San Sebastian Film Festival 2020

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The People Upstairs The People Upstairs
The People Upstairs and My Heart Goes Boom!
Inés of My Soul (Inés del alma mía) (Country: Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Alejandro Bazzano, Nicolas Acuna; Writer: Isabel Allende, Paco Mateo; Stars: Elena Rivera, Eduardo Noriega, Benjamín Vicuña, Carlos Bardem, Francesc Orella, Enrique Arce, Antonia Giesen, Federico Aguado, Carlos Serrano, Ismael Martínez, Juan Fernández, Daniela Ramírez, Roberto Farías, Gastón Salgado, Mauricio Paniagua)
Romantic historical drama about a young woman who crosses the Atlantic to be with her husband but whose path crosses that of famous Spanish conquistador, Pedro de Valdivia, who becomes the love of her life.
My Heart Goes Boom! (Country: Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Nacho Álvarez; Writer: Eduardo Navarro, David Esteban Cubero, Nacho Álvarez; Stars: Ingrid García Jonsson, Verónica Echegui, Fernando Guallar, Giuseppe Maggio, Fran Morcillo, Fernando Tejero, Pedro Casablanc, Carlos Hipólito, Natalia Millán, Ainara Arizu, Sara Martín Aparicio, Eva Conde, Malala Díaz, Ainhoa Aierbe, Nacho Otaola)
María is a fun-loving young dancer who longs for freedom in the early 70s, a time when Spain was marked by inflexibility and censorship, particularly on television.
World premiere
The People Upstairs (Sentimental) (Country: Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Cesc Gay; Writer: Cesc Gay; Stars: Belén Cuesta, Javier Cámara, Alberto San Juan, Griselda Siciliani, Belén Cuesta, Javier Cámara, Alberto San Juan, Griselda Siciliani)
A get together between two sets of neighbours has unexpected emotional consequences.
World premiere
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