old car. As she explores the outside world she also starts to focus on her own desires.
Los Silencios (Year: 2018; Director: Beatriz Seigner)
Nuria, Fabio and their mother Amparo arrive in a small island in the middle of Amazonia, at the border of Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They ran away from the Colombian armed conflict in which their father disappeared. One day, he reappears in their new house. T
Marilyn (Country: Argentina, Chile; Year: 2018; Director: Martín Rodríguez Redondo; Writer: Martín Rodríguez Redondo, Mariana Docampo, Mara Pescio; Stars: Walter Rodríguez, Catalina Saavedra, Germán de Silva)
When a young gay man in rural Argentina dresses as a girl at carnivval, he enjoys a night of joyous freedom but becomes a target for dangerously angry men.
Nuestro Tiempo (Country: Mexico, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Carlos Reygadas; Stars: Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas, Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas)
A husband faces problems when the open relationship he shares with his wife is thrown off balance when she falls for another man.
Rust (Country: Brazil; Year: 2018; Director: Aly Muritiba; Writer: Aly Muritiba, Jessica Candal; Stars: Giovanni De Lorenzi, Tifanny Dopke, Enrique Diaz, Clarissa Kiste, Duda Azevedo, Pedro Inoue)
Tati and Renet were already trading pics, videos and music by their cellphones and on the last school trip they started making eye contact. However, what could be the beginning of a love story becomes an end.
Rust Rust
Rust and A Family Submerged
The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador) (Country: Argentina, Uruguay; Year: 2018; Director: Agustín Toscano; Writer: Agustín Toscano; Stars: Sergio Prina, Liliana Juarez, Leon Zelarayan, Daniel Elías, Camila Plaate, Pilar Benitez Vivart, Mirella Pascual)
Sueño Florianópolis (Florianopolis Dream) (Country: Argentina, Brazil, France; Year: 2018; Director: Ana Katz)
Lucrecia, Pedro, and their teenage kids Julian and Florencia set out from Buenos Aires one sweltering day in a rattletrap Renault to vacation in the Brazilian summer resort of Florianópolis.
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