The Golden Shell “O corno”, the Paw Patrol with powers and Blanca Suárez, on the billboard

A weekend of premieres brought forward to Wednesday for the festival of October 12, the billboard is filled with diverse proposals, among which “O corno” stands out, winner of the Golden Shell at the 71st Festival de San Sebastián, the new Paw Patrol with powers, or Blanca Suárez’s comic recital in “I have gone viral.”

“O corno”, the first Golden Shell for a Spanish woman

The Basque director Jaione Camborda, who has lived in Galicia for more than fifteen years, premieres her second feature film in theaters, “O corno”, a feminine and rural drama with a naturalistic aesthetic and spirit in which the woman, seen as a mother, companion or accomplice, grows before the possible life in the years before Franco’s death.

Set in the Illa de Arousa, “O corno” tells the story of María (the first film role of the dancer Janet Novás), a woman who makes a living collecting shellfish, and also the matron who assists all the women in her family. people, whom he helps with special dedication and care.

“I have gone viral”, Blanca Suárez, “La Loca del airplane”

The Madrid actress is the protagonist of “I Have Been Viral,” directed by Jorge Coira, a tailor-made comedy that is based on a real event that went viral a few years ago: A wife discovered an infidelity by using her husband’s cell phone while he slept on a long-haul flight, which sparked a fight that forced the plane to land.

Mabel thus becomes #lalocadelavion around the world, which costs her her job, personal relationships, home and privacy; While she fights to recover what she has lost, she meets Berto (Enric Auquer) and returns to live with her father (Miguel Rellán) and her brother (Daniel Fez).

“Paw Patrol: The Super Movie”, dogs with superpowers

Cal Brunker directs “Paw Patrol: The Super Movie”, the new animated film based on the popular 2013 children’s television series where Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble and Skye gain superpowers that transform them into the Mighty Super Pups. something that for Skye, the smallest of the team, is a dream come true.

Paul B. Preciado and Virginia Wolf: “Orlando, my political biography”

In 1928, Virginia Woolf published “Orlando”, the first novel in which the main character changes sex in the middle of the story. A century later, the philosopher Paul B. Preciado decides to show in a documentary the letter he wrote to Virginia Woolf to inform her that her Orlando has come out of her book and is leading a life that she would never have imagined.

“The Colonists”: The indigenous genocide in Tierra del Fuego

Directed by Chilean Felipe Gálvez, “The Colonists” tells the true story of a powerful landowner, José Menéndez, (played by Alfredo Castro, one of the best actors in America) who commissions three of his men to open a route for his sheep towards the Atlantic Ocean through Patagonia.

What appears to be an administrative expedition turns into a violent hunt for Selk’nam, the natives of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, which led to the extinction of that population.

“Sound of Freedom”: Tim Ballard, against child sex trafficking

Directed by Alejandro Monteverde and starring Jim Caviezel and Mira Sorvino, “Sound of Freedom” tells the true story of Tim Ballard, a former United States Homeland Security agent who, just 10 years ago, left everything to fight against trafficking. sexual relations of children.

This disturbing thriller premiered in the United States on July 4 and its box office already exceeds $185 million in revenue.

“On the other side of the river and among the trees”, Paula Ortiz and Heminway

Directed by Paula Ortiz with a script by Peter Flannery based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, “On the other side of the river and between the trees” is shot in black and white with Javier Aguirresarobe as cinematographer.

The action takes place in Italy, after World War II, when an American army colonel (Liev Schreiber) is diagnosed with a terminal illness and decides to move to Venice, where he will spend his last days with a secret love, a young aristocrat.

Álvaro Longoria portrays @brianeitor2002

The producer and director Álvaro Longoria shows the daily life of Brian Albacete, @brianeitor2002, in “The Life of Brianeitor”, a young Andalusian suffering from degenerative muscular atrophy that prevents him from moving any member of his body except two fingers on one hand. Just enough for his intelligence and skill to allow him to be a video game star.

A global phenomenon thanks to social networks, where he is the gamer and streamer of the moment with millions of followers, Brianeitor is also one of the protagonists of the film “CampeoneX”, by Javier Fesser, who was the one who proposed to Longoria to make this documentary.

“Fools”, the Polish Tomasz Wasilewski faces another difficult love

Marlena (62 years old) and Tomasz (42) live happily in a house on the coast, wrapped in their own world, but their cozy existence is altered by Marlena’s decision to bring home her sick son.

Six years after winning the Silver Bear for best screenplay at the Berlinale with “United States of Love,” Polish filmmaker Tomasz Wasilewski returns with “Insensatos,” where he once again addresses the theme of a difficult love in its final days.

“Fauna”, search for a vaccine and take care of flocks in a pandemic

The Spanish documentary “Fauna”, by the Catalan director Pau Faus, manages to harmonize two seemingly disconnected worlds, that of a shepherd who lives with his flocks near Barcelona (Spain), with the research against the clock of scientists fighting against covid-19 at the height of the pandemic.

While the pastor watches his job disappear, scientists are busier than ever researching the vaccine.

By Nadeem Faisal Baiga