A luxury event in a Basque Country town, which on its closing anniversary will feature a large group of film figures from various latitudes, notably Latin America, Europe, Asia and the United States.
North American actress Glenn Close will chair the jury for the event, to be held from September 16 to 24.
Keeping track of so many legends of world cinematography would be difficult. Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Contact, Hillbilly Alley, The Wife), with three Golden Globes, three Emmys and eight Oscar nominations, is one of the strongest actresses of her generation.
When celluloid classics are noted and although they remain in Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, her performance in Fatal Attraction with Michael Douglas is one of the most extraordinary of her career.
There would be no shortage of celebrities in his circle, with Frenchman Juliette Binoche, who, together with Canadian director David Cronenberg, would receive the Donostia Award for the excellence of his career.
In addition, Penelope Cruz, Ricardo Darin, Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson, Hannah Shaygulla and Olivia Wilde, or the Dardeen brothers, Claire Dennis, Neil Jordan, Hirokazu Coreda, Sebastian Lelio and François Ozon, among others, were confirmed in San Sebastian. .
The Nobel Prize in Literature will be presented by Kazuo Ishiguro ‘Living’ and authors Rosa Monteiro and Selva Almada will serve as the jury.
Latin American cinema cannot be absent from Zinemaldia, with Santiago Mitre, Diego Lerman, Laura Mora, Manuel Abramovich, Santiago Loza, Natalia Beristane and Andrés Di Tella (Darios), as the event in the Basque Country is also known.
In addition, Diego Cespedes, Patricio Guzmán (My Fantasy Country), Manuela Martelli, Carolina Markowicz, Laura Baumeister, Natalia López Gallardo (Gems Cover), Juan Pablo González, Valentina Morrell or Ana Cristina Barragán, all competed with films.
In the closing ceremony of the festival, Marlowe, directed by Irishman Neil Jordan, will have its world premiere, and with Liam Neeson and Diana Kruger in the lead roles.