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SAN SEBASTIAN 2019 Compétition

Trois réalisatrices européennes viennent compléter la compétition officielle

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- Les nouveaux films de Sarah Gavron, de Malgorzata Szumowska et d'Alice Winocour viennent compléter, avec trois autres titres, la sélection de la section principale de l’événement basque

Trois réalisatrices européennes viennent compléter la compétition officielle
Rocks de 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 [+lire aussi :
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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 [+lire aussi :
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and Mug [+lire aussi :
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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 [+lire aussi :
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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 [+lire aussi :
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, the feature debut by Lisbon-born actor (Arabian Nights – Volume 1, The Restless One [+lire aussi :
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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 [+lire aussi :
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) and starring Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet and Sam Neill, is a remake of Bille August’s Danish movie Silent Heart [+lire aussi :
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(2014). The closing film (out of competition) will be The Song of Names [+lire aussi :
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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 [+lire aussi :
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, inspired by the memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis, will be screened to mark the occasion. Finally, Wasp Network [+lire aussi :
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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 (USA/UK) (opening film)
A Dark-Dark Man [+lire aussi :
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Adilkhan Yerzhanov (Kazakhstan/France)
The Audition [+lire aussi :
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Ina Weisse (Germany/France)
And the Birds Rained Down – Louise Archambault (Canada)
A Thief’s Daughter [+lire aussi :
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  Belén Funes (Spain)
The Endless Trench [+lire aussi :
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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 [+lire aussi :
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 – Alejandro Amenábar (Spain/Argentina)
Pacified - Paxton Winters (Brazil)
Patrick [+lire aussi :
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- Gonçalo Waddington (Portugal/Germany)
Proxima [+lire aussi :
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 – Alice Winocour (Germany/France)
Rocks
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 – Sarah Gavron (UK)
Thalasso [+lire aussi :
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Guillaume Nicloux (France)
The Other Lamb Malgorzata Szumowska (Ireland/Belgium/Poland/USA)
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 [+lire aussi :
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- François Girard (Canada/UK/Hungary) (closing film)
Seventeen [+lire aussi :
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Daniel Sánchez Arévalo (Spain)

Special Screenings

Heroic Losers [+lire aussi :
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Sebastián Borensztein (Argentina/Spain)

Special Screenings - Donostia Awards

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

(Traduit de l'espagnol)

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