Winner of the Golden Shell of the San Sebastian Festival


He San Sebastian Festival this Saturday ends its 67th edition with the delivery of the Golden Shell, the highest prize of the contest, as well as the rest of the awards with which it recognizes the best works presented at the San Sebastian festival.

The jury, chaired by director Neil Jordan, will deliver a total of six awards: the Golden Shell for the best film, the Silver Shell for the best director, actor and actress, as well as the Jury Prize for the best photography and To the best script. In addition, you will have at your disposal a Special Prize for your free award to the film that, for whatever characteristics, consider that it has merits to receive it,

Among the favorites of the Official Section include titles like the Spanish 'The infinite trench ', directed by the team formed by Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goneaga, who already presented 'Handia' previously in Zinemaldia, as well as the debut in the feature film by Belén Funes with 'The daughter of a thief', in which unites in the fiction to Greta and Eduard Fernández, father and daughter also in reality.

Among foreign films, another of the films that has received good reviews has been the social cinema of 'Rocks', directed by Sarah Gavron, one of the six female filmmakers who present film in the Official Section of the festival.

Similarly, the tapes have also been well received 'Workforce', from Mexican David Zozana, or 'Pacified', directed by Paxton Winters and which features the famous filmmaker Darren Aronofsky as producer.

Despite the shrillness of the project, 'Thalasso' has also fallen in grace, in which Guillaume Nicloux submits Gerard Deparidieu and Miguel Houellebecq to a thalassotherapy session and invites the viewer to enter his reflective conversations, while continuing with this tape to the story of 'The kidnapping of Houellebecq'.

Other films that compete in the Official Section are 'While the war lasts', by Alejandro Amenábar; 'Death will come and it will have your eyes', by José Luis Torres Leiva; 'Next', by lice Wincour; 'Patrick', by Gonçalo Waddington; or 'And it rained birds', by Louise Archambault.

Although initially a total of 16 films aspired to the maximum award of the festival, finally the organization of the contest decided to take out 'Zeroville' contest, directed by James Franco, for having premiered in Russia before and thus breaking one of the rules of the festival.

This Saturday will also be known the winning film with the Audience Award, which so far has given its highest score to the movie 'The specials', of the duo formed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano.

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