pornmelancholy, of Manuel Abramovich, and Alternateby Diego Lerman, will compete for the Golden Shell in the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festivalwhich will develop between 16 and 24 September in that city of the Basque Country, in the north of Spain.
Manuel Abramovich (Solar, Light years, Soldier), will present at the basque festival pornmelancholywith Lalo Santos composing the portrait of a sex-influencer who posts photos of his naked body and homemade porn videos for his thousands of followers on social networks, a success in his public life that contrasts with the permanent melancholy that drags him in private .
For your part Alternatethe new film by the Argentine Diego Lermann (A kind of family, The invisible gaze, So suddenly), is centered on a temporary teacher (Juan Minujín) who must abandon his teaching duties when one of his students is threatened by a local drug lord.
It should be noted that Alternate was also selected to participate in the “Special Presentations” section of the 47th. edition from the Toronto Film Festivalwhich will take place between September 8 and 18.
In addition to the films by Abramovich and Lerman, to date Argentina’s participation in the San Sebastián festival is completed with one year one nightstarring Nahuel Perez Biscayartwhich will be part of the Perlak section, the section in which films highlighted by critics and awarded at other festivals participate.
According to the festival announcement, which today revealed part of the confirmed programming so far, Argentine films will be measured with Le Lyceenfrom French Christophe Honore; The Wonderfrom Chilean Sebastian Lelio; Topfrom South Korean Hong Sang-soo; Y Spartafrom Austrian Ulrich Seidlamong other titles of important directors.