This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children.Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ...
It starts with an audacious robbery of a cash-for-gold store in Madrid by a gang dressed in disguises ranging from Jesus Christ to Spongebob Squarepants, and gets progressively more demented as it continues. At weekends especially, dinner may not start until midnight, and carousing can go on all the way until sunrise.
Overall it feels liberal and tolerant – it’s the only film festival I’ve visited where bowls of free condoms and lubricant were laid out in the media facilities area.
Compared with major festivals like Cannes, Venice, Toronto and London, San Sebastian is a minor event in the film calendar. It’s not exactly leisurely, but it’s far from frenetic; unlike Cannes or Toronto, you don’t feel anxious, run off your feet or constantly fretting you may be missing a better film in another part of town.
But this enchanting coastal city in northern Spain, halfway between Bilbao and the French border, is a firm favourite with festivalgoers – who keep coming back. All the cinema venues are within 10 minutes walk of each other, so it’s comfortable and easy to take in three movies a day, and that’s what most festivalgoers happily do.
That leads to Carrie getting kidnapped by the main Hezbollah guy in Berlin — who turns out to be a bitter old acolyte of Abu Nazir who lost his own son to CIA forces.
Secondly, Carrie’s former mentor, Saul Berenson, travels to Berlin to manage a documents leak — think Edward Snowden — that implicates German intelligence in illegally spying on their own citizens.
She released See You on the Ice, a pop-rock album, in 2012.
She was in a relationship with Sebastian Koch, her Black Book co-star. After their split, she began dating actor Guy Pearce, with whom she had a son on August 29th, 2016.
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