San Sebastián: Special Prize of the Jury

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1.
Evolution (2015)
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The only residents of young Nicholas's seaside town are women and boys. When he sees a dead body in the ocean one day, he begins to question his existence and surroundings. Why must he, and all the other boys, be hospitalised? (81 mins.)
 
2.
Wild Life (2014)
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Paco and Nora once were an ideally matched couple. Both loved nature, nomadic or semi-nomadic life and... (102 mins.)
Director: Cédric Kahn
 
3.
Wounded (2013)
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Ana is 28 years old, she feels useful and satisfied in her work routine helping others. However, having serious relationship problems... (95 mins.)
Director: Fernando Franco
 
4.
Snow White (2012)
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A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter. (104 mins.)
Director: Pablo Berger
 
5.
Skylab (2011)
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In July 1979, during the Summer holidays, in a house somewhere in Brittany, a whole family (parents... (114 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
 
6.
Elisa K (2010)
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(71 mins.)
 
7.
Hideaway (Le refuge) (2009)
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Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich and in love. But drugs have invaded their lives. One day... (88 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
8.
Two-Legged Horse (2008)
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A wealthy boy hires a poor child to carry him around like a horse. (101 mins.)
 
9.
Buda as sharm foru rikht (2007)
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A young girl zealously wants to go to school and learn to read and write. Almost everywhere she is met with hostility or indifference... (81 mins.)
Director: Hana Makhmalbaf
 
10.
The Road to San Diego (2006)
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A young Argentine learns that soccer star Diego Maradona is ailing in a Buenos Aires hospital, and resolves to bring him a tree root he's discovered. (98 mins.)
Director: Carlos Sorin
 
11.
Iluminados por el fuego (2005)
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The suicide of an old soldier buddy brings up some old memories for an Argentinian man. (100 mins.)
Director: Tristán Bauer
 
12.
Midwinter Night's Dream (2004)
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A simple story of an ex-convict who comes home after 10 years, only to find two squatters in the form of a woman and her autistic daughter... (95 mins.)
 
13.
The Station Agent (2003)
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When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss. (89 mins.)
Director: Tom McCarthy
 
14.
Intimate Stories (2002)
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Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route. (92 mins.)
Director: Carlos Sorin
 
15.
En construcción (2001 Documentary)
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(125 mins.)
 
16.
Paria (2000)
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(125 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Klotz
 
17.
Jaime (1999)
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A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together... (111 mins.)
 
18.
Where the Heart Is (1998)
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Clementine, detta Clim, e Bébé, immigrato di colore adottato da una famiglia francese, sono cresciuti insieme... (113 mins.)
 
19.
Gods and Monsters (1998)
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The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored. (105 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
20.
Firelight (1997)
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In 1838, lovely governess Elisabeth agrees to bear a child of anonymous English landowner, and he will in return pay her father's debt... (103 mins.)
 
21.
Engelchen (1996)
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Ramona lives her lonely life in Berlin working in a lipstick factory. One day she accidentally runs into Andrzei... (88 mins.)
 
22.
Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto (1995)
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Escaping gangsters trying to kill her because of being witness to a crime, Gloria (Victoria Abril), a young woman of lower class... (104 mins.)
 
23.
The Quality of Mercy (1994)
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It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused... (105 mins.)
Director: Andreas Gruber
 
24.
Second Best (1994)
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Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family? (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Menges
 
25.
Golden Balls (1993)
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Benito González works construction in Melilla and dreams big - of building the tallest building in Benidorm... (95 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
26.
Zwolnieni z zycia (1992)
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Set in 1989, story of a man beat up by two ex-policemen and left to die in a dump. Marek survives after the brain surgery that leaves him amnesiac... (87 mins.)
 
27.
Nevozvrashchenets (1991)
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(117 mins.)
Director: Sergey Snezhkin
 
28.
Red Dawn (1990)
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A Claustrophobic experience which involves a Mexican middle class family into the atrocities made by wild and heartless army forces whose main objective seems to be students who do not permit the 1968's Olimpic games' to develop normally. (96 mins.)
Director: Jorge Fons
 
30.
A Short Film About Love (1988)
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An innocent virgin spies on his frontal neighbor and falls in love with her, thus starts using tricks on her which he hopes will lead to them meeting. (86 mins.)
 
31.
A nagy generáció (1988)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Ferenc András
 
32.
Zina (1985)
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After Stalin's purges, Zinaida Volkova, daughter of Leon Trotsky, is exiled to Berlin. As the Nazis rise to power and WW2 is approaching, she becomes obsessed with Antigone, the protagonist of a famous Greek tragedy, and loses her mind. (92 mins.)
Director: Ken McMullen
 
33.
Mama Turns 100 (1979)
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Ana is alive and married with Antonio; they arrive in the manor in the countryside of Spain where she worked as a nanny many years ago... (98 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
34.
Hell Without Limits (1978)
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Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich... (110 mins.)
Director: Arturo Ripstein
 
35.
La question (1977)
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(112 mins.)
 
36.
Caddie (1976)
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Sydney, Australia in the mid-1920's. Proud and classy Caddie Marsh is forced to get a job as a barmaid... (100 mins.)
Director: Donald Crombie
 
37.
Blindfold (1975)
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(83 mins.)
Director: András Kovács
 
38.
Boquitas pintadas (1974)
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The life and the lovers of a few young women in a provincial town. (120 mins.)
 
39.
Paper Moon (1973)
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During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership. (102 mins.)
 
40.
Lautarii (1972)
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Leader of a traveling gypsy band from the steppes of Bessarabia (now Moldova), Toma Alistar is a skilled... (140 mins.)
Director: Emil Loteanu