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SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016

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Seven European co-productions to take part in Horizontes Latinos

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- Recent films by Eliane Caffé, Amat Escalante and Christopher Murray, among others, will be vying for the Horizontes Award

Seven European co-productions to take part in Horizontes Latinos
The Cambridge Squatter by Eliane Caffé

The San Sebastián Film Festival’s unwavering support for movies made in Latin America seems to bear more and finer fruit every year: five films that took part in the last edition of Films in Progress are competing this year in Horizontes Latinos, a section showcasing the best productions that Latin America has to offer. Of the 13 titles that will be duking it out for the Horizontes Award, worth €35,000 – a sum intended for the director and Spanish distributor – seven European co-productions will make their presence felt, including El Cristo ciego [+see also:
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(Chile/France) by Chistopher Murray, which will be competing in Venice in just a few days; The Cambridge Squatter [+see also:
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(Brazil/France/Spain) by Eliane Caffé, which won the industry award at this very same festival last year (read the news); and the brutal The Untamed [+see also:
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(Mexico/Denmark/France/Germany/Norway/Switzerland) by Amat Escalante, who was awarded at Cannes in 2013 with Heli [+see also:
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The four other films with European co-producers included in Horizontes Latinos 2016 are Alba (Ecuador/Mexico/Greece), the feature debut by Ana Christina Barragán, which snagged the Lions Film Award at Rotterdam; Much Ado About Nothing [+see also:
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(USA/Chile/France) by Alejandro Fernández Almendras, which was selected at the latest Sundance Film Festival; The Idea of a Lake [+see also:
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interview: Milagros Mumenthaler
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(Argentina/Switzerland/Qatar) by Milagros Mumenthaler, which has just taken part in the Locarno competition; and Santa y Andrés [+see also:
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(Cuba/France/Colombia) by Carlos Lechuga, which revolves around the three days that a homosexual Cuban author spends under close watch. These titles will be battling it out with top-drawer names such as Juan Andrés Arango (X Quinientos), Daniel Burman (The Tenth Man) and Rober Calzadilla (El Amparo). The list is rounded off by the Argentinian movie The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis by F Márquez Andrea Testa, Rara by Pepa San Martín and Viejo Calavera by Kiro Russo.

Meanwhile, the Pearls section will screen gems from the Continent for the first time in Spain, after they were shown at other festivals. They include the French titles Elle [+see also:
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by Paul Verhoeven, Frantz [+see also:
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Q&A: François Ozon
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by François Ozon and Things to Come [+see also:
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Q&A: Mia Hansen-Løve
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by Mia Hansen-Love; Romania’s Sieranevada [+see also:
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Q&A: Cristi Puiu
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by Cristi Puiu; and the British movies Florence Foster Jenkins [+see also:
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by Stephen FrearsOn the Milky Road [+see also:
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by Emir Kusturika (co-produced with Serbia) and I, Daniel Blake [+see also:
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by Ken Loach (co-produced with France).

(Translated from Spanish)

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