Walter Salles' TheMotorcycle Diaries, Joshua Marston's MariaFull Of Grace, Mike Leigh's VeraDrake and three memorable documentaries are among the thirteen titlesselected by the San Sebastian International Film Festival (Sept 17-25) for itspopular "Festivals' Top" selection of hits from other festivals.
Calling this year's selection "daring," San Sebastian haschosen three documentaries for inclusion, reflecting the recent popularity ofthe genre: Morgan Spurlock's Sundance hit SuperSize Me, Patricio Guzman's Cannes screener Salvador Allende and Hubert Sauper's Africa-set Venice entry
Other Venice titles include Claude Chabrol's thriller
The bulk of Festivals' Top comes from Cannes, excludingBerlin best actress winner Maria Full OfGrace and prestigious Thai theatre director Ekachai Uekrongtham's featuredebut Beautiful Boxer, shown inPanorama.
The Cannes selection includes: audience pleaser
The films in Festivals' Top compete for the TCM AudienceAward, which provides Euros 30,000 to the Spanish distributor of the winningtitle.