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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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A Danish summer: A tunnel is being built to connect Denmark and Germany. An ethnologist comes to the island of Lolland to study its inhabitants and record their traditions and objects.
A magistrate in a colonial town suffers a crisis of conscience about the regime he works for.
A dancer and her choreographer husband find themselves trying to stop their lives falling apart after an adoption goes awry.
After a man dies in a car accident, time seems to lose all meaning for the residents of a small town... and then strangers begin to appear.
A convicted arsonist returns to his rural home.
A reunion between a French cinema star and her daughter descends into confrontation.
A young girl begins to question her place in the religious community she was born into.
A mother and her daughter are pushed to their emotional limit during a family celebration.
A female astronaut finds the demands of work take their toll on her single-mum relationship with her young daughter.
A money launderer sees the Uruguayan dictatorship as an opportunity to make a killing.
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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