The two big winners of the night at the ceremony of the 28th Goya Awards granted by the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences on 9th February participated in the Official Selection at the San Sebastian Festival: Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados (Living is Easy with Eyes Closed) and Las Brujas de Zugarramurdi (Witching and Bitching), screened out of competition.
Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados carried off 6 Goyas: Best Film, Director (David Trueba), Actor (Javier Cámara), Original Screenplay (David Trueba), New Actress (Natalia de Molina) and Original Music (Pat Metheny).
Las Brujas de Zugarramurdi, screened out of competition, landed 8 Goyas: Art Direction, Costume Design, Editing, Supporting Actress (Terele Pávez), Sound, Production Supervision, Special Effects and Makeup and Hairstyles.
Marian Álvarez won the Goya for Best Actress for her work in La Herida (Wounded), and Fernando Franco, its director, carried off the statue for Best New Director. La Herida won the Special Jury Prize at the last edition of the San Sebastian Festival, and Marian Álvarez the Silver Shell for Best Actress.
Lastly, the Goya for Best Animated Film went to Futbolín (Foosball) and Pau Esteve Birba, who won the Jury Prize for Best Cinematography in San Sebastian, took away the Goya for Best Cinematography for Caníbal (Cannibal).
Further, Minerita, directed by Raúl de la Fuente and presented in the Zinemira Kimuak, section landed the Goya for Best Documentary Short Film and Amour, by Michael Haneke, which was screened in Perlas after having premiered in Cannes 2012, was choosen as Best European Film.