SITGES 55th Int Filmfestival
Susanne is honored to be part of this year’s jury / official competition of the 55th Int Fantastic Film Festival of Calalonia. William Lustig, Mariana Enriquez, Christophe Mercier and Heidi Honeycutt will also serve.
Born in 1968 as the 1st International Week of Fantasy and Horror Movies, today the Festival is an essential rendezvous for movie lovers and audiences eager to come into contact with new tendencies and technologies applied to horror and fantastic film cinema.
SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia is the number one fantasy film festival in the world, both for its seniority and for its media and industrial impact. With a solid track record, the event offers in the fantastic cinema from around the world a stimulating framework for meetings, exhibitions, presentations, and projections.
Sitges is proud to have received to receive visits from top-level movie stars, directors and producers like David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, George A. Romero, Cameron Diaz, Ed Harris, Tilda Swinton, Peter Weir, Viggo Mortensen, Terry Gilliam, John Landis, Joe Dante, Zoë Bello, Dino de Laurentii, Takashi Miike, Wim Wenders, Tony Curtis, David Cronenberg, Álex de la Iglesia, Vanessa Redgrave, Darren Aronofsky, John Woo, Park Chan-Wook, Johnnie To, Paul Naschy, Ray Liotta, Jon Voight, Sam Raimi, Robert Englund, Mira Sorvino, Santiago Segura, Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, Guillermo del Toro, Kim Ki Duk, William Friedkin, Susan Sarandon, among others from the long list of people who, edition after edition, constitutes a real claim for the audience and the media.
Every year, the town of Sitges prepares for its annual meeting with fans of fantastic, the industry and the press. The Festival combines the best genre cinema of the moment with a look at films that have traced the history of fantastic, as well as adding tributes to film personalities with a special connection to fantastic.