San Sebastian Film Festival 2020

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La Verónica La Verónica
La Verónica and Tragic Jungle
All The Dead Ones (Todos os mortos) (Country: Brazil, France; Year: 2020; Director: Marco Dutra, Caetano Gotardo; Writer: Marco Dutra, Caetano Gotardo; Stars: Mawusi Tulani, Clarissa Kiste, Carolina Bianchi, Thaia Perez, Agyei Augusto, Leonor Silveira, Alaíde Costa, Rogério Brito, Thomas Aquino, Andréa Marquee, Luciano Chirolli, Teca Pereira, Gilda Nomacce, Vinicius Meloni, Eduardo Silva)
1899. Slavery recently has been abolished in Brazil. The fates of the women in two families become entangled when the Soareses, former land and slave owners, request help from Ina, a woman of African descent they once dismissed due to religious differences.
Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares) (Country: Mexico, Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Fernanda Valadez; Writer: Fernanda Valadez, Astrid Rondero; Stars: Mercedes Hernández, David Illescas, Juan Jesús Varela, Ana Laura Rodríguez, Laura Elena Ibarra, Xicoténcatl Ulloa)
Magdalena makes a journey to find her son, gone missing on his way to the Mexican border with the US. Her odyssey takes her to meet Miguel, a man recently deported from the US. They travel together, Magdalena looking for her son, and Miguel hoping to see his mother again.
The Intruder (Country: Argentina, Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Natalia Meta; Writer: Natalia Meta; Stars: Cecilia Roth, Erica Rivas, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Daniel Hendler, Mirta Busnelli, Agustín Rittano, Guillermo Arengo, Cecilia Roth, Erica Rivas, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Daniel Hendler, Mirta Busnelli, Agustín Rittano, Guillermo Arengo)
After a traumatic episode, a woman starts to find it hard to distinguish between what is real and what is imaginary.
Mum, Mum, Mum (Mamá, Mamá, Mamá) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2020; Director: Sol Berruezo Pichon-Rivière; Stars: Agustina Milstein, Chloé Cherchyk, Camila Zolezzi, Matilde Creimer Chiabrando, Siumara Castillo)
Erin has drowned and her sister Cleo has to come to terms with a changed reality. Memories and pain cut into the present – but so, too, do new experiences.
Night Shot (Country: Chile; Year: 2019; Director: Carolina Moscoso; Writer: María Paz González, Carolina Moscoso)
Eight years after being raped on a beach near Santiago, a young filmmaker composes a kaleidoscope with dozens of diary-videos showing the wounds of the abuse, the re-victimising legal proceedings and the friendship that accompanies her.
One In A Thousand (Las Mil Y Una) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2020; Director: Clarisa Navas; Writer: Clarisa Navas; Stars: Ana Carolina Garcia, Sofia Cabrera, Ana Carolina Garcia, Sofia Cabrera)
Iris is 17 and takes each day as it comes. When she meets the cool Renata, her life changes abruptly.
Tragic Jungle (Selva Tragica) (Country: Mexico, France, Colombia; Year: 2020; Director: Yulene Olaizola; Writer: Rubén Imaz, Yulene Olaizola; Stars: Indira Rubie Adrewin, Gilberto Barraza, Dale Carley, Eligio Meléndez, Gabino Rodríguez, Gildon Roland, Mariano Tun Xool, Indira Rubie Adrewin, Gilberto Barraza, Dale Carley, Eligio Meléndez, Gabino Rodríguez, Gildon Roland, Mariano Tun Xool)
Deep in the Mayan jungle, a lawless territory where myths abound, a group of Mexican gum workers cross paths with Agnes, a mysterious young Belizean woman.
Unlimited Edition (Edicion ilimitada) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2020; Director: Edgardo Cozarinsky, Santiago Loza, Virgina Cosin, Romina Paula)
Four stories, four protagonists: two men, two women who reflect, in different ways, on writing, reading, the generational clash and the creative process.
La Verónica (Country: Chile; Year: 2020; Director: Leonardo Medel; Writer: Leonardo Medel; Stars: Mariana Di Girólamo, Antonia Giesen, Ariel Mateluna, Josefina Montané, Patricia Rivadeneira, Willy Semler)
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