2017 San Sebastián Film Festivalby nestorjuezrojo | created - 02 Dec 2018 | updated - 01 Nov 2019 | Public
Movies I saw in the 65th edition of the San Sebastián Film Festival
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1. BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017)
Not Rated | 143 min | Drama
Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.
Votes: 14,134 | Gross: $0.13M
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Votes: 456,639 | Gross: $54.51M
3. The Florida Project (2017)
R | 111 min | Drama
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Votes: 100,848 | Gross: $5.90M
5. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 229,171 | Gross: $18.10M
6. On Body and Soul (2017)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
When slaughterhouse workers Endre and Mária discover they share the same dreams, where they meet in a forest as deer and fall in love, they decide to make their dreams come true, but it's difficult in real life.
7. Wonderstruck (2017)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Tells the tale of two children separated by fifty years. In 1927, Rose searches for the actress whose life she chronicles in her scrapbook; in 1977, Ben runs away from home to find his father.
Votes: 9,796 | Gross: $1.03M
12. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
Votes: 109,675 | Gross: $2.52M
15. Bomb Scared (2017)
89 min | Comedy
Four Basque ETA terrorists, living together with peculiar Spanish neighbors, are planning a terrorist attack in Spain, but await instructions from the head of the organization.
16. The Captain (2017)
118 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In the last moments of World War II, a young German soldier fighting for survival finds a Nazi captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he's escaping from.
Votes: 15,067 | Gross: $0.11M
17. Mother! (2017)
R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Votes: 200,377 | Gross: $17.80M
18. Life and Nothing More (2017)
114 min | Drama
Standing on the edge of adulthood, Andrew yearns to find his purpose as a young black man in today's America. With his mother longing to find more to her life than parenting, Andrew is ... See full summary »
Votes: 500 | Gross: $0.02M
19. A Fantastic Woman (2017)
R | 104 min | Drama
Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.
Votes: 23,766 | Gross: $2.02M
20. Memoir of War (2017)
127 min | Biography, Drama, War
Marguerite must navigate through the hardships of the Liberation after losing her husband and starting a relationship with the enemy during the War.
Votes: 996 | Gross: $0.10M
21. La peste (2018– )
50 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Seville, 16th century. During a terrible plague epidemic, the corpses of several murdered people are found, as an omen of the end of the world. Seville was one of the main cities of the ... See full summary »
22. The Sower (2017)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Violette is old enough to get married when her village in the Lower Alps is cruelly deprived of all its men by the repression that followed the republican uprising of December 1851. For the... See full summary »
Votes: 548 | Gross: $0.04M
24. The Big Sick (2017)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Votes: 125,728 | Gross: $42.87M
27. Princesita (2017)
71 min | Drama
A 12-year-old girl is part of a sect led by Miguel, in order to procreate his heir, but Miguel's plans will begin to get complicated when the girl enters school and falls in love with a classmate.
28. Soldiers: Story from Ferentari (2017)
119 min | Drama
Adi (40), a shy and introverted anthropologist, who got recently dumped by his girlfriend, moves to Ferentari, the poorest and most notorious neighborhood of Bucharest. He wants to write a ... See full summary »
29. The Charmer (2017)
100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
"The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love and his past catches up with him.
Votes: 975 | Gross: $0.03M
30. Morir (2017)
104 min | Drama
The film revolves around Luis and Marta, whose lives are paralyzed by the outbreak of a disease that is accompanied by guilt, lies and fear, thus testing the stability and love of the couple.
31. A Sort of Family (2017)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A woman flies from Buenos Aires to be present for the birth of the child she has arranged to adopt. When the child is born, she is confronted with a demand from the biological mother's ... See full summary »
32. The Disaster Artist (2017)
R | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 143,057 | Gross: $21.12M
34. The Summit (2017)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
At a summit for Latin American presidents in Chile where the region's geopolitical strategies and alliances are in discussion, Argentine president Hernán Blanco endures political and family drama that will force him to face his own demons.
36. From Where We've Fallen (2017)
100 min | Drama
It's past midnight. Zhao goes down to smoke, leaving his drunken wife to murmur her erotic dream upstairs. Neighbour Lee jumps off the building in front of Zhao, and his suicide reveals a ... See full summary »
39. C'est la vie! (I) (2017)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hectic wedding party held in an 17th century French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff.
40. Submergence (2017)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
James and Danielle meet on vacation and fall in love. She's going to the dark North Atlantic bottom to find life. He's going to Somalia to find a terrorist but gets a dark cell.
41. Wonders of the Sea (2017)
G | 82 min | Documentary
Armed with cutting-edge 3D technology, French ocean explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau and his adult children explore the ocean and learn about what puts it at risk.
Votes: 184 | Gross: $0.10M
42. Cargo (III) (2017)
91 min | Drama
'Cargo' brings the raw story of three brothers who own a family business in the fishery and are trying to save it from destruction. The passion for their profession but also for their loved ones, however, drives them to desperate actions.
43. Fireworks (2017)
90 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
In this sci-fi tinged story of young love and teenage turmoil, a mysterious glowing ball offers Norimichi a second chance at securing his dream date.
Votes: 2,832 | Gross: $0.53M
45. Marrowbone (2017)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Votes: 27,579 | Gross: $0.00M