LOS CABOS FILM FESTIVAL CONFIRMS CAROL AND REMEMBER IN ITS GALAS PROGRAM AND ANNOUNCES THE FILMS OF WORLD HIGHLIGHTS PROGRAM

Los Cabos International Film Festival announces two films from its Galas Program: Carol by the American director, Todd Haynes, and Remember by the Canadian director, Atom Egoyan, as well as the films of the World Highlights program.

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“…even high expectations don’t quite prepare you for the startling impact of Carol an exquisitely drawn, deeply felt love story that teases out every shadow and nuance of its characters” Justin Chang. Variety

The Festival will hold the Gala Screening of Carol as a Latin American Premiere. This film had its world premiere at Cannes Film Festival; the performance of the main characters received a standing ovation, where Rooney Mara won the award for Best Actress. Likewise Todd Haynes won the Canne’s Queer Palm for his sublime work of the 1952’s love story narrated by Patricia Highsmith (Stangers on a train, 1950; The Talented Mr. Ripley, 1955, etc.) on her novel, The Price of Salt.

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“… a 10-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival, accompanying the screening of Atom Egoyan’s Remember”. Nancy Tartaglione. Deadline

Atom Egoyan’s Remember will have its Mexican premiere at Los Cabos Film Festival. This film was part of Venice Film Festival’s competition, and won the Vittorio Veneto Award. Featuring an extraordinary performance by Christopher Plummer, who plays a sick widower who leaves his nursing home to take vengeance on the Nazi commander who killed his family 70 years earlier,Remember shines a spotlight on Canadian talent celebrated in the Festival.

 

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The Festival presents its World Highlights program, a carefully chosen selection of films from different parts of the world, with a curatorship focused on the works that have been acclaimed at the world’s most important film festivals:

The films in this program are:

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“Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling are at the top of their game in this compelling drama of lost love and missed opportunity.” Mark Kermode. The Guardian

45 YEARS
Director: Andrew Haigh (Gladiator, Weekend)
Starring: Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling
Premiered and won the Silver Bear at Berlinale.
UK

 

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“This solid festival title threads historical events throughout the film, and surely stands a shot at becoming Argentina’s Oscar submission with its high-profile producers including Spain’s Almodovar brothers”
Don Fainaru Screen Daily

THE CLAN (Premiere in Mexico)
Director: Pablo Trapero (Carancho, Elefante Blanco, Leonera)
Cast: Antonia Bengoechea, Gastón Cocchiarale and Guillermo Francella
Premiered  and won the Silver Lion at Venice Film Festival.
Argentina

 

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“Four men and one woman serve out a unique form of spiritual punishment.” Scott Foundas. Variety

THE CLUB (Premiere in Mexico)
Director: Pablo Larraín (No, Tony Manero, Post Mortem)
Cast: Roberto Farías, Antonia Zegers  and Alfredo Castro
Premiered and won the Jury Prize at Berlinale.
Chile

 

Los Cabos International Film Festival is proud to present, both to its guests and to the community of Los Cabos, the films selected for this year’s program, which consists of acclaimed films on the festivals circuit, to be shown from November 11th to the 15th.

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