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‘The Realm,’ ‘Champions,’ Cruz and Bardem Among Spanish Academy Goya Nominations

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Madrid — Spain’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the nominees for the 33rdedition of the Goya Awards, to be held at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones in Sevilla on Feb. 2, 2019.

Leading the pack with 13 nominations is Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ultra-current political thriller “The Realm,” which impressed in San Sebastian’s main competition. The film is produced by Spain’s Tornasol and Atresmedia Cine and co-produced by Le Pacte and Mondex Cie out of France.

Spain’s foreign-language Oscar submission “Champions” scored an impressive 11 nominations of its own. The heartwarming dramedy about a special needs basketball team was a breakout hit at the Spanish box office this year, grossing €18.5 million ($21.4 million Usd) for Universal Pictures Intl. Spain.

It would hardly be a Goya Awards ceremony without one of Spain’s big three export acting talents – Banderas, Bardem or Cruz – and this year two are likely to be in attendance,
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'The Realm' and 'Champions' lead Goya 2019 nominations

'The Realm' and 'Champions' lead Goya 2019 nominations
Cannes opener Everybody Knows scores eight nominations.

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s political thriller The Realm led the Goya nominations from the Spanish Film Academy with 13 nods including for best film director, actor and original screenplay. It was closely followed by Javier Fesser’s hit comedy Champions with 11 nominations.

Asghar Farhadi’s Cannes opener Everybody Knows garnered eight nominations, including for best film, best actress for Penélope Cruz and best actor for Javier Bardem.

Fesser’s comedy is the most successful Spanish film by far at the local box office this year with a gross of $22m. Produced by Peliculas Pendleton, Movistar+ and Morena Films,
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‘I Am the Night’: Patty Jenkins’ Miniseries to Have Its World Premiere at AFI Fest

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AFI Fest has added another world premiere to its slate: “I Am the Night,” the upcoming limited series from “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins. Following the true-life story of a woman named Fauna Hodel who was given away at birth and began looking into her own past as a teenager, it joins Chuck Lorre’s “The Kominsky Method” as the Hollywood festival’s only TV programming. Chris Pine and India Eisley star in the limited series from TNT.

AFI Fest has also announced its Special Screenings, Cinema’s Legacy, and Midnight lineups; among the most buzzed-about selections are Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma,” Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite,” “Brady Corbet’s “Vox Lux,” David Robert Mitchell’s “Under the Silver Lake,” and Paweł Pawlikowski’s “Cold War.”

This year’s festival runs from November 8–15. Here are all the newly announced titles, with official synopses straight from the festival:

Special Screenings

The Cold
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Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem on their on-screen troubles in Everybody Knows – Tiff Premiere

  • HeyUGuys
Everybody Knows (Original Title: Todos lo saben) premiered at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival in Canada. It is written and directed by Asghar Farhadi.

The film stars real life husband and wife Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz as well as Ricardo Darín, Bárbara Lennie, Inma Cuesta, Eduard Fernández, Carla Campra, Elvira Mínguez, Sara Sálamo and Ramón Barea.

Dave Sztypuljak was on the red carpet and spoke to the stars about the process of adaptation, and how Farhadi worked with the actors to heighten the drama of the film.

Everybody Knows is released on the 8th of March, 2019 in the UK.

Everybody Knows Tiff Premiere Interviews

Plot:

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister’s wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

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22nd Mar del Plata Film Festival Awards - 2007 The 22nd Mar del Plata Film Festival Award was held between Mar-8-18, 2007. The 22nd Mar del Plata Film Festival Award winners were announced on Mar. 18, 2007. Directed by Cesc Gay, Fiction tells the story of a film director who, while resting at a friends home in a small mountain village, meets a violin player with whom he develops a delusional relationship. Gay and Tomás Aragay penned the screenplay. In the cast: Eduard FernándezJavier CámaraMontse Germán, Carmen Pla, Ágata Roca Official Competition Golden Astor for Best feature FICCIÓ (Spain, directed by Cesc Gay) Special Mention Jardins En Automne (France-Italy-Russia, directed by Otar Iosseliani) Silver Astor for Best Director (tie) Marina Spada (Come l´ombra, Italy) Hong Sang-soo (Woman on the Beach, South Korea) Silver Astor for Best Actress Sandra HÜLLER (Madonnas, Germany-Switzerland-Belgium, directed by María Speth) Silver Astor for Best Actor Carlos Resta (La Peli,
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Truman Movie Review

