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In the City of Sylvia

En la ciudad de Sylvia

Directed by José Luis Guerín
Spain, 2007
Avant-Garde, Romance


Thirty years after Buñuel’s last work, his fellow countryman José Luis Guerín comes up with a new, acclaimed, sensual film also about “that obscure object of desire”, as a young painter arrives in Strasbourg in search of a woman who bewitched him 6 years earlier.

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In the City of Sylvia
Directed by José Luis Guerín

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2007 | Golden Lion

Toronto International Film Festival

2007 | Visions

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2008 | Kings & Aces

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2007 | Made in Spain

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