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San Sebastián 2019


75 articles available in total starting from 10/05/2019. Last article published on 02/10/2019.

Svetla Tsotsorkova  • Director of Sister

Interview: Svetla Tsotsorkova • Director of Sister

“It was easy to be real because everything we show is real; we just had to film it”

Sister, the sophomore film by Bulgaria’s Svetla Tsotsorkova, is a solid step forward in her interesting career; it is currently taking part in the New Directors section of San Sebastián  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Gonçalo Waddington  • Director of Patrick

Interview: Gonçalo Waddington • Director of Patrick

“What is absent is usually present because of that very absence”

We met up with Portuguese actor-turned-director Gonçalo Waddington, who is competing for San Sebastián’s Golden Shell with his first feature, Patrick  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | Competition

Delphine Lehericey • Director of Beyond the Horizon

Interview: Delphine Lehericey • Director of Beyond the Horizon

“The questions the film poses in 1976 are reminiscent of those still asked by women today”

We met with Delphine Lehericey as she presented her new film, Beyond the Horizon , in a world premiere within the New Directors line-up of the San Sebastián Film Festival  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Review: Beyond the Horizon

Review: Beyond the Horizon

Delphine Lehericey revisits a classic format - the sun-drenched coming-of-age tale - filming heroines wrestling with despair in the dog days of summer  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Review: Thalasso

Review: Thalasso

Guillaume Nicloux follows up The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq by milking the joke for all it's worth, with help from Gérard Depardieu and the odd comedic spark in this all-too-familiar sequel  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | Competition

Review: Sister

Review: Sister

The second film by Bulgaria’s Svetla Tsotsorkova marks her out as a filmmaker gifted with a special ability to portray characters totally conditioned by their environment  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Juan Sebastián Torales  • Director of Almamula

Interview: Juan Sebastián Torales • Director of Almamula

“Everybody has felt misunderstood at some point in their lives”

Cineuropa caught up with Argentinian filmmaker Juan Sebastián Torales, now settled in France, whose first full-length feature, Almamula, has just earned him a gong from Eurimages at San Sebastián  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | San Sebastián Industry

Review: Window to the Sea

Review: Window to the Sea

Emma Suárez leads the cast in this drama directed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez, focusing on the final days of a woman who travels to a Greek island and finally finds freedom  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019

Miguel Ángel Jiménez  • Director of Window to the Sea

Interview: Miguel Ángel Jiménez • Director of Window to the Sea

“Fiction can be a salve, and it can bring us back to ourselves”

Spanish filmmaker Miguel Ángel Jiménez gives us the backstory to his new film, Window to the Sea — a co-production between Spain and Greece starring Emma Suárez and set on a Mediterranean island  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019

Review: Heroic Losers

Review: Heroic Losers

The Daríns are co-producing and starring in the adaptation of Eduardo Sacheri’s Argentine novel La noche de la Usina, directed by Sebastián Borensztein with mixed results  

26/09/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | Special Screenings

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