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Truman Movie Review
Truman Film Rise Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B+ Director: Cese Gay Written by: Cese Gay, Tomas Aragay Cast: Ricardo Darín, Javier Cámara, Dolores, Fonzi, Eduard Fernandez, Alex Brendemuhl Screened at: Critics’ link, NYC, 3/11/17 Opens: April 7, 2017 When H.R. Haldeman, President Richard Nixon’s chief of staff, was diagnosed with cancer, he refused […]

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'A Monster Calls' tops Goya nominations in Spain

Bayona’s film scoops 12 nods, followed closely by ‘Smoke And Mirrors’ and ‘The Fury Of A Patient Man’.

The 2017 Goya award nominations were announced in Madrid today (December 14) by actors Natalia de Molina and Javier Cámara, Goya winners last year with Food And Shelter and Truman respectively. The ceremony for the 31st edition of the awards will be held on February 4.

J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls, which tops the box office so far in Spain this year with $27.6m (€25.9m), leads the nominations with 12 nods including best film, best director for Bayona, best adapted screenplay (for Patrick Ness who wrote the adaptation of his own novel), best supporting actress for Sigourney Weaver, best music, best cinematography, best production design and art direction. Bayona is currently in Hawaii preparing Jurassic World 2.

Two thrillers, a popular genre in Spanish cinema, scored 11 each. Smoke And Mirrors, by Alberto Rodríguez, big winner at the 2015 edition of the Goyas with Marshland
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I Am Not Madame Bovary takes Golden Shell in San Sebastian by Amber Wilkinson - 2016-09-25 10:47:45

I Am Not Madame Bovary

Feng Xiaogang's I Am Not Madame Bovary won the Golden Seashell at the San Sebastian Film Festival. The film about a woman who takes on the Chinese legal system also saw star Fan Bingbing named best actress.

It was a good night for Asian directors, as Korean filmmaker Hang Sang-soo took home the Silver Shell for Best Director for his romantic comedy about a jealous painter Yourself And Yours.

There were also prizes for homegrown talent, as Isabel Peña and Rodrigo Sorogoyen won the Jury Prize for Best Screenplay for tense Spanish thriller May God Save Us (Que Dios Nos Perdone) and veteran Spanish star Eduard Fernández was named best actor for Smoke And Mirrors (El Hombre De Las Mil Caras).

Pepe San Martin's Lgbt family drama Rara won the Horizontes Award, while the New Directors prize went to Sofia Exarchou for Park about teenagers,
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San Sebastián: China's 'I Am Not Madame Bovary' wins Golden Shell

Debuts The Winter and The Giant, share the special jury prize; Hong Sang-soo wins Silver Shell for best director.

The San Sebastián International Film Festival (Sept 16-24) awards ceremony had a marked Asian flavour last night [24].

Feng Xiaogang’s I Am Not Madame Bovary - the social satire about a woman seeking to restore honour after a bitter divorce - won the Golden Shell for best film at the 64th edition of the festival.

I Am Not Madame Bovary, which had previously won the fipresci prize in Toronto, also earned Chinese star Fan Bingbing the Silver Shell in San Sebastián for best actress.

South Korea’s director Hong Sang-soo won the Silver Shell for best director for the love story Yourself And Yours.

The Special Jury Prize was shared between the Argentinian-French coproduction The Winter, a contemporary western set in a remote area in Patagonia by first time director Emiliano Torres, and the Swedish-Danish
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‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Tops San Sebastian Festival Winners

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‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Tops San Sebastian Festival Winners
The 64th San Sebastian Film Festival, which ran from September 16 to 24, closed out its celebrations by announcing its winners on Saturday night. The top prize, known as the Golden Shell, was awarded to Feng Xiaogang’s drama “I Am Not Madame Bovary.” Its lead, Fan Bingbing, also took home the Best Actress award that night.

“I have a lot of experience and a lot of habits. These habits can cage you. When I started this film, I tried to set these habits aside and try to work as if it were my directorial debut and do something courageous. I knew it was very risky,” Feng said, per The Hollywood Reporter. “I didn’t know if it was the right thing to do, but today the San Sebastian Film festival gave me the answer with this prize for the best film.”

