San Sebastian Film Festival 2021

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Amparo (Country: Colombia, Sweden, Qatar, Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Simón Mesa Soto; Writer: Simón Mesa Soto; Stars: John Montoya, Luciana Gallego, Diego Alejandro Tobûn, Sandra Melissa Torres, John Montoya, Luciana Gallego, Diego Alejandro Tobûn, Sandra Melissa Torres)
Colombia 1998, Amparo, a single mother, struggles to free her teenage son after he is drafted by the army and assigned to a war zone.
Aurora (Country: Costa Riga; Year: 2021; Director: Paz Fábrega; Writer: Paz Fábrega; Stars: Rebeca Woodbridge, Raquel Villalobos, Erika Rojas, Daniela Arroio, Liliana Biamonte)
Surrogacy and minimalist stories combine through the life of Luisa, a young architect, sometimes dancer, sometimes teacher.
Azor (Country: Argentina, Switzerland, France; Year: 2021; Director: Andreas Fontana; Writer: Andreas Fontana; Stars: Fabrizio Rongione, Alexandre Trocki, Stéphanie Cléau, Elli Medeiros, Yvain Juillard, Gilles Privat, Juan Pablo Geretto, Carmen Iriondo, Pablo Torre Nilson, Juan Trench, Fabrizio Rongione, Alexandre Trocki, Stéphanie Cléau, Elli Medeiros, Yvain Juillard)
Thriller set in the world of high finance.
The Box (La Caja) (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2021; Director: Lorenzo Vigas; Writer: Paula Markovitch, Lorenzo Vigas; Stars: Hernán Mendoza, Cristina Zulueta, Hatzín Navarrete, Hernán Mendoza, Cristina Zulueta, Hatzín Navarrete)
Hatzin, a young teenager from Mexico City, travels to collect the remains of his father, which have been found in a communal grave. But a casual encounter with a man who shares a physical resemblance with his father fills him with doubts and hope about his parent’s true whereabouts.
A Cop Movie (Una Película de Policías) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2021; Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios; Writer: Alonso Ruizpalacios; Stars: Mónica Del Carmen, Raúl Briones)
Docufiction about two people who sign up for the police force only to find their expectations differ from reality.
Dusk Stone (Piedra Noche) (Country: Argentina, Chile, Spain; Year: 2021; Director: Iván Fund; Writer: Martín Felipe Castagnet, Iván Fund, Santiago Loza; Stars: Mara Bestelli, Alfredo Castro, Marcelo Subiotto, Maricel Álvarez)
Less than a year ago, Greta's son mysteriously disappeared by the sea. As she and her husband Bruno are struggling with grief, Bruno claims to have seen something that confirms the locals' rumours: the appearance of a strange shape coming from the sea.
The Employer And The Employee (El Empleado Y El Patron) (Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, France; Year: 2021; Director: Manolo Nieto; Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Cristian Borges)
The employer is a young man who apparently has everything going on for him, except one pressing concern: his baby’s health. The employee is looking for a job to support his newborn too. He does not hesitate when the first decides to hire him to work in his lands. Both will meet their needs by helping each other. But one day an accident happens. This unexpected event will strain the ties between them, endangering the fate of the two families.
Jesús López (Country: Argentina, France; Year: 2021; Director: Maximiliano Schonfeld; Stars: Lucas Schell, Joaquín Spahn, Sofía Palomino, Ia Arteta, Alfredo Zenobi, Paula Ransenberg, Romina Pinto, Benigno Lell)
After a teenage racing driver dies in an accident, his cousin steps into his shoes.
Madalena (Country: Brazil; Year: 2021; Director: Madiano Marcheti; Writer: Tiago Coelho, Thiago Gallego, Madiano Marcheti, Thiago Ortman, Helena Vieira; Stars: Joana Castro, Mariane Cáceres, Rafael de Bona, Lua Guerreiro, Natália Mazarim, Chloe Milan, Lucas Miralles, Nadja Mitidiero, Antonio Salvador, Pâmella Yulle)
Three characters’ lives are affected in different ways by the death of Madalena, a trans woman.
Prayers For The Stolen (Noche De Fuego) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2021; Director: Tatiana Huezo; Writer: Tatiana Huezo; Stars: Mayra Batalla, Norma Pablo, Olivia Lagunas)
Life in a town at war seen through the eyes of three young girls on the path to adolescence.

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