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Our Newsflashes provide daily updates on the media repercussion enjoyed by the films selected for the different Festival sections and the list of professional activities scheduled for the following day. Newsflashes are sent out to all industry professionals accredited.


‘Plunges you into the skin, head, heart, explosive anxious state, fear and uncertainty of a group of police officers who, following irresponsible and unclear orders, must remove thirty people from a house where they have gathered together to prevent their eviction’. Carlos Boyero, El País


‘A first-rate product (…), that makes you want to scream for more’. Oti R. Marchante, ABC


‘The private and public spheres, personal and professional experiences, the faults of a society torn apart by corruption, police misconduct, institutional power and double-edged comradeship are strung together and expressed through multiple narrative layers’. Ricardo Aldarondo, El Diario Vasco

‘Kawase’s latest film uses a psychoanalytic and poetic journey to make a profound and honest reflection’. Mikel Zumeta, Berria


‘One of the best films from the Japanese director [Naomi Kawase] in a long time’. Nando Salvà, El Periódico

‘Plunging the viewer straight into Tallahassee’s family court, this questioning, challenging film will travel to wherever fine and nuanced cinema is celebrated’. Fionnuala Halligan, Screen Daily

Beginning is graced by a potent lead performance from Ia Sukhitashvili who conveys the myriad emotions of woman at the mercy of a cruel world and enduring a life tossed from serenity to distress, obedience to emancipation’. Allan Hunter, Screen Daily

‘An imperfect but glassily compelling study of obsessive, finally debilitating desire that honors its source with an unblinking female gaze’. Guy Lodge, Variety

‘Colouristic, alive and joyful guilty pleasure orchestrated by Nacho Álvarez to songs by Raffaella Carrà’. Alfonso Rivera, Cineuropa

‘Subverts, stirs up, old ways of filming and walking the border between Mexico and the USA’.  Begoña del Teso, El Diario Vasco

‘Has one of the most beautiful, convincing and defining endings of all the films at SSIFF 68’.  Begoña del Teso, El Diario Vasco

‘David Gómez Sañudo shows great mastery, sensitivity and depth in his first foray into feature-length film’. Alfonso Rivera, Cineuropa

‘Hong Sang-soo remains a master of capturing simple, mostly inconsequential conversations with ease’. Mikel G. Gurpegui, El Diario Vasco

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