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SAN SEBASTIÁN 2018 New Directors

León Siminiani e Koldo Almandoz competono in New Directors

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- Il programma della sezione dedicata ai talenti emergenti della manifestazione basca è completato da opere di debuttanti europei, americani e asiatici

León Siminiani e Koldo Almandoz competono in New Directors
Apuntes para una película de atracos di León Siminiani

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UPDATE (23 August 2018): The section has been topped off with the last two titles - France's Meteorites [+leggi anche:
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by Romain Laguna and China's Breeze (Qing Feng De Wei Dao) by Kung Yang.

The San Sebastián International Film Festival has begun to reveal details of the programme for its 66th edition, which will unspool between 21 and 29 September this year. This morning, a press conference was held to disclose the identities of 13 of the titles (either first or second works) that will be duking it out to take home the Kutxabank-New Directors Award, which comes with €50,000 (intended for the director and the Spanish distributor). Three Spaniards stand out particularly among the emerging directors: Elías León Siminiani, whose new film – following the enthralling Mapa [+leggi anche:
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 Notes For a Heist Film [+leggi anche:
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, again produced by Avalon, was shot shrouded in the utmost secrecy; Basque helmer Koldo Almandoz, who will be showing off Ciervo [+leggi anche:
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 after his captivating feature debut, Ghost Ship [+leggi anche:
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, which was premiered at Rotterdam; and Celia Rico Clavellino, who will be coming along with her feature debut, a co-production with France, Journey to a Mother’s Room [+leggi anche:
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, starring Lola Dueñas and Anna Castillo. The screenplay for the latter took part in the Script Station Lab at Berlinale Talents (see the news).

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The list of European representatives in the New Directors section is rounded off by a clutch of other titles: from Romania comes Hadrian Marcu with A Decent Man [+leggi anche:
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, a project that arose from the first edition of Glocal in Progress, starring the winner of the Silver Shell for Best Actor at last year’s edition of this very same festival, Bodgan Dumitrache; from Switzerland comes Hannes Baumgartner with his feature debut, Midnight Runner [+leggi anche:
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; from Denmark, Laurits Flensted-Jensen with Neon Heart [+leggi anche:
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Ismet Sijarina will be brandishing Cold November [+leggi anche:
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, a co-production between Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia; and Core of the World [+leggi anche:
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by Natalia Meshchaninova will be making its way to San Sebastián from Russia.

Debutant Francisco Marise will come to the Basque city all the way from Argentina with Para la guerra [+leggi anche:
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, which was edited and co-produced by Spain’s Javier Rebollo (Woman Without Piano [+leggi anche:
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); his fellow countrywoman Inés María Barrionuevo will do likewise with her debut film, Julia y el zorro; and filmmaker Lila Avilés, who is taking her baby steps in feature directing with La camarista, hails from Mexico.

Finally, rocking up from Asia is Jesus, the first film by Hiroshi Okuyama, an award-winning music video director, as well as Vietnam’s Ash Mayfair with The Third Wife, the screenplay for which won the Spike Lee Film Production Fund Award in 2014.

Here is the list of selected films:

New Directors

Notes For a Heist Film [+leggi anche:
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 – León Siminiani (Spain)
Jesus (Boku wa Iesu-sama ga kirai) – Hiroshi Okuyama (Japan)
Breeze (Qing Feng De Wei Dao) - Kung Yang (China)
Midnight Runner [+leggi anche:
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 - Hannes Baumgartner (Switzerland)
Julia y el zorro – Inés María Barrionuevo (Argentina)
La camarista – Lila Avilés (USA/Mexico)
Meteorites [+leggi anche:
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 - Romain Laguna (France)
Cold November [+leggi anche:
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 – Ismet Sijarina (Kosovo/Albania/Macedonia)
Neon Heart [+leggi anche:
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 – Laurits Flensted-Jensen (Denmark)
Ciervo [+leggi anche:
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 – Koldo Almandoz (Spain)
Para la guerra [+leggi anche:
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 – Francisco Marise (Cuba/Argentina/Spain)
Core of the World [+leggi anche:
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 – Natalia Meshchaninova (Russia)
The Third Wife – Ash Mayfair (Vietnam)
A Decent Man [+leggi anche:
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 – Hadrian Marcu (Romania)
Journey to a Mother’s Room [+leggi anche:
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 – Celia Rico Clavellino (Spain/France)

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