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‘Nomadland’ sweeps the Spirit, the ‘indie’ film awards | Culture

Nomadland, the drama directed by Chloé Zhao, climbed a step further in its career last night to the Oscars on Sunday, after winning four awards at the Spirit Awards for independent cinema, presented at a virtual gala. The film added four victories: best film, best direction, best montage and best photography in awards known as […]

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Criticisms of the nominees for the Oscar for best film | Culture

Among the nominees for the best film at the Oscars are The father, the first feature film by French playwright Florian Heller, The Chicago 7 Trial, de Aaron Sorkin, un screenwriter who stirred the waters of one of Hollywood’s great subgenres, O Nomadland, an existential western about the 21st century economic crisis where Chloé Zhao […]

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This is ‘Quo vadis, Aida?’, A candidate for the Oscar for best international film | Culture

There’s only one movie that could snatch the Oscar from Another round, by Thomas Vinterberg, and is Where are you going, Aida ?, by Bosnian director Jasmila Žbanić, known for her debut Grbavica (2006), Golden Bear at the Berlinale; In the path (2010) o For Those Who Can Tell No Tales (2013). Always attached to […]

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BCN Film Fest: Isabelle Huppert: “I’m more insecure about what I reject than what I accept” | Culture

Reclining on the sofa, in an impeccable gray suit and salmon polo shirt, Isabelle Huppert (Paris, 68 years old) welcomes the journalist with a monumental view of Barcelona behind the interlocutor’s back. The actress, who seems to have signed a pact with the devil on aging years ago, is visiting the BCN Film Fest, the […]

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Roberto Benigni will receive the Golden Lion for the race at the Venice Film Festival | Culture

Actor Roberto Benigni during the Berlinale, in February 2020.MICHELE TANTUSSI / Reuters Roberto Benigni will receive this year the Golden Lion for the race at the Venice Festival. And he has commented on it in his own way, with that impetus that has always accompanied him in all his projects and that the public knows […]

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Bertrand Tavernier, prodigious French filmmaker and American film scholar, dies at 79 | Culture

Bertrand Tavernier, and Roma and 2019.Pacific Press With the death today of the French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (Lyon, 1941) at the age of 79, two fundamental personalities for the cinema of the last half century disappear. On the one hand, the filmmaker, director, screenwriter and producer, creator of a powerful filmography made up of some […]

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This is the Danish ‘Another Round’, the favorite for the Oscar for best international film

Finally, on April 9, one of the jewels that was premiered during the last San Sebastián festival, with a prestigious Cannes official selection, finally arrives in Spanish theaters: Another round, by Thomas Vinterberg. The story centers on four high school teachers who decide to start drinking to go to school in tune … and by […]

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Composer Antón García Abril, author of music for film and television such as ‘El hombre y la Tierra’, dies at 87 | Culture

The composer Antón García Abril, at his home in Madrid.LUIS SEVILLANO The composer Antón García Abril, one of the most prominent authors of contemporary Spanish music, died this Wednesday in Madrid at 87 years of age. The musician leaves an immense legacy thanks to his talent and passion, with works for orchestras, cantatas, concerts, chamber […]

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The Chilean film ‘Agent Topo’ will represent Latin America at the Oscars | Culture

Still from the film ‘Agent Topo’, nominated for the Oscars.NETFLIX The Hollywood Academy decided this Monday that Top Agent, a Chilean documentary filmed as a detective film about loneliness in a nursing home, will be one of the five nominees for Best Documentary Film. With this announcement, Top Agent It will be the only Latin […]

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‘A girl’: a tough film, even uncomfortable in its privacy, about trans childhood

In 2014, La2 of Spanish television broadcast a documentary that for many parents with minor transsexual children marked a before and after. The impact of the Documentos TV program Sex felt it opened for them an unexpected floodgate: that of information. For most families with transsexual children, the problem is not only social rejection but […]

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