San Seb books 'Cleaner,' 'Arctic Tale'


MADRID -- Samuel L. Jackson and Renny Harlin will be on hand at the 55th annual San Sebastian International Film Festival to see their thriller "Cleaner" unspool at the giant-screened Velodrome.

The showing is one of two events the Sept. 20-29 festival has scheduled for the 3,000-seat Velodrome.

Also screening at the Velodrome will be the documentary "Arctic Tale," which illustrates the cycle of life through the epic adventures of a polar bear and a walrus.

A co-production of "March of the Penguins" producer National Geographic Films and Starbucks Entertainment, "Arctic Tale" will be screen in a version dubbed into Basque. Paramount Vantage will distribute the film in the U.S.