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Film Factory boards '1898, Our Last Men In The Philippines'

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Film Factory boards '1898, Our Last Men In The Philippines'
Exclusive: Salvador Calvo is currently filming the historical adventure about the final days of a Spanish colony in the Philippines.

Film Factory has been talking to worldwide buyers here about new slate addition 1898, Our Last Men In The Philippines.

Enrique Cerezo (Witching & Bitching, My Big Night) is producing the historical adventure and director Salvador Calvo is currently shooting in Guinea, the Philippines and the Canary Islands.

1898, Our Last Men In The Philippines recounts the final days of the Spanish Empire’s last colony as 50 soldiers in the Philippines barricade themselves inside a church and resist a force of native Tagalogs for nearly a year.

Javier Gutiérrez stars with Luis Tosar, Álvaro Cervantes, Eduard Fernández, Karra Elejalde, and Ricardo Gómez. Alejandro Hernández wrote the screenplay.

“I plan on making an action-adventure movie with great characters,” said Calvo. “A movie like those of the old school, the ones that invited you into the theatre to escape reality for a couple
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Truman Movie Review

  • ShockYa
Truman Movie Review
Title: Truman Director: Cesc Gay Starring: Ricardo Darin, Javier Camara, Eduard Fernandez, Javier Gutierrez, Jose Luis Gomez, Elvira Minguez, Oriol Pla, Dolores Fonzi. Spanish filmmaker Cesc Gay with wistful delicacy tells the story of Julian (Ricardo Darin), affected by a terminal cancer, as he prepares to face his final curtain. ‘Truman’ begins with Julian meeting his old time friend Tomas (Javier Camara), who comes to visit him from Canada to enjoy a final reunion. Tomas accompanies Julian to all the “errands” that a departing person should be doing, from choosing the urn where his ashes will rest, to visiting his son in Amsterdam for his birthday, and most importantly seek [ Read More ]

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Spain focus: hot projects, big-name draws

Among the most anticipated Spanish productions of the year are a Paleolithic period drama, the new Almodovar and a regal role for Penelope Cruz.A Monster Calls

Dir Ja Bayona

A Monster Calls completes Bayona’s trilogy exploring motherhood, after The Orphanage and The Impossible. Patrick Ness has adapted his novel about a boy who seeks refuge in a fantasy world. The English-language film, which shot in Spain and the UK, stars Liam Neeson. It is a Spain-us co-production between Apaches Entertainment with Telecinco Cinema, Peliculas La Trini, Participant Media, River Road Entertainment and Lionsgate. Set for release in the autumn, it will be distributed in Spain by Universal Pictures International, in the Us by Focus and in the UK via eOne.

Contact Lionsgate International: www.lionsgate.com

Abracadabra

Dir Pablo Berger

Berger’s follow-up to Blancanieves again stars Maribel Verdu, this time as a housewife determined to fight the spirit possessing her husband. Set to shoot
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La Zanfona to produce futuristic war thriller 'Shadow Inside'

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The company will follow up its box-office hit Marshland with the $1.9m production.

Seville-based outfit La Zanfona Producciones is set to produce a futuristic film called Shadow Inside (La Sombra Adentro) and a comedy titled Mi Cadida Cofradia, following the success of Alberto Rodriguez’s thriller Marshland, which took close to $10m in Spain last year and has sold well internationally.

Shadow Inside will be set in 2024 and tell the story of six soldiers who survive a Civil War in Spain and escape to a small village where strange things start to happen.

It will be the feature directing debut of Seville-based director David Sainz, who achieved a cult following with his web series Malviviendo and TV movie Obra 67. Sainz’s company Diffferent (sic) Entertainment will co-produce.

“We are looking to shoot Shadow Inside next year in Seville and the budget will be €1.8m [$1.9m] euros,” Gervasio Iglesias, head of La Zanfona, told ScreenDaily
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Emily Watson to receive San Sebastian honour

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Emily Watson to receive San Sebastian honour
British actress to receive career award; festival guest list includes Tom Hiddleston, Ellen Page, Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro.

Emily Watson, star of Breaking The Waves, The Book Thief and Everest, is receive the Donostia Award at the 63rd San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept 18-26) in recognition of her 30 years in film.

