Thu. Feb 20th, 2020

“What burns” wins the Gaudí award for best European film

The XII Gaudí Awards of the Academy of Catalan Cinema have registered in their first categories of more technical profile a very distinguished winners list among the different nominated films, without large hoarders of statuettes.

One of the films with double recognition has been ‘What burns’, written and directed by Oliver Laxe, and which recounts the slow disappearance of rural civilization from powerful images of the wildest Galicia forest, with images that They have also won the Best European Film Award and Gaudí for Best Photography for the work of Mauro Herce.

The film ‘Liberté’, by Albert Serra – which moves to 1774, a few years before the French revolution – has been repeated, being recognized with the Gaudí for Best Makeup and Hairdressing thanks to the work of Laurence Abraham Yaeger, Armande Monteiro and Antoine Mancini, and also by winning the Gaudí for Best Costume for the work of Rosa Tharrats.

Also with a double, ‘Who Kills Iron’, by Paco Plaza – which deals with the springs of revenge – has won the Gaudí for the Best Secondary Actor for Enric Auquer, as well as the Award for Best Production Management -of Oriol Maymó -.

Also, in the technical field, the Best Visual Effects Award has gone to Mario Campoy, Irene Río and Iñaki Madariaga for ‘El Hoyo’; the Gaudí for Best Sound has been for Sergio Bürmann and Marc Orts, for Pedro Almodóvar’s’ Dolor y Gloria ‘, and the Best Assembly award went to Ana Pfaff, Carlos Marques-Marcet and Oscar de Gispert for’ Els dies que vindran ‘.

‘The daughter of a thief’, best film in non-Catalan language

The Belén Funes film, ‘The daughter of a thief’, has won one of the great awards of the Gaudí Awards, which distinguishes the best film of the year from Catalan cinema in the non-Catalan language.

In the secondary interpretation, the Gaudí for Best Secondary Actress has been for Laia Marull for her role in ‘La innocència’, while the Gaudí Award for Best Screenplay has also been for Belén Funes and Marçal Cebrián for ‘The daughter of a thief’ and the prize for Best Art Direction has been for Sylvia Steinbrecht, for ‘Elisa and Marcela’, by Isabel Coixet.

The Best Film for Television has been for ‘La Catedral del Mar’, by Jordi Frades, and produced by Diagonal Televisió, Catedral del Mar Producciones and TV3, and Gaudí for Best Documentary has been for ‘The Fourth Kingdom. The kingdom of plastics ’, by Adam Aliaga and Àlex Lora.

Gaudí for Best Short Film has gone to Ire Suc de síndria ’, by Irene Moray, and the Special Audience Award for Best Film has been for ra 7 raons per fug’, by Esteve Soler, Gerard Quinto and David Torras.


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