San Sebastian Film Festival 2018

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The Image Book The Image Book
The Image Book and An Elephant Sitting Still
592 Metres Above (592 Metroz Goiti) (Year: 2018; Director: Maddi Barber)
What life chances are left when a territory is completely altered? On the slopes of the Navarrese Pyrenees, the construction of the Itoiz dam in the 1990s flooded seven towns and three nature reserves. A strip of bare land at the height of elevation 592 today marks a dividing line in the landscape of the valley. Below the level, the water; Above, life goes on. Short.
An Elephant Sitting Still (Da xiang xi di er zuo) (Country: China; Year: 2018; Director: Hu Bo; Writer: Hu Bo; Stars: Yu Zhang, Yuchang Peng, Uvin Wang, Congxi Li, Yu Zhang, Yuchang Peng, Uvin Wang, Congxi Li)
The lives of four people cross over the course of a day in China.
Belmonte (Country: Uruguay, Mexico, Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Federico Veiroj; Writer: Gonzalo Delgado, Olivia Molinaro Eijo, Tomás Wahrmann)
Belmonte, interested in portraying the human being, their folds, their disproportion, is soon to put on a painting exhibition at the Museum of Visual Arts in Montevideo, but he is more occupied with thoughts of the changes underway in his family: his ex-wife is pregnant by another man, and he realises that his daughter, Celeste, will spend less time with him when her little brother is born.
Coincoin And The Extra-Humans (Coincoin et les z'inhumains) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Bruno Dumont; Stars: Alane Delhaye, Bernard Pruvost, Philippe Jore, Lucy Caron)
Sequel to Lil' Quinquin sees ectoplasmic gunk falls from the sky and identical twins materialise without warning.
The Daughters Of Fire (Las Hijas Del Fuego) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2018; Director: Albertina Carri; Stars: Disturbia Rocío, Mijal Katzowicz, Violeta Valiente, Rana Rzonscinsky, Canela M., Ivanna Colonna Olsen, Mar Morales, Carla Morales Ríos, Cristina Banegas, Érica Rivas)
Three women meet by chance at the end of the world and set out on a polyamorous journey which will change them to the extent of returning them to their native city as different people.
Manta Ray Manta Ray
Manta Ray and Belmonte
The Image Book (Le Livre D’Image, The Picture Book) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Jean-Luc Godard; Writer: Jean-Luc Godard)
Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.
Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu) (Country: Thailand, France, China; Year: 2018; Director: Phuttiphong Aroonpheng; Writer: Phuttiphong Aroonpheng; Stars: Aphisit Hama, Wanlop Rungkamjad, Rasmee Wayrana, Aphisit Hama, Wanlop Rungkamjad, Rasmee Wayrana)
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
Theatre Of War (Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Lola Arias; Writer: Lola Arias)
Revealing the personal stories of British and Argentinian former soldiers whose lives were deeply affected by the Falklands War.
Those Who Desire (Los Que Desean) (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Elena Lopez Riera)
In Southern Spain, a peculiar race between colourful hand-painted pigeons will reward not the fastest one, but the one who succeeds in seducing a female pigeon and flying the longest possible time at her side. Short
Trot (Trote) (Country: Spain, Lithuania; Year: 2018; Director: Xacio Baño; Writer: Diego Ameixeiras, Xacio Baño; Stars: Celso Bugallo, María Vázquez, Tamara Canosa, Diego Anido, Celso Bugallo, María Vázquez, Tamara Canosa, Diego Anido)
Daughter. Sister. Carme lives in a mountain village in Galicia with her sick mother and her father Ramón, with whom she hardly speaks. She works in a bakery and feels the need to escape from this oppressive atmosphere, but circumstances always stop her from breaking free. From trotting. From running. Trote takes place during the weekend of the celebrated “Rapa das Bestas,” a symbol of the age-old struggle between man and horse. The village prepares for the celebration. Luis, Carme’s older brother, comes home for a few days with his wife María. Trote is the struggle between man and horse, between reason and instinct.

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