Fri. Sep 30th, 2022

Austrian director Ulrich Seidl canceled his visit to the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festival after receiving accusations of exploitation of minors in the filming of “Sparta”, his latest film which will hold its world premiere at the event and will compete for the Golden Shell.

“I realized that my presence at the ‘premiere’ could overshadow the film’s reception,” the filmmaker said in a statement released this Saturday by the Filmin platform, which acquired the distribution rights.

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