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SAN SEBASTIÁN 2019 Concorso

Tre registe europee competono nella sezione ufficiale

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- Gli ultimi film di Sarah Gavron, di Malgorzata Szumowska e di Alice Winocour completano, insieme ad altri tre titoli annunciati oggi, la sezione principale del festival di San Sebastián

Tre registe europee competono nella sezione ufficiale
Rocks di Sarah Gavron

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The full line-up of the Official Section of the 67th San Sebastián International Film Festival, which is set to to unspool in the city perched on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea from 20-28 September 2019, has finally been made public. The six new titles unveiled earlier today – when added to those announced previously (see the news) – make a total of 17 productions, hailing from a wide and varied range of national film industries, and standing out on account of the sheer strength of their auteurs. Proof of this can be found in the inclusion of the latest works by three highly distinctive European female directors: Sarah Gavron, who will be competing for the Golden Shell with Rocks [+leggi anche:
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, a drama starring youngsters and written by the helmer together with Claire Wilson and Theresa Ikoko; Malgorzata Szumowska, who has won two awards at Berlin (for Body [+leggi anche:
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and Mug [+leggi anche:
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), and who will be bringing The Other Lamb, another film centring on the difficulties faced by teens, along to the Basque city; and Alice Winocour, who has enlisted Matt Dillon and Eva Green to star in Proxima [+leggi anche:
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, about a female astronaut and the motherly conflict she has to endure.

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The other three features announced today which will also form part of the Official Section of the upcoming San Sebastián Film Festival are Patrick [+leggi anche:
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, the feature debut by Lisbon-born actor (Arabian Nights – Volume 1, The Restless One [+leggi anche:
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) and playwright Gonçalo Waddington, hinging on the life of a young Portuguese man who has settled in Paris; Pacificado (Brazil), a film produced by Darren Aronofsky, set in post-Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro and directed by Paxton Winters, who received myriad awards for Crude in 2003; and Lhamo and Skalbe (China) by Tibet’s Sonthar Gyal, which addresses the obstacles encountered by the titular couple as they strive to fulfil their wish to get married.

In addition, the title of the festival’s opening film, which will also be duking it out for the Golden Shell, has been made public: Blackbird (USA/UK), helmed by Roger Michell (My Cousin Rachel [+leggi anche:
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) and starring Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet and Sam Neill, is a remake of Bille August’s Danish movie Silent Heart [+leggi anche:
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(2014). The closing film (out of competition) will be The Song of Names [+leggi anche:
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, starring Tim Roth and Clive Owen and directed by Canada’s François Girard. Meanwhile, a well-deserved Donostia Award will go to Greek maestro Costa-Gavras; the trophy will be handed out in San Sebastián on 21 September, and Costa-Gavras’ latest feature, Adults in the Room [+leggi anche:
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, inspired by the memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis, will be screened to mark the occasion. Finally, Wasp Network [+leggi anche:
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, a French-Belgian co-production by Oliver Assayas, will get an airing after the presentation of the Donostia Award to Madrilenian actress Penélope Cruz (see the news).

Here is the list of the new titles, as well as those already announced, in the Official Section:

Competition

BlackbirdRoger Michell (US) (opening film)
A Dark-Dark Man [+leggi anche:
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Adilkhan Yerzhanov (Kazakhstan/France)
The Audition [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Ina Weisse
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Ina Weisse (Germany/France)
And the Birds Rained Down – Louise Archambault (Canada)
A Thief’s Daughter [+leggi anche:
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  Belén Funes (Spain)
The Endless Trench [+leggi anche:
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 – Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño, Jose Mari Goenaga (Spain/France)
Lhamo and Skalbe - Sonthar Gyal (China)
Workforce David Zonana (Mexico)
While at War [+leggi anche:
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 – Alejandro Amenábar (Spain/Argentina)
Pacified - Paxton Winters (Brazil)
Patrick [+leggi anche:
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- Gonçalo Waddington (Portugal/Germany)
Proxima [+leggi anche:
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 – Alice Winocour (Germany/France)
Rocks
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 – Sarah Gavron (UK)
Thalasso [+leggi anche:
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Guillaume Nicloux (France)
The Other Lamb Malgorzata Szumowska (Ireland/Belgium/Poland/US)
Death Will Come and Shall Have Your Eyes – José Luis Torres Leiva (Chile/Argentina/Germany)
Zeroville James Franco (USA)

Out of Competition

The Song of Names [+leggi anche:
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- François Girard (Canada/UK/Hungary) (closing film)
Seventeen [+leggi anche:
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Daniel Sánchez Arévalo (Spain)

Special Screenings

Heroic Losers [+leggi anche:
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Sebastián Borensztein (Argentina/Spain)

Special Screenings - Donostia Awards

Adults in the Room [+leggi anche:
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Costa-Gavras (France/Greece)
Wasp Network [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Olivier Assayas
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Oliver Assayas (France/Brazil/Spain/Belgium)
The Burnt Orange Heresy [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Giuseppe Capotondi
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- Giuseppe Capotondi (UK/Italy/US)

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