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65th San Sebastian Film Festival

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By Euronews
65th San Sebastian Film Festival

<p>This year the top prize at Spain’s <a href="https://www.sansebastianfestival.com/in/">San Sebastian Film Festival</a>, was awarded to director James Franco who received a Golden Shell for <a href="https://www.sansebastianfestival.com/2017/sections_and_films/official_selection/7/652410/in">The Disaster Artist</a> </p> <p>It’s a comedy bromance that tells the story of two film-makers working on what came to be regarded as one of the worst films ever made.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">James Franco’s ‘Disaster Artist’ takes top prize at San Sebastian Film Festival <a href="https://t.co/LleWlarkAq">https://t.co/LleWlarkAq</a> <a href="https://t.co/Zy7CPSXDne">pic.twitter.com/Zy7CPSXDne</a></p>— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) <a href="https://twitter.com/THR/status/914239155722424320?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 30, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>Argentinean Anahi Berneri became the second female director to win a Silver Shell for <a href="https://www.sansebastianfestival.com/2017/sections_and_films/official_selection/7/650446/in">Alanis</a> which tells the story of Maria, a Buenos Aires sex worker who is depicted as both a whore and a madonna, just as many societies have historically depicted women. Whilst it is presented as socialist realism, the film challenges male viewers to question how they regard women.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="de"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The best review of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Alanis?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Alanis</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/jessicakiang?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>JessicaKiang</a> for best <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SanSebastian?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#SanSebastian</a> director <a href="https://twitter.com/AnahiBerneri?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"></code>AnahiBerneri</a> <a href="https://t.co/EKQ7LY8b6Z">https://t.co/EKQ7LY8b6Z</a> … via <a href="https://twitter.com/Variety?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>variety</a></p>— Cristiana Visan (</code>cristianavisan) <a href="https://twitter.com/cristianavisan/status/914274478179438592?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">30. September 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>Romanian directors presented two films at the festival and Bugdan Dumitrache took best actor for his role in <a href="https://www.sansebastianfestival.com/2017/sections_and_films/official_selection/7/650815/in">Pororoca</a> directed by Constantin Popescu. </p> <p>He plays a desperate father who’s lost his daughter in a park and whose marriage then falls apart.</p>