Friday, January 24, 2020
Once the question of whether Pepa Flores, Marisol, will go on stage at the Martín Carpena Sports Palace to collect her Goya of Honor has been resolved, the only certain thing tonight at the great festival of Spanish cinema are the performances of Jamie Cullum, Ana Mena, Rayden, Pablo Alborán and Antonio Banderas with a number from ‘A Chorus Line’ that he performs in his Malaga theater in Soho. AND the presence of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez., the second after Zapatero to come to the Goya.
Two million entries convert ‘While the war lasts’ in one of the highest-grossing Spanish films behind television production comedies such as ‘Father there is no more than one’, ‘I leave him whenever he wants’ and ‘If I were rich’. His triumph at the Goya would be an impeccably crafted cinema with a historical alibi and proof that the viewer is not as fed up with the Civil War as some claim. Good proof is that two other contenders for best film talk about the contest: ‘Intemperie’ and ‘The Infinite Trench’.
Nor would it be a big surprise if the division of the vote between Amenábar y Almodovar would favor Admit it, Jon Garaño y Jose Mari Goenagawho with ‘Handiak’ were left with honey on their lips in 2018 by winning ten statuettes and seeing how ‘The Bookstore’ by Isabel Coixet snatched away those for best film and director. His chronicle of the hardships of a mole imprisoned in his house for 33 years barely exceeded 200,000 spectators in theaters.so a triumph at the Goya would allow a second and well-deserved commercial life.
Old quarrels with the Academy forgotten, Pedro Almodóvar is also a favorite with his most autobiographical filmchosen by the same academics who have chosen her to represent us at the Oscars. ‘Pain and glory’what has raised almost 6 million euros in Spainyou can also report to Antonio Banderas his first statuette in Hollywood. Although it may seem incredible, the man from Malaga He has never won the Goya as an actor (it has that of Honor), while its most direct rival, Karra Elejalde in Unamuno’s skin, could receive his third bobblehead.