Gijón unveils part of line-up

Article published on Nov. 3, 2009
Article published on Nov. 3, 2009
The 47th Gijón International Film Festival, which as usual champions bold and contemporary films, is warming up. Although there is still over a month before the start of the event, to be held from November 19-28, several titles in the Official Selection have already been revealed.
These include Soul Kitchen by Fatih Akin, who will be the subject of a retrospective; Bobbie Paunescu’s Romanian film Francesca; French titles Welcome [trailer] by Philippe Lioret, The French Kissers [trailer] by Riad Sattouf, and The King of Escape [trailer] by Alain Guiraudie; João Pedro Rodrigues’ Portuguese title To Die Like A Man; Uruguayan director Álvaro Brechner’s debut work Bad Day To Go Fishing, co-produced by Spain; Japanese title Wakaranai; and US film Humpday.

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