Spain’s Goya Awards: ‘The Girls’ Named Best Picture

Pilar Palomero’s coming of age drama The Girls has won the 2021 Goya Award for best film, Spain’s top film honor.Palomero, who is a first-time feature director, was also awarded Goyas for best new director and best screenplay for her drama set in a convent school.Netflix drama Adú was the frontrunner leading up to the ceremony with 14 nominations, and director Salvador Calvo was awarded the best director trophy.

His sophomore feature follows three interconnected stories all set in Africa.The Goya 2021 best film nominees included Ane Is Missing from David Pérez Sañudo, Icíar Bollaín’s La boda de Rosa (Rosa’…

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