The 30th Goya Awards, granted by the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, were announced yesterday. Five Spanish films presented at the last edition of the San Sebastian Festival landed awards in 11 categories.
Truman was the big winner of the night with five awards: Best Film, Best Director (Cesc Gay), Best Original Screenplay (Cesc Gay and Tomás Aragay), Best Leading Actor (Ricardo Darin) and Best Supporting Actor (Javier Cámara). As you will recall, Truman competed in the Official Selection at the last edition of the San Sebastian Festival, winning the Best Actor Award for Ricardo Darin and Javier Cámara.
The film by Paula Ortiz, La novia (The Bride), which had its world premiere in the Zabaltegi section, received the Goyas for Best Supporting Actress (Luisa Gavasa) and Best Cinematography.
For its part, El desconocido (Retribution) by Dani de la Torre, presented in the Velodrome, carries off the Goyas for Best Editing and Best Sound.
Irene Escolar wins the Best New Actress Goya, the section in which she competed for her part in Un otoño sin Berlín (An Autumn Without Berlin) opening film of the Zinemira section directed by Lara Izagirre.
El Clan (The Clan), the film by Pablo Trapero screened in the Pearls section following its premiere at the Venice Festival, bagged the Best Spanish Language Foreign Film.
Lastly, Daniel Guzmán’s film A cambio de nada (Nothing in Return), the big winner at the last Malaga Festival programmed in Made in Spain, carried off the Best New Director and Best New Actor (Miguel Herrán) Awards.