San Sebastian Film Festival 2019

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Lynn + Lucy Lynn + Lucy
Lynn + Lucy and Invisible
Africa (Country: Israel; Year: 2019; Director: Oren Gerner)
When retired 68-year-old Meir discovers that his 30 years of planning the annual village celebration have been summarily discarded and the job has been given to inexperienced local teens instead, the ground beneath his feet begins to give way. In his effort to restore a sense of meaning and vitality, Meir begins to rebel against the inevitable: the betrayal of his physical body, the growing distance from his children, and the loss of relevance
Beyond The Horizon (Le Milieu De L'Horizon) (Country: Switzerland, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Delphine Lehericey; Writer: Roland Buti, Joanne Giger, Joanne Giger, Delphine Lehericey; Stars: Clémence Poésy, Laetitia Casta, Fred Hotier, Patrick Descamps, Thibaut Evrard, Michaël Bier, Luc Bruchez, Guillaume Lemarre, Lisa Harder, Clémence Poésy, Laetitia Casta, Fred Hotier, Patrick Descamps, Thibaut Evrard, Michaël Bier)
Summer 76, there's a heatwave and the Swiss countryside is drying out at top speed. In this stifling environment, Gus who is thirteen years old and son of a farmer sees both his family environment and his innocence relentlessly breaking. He's living the end of a world.
Bonfire At Dawn (Yoake No Takibi) (Country: Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Koichi Doi; Writer: Koichi Doi; Stars: Raiju Kamata, Motonari Okura, Yasunari Okura, Akira Sakata, Raiju Kamata, Motonari Okura, Yasunari Okura, Akira Sakata)
The Okura family has 650 years of history as performers of Japan's traditional stage art, Kyogen. One winter, Monotary Okura and his son head off to undertake training in an isolated mountain resort. The strict regime includes rehearsing and cleaning. One day, they are visited by an old friend and his granddaughter.
Disco (Country: Norway; Year: 2019; Director: Jorunn Myklebust Syversen)
The stepdaughter of a charismatic pastor begins to question her faith
The Giant (Country: US, France; Year: 2019; Director: David Raboy; Writer: David Raboy; Stars: Odessa Young, Ben Schnetzer, Jack Kilmer, Madelyn Cline, Danny Ramirez, P.J. Marshall, Samantha Binkerd, Nicholas Cirillo, Ezekiel Ajeigbe, Taylor Hanks, Ashley Shelton, Julia Reilly, Cathay Raboy, Odessa Young, Ben Schnetzer)
On her graduation day, Charlotte learns her first love has returned to her small Georgia town for the first time since vanishing the year before, in the midst of an awful trauma in her life. But on that night, a girl her age is found dead - and then another. Something terrible has arisen in this place and Charlotte's final summer speeds towards a nightmarish conclusion.
Some Beasts Some Beasts
Some Beasts and Disco
The Good Intentions (Las Buenas Intenciones) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2019; Director: Ana Garcia Blaya; Stars: Javier Drolas, Amanda Minujín, Ezequiel Fontanela, Carmela Minujín, Sebastián Arzeno, Jazmín Stuart, Juan Minujín)
Amanda is 10 and has two elder brothers and separated parents with whom the children alternately live. When they’re with their father, Amanda has to act like an adult. But one day, their mother suggests an alternative outside the country, far from her father’s messy existence, throwing Amanda into turmoil.
The Innocence (La Inocencia) (Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Lucía Alemany; Writer: Lucía Alemany, Laia Soler; Stars: Sergi López, Laia Marull, Sonia Almarcha, Joel Bosqued, Carmen Arrufat, Carmen Arrufat, Sergi López, Laia Marull, Sonia Almarcha, Joel Bosqued, Carmen Arrufat, Carmen Arrufat)
A teenager finds her dreams of being a circuit artist threatened over the course of a summer.
Invisible (Nematoma) (Country: Lithuania, Ukraine, Latvia; Year: 2019; Director: Ignas Jonynas; Writer: Kristupas Sabolius, Ignas Jonynas; Stars: Dainius Kazlauskas, Darius Bagdziunas, Paulina Taujanskaité, Dmitrijus Denisiukas, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Kipras Garla, Igoris Reklaitis, Alina Zaliukaite-Ramanauskiene, Milda Vysniauskaite, Danguole Ragazinskaite, Indre Jaraite, Giedrius Savickas, Rimantas Pelakauskas, Aleksandr Ignatusha, Ema Cielyte)
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...
Jordi's Letters (Las Letras De Jordi) (Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Maider Fernandez Iriarte)
Documentary about the director's relationship with a man with cerebral palsy.
Lynn + Lucy (Year: 2019; Director: Fyzal Boulifa; Writer: Fyzal Boulifa, Scott Meek; Stars: Nichola Burley, Jack Shalloo, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Roxanne Scrimshaw, Samson Cox-Vinell, Shaq B. Grant, Mariia Legun, Nichola Burley, Jack Shalloo, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Roxanne Scrimshaw, Samson Cox-Vinell, Shaq B. Grant, Mariia Legun)
Lynn and Lucy are life-long best friends but after the birth of Lucy's first child, their relationship comes under strain.
Africa Africa
Africa and Beyond The Horizon
Noura's Dream (Le Reve De Noura) (Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France; Year: 2019; Director: Hind Boujeema; Stars: Hind Sabri, Lofti Abdelli, Hakim Boumassoudi, Belhassen Harbaoui, lkbal Harbaoui, Jamel Sassi)
While her husband is in jail, Noura meets Lassad. They love each other and want to live together, but when a Jamel gets out of jail and because of a law, Noura just has to get back to normal with him.
Scattered Night (Country: South Korea; Year: 2019; Director: Sol, Lee Jihyoung; Writer: Jihyoung Lee; Stars: Moon Seung-a, Choi Junwoo, Kim Hyeyoung, Lim Hojun)
Sumin and Jinho are siblings living together. One day, their parents declare to them that they will divorce soon. They say that it is not decided yet how the four members of the family live apart, and ask them to wait for about two weeks. Sumin spends every day worrying about which parents she's going to live with and living apart from Jinho. One day, her parents offer her a suggestion.
Sister (Sestra) (Country: Bulgaria, Qatar; Year: 2019; Director: Svelta Tsotsorkova; Stars: Monika Naydenova, Svetlana Yancheva, Elena Zamyarkova, Asen Blatechky)
A small town in present-day Bulgaria. A mother and her two daughters are struggling to survive. The dreamy and distracted younger daughter often invents stories in order to make life more interesting. Unwittingly, she eventually gets caught in the trap of her own lies and destroys her older sister's well-ordered materialistic world. Meanwhile, the two sisters find out the truth about their mother.
Some Beasts (Algunas Bestias) (Country: Chile; Year: 2019; Director: Jorge Riquelme Serrano; Writer: Nicolás Diodovich, Jorge Riquelme Serrano; Stars: Paulina García, Alfredo Castro, Andrew Bargsted, Gastón Salgado, Millaray Lobos, Nicolas Zarate, Consuelo Carreño, Paulina García, Alfredo Castro, Andrew Bargsted, Gastón Salgado, Millaray Lobos, Nicolas Zarate, Consuelo Carreño)
A family enthusiastically disembarks on a deserted island on Chile’s southern coast with the dream of building a tourist hotel. When the man who brought them across from the continent disappears, the family is trapped.
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