Magazine article Screen International

No Rest for the Wicked Wins Top Awards at Spain's Goyas

Magazine article Screen International

No Rest for the Wicked Wins Top Awards at Spain's Goyas

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Almodovar's The Skin I Live In, Maillo's Eva also win.

As anticipated, Enrique Urbizu police thriller No Rest for The Wicked was the big winner of Spanish Cinema Academy's Goya Awards last night. This film about a corrupt police officer and Arab terrorists won for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (José Coronado), Best Original Script as well as Sound Mixing and Editing.

Pedro Almodovar, who just won the foreign language BAFTA with The Skin I Live In, has 16 nominations going into the Goyas. He declared in the red carpet that he was "ready to lose" -- the film won four Goyas, for Best Actress (Elena Anaya), Best New Actor (Jan Cornet), Best Music (Alberto Iglesias) and Best Make Up.

The other winner of the night was android fantasy Eva, by Kike Maillo. This futuristic drama about two brothers in love with the same women won for Best New Director (Kike Maillo), Best Supporting Actor (LLuis Homar) and Best Visual Effects. …

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