The film festival of San Sebastian has six additional titles published on the Golden Shell, the top prize of the event. In the list under the name of Ghent’s director, Felix van Groeningen, with his movie ‘Beautiful Boy’. That report showbizzmagazine The Hollywood Reporter.
Louis Garrel ‘A Faithful Man’, ‘Baby’, Liu Jie, Brillante Mendoza’s ‘Alpha (with the Right to Kill),” and Peter Stricklands ‘Fabric’ also participate in the competition.
Previously announced films in the program are the latest works of Iciar Bollain, Claire Denis, Simon Jaquemet, Kim Jee-woon, Naomi Kawase, Director Lacuesta, Benjamin Naishtat, Valeria Sarmiento, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Markus Schleinzer, Juan Vera and Carlos Vermouth. They will be just as Felix Van Groeningen compete for the Golden Shell.
‘Beautiful Boy’ is the first English-language film at the palmeres of Van Groeningen. The citizen of Ghent, which today is prominent with his photo on the online filmpagina of The Hollywood Reporter featured, is doing well in the international film world. For his American production of ‘Beautiful Boy’, based on the true story about the struggle of a father to his son to rescue drugs, in case Of Groeningen count on crackers like Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet in the lead roles.
The International film festival of San Sebastian, that from 21 to 29 september, takes place in the Basque country of northern Spain, now has 18 films that will participate in the official selection. The festival is expected to be available later this month, the slotfilm disclose.