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The 67th edition of the festival ran from September 20 to 28. There will be a retrospective dedicated to Mexican director Roberto Gavaldón - including his classic Macario - and Penelope Cruz and Donald Sutherland received a Donostia Awards for lifetime achievement.
View Films by Strand:
- Horizontes Latinos
- Nest Film Students
- New Directors
- Official Selection
- Retrospective - Roberto Gavaldón
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SSFF Latest Reviews
Jonas pretends to be blind and enters a TV dance contest where he meets his attractive dance partner, Saulé. They soon become the show’s most popular contestants. Meanwhile, Vytas, an old acquaintance of Jonas, is released from jail thirsty for revenge...
Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world. While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women.
A young girl begins to question her place in the religious community she was born into.
A young girl is determined to keep the fact that there mother has left her and her younger brother alone from the authorities, through fear of being separated from him.
When a woman's father reappears on the scene after a spell in prison, she has a difficult choice to make.
Origin story of Batman's arch nemesis.
Lynn and Lucy are life-long best friends but after the birth of Lucy's first child, their relationship comes under strain.
While a rumour about the presence of sharks in a small beach town distracts residents, 14-year-old Rosina begins to feel an instinct to shorten the distance between her body and Joselo's.
Higinio and Rosa have only been married for a few months when the Civil War breaks out, representing a serious threat to his life. Helped by his wife, they decide to use a hole dug into their own home as a provisional hiding place... but their imprisonment will go on for years.
A tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
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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