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Juliette Binoche featured on the official poster of San Sebastian Festival
Juliette Binoche featured on the official poster of San Sebastian Festival

Actress Juliette Binoche is featured on the official poster of San Sebastian Festival’s 70th edition, to run from September 16-24, 2022. Winner of an Academy Award for her work in The English Patient (Anthony Minghella, 1996), the French actor will also receive one of this year’s Donostia Awards in recognition of an extensive career which has seen her play almost 75 characters, from power-wielding heroines to fragile beings with historical figures, drama roles and comedy parts along the way.

The award ceremony will be accompanied by the Donostia Award Screening of Both Sides of the Blade (Avec amour et acharnement) (2022), the movie for which Claire Denis won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the last Berlin Festival with a cast featuring Vincent Lindon, Grégoire Colin and Binoche herself.

Dimensión in San Sebastian, commissioned to create this year’s posters, has taken a portrait of Juliette Binoche by photographer Brigitte Lacombe to create the official 70th edition poster.

BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE (AVEC AMOUR ET ACHARNEMENT)
CLAIRE DENIS (FRANCE)
Country(ies) of production: France
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Vincent Lindon, Grégoire Colin

Jean and Sara have been living together for 10 years. When they first met, Sara was living with François. Jean and Sara love each other. One day, Sara sees François in the street. He does not notice her, but she is overcome by the sensation that her life could suddenly change. François gets back in touch with Jean for the first time in years. He suggests they start working together again. From here on, things spiral out of control.

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