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Gijón unveils part of line-up

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Gijón unveils part of line-up

The 47th Gijón International Film Festival, which as usual champions bold and contemporary films, is warming up.

Although there is still over a month before the start of the event, to be held from November 19-28, several titles in the Official Selection have already been revealed. These include Soul Kitchen [+see also:
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by Fatih Akin, who will be the subject of a retrospective; Bobbie Paunescu’s Romanian film Francesca [+see also:
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; French titles Welcome [+see also:
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by Philippe Lioret, The French Kissers [+see also:
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by Riad Sattouf, and The King of Escape [+see also:
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by Alain Guiraudie; João Pedro Rodrigues’ Portuguese title To Die Like A Man [+see also:
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; Uruguayan director Álvaro Brechner’s debut work Bad Day To Go Fishing, co-produced by Spain; Japanese title Wakaranai; and US film Humpday.

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Moreover, the Asturian festival has organised a series of retrospectives devoted to Harmony Korine, Aleksey Balabanov and Matthias Müller; a section focusing on new farce in cinema (“Post Burlesque”); and an analysis of the impact of popular subcultures on UK films (“This is England”).

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(Translated from Spanish)

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