Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona will open the Zabaltegi Pearls section of September’s San Sebastian Festival with Allen in attendance, the film’s Spanish producer Mediapro announced Thursday. Cast members Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall will also be at the fest. The Pearls strand is dedicated to recent fest faves.
Shot in Spain — in Barcelona and Asturias — Vicky world preemed to upbeat reviews at Cannes. Its Spanish preem looks set to become one of the highlights of this year’s fest.