MADRID — "Toni Erdmann," German Maren Ade's breakout Cannes competition hit, has snagged the 2016 Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) Grand Prix for best film of the past year, the first time…
San Sebastian Film Festival
San Sebastian: Escalante’s ‘Untamed,’ Murray’s ‘Blind Christ,’ Arango’s ‘X Quinientos’ at Horizontes Latinos
MADRID — Three major Latin American bows this late summer – Mexican Amat Escalante's "The Untamed" and Christopher Murray's "The Blind Christ," both Venice competition contenders, and "X Quinientos,"…
San Sebastian: Films in Progress Highlights Upcoming Movies by Adrian Biniez, Jaime Osorio, Gustavo Rondon
MADRID — Adrian Biniez’s anticipated "Las Olas," "Un gran dragón," Jaime Osorio’s follow-up to "El Paramo," and first-timer Venezuelan director Gustavo Rondon’s "La familia" are three of the six…
Celina Murga, Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Aly Muritiba Set for San Sebastian's 5th Co-Production Forum
MADRID — Celina Murga's "Irene," Alejandro Fernandez Almendras's "Una periodista" and Aly Muritiba's "Blood-Drenched Beard" are set for San Sebastian Fest's 5th Europe Latin America Co-Production…
MADRID — Starring Lambert Wilson ("Of Gods and Men"), Pierre Niney ("Yves Saint Laurent") and Audrey Tautou ("Amelie), Jerome Salle's Wild Bunch-sold "The Odyssey" will world premiere at San…
Cute anthropomorphic critters deal with some less-than-adorable issues—like depression, murder, environmental disaster and general hopelessness—in "Psychonauts, The Forgotten Children."
New movies from Bertrand Bonello – the potentially controversial "Nocturama" – Hong Sang-soo and Arnaud des Pallieres will vie in main competition for San Sebastian's Golden Seashell. But it is the…
MADRID — Two of Spain's most anticipated titles of the year – Alberto Rodriguez's true-life Spanish espionage expose "Smoke & Mirrors" and Rodrigo Sorogoyen's serial-killer procedural "May God Save…
Peter Monsaert’s "Le Ciel Flamand," Yu Liu’s "One Hundred and Fifty Years of Life" and Gabe Klinger’s "Porto," featuring one of the last performances by Anton Yelchin, will contend in San Sebastian’s…
Terrific editing, an evocative score by Sigur Ros, and an impressive selection of archival footage combine to capture the varied emotions of circus spectacles, from wonder to unease and back again.
An engrossing though predictable drama that excels at capturing the sensation of being trapped in both a dead-end location and within the bosom of the family.