San Sebastian Film Festival 2019

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The Sharks The Sharks
The Sharks and Monos
Again Once Again (De Nuevo Otra Vez) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2019; Director: Romina Paula; Writer: Romina Paula; Stars: Ramon Cohen Arazi, Esteban Bigliardi, Mariana Chaud, Denise Groesman, Romina Paula, Monica Rank, Pablo Sigal, Ramon Cohen Arazi, Esteban Bigliardi, Mariana Chaud, Denise Groesman, Romina Paula, Monica Rank, Pablo Sigal)
A mum moves back with her son to her own mother's place as she tries to rediscover who she is.
August (Agosto) (Country: Cuba, Costa Rica, France; Year: 2019; Director: Armando Capó; Stars: Damián González Guerrero, Lola Amores Rodríguez, Rafael Lahera Suárez, Verónica Lynn López, Glenda Delgado Dominguez, Alejandro Guerrero Machado, Luis Ernesto Barcenas, Tatiana Monge Herrera)
Coming of age story set against the backdrop of Cuba's Special Period.
La Bronca (Country: Peru, Colombia; Year: 2019; Director: Diego Vega, Daniel Vega; Stars: Jorge Guerra, Rodrigo Palacios, Rodrigo Sánchez Patiño, Isabelle Guérard, Sandrine Poirier-Allard, Charlotte Aubin, Luna Macedo)
A son visits his estranged father in Canada.
Chicuarotes (Country: Mexico; Year: 2019; Director: Gael García Bernal; Writer: Augusto Mendoza; Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Dolores Heredia, Benny Emmanuel, Pedro Joaquín, Leidi Gutiérrez, Saúl Mercado, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Dolores Heredia, Benny Emmanuel, Pedro Joaquín, Leidi Gutiérrez, Saúl Mercado)
Story focusing on Mexican teens.
The Cordillera Of Dreams (La Cordillera De Los Sueños) (Year: 2019; Director: Patricio Guzmán)
Documentary about Chilean history.
Opening film
The Sleepwalkers The Sleepwalkers
The Sleepwalkers and Tremors
The Green Wave (La Ola Verde) (Country: Argentina; Year: 1985; Director: Juan Solas)
The Green Wave narrates the struggle for legal abortion in Argentina.
Special screening. Out of competition
La Llorona (Country: Canada, Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Patricia Harris Seeley; Writer: Cameron Larson, Jose Prendes; Stars: Danny Trejo, Autumn Reeser, Antonio Cupo, Zamia Fandiño, Edgar Wuotto, Mauricio Galaz, Angélica Lara, Nicolas Madrazo, Danny Trejo, Autumn Reeser, Antonio Cupo, Zamia Fandiño, Edgar Wuotto, Mauricio Galaz, Angélica Lara)
The spirit of a woman who was killed, with her sons, in genocide, returns to haunt the general who oversaw their deaths.
Closing film. Out of competition
The Moneychanger (Así Habló El Cambista) (Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Federico Veiroj; Writer: Arauco Hernández Holz, Martín Mauregui, Federico Veiroj; Stars: Dolores Fonzi, Benjamín Vicuña, Daniel Hendler, Germán de Silva, Luis Machín, Gabriel Perez, Dolores Fonzi, Benjamín Vicuña, Daniel Hendler, Germán de Silva, Luis Machín, Gabriel Perez)
A money launderer sees the Uruguay dictatorship as an opportunity to make a killing.
Monos (Country: Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay; Year: 2019; Director: Alejandro Landes; Writer: Alexis Dos Santos, Alejandro Landes, Alejandro Landes; Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Moises Arias, Jorge Román, Laura Castrillón, Wilson Salazar, Sofia Buenaventura, Deibi Rueda, Karen Quintero, Julian Giraldo, Paul Cubides, Sneider Castro, Julianne Nicholson, Moises Arias, Jorge Román, Laura Castrillón)
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
Our Mothers (Nuestras Madres) (Country: Guatemala, Belgium, France; Year: 2019; Director: César Díaz; Stars: Armando Espitia, Emma Dib, Aurelia Caal, Julio Serrano Echeverría, Victor Moreira)
Guatemala, 2013. The country is riveted by the trial of the military officers who started the civil warErnesto, a young anthropologist, thinks he has found a lead that will allow him to find his father, a guerillero who disappeared during the war.
The Prince The Prince
The Prince and La Bronca
The Prince (El Principe) (Country: Chile, Argentina, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Sebastián Muñoz; Writer: Luis Barrales, Sebastián Muñoz; Stars: Sebastián Ayala, Lucas Balmaceda, Alfredo Castro, Jaime Leiva, Juan Carlos Maldonado, Catalina Martin, Gastón Pauls, Cesare Serra, Paola Volpato, Nicolás Zárate, Paula Zúñiga, Sebastián Ayala, Lucas Balmaceda, Alfredo Castro, Jaime Leiva)
After being jailed for killing his best friend, a man meets a respected gangster who he looks to for acceptance.
The Sharks (Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Lucía Garibaldi; Writer: Lucía Garibaldi; Stars: Romina Bentancur, Federico Morosini, Fabián Arenillas, Valeria Lois, Antonella Aquistapache)
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.
The Sleepwalkers (Los sonámbulos) (Country: Argentina, Uruguay; Year: 2019; Director: Paula Hernández; Stars: Érica Rivas, Ornella D'elía, Marilú Marini, Luis Ziembrowski, Daniel Hendler, Valeria Lois, Rafael Federman)
A mother and her daughter are pushed to their emotional limit during a family celebration.
Spider (Araña) (Country: Chile, Argentina, Brazil; Year: 2019; Director: Andrés Wood; Writer: Guillermo Calderón; Stars: María Valverde, Mercedes Morán, Caio Blat, Pedro Fontaine, Marcelo Alonso, María Gracia Omegna, Mario Horton, Jaime Vadell, Felipe Armas, Gabriel Urzúa, María Valverde, Mercedes Morán, Caio Blat, Pedro Fontaine, Marcelo Alonso)
Chile, the early 1970s. A violent far-right nationalist group is looking to overthrow Allende's government. Amid the fervour of crime and conspiracy, group members Inés, her husband Justo and their best friend Gerardo pull off a political crime that changes the course of history.
Tremors (Temblores) (Country: Guatemala, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2019; Director: Jayro Bustamante; Writer: Jayro Bustamante; Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Mauricio Armas, Diane Bathen, María Telón, Pedro Javier Silva Lira)
The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society.
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