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SAN SEBASTIAN 2020 Premi

Beginning trionfa con quattro premi a San Sebastián

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- La produzione georgiana e francese diretta dall'esordiente Dea Kulumbegashvili ha vinto la Conchiglia d'Oro per il miglior film e i premi per la miglior regia, attrice e sceneggiatura al festival

Beginning trionfa con quattro premi a San Sebastián
Dea Kulumbegashvili con il premio alla miglior sceneggiatura, le Conchiglie d'Argento alla miglior regia e attrice, e la Conchiglia d'Oro (© Jorge Fuembuena/Festival di San Sebastián)

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The 68th San Sebastián International Film Festival drew to a close on Saturday 26 September with the customary awards ceremony. The evening’s hands-down winner was Beginning [+leggi anche:
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(France/Georgia), the directorial début of Dea Kulumbegashvili, which scooped the Golden Shell for Best Film plus the awards for best director, best actress (for Ia Sukhitashvili) and best screenplay. The Special Jury Prize went to one of the clutch of documentaries selected for this year’s official competition: Crock of Gold: [+leggi anche:
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A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan [+leggi anche:
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(United Kingdom), directed by Julien Temple. A portrait of the lead singer of The Pogues, it was produced by Johnny Depp, who dropped into town to promote the film.

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Among the other films to win over this year’s jury, headed up by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, was Another Round [+leggi anche:
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(Denmark/Sweden/Netherlands), directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Unusually, its ensemble cast — Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang and Lars Ranthe — share the honour of the Silver Conch for Best Actor.

It was a fantastic night for European cinema all round: in particular, the festival's president, Belén Funes, and the entire jury of the New Directors section were bowled over by Last Days of Spring [+leggi anche:
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, the first fiction film from erstwhile documentarian Isabel Lamberti. In the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Section, the platform of choice for bold, innovative and experimental films, it was Portuguese production The Metamorphosis of Birds [+leggi anche:
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, directed by Catarina Vasconcelos that carried the day. Meanwhile, in the Latin Horizons section, the jury singled out Identifying Features [+leggi anche:
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, a co-production between Spain and Mexico directed by Fernanda Valadez, with a special mention for One in a Thousand [+leggi anche:
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by Clarisa Navas (Argentina/Germany).

Inevitably, this year’s festival will be remembered for the rigorous health and hygiene measures scrupulously observed at every event and screening to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Only one incident was recorded, when Eugène Green — during a post-screening public discussion of his film Atabarri & Mikelats [+leggi anche:
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held in the Príncipe de San Sebastián cinema as part of the Zinemira section — repeatedly refused to don a mask. In response, the festival management took the decision to eject him from the premises. All other attendees, both audiences and industry professionals (journalists, artists, management staff) worked hard to ensure that all screening spaces were as safe and hygienic as possible.

The full list of winners:

Competition

Golden Shell for Best Film
Beginning [+leggi anche:
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– Dea Kulumbegashvili (France/Georgia)

Special Jury Prize
Crock of Gold: [+leggi anche:
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A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan
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– Julien Temple (United Kingdom)

Silver Shell for Best Director
Dea Kulumbegashvili – Beginning

Silver Shell for Best Actress
Ia Sukhitashvili – Beginning

Silver Shell for Best Actor
Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang and Lars Ranthe – Another Round [+leggi anche:
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(Denmark/Sweden/Netherlands)

Jury Prize for Best Screenplay
Dea Kulumbegashvili and Rati Oneli – Beginning

Jury Prize for Best Cinematography
Yuta Tsukinaga – Any Crybabies Around? (Japan)

New Directors

New Directors Award
Last Days of Spring [+leggi anche:
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– Isabel Lamberti (Spain)

Special Mention
Slow Singing – Dong Xingyi (China)

Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Section

Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award
The Metamorphosis of Birds [+leggi anche:
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– Catarina Vasconcelos (Portugal)

Special Mention
The Woman Who Ran – Hong Sang-soo (South Korea)

Latin Horizons Section

Latin Horizons Award
Identifying Features [+leggi anche:
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– Fernanda Valadez (Mexico/Spain)

Special Mention
One in a Thousand [+leggi anche:
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– Clarisa Navas (Argentina/Germany)

Other Awards

RTVE Another Look Award
Never Rarely Sometimes Always [+leggi anche:
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– Eliza Hittman (USA/United Kingdom)

Special Mention
Gull – Kim Mi-Jo (South Korea)

Spanish Cooperation Award
Identifying Features – Fernanda Valadez

City of Donostia/San Sebastián Audience Award
The Father [+leggi anche:
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– Florian Zeller (United Kingdom/France)

Audience Award – Best European Film
The Mole Agent [+leggi anche:
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– Maite Alberdi (Chile/USA/Germany/Spain/Netherlands)

Irizar Basque Film Award
Ane is Missing [+leggi anche:
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– David Pérez Sañudo (Spain)
Special Mention
Where is Mikel? – Amaia Merino and Miguel Ángel Llamas (Spain)

TCM Youth Award
Limbo [+leggi anche:
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– Ben Sharrock (United Kingdom)

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