San Sebastian Film Festival 2019

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Sorry We Missed You Sorry We Missed You
Sorry We Missed You and Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
Alice And The Mayor (Alice et le Maire) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Nicolas Pariser; Writer: Nicolas Pariser; Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi, Léonie Simaga, Antoine Reinartz, Maud Wyler, Alexandre Steiger, Pascal Rénéric, Thomas Rortais, Thomas Chabrol, Gwenaëlle Simon, Sébastien Autret, Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi)
The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas... his solution is to hire a new employee, who has very different ideas to his own.
Amazing Grace (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Sydney Pollack; Stars: Reverand James Cleveland, Aretha Franklin, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Bernard Pretty Purdie, Chuck Rainey, Clara Ward, Mick Jagger, Sydney Pollack, Charlie Watts, Reverand James Cleveland, Aretha Franklin, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Bernard Pretty Purdie)
Concert film about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album.
Beanpole (Dylda) (Country: Russia; Year: 2019; Director: Kantemir Balagov; Writer: Kantemir Balagov; Stars: Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina, Timofey Glazkov, Andrei Bykov)
Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins of Leningrad after the Second World War.
The Climb (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Michael Angelo Covino; Writer: Michael Angelo Covino, Kyle Marvin; Stars: Michael Angelo Covino, Kyle Marvin, Zina Wilde, Talia Balsam, Gayle Rankin, George Wendt, Judith Godrèche)
A look at the friendship between two guys that spans many years.
Ema (Country: Chile; Year: 2019; Director: Pablo Larraín; Writer: Guillermo Calderón, Alejandro Moreno; Stars: Santiago Cabrera, Gael García Bernal, Giannina Fruttero, Mariana Di Girolamo, Mariana Loyola, Antonia Giesen, Eduardo Paxeco, Catalina Saavedra, Paola Giannini, Josefina Fiebelkorn, Paula Hofmann, Susana Hidalgo, Paula Luchsinger, Santiago Cabrera, Gael García Bernal)
A dancer and her choreographer husband find themselves trying to stop their lives falling apart after an adoption goes awry.
Les Misérables Les Misérables
Les Misérables and The Climb
Fire Will Come (O Que Arde) (Country: Spain, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2019; Director: Oliver Laxe; Stars: Santiago Fillol, Oliver Laxe)
Ramon is a notorious Galician arsonist who has been accused of causing a new fire. Lois, a young firefighter, explores the depths of a forest on fire. Their destinies are linked by the power of a mysterious fire.
The Laundromat (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Steven Soderbergh; Writer: Jake Bernstein, Scott Z Burns; Stars: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Melissa Rauch, Sharon Stone, James Cromwell, David Schwimmer, Alex Pettyfer, Matthias Schoenaerts, Robert Patrick, Will Forte, Chris Parnell, Jeffrey Wright, Nonso Anozie, Rosalind Chao)
Thriller about the Panama Papers scandal.
The Lighthouse (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Robert Eggers; Writer: Max Eggers, Robert Eggers; Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe)
A tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Light Of My Life (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Casey Affleck; Writer: Casey Affleck; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Casey Affleck, Anna Pniowsky, Tom Bower, Timothy Webber, Hrothgar Mathews, Lloyd Cunningham, Kory Grim, Patrick Keating, Jesse James Pierce, Monk Serrell Freed, Tommy Clarke, Sydnee Parker Anderson, Elisabeth Moss, Casey Affleck)
In a post-apocalyptic world a father is determined to protect his child at all costs.
Les Misérables (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Ladj Ly; Writer: Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini, Alexis Menenti; Stars: Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djibril Zonga)
A man joins an anti-crime brigade and rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups.
Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace and Beanpole
Parasite (Country: South Korea; Year: 2019; Director: Bong Joon Ho; Writer: Bong Joon Ho; Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-Jeong Cho, Woo-sik Choi)
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Portrait De La Jeune Fille En Feu) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Céline Sciamma; Writer: Céline Sciamma; Stars: Valeria Golino, Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant, Luàna Bajrami, Cécile Morel)
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Sorry We Missed You (Country: UK, France, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Ken Loach; Writer: Paul Laverty; Stars: Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone, Katie Proctor)
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
So Long, My Son (Country: China; Year: 2019; Director: Xiaoshuai Wang; Writer: Mei Ah, Xiaoshuai Wang; Stars: Liya Ai, Jiang Du, Zhao-Yan Guo-Zhang, Jingjing Li, Xi Qi, Jingchun Wang, Roy Wang, Cheng Xu, Mei Yong, Liya Ai, Jiang Du, Zhao-Yan Guo-Zhang, Jingjing Li, Xi Qi, Jingchun Wang)
Family saga set against the period that followed the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
The Specials (Hors Normes) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano; Writer: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano; Stars: Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb, Aloïse Sauvage, Mirabela Vian, Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb, Aloïse Sauvage, Mirabela Vian)
For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world — the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch & The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases.
The Lighthouse The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse and Light Of My Life
The Truth (La Verite) (Country: France, Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Hirokazu Kore-eda, Léa Le Dimna; Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Ludivine Sagnier, Roger Van Hool, Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Ludivine Sagnier, Roger Van Hool)
A reunion between a French cinema star and her daughter descends into confrontation.
Waiting For The Barbarians (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2019; Director: Ciro Guerra; Writer: Ciro Guerra, based on the novel by JM Coetzee; Stars: Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, Greta Scacchi, Sam Reid, Harry Melling, Mark Rylance, David Dencik, Bill Milner, David Moorst, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Joseph Long, Clem So, Wil Coban, Faical Elkihel, Nayef Rashed)
A magistrate in colonial town suffers a crisis of conscience about the regime he works for.
Weathering With You (Tenki No Ko) (Country: Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Makoto Shinkai; Writer: Makoto Shinkai; Stars: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, Chieko Baishô, Kana Hanazawa, Sei Hiraizumi, Tsubasa Honda, Kana Ichinose, Yûki Kaji, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryohei Kimura, Sakura Kiryu, Ryô Narita, Shun Oguri, Ayane Sakura)
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