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Carlo D'Ursi


41 articles available in total starting from 20/07/2005. Last article published on 01/10/2012.

The Attack: in the depths of hell

The Attack: in the depths of hell

Ziad Doueri has adapted Yasmina Khadra’s novel to the big screen  

01/10/2012 | San Sebastian 2012

Pandora's Box surprise winner at San Sebastián

Pandora's Box surprise winner at San Sebastián

The varied jury of the San Sebastian Film Festival – comprising Jonathan Demme (USA), Michael Ballhaus (Germany), Martina Gusman (Argentina), Masato Harada (Japan), Nadine Labaki (Lebanon), Clare...  

29/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

Empty Nest shows dreams are worthwhile at San Sebastian

Empty Nest shows dreams are worthwhile at San Sebastian

Daniel Burman is a director who over the years has spoiled his public, giving audiences a series of memorable film moments. He returns to the San Sebastian Film Festival after several years and a...  

26/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

Fesser’s Camino rivets San Sebastian audiences

Fesser’s Camino rivets San Sebastian audiences

Tangible proof of how a religious organisation can condition the lives of its members is well documented. With Camino (“Path”), in the official selection of the San Sebastian Film Festival, Javier...  

26/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

San Sebastian: Bullet in the Head, chronicle of a day in the life

San Sebastian: Bullet in the Head, chronicle of a day in the life

Ion wakes up, drinks coffee, cleans up his house and goes out to meet with a laywer. That evening, he goes to a party, meets a woman and sleeps with her at her place. The first 50 minutes of...  

24/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

My Prison Yard: Freedom behind bars at San Sebastián

My Prison Yard: Freedom behind bars at San Sebastián

After two internationally successful shorts, Mala Espina and El Puzzle (the latter which was nominated for a Goya), director Belén Macías presented her first feature film at the San Sebastián Film...  

23/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

Winterbottom moves San Sebastián audiences

Winterbottom moves San Sebastián audiences

Michael Winterbottom is back at the San Sebastián Film Festival with an intimate though not hermetic film. Genova is the story of a family torn apart by mourning: to escape the pain caused by the...  

22/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

San Sebastian: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas avoids easy sentiment

There is a fine between sincerity and brutality, one that is easy to cross. One that British director Mark Herman walks like a tightrope walker for 90 minutes in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas,...  

22/09/2008 | Festivals | Spain

Madrid Screenings end with optimal results

Madrid Screenings end with optimal results

The 2008 Madrid Screenings closed with a sumptuous ceremony at the Cecilio Rodríguez Gardens of Retiro, the main park of the Spanish capital. Although some distributors are not revealing much...  

12/06/2008 | Market | Spain

Third time lucky for Madrid de Cine

Third time lucky for Madrid de Cine

Perseverance reaps rewards and the figures for Madrid de Cine bear this out. After two editions of increasing success, the Spanish film market held in the capital has grown in stature. In the...  

29/05/2008 | Industry | Spain

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