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I return hypnotized to my home from the Bernabéu by the aesthetic pleasure brought on by a really disagreeable particular person and distinctive participant known as Vinicius and a god as younger as he’s magical who responds to the already mythological identify of Belllingham. And I put together on my solitary couch to stay, or endure or nod with depth the good celebration of Spanish cinema, the everlasting march of pomp and circumstance, the “we are so united, how we all love and admire each other.”

I observe on the finish of the gala twinning that it lasted 223 minutes. And with solely three of institutional promoting from RTVE. In different phrases, the patriotic present, the supreme tribute to the artwork that governs Spanish cinema, would have lasted seven hours on different channels. Somewhat overwhelming, I believe. But it's all for tradition, for celebrating the everlasting days of wine and roses of Spanish cinema so usually misunderstood or repudiated. Heavyweights current the ceremony. That mythological woman who does all the things nicely, she interprets, she sings, she is gorgeous and I certify that she can also be a very good individual named Ana Belén. And she is accompanied, wearing hypermodern pajamas, by a postmodern couple who miraculously are as good as they’re disturbing (examine this out with the sequence The Messiah) who reply to the guy pseudonym of Los Javis.

They are alleged to distribute the awards amongst an unorthodox crowd of abilities. And that the ceremony shall be marked by the reward of empowerment and the unavoidable diatribes towards the previous and condemnable universe that the males arrange from the false earthly paradise to oppress and humiliate ladies. Correct certification, though now all the things may run the chance of an opportunistic and militant farce if the renewed energy, all the time so abusive and disgusting, imposes that each one of them are holy calls for and unconfessed male executioners. And those that are extra (let our dedication be famous, despite the fact that now we have been the oppressors, they don’t seem to be going to place us on the record of ancestral sinners) and people who are much less, enroll with calculated discourse to what good conscience calls for and to take care of the work

American actress Sigourney Weaver receives the International Goya from director Juan Antonio Bayona during the 38th Goya Awards ceremony.
American actress Sigourney Weaver receives the International Goya from director Juan Antonio Bayona throughout the thirty eighth Goya Awards ceremony.Jaime Villanueva

I get chills once I see twelve folks go as much as the winners' stage a few instances to thank them for the award. If everybody expresses their gratitude to relations and patrons, the tiresome enterprise will final till Christmas. It doesn't occur like that. But my malice actually enjoys once I hearken to the reward and subterranean confrontations of those that thank Netfix and the platforms for being the financial saviors of their grandiose initiatives and people who demand from viewers that the perfect method to watch films is by going to the flicks. rooms, its pure format, that all the things else is bastard.

And I consider an previous saying that acknowledged “everyone talks about the fair according to how things go in it.” In different phrases, let's speak about the place the cash is, the one incontestable precept because the starting of humanity, the hyperrealistic and vulgar “what about mine?” And the awards insist on giving them virtually all, the small ones and the meaty ones, to a protein winner: the very meritorious The Snow Society. The Bayonne film. Why does everybody round him, shut or extra distant, insist on calling him the acquainted and endearing J.? But aren't we speaking concerning the supreme chief? “Before learning magic, people should know and practice etiquette,” mentioned the all the time lucid Leonard Cohen.

I think about that it should have been an extreme burden for the standard Bayona to need to reciprocate on a regular basis and never repeat himself in his gratitude to the good household by granting him the title of essentially the most succesful, essentially the most inventive, the supreme winner in all sides. He deserves it. I discover his movie highly effective, exhausting, sophisticated and tender. It is without doubt one of the finest issues I’ve seen this yr in Spanish cinema, though my style and coronary heart really feel very near the admirable They know that one, A not so easy life, Andrea's love y They shot the pianist.

Movies that alter existence

Los Javis say that Almodóvar's cinema modified their adolescent lives. I imagine it. Blessed be. It isn’t my case, that that’s the reason range exists, so celebrated by Susi Sánchez, vice chairman of the Academy, or one thing like that, who has a shameful mistake in her speech, in her progressive speech concerning the abuse of energy and the violence that’s exerts towards ladies by stating: “That this remains the same is not the norm, but the exception.” Woe to involuntary confessions, mind, she meant simply the alternative. And let everybody search for the flicks that altered their existence for the higher. mine have been Apartment, The hustler, The Quiet Man, Casablancaprevious folks's issues.

Pedro Almodóvar at the 2024 Goya Awards gala.
Pedro Almodóvar on the 2024 Goya Awards gala.Jaime Villanueva

Very vindictive and frontal is the argument of the subtle Almodóvar, now in an ardent, supportive and company plan, in a Spartacus plan, towards a Vox politician who was within the room, responsible of baseless vile accusations concerning the nationwide cinema that completely offers us happiness. The cameras don’t give attention to the vilifier. They don't lynch him both. But they’ve supplied us photographs of the smiling gesture and enthusiasm for the ceremony of those that run the Government, ancestrally in love with tradition.

What surprises me for the higher on this celebration that honors expertise? The dedication of the unbelievable Sigourney Weaver, class, magnificence, intelligence, to the Spanish woman who has all the time dubbed our language. He was in all probability ready, he was not spontaneous, however he was as uncommon as he was beneficiant. And the magnificent actor David Verdaguer, speaking about his everlasting concern that in all probability overwhelms us all. And what a disgrace to not have acknowledged the fantastic efficiency of Carolina Yuste, her companion in David Trueba's lovely and really unhappy movie.

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