The actor Javier Bardem and that San Sebastian Film Festival They have decided together that he will not receive the Donostia Prize this year and will receive it next year at the opening of Zinemaldia, although it will be in 2023.
“The situation of the writers’ and actors’ strike means that the physical awards ceremony could not take place as we would have liked and we want the handover to Javier Bardem to be a great party,” explained the director of the San Sebastián Festival, Jose Luis. Rebordions.
The festival reported through its social networks that “Javier Bardem, Donostia 2023 Award, will include it in the next issue due to the restrictions imposed by the strike called by the Actors Guild of the United States (SAG-AFTRA).
On the other hand, Filmmakers and artists from all over the world have confirmed their presence In San Sebastián he visited, among others, Juliette Binoche, Gabriel Byrne, François Cluzet, Emmanuelle Devos, Griffin Dunne, Aidan Gillen, Mads Mikkelsen, James Norton and Dominic West.
Noah Pritzker, JA Bayona, Isabel Coixet, Michel Franco, Craig Gillespie, Jonathan Glazer, Kitty Green and Todd Haynes will also be in San Sebastián to accompany their latest films. Tran Anh Hung, Tatiana Huezo, Ladj Ly, James Marsh, Cristi Puiu, Valeria Sarmiento, Justine Triet or Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal will also take part.
In Official section, Joaquim Lafosse, who takes part in “Un silence”, will travel with Daniel Auteuil and Emmanuelle Devos; François Cluzet and Vincent Lacoste will travel with the director of Un métier serieux, Thomas Lilti. Xavier Legrand will defend “The Successor” and Robin Campillo, the director of “L’île rouge”, will do so alongside Quim Gutierrez and Nadia Tereszkiewicz.
The festival will also be represented Jonathan Glazer Christian Petzold, Matteo Garrone with the stars of “Io Capitano”, Michel Franco, Nicolaj Arcel and Mads Mikkelsen, or the Australian filmmakers Warwick Thornton (The New Boy) and Craig Gillespie (Dumb Money).