Catalan Isaki Lacuesta's "The Double Steps" won the Golden Shell on Saturday at an upbeat 59th San Sebastian Film Festival, the first under new director Jose Luis Rebordinos.
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"Madrid, 1987" -- from writer-helmer David Trueba, one of the best-known Spanish directors at this year's San Sebastian Festival - has been acquired for world sales by Madrid-based 6 Sales.
Last September -- three months after Jose Luis Rebordinos was named San Sebastian Festival director -- Spain's press wrung its hands over the fest's future.
A new Spanish player is stepping into the arena of international feature film sales this weekend with the launch of a high-profile Mexican pic at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
Sales company Kevin Williams Associates has taken worldwide rights outside Chile on Oscar Godoy's immigration drama "Ulysses," which competes in the San Sebastian festival's Horizontes Latinos…
Eduardo Chapero Jackson's fantasy thriller "Verbo" will world preem at the San Sebastian Film Festival in the Velodrome, the event's largest venue.
Brazilian Marcelo Gomes' "Once Upon a Time Veronica" and Chilean Marialy Rivas' "Young and Wild" will unspool in San Sebastian Films in Progress, a films at rough cut showcase.
Gerardo Naranjo's "Miss Bala," "Swirl," from Brazil's Clarissa Campolina and Helvecio Marins, and Chilean Christian Jimenez's "Bonsai" will compete in San Sebastian Film Festival's Horizontes Latinos…
Appearing out of the blue, Kim Ki-duk's latest feature, "Amen," will world preem at September's San Sebastian Film Festival.
Glenn Close will receive the San Sebastian Film Festival's Donostia Award for career achievement on Sept. 18.
Martin Scorsese's music doc "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," an HBO pickup, will make its international preem at the 59th San Sebastian Film Festival as part of fest's Zabaltegi…