Everything ready for the Goya awards

Goya awards

The most important night for Spanish cinema is here. On February 3, the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel will serve as the stage for the XXXII edition of the Goya awards. The nominees are ready and the red carpet is set. At home, many already prepare popcorn, to enjoy a tribute from the cinema, for the cinema.

Joaquín Reyes and Ernesto Sevilla they relieve Dani Rovira, who after three galas in a row playing host, has decided to step aside. The humorists of Albacete have promised a fun gala, with a lot of absurd humor and far from politics.

In the same way, they have assured that they will seek print faster speed to show. As a joke, they have pointed out that a winner who extends himself in his speech of thanks, will be silenced with a pressure hose.


The sex scandals that have plagued the Hollywood film industry have also had an impact in Spain. The animators, as well as the directive of the Academy, have indicated that women will be the stars of the night.

Although there is nothing "official" prepared, more than one comment is expected. Which has been very common in the current awards season. And it is that today, there is no place in the world where this topic is not discussed.

The nominees

big, by Jon Garaño and Aitor Arregi, tops the list of films competing in the XXXII edition of the Goya Awards. Bookseller, by Isabel Coixet with and Verano 1993 by Carla Simón, complete the podium of the “favorites”. The other two titles to aspire to take the achievement to the best Picture consist of The author, by Manuel Martín Cuenca and Veronicaby Paco Plaza.

Isabel Coixet by Bookseller y Manuel Martin Cuenca by The author, lead the nominees for the Best Direction. The list is completed Paco Square by Veronica y the pair Jon Garaño-Aitor Arregi by big.

Sergio G. Sanchez for him Marrowbene secret y Carla Simón by Verano 1993, will compete in the category of Best New Direction. The Javier Ambrossi-Javier Calvo duo by The call, and Louis Stairs by I do not know how to say goodbye, they close the list of applicants.

Actors and actresses: the stars of the night

Regardless of which movie is the winner, the stars of the night at the film awards are the actors. The Goya awards are no exception, so the ladies and gentlemen who lend their skin to the characters are always the most followed.

Maribel Verdu (Abracadabra), Emily Mortimer (Bookseller), Penelope Cruz (Loving Pablo) and Nathalie Poza (I do not know how to say goodbye), aspire to recognition as Best Actress. While Antonio de la Torre (Abracadabra), Javier Gutierrez (The author), Javier Bardem (Loving Pablo) and Andrés Gertrúdix (Die) compete on the male side.

Best Supporting Actress Aspire Bald Oleander (The author), Anna Castillo (The call), Belen Cuesta (The call) and Lola Dueñas (I do not know how to say goodbye). Among the actors competing José Mota (Abracadabra), Antonio de la Torre (The author), David Verdaguen (Verano 1993) and Bill Nighty (The Bookstore).

All the nominated for breakout actress They are: Adriana Paz (The author), Bruna Cusi (Verano 1993), Itziar Castro (Skins) and Sandra Escacena (Veronica). Among the knights aspire Pel Monem (Love), Eneko Sargardoy (big), Eloi Costa (Skins) and Santiago Alverú (selfie).

other categories

Without a script there is no movie. Although not necessarily a good libretto ends up turned into a work of art. This year the films that aspire to the awards Goya in the category of best original screenplay are: Abracadabra, Verano 1993, big y Veronica. While in adapted script they compete The author, Uncertain glory, Bookseller y The call.

At Lóleo Eventos, original music category appear Pascual Gaigne (big), Alberto Iglesias (The range), Alfonso de Vilallonga (Bookseller) and Eugenio Mira (Veronica). Sometimes by José Luis Perales (The author) Y The call by José Miguel Conejo Torres (The call) compete for the original song award. Complete the puzzle Feeling lonely on Sunday afternoon by Alonso Vilallonga (Bookseller) Y Rap Hostile Zone of Roque Baños (Hostile Zone).

For the best animated film produced in Spain during 2017 compete Deep scored by José Soto Gúrpide when we have the information. Too  Nur and the dragon temple by Juan Bautista Berasategi and Tadeo Jones 2 by Eduardo Nieto and David Alonso.

Goya of Honor for Marisa Paredes

Marisa Paredes

Madrid actress Marisa Paredes will be recognized with the Goya Award of Honor. Award given each year by the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain, to historical figures within the Seventh art.

Paredes, although out of the theater, has developed an extensive and successful career in front of the cameras. They are already 70 films of a wide variety of genres, where they have worked with directors such as Roberto Benigni and Fernando Trueba.

In the 1980s he joined the club of the “Almodovar girls”. Under the orders of the La Mancha filmmaker, he starred Far heels and the flower of my desire. He also participated in Between tinieblas, All about my mother, Talk to her y The Skin I Live In.

The Goya awards: the highest fashion event in Spain

In addition to honoring the best of Spanish cinema, The Goya awards also set the standard for fashion. The trends and styles that mark the following months are presented on the red carpet. The pre-show parade is as influential as the catwalks of the Madrid Fashion Week.

Where and when

Presenters the Goya

The tours by the red carpet is ready to start after 20.00 hours next Saturday, February 3. The ceremony is set to begin two hours later. TVE will broadcast for Spain and the world, a gala that generates interest inside and outside our borders.

After this weekend, the Goya Awards will continue to be the hot topic among local moviegoers.. While the lovers of the great television shows, will give their final verdict through social networks, on the performance of the new couple of presenters.

Image sources: Goya Awards / El Periódico / El País

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