Argentina, 1985 is a candidate for the Goya

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Argentina, 1985directed by Santiago Miter and co-starring Ricardo DarinPeter Lanzani and Alejandra Fletchner, was one of five Goya nominees for best Ibero-American film.

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The film, which passed the barrier of one million admissions in Argentine cinemas, will compete in this category with 1976 (Chile), by Manuela Martelli; The pack (Colombia), by Andrés Ramírez Pulido; Fire night (Mexico), by Tatiana Huezo; Y utama (Bolivia), by Alejandro Loayza Grisi.

The film stars Darín as prosecutor Julio César Strassera in this story that recreates the battle of civil justice against the military high command of the dictatorship, in the Trial of the Juntas.

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official raceby Argentines Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, has a nomination, for best cinematography, for Arnau Valls Colomer.

The 2023 Goya Awards gala will take place on February 11 in Seville and will honor longtime 90-year-old Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura with the Academy’s Goya of Honor in recognition of his long and active professional career.

Saura is the director of award-winning films such as Oh Carmela! or Carmenand has just presented his documentary the walls speak at the 70th San Sebastian International Film Festival.

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The film like beastsby director Rodrigo Sorogoyen, a rural story that chronicles the tensions of a French couple with the inhabitants of the Galician town where they have settled, leads the fight for the Goya Awards with 17 nominations, the Academy of Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday of Spain.

“It’s a very good year for Spanish cinema,” Sorogoyen told public television, TVE, after uncovering all of his nominations.

The film will be measured in the category of best film with model 77, a prison drama that garnered 16 nominations. Its director, Alberto Rodríguez, was very excited. “You lose count (nominations) with such joy,” he told the media.

Together with them, two stories of motherhood, the maternala focus on teenage pregnancy, and five little wolvesAlauda Ruiz de Azúa’s first film about a first-time mother and the evolution of her family ties.

“The ‘lobitos’ team and I are very happy,” said the new director ahead of her film’s 11 nominations.

Finally, one of the most critically acclaimed creations this year, rounds out the pool of Best Picture nominees. alcarràs, by Carla Simón, with 11 nominations. The feature film, which includes the family chronicle of a saga of farmers grappling with the last harvest, is the Spanish candidate for the Hollywood Oscars, where Argentina, 1985 it was sent from our country.

This production also monopolizes three nominations for its revelation actors in its cast, chosen among the city’s residents. The interpretations are in Catalan, spoken in this town in the province of Lleida in northwest Spain.

In the award for leading actor they compete with Luis Tosar, nominated again for in the margins to the statuette who has already won 3 times, the French actor Denis Ménochet, who gives life to the husband of the marriage of Ace Beasts; Nacho Sanchez by manticoreand two interpreters of model 77: Javier Gutiérrez and Miguel Herrán.

Laia Costa, who plays the new mother who drives the story of five little wolvesis one of the names that sounds the most to obtain the Goya for best actress, to which the French Marina Foïs also aspires, for like beasts; Anna Castillo, per wild sunflowers; Barbara Lennie, per God’s Crooked Lines and Vicky Luengo, per mackerel.

International award-winning actress Penélope Cruz will compete for supporting actress for her role in in the marginsfilm by actor and director Juan Diego Botto (born in Argentina), nominated for best new director.

Together with her, other great names of Spanish cinema such as Carmen Machi, Susi Sánchez, fighting mother five little wolves– and Ángela Cervantes will try to win the Goya for supporting actress.

For the first year, the academy went from 4 to 5 applicants for each of the categories.


Source: Clarin

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