San Sebastian Film Festival 2018

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Almost 40 (Casi 40) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: David Trueba; Writer: David Trueba; Stars: Lucía Jiménez, Fernando Ramallo, Vito Sanz, Carolina África, Lucía Jiménez, Fernando Ramallo, Vito Sanz, Carolina África)
A retired singer is convinced to go back on the road by an old flame she hasn't seen for 20 years.
The Bookshop (Country: UK, Spain, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Isabel Coixet; Stars: Bill Nighy, Emily Mortimer, Hunter Tremayne)
A widow moves to a small seaside town where she wants to turn a run-down building into a bookshop, but she faces local opposition.
Distances (Las Distancies) (Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Elena Trape)
Olivia, Eloy, Guille and Anna travel to Berlin to surprise their friend Comas with a visit for his 35th birthday. He doesn’t give them the welcome they expected and during the weekend their contradictions grow and their friendship is put to the test.
Facing The Wind (Con El Viento, Amb El Vent) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Meritxell Colell)
A fortysomething returns to her home town when her father gets sick.
Hopelessly Devout (Mi querida cofradía) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Marta Díaz Díaz de Lope; Writer: Marta Díaz Díaz de Lope, Zebina Guerra; Stars: Alejandro Albarracín, Pepa Aniorte, Carlos Bernardino, Carmen Flores, Juan Gea, Rocío Molina, Manuel Morón, Gloria Muñoz, Joaquín Núñez, Rosario Pardo, Alejandro Albarracín, Pepa Aniorte, Carlos Bernardino, Carmen Flores, Juan Gea)
Carmen, a middle-aged woman from Malaga, Catholic and apostolic, is about to see her lifelong dream come true: to be president of her brotherhood - but her biggest rival is a man.
I Hate New York (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Gustavo Sánchez; Writer: Gustavo Sánchez; Stars: Amanda Lepore, Sophia Lamar, Chloe Dzubilo, Bibbe Hansen, Io Tillett Wright, Amanda Lepore, Sophia Lamar, Chloe Dzubilo, Bibbe Hansen, Io Tillett Wright)
The director delves into the private world of Amanda Lepore, Chloe Dzubilo, Sophia Lamar and T De Long; four artists and transgender activists from the city’s underground scene.
Perfect Strangers (Perfectos desconocidos) (Country: Italy, Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Álex de la Iglesia; Writer: Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Filippo Bologna, Paolo Costella, Paolo Genovese, Paola Mammini, Rolando Ravello; Stars: Belén Rueda, Eduard Fernández, Ernesto Alterio, Juana Acosta, Eduardo Noriega, Dafne Fernández, Pepón Nieto, Beatriz Olivares, María Jesús Hoyos, Gonzalo Torralba, Valentina Méndez, Ana Valeiras, Belén González, David Robles, Vicente Gil A comma-separated list of actors)
Four couples meet for dinner on the night of a lunar eclipse. A night of friendship and laughs, until suddenly the idea emerges: What would happen if we left the mobile phones on the table within reach of everybody?
Querido Fotogramas (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Sergio Oksman; Writer: Sergio Oksman; Stars: Javier Bardem, Leonor Watling, J.A. Bayona, Belén Rueda, Raúl Arévalo, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Ángela Molina, Concha Velasco, Ana Torrent, Isabel Coixet, Carmen Maura, Emma Suárez, José Sacristán, Marisa Paredes, Julieta Serrano)
Documentary paying tribute to the Fotogramas cinema magazine.
Sunday's Illness (La Enfermedad del Domingo) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Ramón Salazar; Writer: Ramón Salazar; Stars: Bárbara Lennie, Susi Sánchez, Greta Fernández, Bruna González, David Kammenos, Richard Bohringer, Miguel Ángel Solá, Manuel Castillo, Ima Ranedo, Mònica Van Campen, Fred Adenis, Iván Morales, Carla Linares, Abdelatif Hwidar, Lucy Tillett)
After Anabel hosts an opulent dinner, she is confronted by Chiara, the daughter she abandoned decades earlier.
Thirty Souls (Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Diana Toucedo; Stars: Alba Arias, Samuel Vilariño, Alba Arias, Samuel Vilariño)
Alba is 12 years old and eager to discover the unknown, mysterious and fascinating side of death. With her best friend Samuel they enter abandoned houses, wander around rundown villages and make their way into the mountains with their hidden parallel world.
The Warning (El Aviso) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Daniel Calparsoro; Writer: Patxi Amezcua, Chris Sparling, Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Paul Pen; Stars: Raúl Arévalo, Aura Garrido, Hugo Arbues, Belén Cuesta, Antonio Dechent, Aitor Luna, Patricia Vico, Sergio Mur, Luis Callejo, Julieta Serrano, Antonio Durán 'Morris', Álvaro Villaespesa, Paula Monterrubio, Mateo Jalón, Máximo Pastor)
A mathematician who witnesses the shooting of a friend starts to look for a pattern in similar incidents.

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