Magazine article Screen International

Amen, Rampart Added to San Sebastian Official Selection

Magazine article Screen International

Amen, Rampart Added to San Sebastian Official Selection

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Steve McQueen's Shame and latest from Johnnie To and Nicolas Provost added to Zabaltegi-Pearls section; 15 go for New Directors prize.

Kim Ki-duk's Amen and Oren Moverman's Rampart complete the 16-strong Official Selection at this year's San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept 16-24).

Steve McQueen's Shame, Nicolas Provost's The Invader (L'envahisseur) and Johnnie To's A Life Without Principle (Dyut Ming Gam) - all debuting in Venice - have been added to the Zabaltegi Pearls section of the competition.

Mostly shot in Europe, Amen, which gets its world premiere, narrates the mysterious voyage of a young Korean girl and her encounters with a man on her trail. Kim Ki-duk's Arirang picked up the Un Certain Regard award in Cannes this year. Rampart, Moverman's first directing role since acclaimed drama The Messenger, stars Woody Harrelson as a veteran, renegade police officer. Robin Wright, Steve Buscemi, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche, Ice Cube and Ned Beatty co-star.

Fifteen films will compete for the Kutxa-New Directors Award, which goes to a first or second feature and comes with a prize of [euro]90,000. …

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