San Sebastian International Film Festival

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Brazilian drama ‘Pacified’ wins top award in San Sebastián

‘The Endless Trench’ picked up four prizes.

José Luis Rebordinos

San Sebastian chief describes programming a film festival at the busiest time of the year

The Spanish film festival opens today (Sept 20) with Roger Michell’s ‘Blackbird’.


‘Pacified’: San Sebastian Review

Favela-set drama is the deserving winner of the Golden Shell

Some Beasts

‘Some Beasts’: San Sebastian Review

Stranding his monied family on a deserted island, Jorge Serrano pushes the boat out too far


‘Patrick’: San Sebastian Review

What happens when a violent young man is found to have been a kidnapped child?


‘And The Birds Rained Down’: San Sebastian Review

A gentle, resonant film from French-Canadian director Louise Archambault

LYNN + LUCY San Sebastian

‘Lynn + Lucy’: San Sebastian Review

Britain’s Fyzal Boulifa - a double award-winner for his shorts at Cannes - makes an anticipated move into feature film-making