San Sebastian Film Festival 2021

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Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy and Everything Went Fine
Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Country: China; Year: 2021; Director: Wen Shipei; Writer: Noé Dodson, Wang Yinuo , WenShipei , Zhao Binghao; Stars: Eddie Peng, Sylvia Chang, Wang Yanhui , Jiang Peiyao)
A young man who believes he has caused a fatal accident develops an ambiguous relationship with the dead man's widow.
Benedetta (Country: France, Netherlands; Year: 2021; Director: Paul Verhoeven; Writer: David Birke and Paul Verhoeven, based on he book by Judoth C Brown; Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Lambert Wilson, Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia, Olivier Rabourdin)
A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
Between Two Worlds (Ouistreham) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Emmanuel Carrère; Writer: Florence Aubenas, Emmanuel Carrère, Hélène Devynck; Stars: Juliette Binoche)
Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.
The Crusade (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Louis Garrel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Louis Garrel; Stars: Laetitia Casta, Joseph Engel, Louis Garrel, Ilinka Lony, Julia Boème, Lionel Dray, Clémence Jeanguillaume, Lazare Minoungou, Farid Bouzenad, Basilis Athanassiadis, Patrice Trohel, Oumy Bruni Garrel, Gloria Deparis, Emiliano Laurenti, Mathieu Maricau)
Abel and Marianne discover that their 13-year-old son Joseph has secretly sold their most precious possessions. They soon find out that Joseph is not the only one - all over the world, hundreds of children have joined forces to finance a mysterious project. Their mission is to save the planet.
Drive My Car (Doraibu Mai Kâ) (Country: Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi; Writer: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi and takamasa Oe, based on the book by Haruki Murakami; Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masaki Okada, Reika Kirishima, Tôko Miura)
Nishijima Hidetoshi as a stage actor and director happily married to his playwright wife . Then one day the wife disappears.
Jane By Charlotte Jane By Charlotte
Jane By Charlotte and The Velvet Underground
Everything Went Fine (Tout S'est Bien Passé) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon, based on the book by Emmanuèle Bernheim; Stars: Sophie Marceau, Charlotte Rampling, Hanna Schygulla, André Dussollier)
A father asks for help to die.
The French Dispatch (Country: Germany, US; Year: 2021; Director: Wes Anderson; Writer: Wes Anderson, Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola, Hugh Guinness; Stars: Timothée Chalamet, Elisabeth Moss, Frances McDormand, Saoirse Ronan, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Benicio Del Toro, Christoph Waltz, Willem Dafoe, Bill Murray)
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th Century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in the French Dispatch magazine.
Jane By Charlotte (Jane par Charlotte) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Charlotte Gainsbourg; Stars: Jane Birkin, Charlotte Gainsbourg)
The director's portrait of her mother.
Lost Illusions (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Xavier Giannoli; Writer: Xavier Giannoli, based on the novel by Honoré de Balzac; Stars: Benjamin Voisin, Cécile de France, Vincent Lacoste, Xavier Dolan, Salomé Dewaels, Jeanne Balibar, Gérard Depardieu, André Marcon, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Jean-François Stévenin, Alexis Barbosa, Marie Cornillon, Saïd Amadis, Morgane de Vargas, Raphaël Magnabosco)
A poet finds his opinion of the world and himself challenged after he moves from the provinces to Paris.
Petite Maman (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Céline Sciamma; Writer: Céline Sciamma; Stars: Nina Meurisse, Margot Abascal, Stéphane Varupenne, Gabrielle Sanz, Joséphine Sanz)
Drama focusing on eight-year-old Nelly’s complicated response to the death of her grandmother.
Between Two Worlds Between Two Worlds
Between Two Worlds and The Rezort
The Power Of The Dog (Country: UK, Australia, US, Canada, New Zealand; Year: 2021; Director: Jane Campion; Writer: Jane Campion, Thomas Savage; Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Thomasin McKenzie, Keith Carradine, Frances Conroy, Kodi Smit-McPhee)
A young widow on a Montana cattle ranch in the 1920s is tormented by her new husband’s sullen and bullying brother.
The Rezort (Country: Spain, UK, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Steve Barker; Writer: Paul Gerstenberger; Stars: Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, Martin McCann, Bentley Kalu, Jassa Ahluwalia, Sam Douglas, Claire Goose, Shane Zaza, Jamie Ward, Elen Rhys, Richard Laing, Sean Power, Robert Firth, Patrick Holland, Derek Siow)
Trouble brews on a zombie safari.
Red Rocket (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Sean Baker; Writer: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch; Stars: Simon Rex, Suzanna Son, Bree Elrod, Ethan Darbone)
Finding himself down and out in Los Angeles, ex porn star Mikey Saber decides to crawl back to his hometown of Texas City, Texas, where his estranged wife and mother-in-law are living. Just as this dysfunctional family seems to be making things work, Mikey meets a young woman working the cash register at a local doughnut shop. He falls right back into his old habits.
The Restless (Les Intranquilles) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Joachim Lafosse; Writer: Lou Du Pontavice, Juliette Goudot, Joachim Lafosse; Stars: Leïla Bekhti, Damien Bonnard, Luc Schiltz)
Leila and Damien struggle with his bipolar disorder.
Titane (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Julia Ducournau; Writer: Julia Ducournau; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Nathalie Boyer, Dominique Frot, Anaïs Fabre)
A woman becomes pregnant after having sex with a car.
Titane Titane
Titane and The Power Of The Dog
The Velvet Underground (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Todd Haynes; Writer: Todd Haynes; Stars: Lou Reed, John Cale, Maureen Tucker, Sterling Morrison)
Cinematic collage that is as much about New York of the period as it is about the rise and fall of the seminal band.
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy (Guzen to sozo) (Country: Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi; Writer: Ryusuke Hamaguchi; Stars: Kotone Furukawa, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Fusako Urabe)
An unexpected love triangle, a failed honey trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding are the three episodes, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.

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