The seventieth San Sebastián Movie Competition unveiled its competitors line-up Tuesday, with new works from award-winning administrators Sebastián Lelio, Hong Sang-soo and Ulrich Seidl within the operating for the 2022 Golden Shell.
Chilean filmmaker Lelio, who gained an Oscar for greatest worldwide characteristic with A Improbable Girl (2017), will premiere his newest, The Surprise, in San Sebastián. The interval drama, based mostly on the Emma Donoghue novel, is ready in mid-Nineteenth century Eire and stars Florence Pugh, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Burke and Toby Jones.
The prolific Hong Sang-Soo, who simply gained the Jury Prize in Berlin in February for The Novelist’s Movie, brings his newest minimalist drama, Stroll Up, to the Spanish competition. The plot entails a middle-aged movie director and his estranged daughter who’re being proven round a constructing owned by an inside designer.
Seidl, the Austrian director who has made a profession out of creating his audiences uncomfortable, will premiere Sparta in competitors. The drama follows on Seidl’s Rimini, which premiered in Berlin, and stars Georg Friedrich, reprising his position as Ewald, the brother of failed singer Ritchie Bravo (Michael Thomas), the lead character in Rimini. Within the movie, Ewald has left his girlfriend and moved to Romania to start out a brand new life.
Additionally in 2022 San Sebastián competitors this 12 months are Endlessly, a household drama from Danish director Frelle Petersen (Uncle); Il Boemo, a biopic on 18th-century Italian opera composer Josef Myslivecek, directed by Czech filmmaker Petr Václav (Parallel Worlds); Diego Lerman’s Argentine drama The Substitute and Nice Yarmouth-Provisional Figures, a British-set characteristic from Portugese director Marco Martins (Alice), which seems at Portuguese immigrant who works as a liaison for staff coming to work on the factories in England’s Norfolk area.
French director Christophe Honoré returns to San Sebastián for the third time within the official competitors, after The Stunning Individual (2008) and Making Plans for Lena (2009) with Winter Boy, a movie about an adolescent in disaster following the loss of life of his father that stars Juliette Binoche, Vincent Lacoste and Paul Kircher.
American director Marian Mathias will current her debut characteristic, Runner, in competitors at San Sebastián. The drama follows two younger strangers who discover one another towards the backdrop of the e huge American Midwest. Colombian filmmaker Laura Mora, whose debut Killing Jesús premiered on the competition in 2017, returns together with her sophomore effort, The Kings of the World described as a subversive and unbelievable story about 5 boys dwelling on the streets of Medellín.
Japan’s Genki Kawamura, often known as a producer of animated options, together with 2016’s Your Identify and The Boy and the Beast (2015), will current his directorial debut with the stay motion characteristic A Hundred Flowers. The drama follows a lady struggling with Alzheimer’s.
Different competitors entries embody Pornomelancholia from Argentine director Manuel Abramovich; Mikel Gurrea’s Suro; The Ceremony of Spring by Fernando Franco; La maternal by Pilar Palomero and Wild Flowers from director Jaime Rosales.
Out of competitors, San Sebastián introduced two non-fiction options that can premiere at its seventieth version: Tax Me If You Can from French director Yannick Kergoat, and El sostre groc from Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet.
Additionally screening out of competitors would be the new Moviestar+ collection Offworld.
Alberto Rodríguez’s drama Jail 77 will open the seventieth San Sebastián movie competition on September 16, screening in an out-of-competiion slot. The 2022 competition runs by Sept. 24.