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The Seville Film Festival to host the world premiere of Oro

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- The ambitious historical production helmed by Agustín Díaz Yanes will be screened for the first time at the upcoming Spanish gathering, which has now unveiled its full programme

The Seville Film Festival to host the world premiere of Oro
Oro by Agustín Díaz Yanes

In November, the city of Seville will play host to the world premiere of Oro [+see also:
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interview: Agustín Díaz Yanes
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]
, the eagerly awaited new film by prestigious filmmaker Agustín Díaz Yanes (Alatriste [+see also:
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]
), during the 14th edition of the European Film Festival (3-11 November), directed with great gusto by José Luis Cienfuegos. This major production about the conquest of America was produced by Enrique López Lavigne (of Apache Films) and lensed by Paco Femenia, and stars leading names such as José Coronado, Bárbara Lennie, Raúl Arévalo, Oscar Jaenada, Juan Diego, Andrés Gertrudix, Antonio Dechent and Luis Callejo.

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Oro will, together with Samu FuentesBajo la piel de lobo [+see also:
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interview: Samu Fuentes
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and the documentary All the Other Days [+see also:
interview: Carlos Agulló
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]
, the second movie by Carlos Agulló, be one of the 20 world premieres at the event, which will be opened by Anchor and Hope [+see also:
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interview: Carlos Marques-Marcet
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]
, the sophomore feature by Carlos Marqués-Marcet (Long Distance [+see also:
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interview: Carlos Marques-Marcet
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]
), and which will offer more than 200 titles scattered across its various forward-thinking sections.

Standing out among them are Spanish films such as Penélope [+see also:
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by Eva Vila, a project that was supported by Eurimages in 2015 and is now in the official competition section; Algo muy gordo [+see also:
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, a meta-comedy by Carlo Padial starring Berto Romero; the latest effort by Pablo Llorca (Ternura y la tercera persona), a regular at Seville; the entertaining Fogueo by David Sainz; and A estación violenta [+see also:
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, the feature debut by Anxos Fazáns, starring Nerea Barros.

Also featuring in the official competition section will be A Ciambra [+see also:
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interview: Jonas Carpignano
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]
by Jonas Carpignano (Italy/France/Germany/Sweden); the Portuguese title The Nothing Factory [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Pedro Pinho
film profile
]
by Pedro Pinho; The Sea Stares at Us From Afar [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Manuel Muñoz Rivas
film profile
]
, a documentary by Sevillian native Manuel Muñoz Rivas; Little Crusader [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Václav Kadrnka
film profile
]
by Václav Kadrnka (Czech Republic/Slovakia/Italy); God’s Own Country [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Francis Lee
film profile
]
by Francis Lee (UK); Bright Sunshine In [+see also:
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trailer
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]
by Claire Denis (France); Western [+see also:
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interview: Jonas Dornbach
interview: Valeska Grisebach
interview: Valeska Grisebach
film profile
]
by Valeska Grisebach (Germany/Bulgaria/Austria); the Scandinavian production Winter Brothers [+see also:
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interview: Hlynur Pálmason
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]
by Hlynur Pálmason; Zama [+see also:
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interview: Lucrecia Martel
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]
, directed by the ever-astonishing Lucrecia Martel (Argentina/Brazil/Spain/France/Mexico/Netherlands/Portugal/USA/Lebanon), and starring Lola Dueñas and Daniel Giménez Cacho; The Guardians [+see also:
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interview: Xavier Beauvois
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]
by Xavier Beauvois (France); Barbara [+see also:
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]
by Mathieu Amalric (France); A Violent Life [+see also:
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]
by Thierry de Peretti (France); Pure Hearts [+see also:
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interview: Roberto De Paolis
film profile
]
by Italy’s Roberto de Paolis; The Workshop [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Laurent Cantet
film profile
]
by French director Laurent Cantet; and Ramiro [+see also:
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]
by Portugal’s Manuel Mozos.

Finally, the Honorary Giraldillo will be handed to Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (who will be premiering their new movie Rainbow – A Private Affair [+see also:
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interview: Paolo Taviani
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]
in Spain) and the City of Seville Award will be bestowed upon Trine Dyrholm at the gathering. Click here to view the full programme of the 2017 Seville European Film Festival.

(Translated from Spanish)

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