San Sebastian Film Festival 2023

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Afire (Roter Himmel) (Country: Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Christian Petzold; Writer: Christian Petzold; Stars: Thomas Schubert, Paula Beer, Langston Uibel, Enno Trebs, Matthias Brandt)
Tensions and desire bloom among five people at a holiday home by the Baltic Sea.
Anatomy Of A Fall (Anatomie D'une Chute) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Justine Triet; Writer: Arthur Harari, Justine Triet; Stars: Sandra Hüller, Samuel Theis, Swann Arlaud, Jehnny Beth, Milo Machado Graner, Antoine Reinartz)
A woman is accused of her husband's murder.
Dumb Money (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Craig Gillespie; Writer: Lauren Schuker Blum, Rebecca Angelo, Ben Mezrich; Stars: America Ferrera, Dane DeHaan, Shailene Woodley, Seth Rogen, Anthony Ramos, Pete Davidson)
Based on a true story of everyday people who flipped the script on Wall Street and got rich by turning GameStop into the world's hottest company.
The Eternal Memory (Country: Chile; Year: 2023; Director: Maite Alberdi)
Augusto and Paulina have been together for 25 years. Eight years ago, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Both fear the day he no longer recognises her.
Evil Does Not Exist (Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi; Writer: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi; Stars: Hitoshi Omika, Ayaka Shibutani, Ryûji Kosaka, Rei Nishikawa)
A rural village faces disruption from the construction of a glamping site for Tokyo tourists.
Society Of The Snow Society Of The Snow
Society Of The Snow and Anatomy Of A Fall
Fallen Leaves (Kuolleet Lehdet) (Country: Finland; Year: 2023; Director: Aki Kaurismäki; Writer: Aki Kaurismäki; Stars: Alma Pöysti, Jussi Vatanen)
The course of potential love does not run smooth for shelf-stacker and a metal worker.
FIPRESCI Grand Prix winner
Les Indésirables (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Ladj Ly; Writer: Giordano Gederlini, Ladj Ly; Stars: Alexis Manenti, Jeanne Balibar, Steve Tientcheu, Valentin Pradier, Anta Diaw, Aristote Luyindula)
A local activist and a budding young mayor clash over the best path forward for their impoverished suburb.
Io Capitano (Country: Italy, Belgium, France; Year: 2023; Director: Matteo Garrone; Writer: Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso, Massimo Ceccherini, Andrea Tagliaferri, Nicola Di Robilant, Chiara Leonardi; Stars: Affif Ben Badra, Hichem Yacoubi, Joseph Beddelem, Bamar Kane, Oumar Diaw, Mariam Kaba, Princess Erika, Taha Benaim, Seydou Sarr, Flaure B.B. Kabore, Beatrice Gnonko, Jackie Zappa, Emilie Adams, Bidar Abdelahad, Observateur Ebène)
Drama following the trials and tribulations of two African men as they try to travel from Dakar to Europe.
May December (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Todd Haynes; Writer: Samy Burch, Alex Mechanik; Stars: Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Cory Michael Smith, Charles Melton, Piper Curda, Drew Scheid, Kelvin Han Lee)
20 years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.
Memory (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2023; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Jessica Chastain, Peter Sarsgaard, Elsie Fisher, Merritt Wever, Josh Charles, Jessica Harper, Blake Baumgartner, Rand Faris, Davis Duffield, Brooke Timber, Elizabeth Loyacano, Billy Griffith, Ross Brodar, Johnny Vorsteg, Thomas Vorsteg)
A love-struck couple (attempt to build a relationship while dealing with trauma and dementia.
Dumb Money Dumb Money
Dumb Money and Fallen Leaves
Monster (Kaibutsu) (Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Yûji Sakamoto; Stars: Sakura Ando, Eita Nagayama, Soya Kurokawa, Hinata Hiragi)
A family finds itself in shocking circumstances.
The New Boy (Country: Australia; Year: 2023; Director: Warwick Thornton; Writer: Warwick Thornton; Stars: Cate Blanchett, Mezi Atwood, Deborah Mailman)
The story of a nine-year-old Aboriginal orphan boy who arrives in the dead of night at a remote monastery, run by a renegade nun, where his presence disturbs the delicately balanced world.
Past Lives (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Celine Song; Writer: Celine Song; Stars: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro)
Nora and Hae Sung, two childhood friends, are separated from each other when Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York where Nora now lives with her American husband.
Perfect Days (Country: Japan, Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Wim Wenders)
The story of an urban renewal project which involves the creation of 17 public toilets in key locations in the Japanese capital.
The Promised Land (Bastarden) (Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway; Year: 2023; Director: Nikolaj Arcel; Writer: Nikolaj Arcel, Anders Thomas Jensen; Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Gustav Lindh, Amanda Collin, Kristine Kujath Thorp, Magnus Krepper, Lise Risom Olsen, Søren Malling, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Jacob Lohmann, Felix Kramer, Morten Hee Andersen, Simon Bennebjerg, Martin Feifel, Patricia Slauf, Arved Friese)
In 1755, the impoverished Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to conquer the harsh, uninhabitable Danish heath with a seemingly impossible goal; to build a colony in the name of the King.
The Eternal Memory The Eternal Memory
The Eternal Memory and Afire
Rosalie (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Stéphanie Di Giusto; Stars: Nadia Tereszkiewicz, Benoît Magimel)
19th century tale of a bearded woman.
Society Of The Snow (Country: Uruguay, Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Juan Antonio Bayona; Writer: Juan Antonio Bayona, Nicolás Casariego, Jaime Marques, Pablo Vierci, Bernat Vilaplana; Stars: Rafael Federman, Esteban Bigliardi, Simon Hempe, Agustín Pardella, Enzo Vogrincic, Alfonsina Carrocio, Fernando Contingiani, Juan Diego Eirea, Esteban Kukuriczka, Paula Baldini, Matías Recalt, Emanuel Parga, Tomas Wolf, Valentino Alonso, Diego Vegezzi)
Survival thriller taking place in the aftermath of a plane crash in the Andes.
The Zone Of Interest (Country: UK, Poland, US; Year: 2023; Director: Jonathan Glazer; Writer: Jonathan Glazer, based on the book by Martin Amis; Stars: Sandra Hüller, Christian Friedel, Ralph Herforth, Max Beck, Stephanie Petrowitz, Marie Rose Tietjen)
The daily lives of the Höss family outside the walls of Auschwitz.

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