The 29th Edition of Goya Film Awards in Madrid


Last Saturday night took place the 29th edition of the Goya Film Awards in Madrid. Málaga born actor, Antonio Banderas, was presented with this years ‘Goya of Honour’ for long service to the Spanish film industry. And the biggest winner on the night was La isla mínima (English title: Marshland) which won ten Goyas, among them best actor, Javier Gutiérrez, director and film. The Award Ceremony lasted too long for my taste. The rest of the winners were:

Best European Film: Ida, directed by Pawel Pawlikowsky (Poland)

Best Costume Design: Fernando García, La isla mínima

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: José Quetglas, Carmen Veinat y Pedro Rodríguez ‘Pedatri’, Musarañas

Best New Actress: Nerea Barros, La isla mínima

Best Editing: Jose M.G.Moyano, La isla mínima

Best Production Design: Pepe Domínguez, La isla mínima

Best Sound: Marc Orts, Oriol Tarragó y Sergio Burmann, El Niño

Best Cinematography: Álex Catalán, La isla mínima

Best Short.Film Animation: Juan y la nube, by Giovanni Maccelli

Best Short-Film Documentary: Walls (Si estas paredes hablasen), by Miguel López Beraza

Best Shot-Film Fiction: Café para llevar, by Patricia Font

Best Supporting Actor: Karra Elejalde, Ocho apellidos vascos

Goya of Honour: Antonio Banderas

Best New Director: Carlos Marques-Marcet, 10.000 Km

Best Special Effects: Guillermo Orbe y Raúl Romanillos, El Niño

Best Supporting Actress: Carmen Machi, Ocho apellidos vascos

Best Original Score: Julio de la Rosa, La isla mínima

Best Original Song: ‘Niño sin miedo’, El Niño, de David Santisteban, India Martínez y Riki Rivera.

Best New Actor: Dani Rovira, Ocho apellidos vascos

Best Adapted Screenplay: Claro García, Cristóbal Ruiz y Javier Fesser, Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo

Best Original Screenplay: Alberto Rodríguez y Rafael Cobos, La isla mínima

Best Animation Film: Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo

Best Production Manager: Edmon Roch y Toni Novella, El Niño

Best Iberoamerican Film: Relatos salvajes, by Damián Szifron (Argentina-España)

Best Documentary: Paco de Lucía: la búsqueda, by Anxo Rodríguez Rodríquez y Lucía Sánchez Varela.

Best Lead Actor: Javier Gutiérrez, La isla mínima

Best Lead Actress: Bárbara Lennie, Magical Girl

Best Director: Alberto Rodríguez, La isla mínima

Best Film: La isla mínima, Mikel Lejarza, José Antonio Félez y Gervasio Iglesisas (Antena 3 Films, Atipica Films, SlL. Y Sacromonte Films, S.L.)

Read more at the Official Website here.

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2 thoughts on “The 29th Edition of Goya Film Awards in Madrid

    1. Hope you’ll have that opportunity soon. Maybe you’ll need to have a bit of a background information about the situation in Spain in the early 80s, i.e. the early days of the new democracy.

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