Magazine article Screen International

Cantet, Costa-Gavras, Ghobadi and Hallstrom Complete San Sebastián Official Selection

Magazine article Screen International

Cantet, Costa-Gavras, Ghobadi and Hallstrom Complete San Sebastián Official Selection

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The 60th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival will have some more big names in its line up. Festival veterans as Bahman Ghobadi and Laurent Cantet join Costa-Gavras Lasse Hallström on the final announcements for the Official Section.Laurent Cantet brings Foxfire, his first English-language feature. The Franco-Canadian

The 60th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival will have some more big names in its line up. Festival veterans as Bahman Ghobadi and Laurent Cantet join Costa-Gavras Lasse Hallström on the final announcements for the Official Section.

Laurent Cantet brings Foxfire, his first English-language feature. The Franco-Canadian co-production is baed on a Joyce Carol Oates novel and it follows the nuances of a group of girls of upstate New York who form a secret society. Cantet was a winner of the New Directors competition in 1999 with Human Resources.

A Festival regular, Iranian Bahman Ghobadi has won twice the Golden Shell with Turtles Can Fly (2004) and Half Moon (2006). …

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