The British actress will collect the award at a gala on Sept 25 in San Sebastian’s Kursaal Auditorium.

The festival also unveiled some high-profile names and juries for its upcoming edition.

Actors attending include stars of Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise, Sienna Miller, Tom Hiddleston and Luke Evans; Freeheld actress Ellen Page; Sicario stars Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro; Tim Roth, at the festival with 600 Miles and Chronic; Louise Bourgoin, star of The White Knights; and Karin Viard and Isabelle Carré from 21 nuits avec Pattie.

Filmmakers in attendance include Pablo Agüero (Eva Doesn’t Sleep), Laurie Anderson (Heart of a Dog), Scott Cooper ([link
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San Sebastian reveals competition films

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Spanish-language titles from Pablo Agüero, Asier Altuna, Cesc Gay among line-up.Scroll down for line-up

The San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept 18 – 26) this morning announced an array of Spanish-language titles set to compete at the festival, including new films from Pablo Agüero, Asier Altuna, Cesc Gay, Marc Recha, Federico Veiroj and Agustí Villaronga, all of which will play in Official Competition.

Gay’s Truman, starring Ricardo Darin and Javier Cámara, revolves around the relationship between two friends - accompanied by a faithful dog - who share an intense few days, while Marc Recha’s latest Un Dia Perfecte Per Volar, starring his son Roc and Sergi López, charts the story of a boy trying to fly a kite made by his father.

Aguero’s drama Eva No Duerme explores political turmoil in Argentina through the life of an expert in charge of embalming iconic politician Evita Peron.

As anonunced this morning in Madrid, Imanol Uribe’s [link
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San Seb reveals Spanish line-up

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San Seb reveals Spanish line-up
Alberto Rodríguez, Carlos Vermut, Jon Garaó and Jm Goneada will premiere their new titles.

The 62nd San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept 19-27) has revealed the three Spanish titles that will compete for the Golden Shell at this year’s event.

Filmmaker Alberto Rodríguez will screen Marshland (La isla mínima), a thriller set in post-Franco Spain about the disappearance of two teenage girls that combines dark thriller elements with the trauma of a country freshly out of a dictatorship. José Antonio Félez (Cousinhood, Family United) produces.

Carlos Vermut hit big with his self-produced debut, Diamond Flash, a personal film about a mysterious superhero.

His second feature, Magical Girl, is more mainstream and tells the story of an unemployed father who will do anything to buy his daughter her dream dress. Legendary actor José Sacristán is cast in the film, which deals with the current economic crisis impacting Spain.

A surprise came with the selection of Loreak - the Basque
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Nyff 2011: The Skin I Live In Movie Review

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Nyff 2011: The Skin I Live In Movie Review
Title: The Skin I Live In Directed By: Pedro Almodóvar Starring: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suárez, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes, Bárbara Lennie, Eduard Fernández, Roberto Álamo Ever since the release of the film’s trailer, it’s been quite apparent that The Skin I Live In doesn’t play by the industry’s standard rules of story telling. While this is generally a stellar characteristic in terms of innovation, it also runs the risk of, well, being confusing. The Skin I Live In isn’t too tough to follow, but the storyline does delve into some elements particularly deeply and glosses over others, and while this recipe might work for some, for others it...
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Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In movie clips. Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya star

New clips from Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suárez, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes, Bárbara Lennie, Roberto Álamo, Fernando Cayo and Eduard Fernández, star in the Sony Pictures Classics' drama helmed and scripted by Almodóvar, based on the novel by Thierry Jonquet. The Skin I Live In can be seen at the Toronto Film Festival on September 11th and opens in limited U.S. theaters on October 14th. Pic was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival's Palm d'Or prize and we have 4 clips in standard and high definition up for your viewing pleasure. Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault.
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Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In movie clips. Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya star

New clips from Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suárez, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes, Bárbara Lennie, Roberto Álamo, Fernando Cayo and Eduard Fernández, star in the Sony Pictures Classics' drama helmed and scripted by Almodóvar, based on the novel by Thierry Jonquet. The Skin I Live In can be seen at the Toronto Film Festival on September 11th and opens in limited U.S. theaters on October 14th. Pic was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival's Palm d'Or prize and we have 4 clips in standard and high definition up for your viewing pleasure. Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault.
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