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San Sebastián: Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño Discuss Basque Period-Drama ‘Giant’

SAN SEBASTIAN — San Sebastián has long been one of Europe’s largest and most prestigious festivals for films from all over the world. Countless countries have brought films to the Bay of Biscay’s shores, but it’s always a unique treat when something truly home-grown screens. This year, local boys Aitor Arregi and Jon Garaño are world-premiering their Basque-based period drama, beginning in 1836,  “Giant” in  main competition, becoming only the third Basque-language feature ever to achieve such a berth.

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