Sebastian Lelio, Hong Sang-soo Ulrich Seidl San Sebastián Competitors:
Sebastian Lelio’s “Surprise,” starring “Black Widow’s” Florence Pugh, “Winter Boy” with Juliette Binoche and administrators Hong Sang-soo and Ulrich Seidl will compete in principal competitors at September’s San Sebastian Film Festival, the largest movie occasion within the Spanish-speaking world.
In “Surprise,” the newest from Academy Award successful director Lelio, Pugh performs an English nurse introduced in to the Irish Midlands in 1862 to look at the alleged miracle of women going months with out meals.
Binoche co-stars in “Winter Boy,” the newest from resilient French auteur Christophe Honoré. Hong Sang-soo, the prolific South Korean director, will current “Stroll Up,” a movie which is billed as taking a gently pleasant new perspective on themes pricey to his poetics.
Seidl’s “Sparta” types a part of a diptych with Berlin competitors contender “Rimini,” each films turning on males who can not escape their previous.
The 12 competitors titles introduced on Tuesday by San Sebastian be a part of its 4 Spanish contenders, unveiled final month.
A short breakdown on the brand new competitors entries:
San Sebastian Foremost Competitors: Newly Introduced Titles
“Il Boemo,” (Petr Václav, Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia)
The passions and ambitions, breakthrough and tragic fall from grace of Czech opera composer, Josef Mysliveček, a mentor to Mozart. Czech Václav (“Parallel Worlds,” “We Are By no means Alone”) directs.
“Foreover,” (“Resten Af Livet,” Frelle Petersen, Denmark)
The second function of 2019 Tokyo Grand Prix winner with “Uncle,” the story of a household in placid central Denmark all of a sudden confronted by seemingly insufferable tragedy.
“Nice Yarmouth – Provisional Figures,” (Marco Martins, Portugal, France, U.Ok.)
A fiction tackle new wave immigration, encapsulated by the diaspora of Portuguese staff to food-processing vegetation and caravan parks in a Nice Yarmouth, which is ravaged by unemployment. One, Tania, now battles for U.Ok. nationality and a correct job on the eve of Brexit.
“A Hundred Flowers,” (“Hyakka,” Genki Kawamura, Japan)
The debut function of Genki Kawamura, producer of “Your Identify.” As his mom, identified with dementia, slips in the direction of oblivion, son Izumi uncovers the life she lived with out him. Adapting the director’s personal novel, a doubtlessly intense son-mother drama.
“The Kings of the World,” (“Los Reyes del Mundo,” Laura Mora, Colombia)
Mora’s awaited follow-up to 2017’s breakout “Killing Jesus,” backed by producer-director Cristina Gallegos (“Birds of Passage”), the fantasy-laced story of 5 Medellín road children whose t of into the mountains to discover a promised land
“Pornomelancholy,” (“Pornomelancolia,” Manuel Abramovich, Argentina)
The newest doc function from Argentine Manuel Abramovich, a 2019 Berlinale Silver Bear winner for “Blue Boy,” depicting Lalo, an out-of-sorts intercourse influencer residing in he mountains of southern Mexico.
“Runner,” (Marian Mathias, U.S., Germany, France)
The buzzy function debut of Brooklyn-based Mathias developed at a 2018 Cannes Cinéfondation Residence and plumbing the connection between Hass and Will, lengthy misplaced souls in America’s huge mid-West.
“Sparta,” (Ulrich Seidl, Austria)
A companion piece to Seidl’s Berlin Competitors entry “Rimini,” with George Friedrich taking part in Ewald, aman who make a recent begin in Romina, however stays caught up by his previous.
“The Substitute,” (“El Suplente,” Diego Lerman, Argentina)
Pitched at San Sebastian 2019’s Co-Manufacturing Discussion board the place it was seen as a possible transfer in the direction of the mainstream for Lerman (“Out of the blue”), a number one gentle of the New Argentine Cinema. Produced by Nicolás Avruj at Campo Cine, the hope-tinged drama is ready at secondary college on Buenos Aires’ violent, marginalized outer radius.
“Stroll Up,” (“High,” Hong Sang-Soo, South Korea)
The second function in 2022 from the prolific director after Berlin Silver Bear winner “A Novelist’s Story,” and already chosen for Toronto. An inside designer introduces her dwelling flooring by flooring to a middle-aged movie director and his estranged daughter.
“Winter Boy,” (Christophe Honoré, France)
Headed by Juliette Binoche and Vincent Lacoste (“The French Kissers”), the 14th function from redoubtable French auteur Honoré (“On a Magical Evening”), turning on a high-school scholar in disaster.
“The Surprise,” (Sebastian Lelio, Chile)
Starring Florence Pugh, Ciarán Hinds, Niamh Algar and Tom Burke, the primary Netflix manufacturing commissioned out of the U.Ok. by Fiona Lamptey, a psychological thriller set within the Irish Midlands in 1862 with Pugh taking part in an English nurse introduced in to look at the alleged miracle of women going months with out meals.