HAVANA, Cuba, Dec.14 (acn) The Cuban film Vestido de Novia, by filmmaker Marilyn Solaya, is one of the candidates to the 30th edition of the Goya Awards, announced today the Spanish Film Academy, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
Solaya’s film participates in the category of Best Latin American Film and will compete against El clan, by Argentinean Pablo Trapero; La once, by Chilean Maite Alberdi; Magallanes, by Peruvian Salvador del Solar; and La novia, by Paula Ortiz, a favorite due to its nomination in 12 categories.
La novia leads the list of the 143 film productions, which since the beginning of the scrutiny compete for the awards, the gala of which will be on February 6 at the Prince Felipe Congress Center of Madrid.
Other feature films that achieved a high number of nominations are Nadie quiere la noche, by Isabel Coixet, which will compete in nine categories, and El desconocido, by director Dani de la Torre, with eight.
For the second consecutive year the ceremony will be conducted by actor Dani Rovira, star of the biggest box-office hit of the year, Ocho apellidos catalanes.