The Carmen Andalusian Cinema Awards acknowledge the audacity of 'I'm loving you madly' and 'Mamacruz' | Andalusia | Spain | EUROtoday

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Cinema as a language to defend social advances and break limitations was totally vindicated on Saturday night time within the third version of the Carmen Andalusian Cinema Awards, which have established themselves as one of many nice occasions of the seventh artwork on the nationwide calendar and a prelude to the Goya Awards, which will probably be awarded in Valladolid subsequent Saturday, February 10. I'm loving you madly, the debut characteristic by Malaga filmmaker Alejandro Marín—which narrates the beginnings of the LGTBI motion in Andalusia—was the large winner of the night time with 5 statuettes; which adopted very intently Mamacruz, directed by the Venezuelan Patricia Ortega and produced by the Sevillian La Claqueta, with 4, amongst which the Carmen for Best Female Performance went to Kiti Mánver. The actress from Malaga satisfied the members of the Andalusian Film Academy – which delivers these awards – with the position of a working-class, Catholic dressmaker who’s keen on religiously going to her parish to decorate saints, who experiences a late awakening. sexual.

In this fashion, the gala held on the Casa Colón in Huelva, which was offered by the actors Salva Reina and Martita de Graná, turned a discussion board for celebration and vindication. “Long live the cinema queer, diverse, feminist cinema, that controversial cinema that we need,” Patricia Ortega even said, who was joined, in her turn of thanks, by the young Malaga filmmaker Alejandro Marín, who urged support for “the new voices and views that are emerging in cinema and that with their diversity they make us better.”

Marín's first movie, I'm loving you madly, received the Carmen Awards for Best Male Supporting Performance (Jesús Carroza), Best New Direction (Alejandro Marín), Best Makeup and Hairstyling (Carmela Martín), Best Production Direction (Carmen Garrido) and Best Original Screenplay (Alejandro Marín and Carmen Garrido); and faces the Goya with 5 nominations. It is a drama with a social background that recovers the beginnings of the LGTBI motion in Andalusia in 1977, when Franco's Dangerousness and Social Rehabilitation legislation was nonetheless in power, which prosecuted homosexuality as against the law.

Mamacruz, for its half, received the Carmen for Best Female Supporting Performance (Mari Paz Sayago), Best Editing (Fátima de los Santos), Best Female Leading Performance (Kiti Mánver) and Best Direction (Patricia Ortega). The movies left Casa Colón in Huelva with three statuettes Tin & Tina y The wait, by Francisco Javier Gutiérrez from Córdoba, one other of the good surprises of the night time, profitable the awards for Best New Male Performance (Antonio Estrada) and Best Male Leading Performance (Víctor Clavijo); along with Best Costumes (Consuelo Bahamonde and Andrea Escudero equally). Tin & Tinafor its half, received the awards for Best Cinematography (Alejandro Espadero), Best Costume Design (Lourdes Fuentes equally) and Best Art Direction (Vanesa de la Haza).

The finest film was, nonetheless, Close the eyes, the one award for this characteristic movie directed by Víctor Erice and produced by Pecado Films, which began out as one of many favorites of this version. Of the remainder of the awards, amongst others, the Award for Best Non-Andalusian Film for The Snow Societyby Juan Antonio Bayona, a brand new award on its technique to the Oscars, the place it has two nominations.

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Within the tone of humor that threaded the script of the gala, the third version of the Carmen Andaluz Cinema Awards offered an unofficial prize: a basket of gastronomic merchandise from the province of Huelva for the winner who was the briefest in his flip to talk. . The winner was the Sevillian actor Jesús Carroza, for whom 22 seconds was sufficient.

The be aware of emotion was given by the veteran actor José Luis Gómez (Huelva, 83 years outdated), a residing legend of the Spanish scene, who collected the Carmen de Honor Award in his hometown. Gómez additionally took benefit of his speech to demand, on this case to ask for an area of his personal for tradition: “I don't understand why the rulers mix culture with sports and tourism, which have so little to do with each other,” he stated in reference to the construction of the Andalusian authorities, the place a single division brings collectively the three powers.

At the gala there have been additionally a number of mentions of the battle suffered by Palestinians as a result of Israel's assaults, with one particularly emotional: the reminiscence of the ladies who give delivery in Gaza by Amparo Martínez, as quickly as she collected her award for the Best Special Effects, within the film Dryers. The award winner learn a textual content by the actress and maternal educator Andrea Ros, writer of the ebook I do it as finest I can: “It is difficult for me to understand that there is a world in which there are women giving birth in hell, learning to breastfeed while fleeing while praying.”