'Els nens salvatges' / 'The Wild Childs' crowns the list of winners at the Malaga Spanish Film FestivalThe festival tips it hat to the extraordinary film by Patricia Ferreira.
The Golden Biznaga for Best Film at the 15th celebration of the Malaga Spanish Film Festival fell into the hands of Els nens salvatges / The Wild Childs , a harsh story about adolescence, starring Marina Comas, Àlex Monner and Albert Baró. The Distinto Films, Televisió de Catalunya and Aralan Films production also walked off with the awards for Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Àlex Monner) and Best Supporting Actress (Aina Clotet), placing this film at the very top of the festival's list of winners.
Many other Catalan films taking part in the Malaga Festival earned the praise of the jury, which was presided over by Gonzalo Suárez (filmmaker) and formed by Raúl Arévalo (actor), Enrique Brinkmann (painter), Inma Cuesta (actress), Isona Passola (producer), Goya Toledo (actress) and Iván Trujillo (the General Director of the International Film Festival of Guadalajara).
Hence, Kanimambo was honoured with a Special Jury Mention; another Special Mention went out to actress Ángela Molina for Memoria de mis putas tristes / Memories of my Melancholy Whores ; El sexo de los ángeles / Sex of Angels won a Silver Biznaga for Best Cinematography, and The Pelayos walked off with the Silver Biznaga for Best Film Editing.
Other distinctions include the Special Young Jury Prize for Memories of my Melancholy Whores , produced by Zip Films; and in the official documentary section, the Special Jury Silver Biznaga went to Ricardo Íscar's El foso / The Pit (Bausan Films, Televisió de Catalunya and Idec-UPF); alongside a Special Mention for Sibila by Teresa Arrendondo (Casimúsicos Cine and Acción Cultural Española).
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Malaga Spanish Film Festival
21/04/2012 - 28/04/2012