The San Sebastian Film Festival, Spain’s premiere cinema occasion, has unveiled the Spanish-language titles that can premiere on the 2021 occasion in September.
Fernando León de Aranoa’s comedy The Good Boss, starring Javier Bardem as an organization proprietor prepared to go to excessive lengths to win a neighborhood enterprise excellence award; Paco Plaza’s Madrid-based horror film La abuela starring Karina Kolokolchykova, Chacha Huang, Almudena Amor, and Vera Valdez; Iciar Bollain’s real-life drama Maixabel, and Jonás Trueba’s Quien Lo Impide will all premiere in competitors at San Sebastian. Out of competitors highlights embody La Fortuna, the newest effort from Alejandro Amenabar (The Others, The Sea Inside), and The Daughter from director Manuel Martin Cuenca, starring Javier Gutiérrez, Patricia López Arnaiz and Irene Virgüez.
Carlos Saura’s quick movie Rosa Rosae. A Spanish Civil Struggle Elegy will display screen as a part of San Sebastian’s opening gala on Sept. 17 and Daniel Monzón’s Las leyes de la frontera would be the 2021 closing movie on Sept. 25. In complete, 14 Spanish productions will display screen throughout the competition’s varied sections.
The breadth and variety of this yr’s choice underscores how Spain has grow to be a manufacturing hub over the previous few years, pushed largely by main funding from world streamers and native broadcasters in local-language collection and helped by Spain’s beneficiant 30 % tax credit score for native and visiting productions.
The San Sebastian line-up additionally contains quite a few Spanish-language productions from Latin America, together with Ivan Fund’s Nightfall Stone from Argentina and the Columbian-set They Carry Dying from administrators Helena Giron and Samuel M. Delgado, each of which can display screen in San Sebastian’s Horizontes Latinos sidebar.
Earlier this month, San Sebastian introduced the first films in its main competition, with highlights together with Terence Davies’ Benediction, a biopic starring Jack Lowden and Peter Capaldi at completely different moments within the lifetime of the soldier and anti-war poet Siegfried Sassoon; Fever Dream, the brand new drama from Peruvian director Claudia Llosa (The Milk of Sorrow); and Hearth on the Plain from director Zhang Ji, a Chinese language thriller government produced by Diao Yinan, director of 2014 Berlin Competition winner Black Coal, Skinny Ice.
The total line-up of Spanish-language movies on the 2021 San Sebastian Movie Competition.
The Good Boss, dir: Fernando León de Aranoa
La abuela, dir: Paco Plaza
Maixabel, dir: Iciar Bollain
Quien Lo Impide, dir: Jonás Trueba
Out of Competitors
La Fortuna, dir: Alejandro Amenabar
The Daughter, dir: Manuel Martin Cuenca,
Opening Night time Quick Movie
Rosa Rosae. A Spanish Civil Struggle Elegy, dir: Carlos Saura
Closing Night time Movie
Las leyes de la frontera, dir: Daniel Monzón
Between Two Dawns, dir: Selman Nacar
Josephine, dir: Javier Marco
Nightfall Stone, dir: Ivan Fund
They Carry Dying, dirs: Helena Giron, Samuel M. Delgado
Heltzear, dir: Mikel Gurrea
Competencia Oficial, dirs: Gaston Duprat, Mariano Cohn (opening night time movie)
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