Tuesday, December 18, 2007

XXII Goya Awards Nominations

The award ceremony will be held on January 27th or February 3rd (who knows? But it seems is the first week of February) and yesterday they announced the nominations for the 2008 Goya Awards. Here are some of the nominations.

Best film
El Orfanato (The Orphanage), Juan Antonio Bayona
La Soledad, Jaime Rosales
Las 13 Rosas (13 Roses), Emilio Martínez-Lázaro
Siete Mesas de Billar Francés (Seven French Billiards Tables) Gracia Querejeta

Iciar Bollaín for Mataharis
Emilio Martínez-Lázaro for Las 13 Rosas
Gracia Querejeta for Seven French Billiards Tables
Jaime Rosales for La Soledad

New Director
Juan Antonio Bayona for The Orphanage
Tom Fernández for La Torre de Suso
David and Tristán Ulloa for Pudor
Félix Viscarret for Bajo las Estrellas

Lead Actor
Alfredo Landa for Luz De Domingo
Alvaro de Luna, for El Prado de las Estrellas
Alberto San Juan for Bajo las Estrellas
Tristán Ulloa for Mataharis

Lead Actress
Blanca Portillo for Seven French Billiards Tables
Belén Rueda for The Orphanage
Emma Suárez for Bajo las Estrellas
Maribel Verdú for Seven French Billiards Tables

Spanish-Language Foreign Film
La Edad de la Peseta, Pavel Giroud, Cuba
Mariposa Negra, Francisco J. Lombardi, Peru
Padre Nuestro, Rodrigo Sepúlveda, Chile
XXY, Lucia Puenzo, Argentina

Honorary Goya: Alfredo Landa

The nominations are not posted at the official site, but if you want to check all the categories in Spanish go here and to check them in English go here.

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