The 29th Goya Awards were held tonight at the Centro de Convenciones y Congresos Príncipe Felipe in Madrid (7th February 2015), honoring the best of Spanish film industry. The ceremony was hosted by comedian Dani Rovira. Alberto Rodriguez’s thriller “Marshland” was the absolute winner of the night by winning 10 statues including best film, director, screenplay and actor. Barbara Lennie won the award for Best Actress while Javier Gutierrez was awarded as Best Actor. Legendary director Pedro Almodovar presented actor Antonio Banderas with Honorary Goya. While giving the acceptance speech, Banderas dedicated the Goya “to the person who has paid the most” for his career, his daughter Stella Carmen.
Here is the complete list of Goya winners:
Director: Alberto Rodriguez for “Marshland”
New Director: Carlos Marquesk-Marcet for “10,000 km”
Best Actor: Javier Gutierrez for Marshland
Best Actress: Barbara Lennie for “Magical Girl”
Original Screenplay: Alberto Rodriguez, Rafael Cobos for “Marshland”
Adapted Screenplay: Claro Garcia, Cristobal Ruiz, Javier Fesser for Mortadelo and Filemon Against Jimmy el Cachondo
Animated Film: Mortadelo and Filemon Against Jimmey el Cachondo
New Actor: Dani Rovira for “A Spanish Affair”
New Actress: Nerea Barros for “Marshland”
Supporting Actress: Carmen Machi for “A Spanish Affair”
Supporting Actor: Karra Elejalde for “A Spanish Affair”
Artistic Director: Pepe Dominguez for “Marshland”
Production Design: Edmon Roch, Toni Novella for “El Nino”
Editing: Jose M.G. Moyano for “Marshland”
Photography: Alex Catalan for “Marshland”
Special Effects: Guillermo Orbe, Raul Romanillos for “El Nino”
Original Score: Julio de la Rosa for “Marshland”
Original Score: “Nino sin Miedo” by David Santisteban, India Martinez, Riki Rivera for El Nino.
Sound: Marc Orts, Oriol Tarrago, Sergio Burmann for “El Nino”
Makeup and Hair: Jose Quetgias, Carmen Veinat, Pedro Rodriguez for “Musaranas”
Wardrobe: Fernando Garcia for “Marshland”
Feature Documentary: Paco de Lucia “The Search”
European Film: Idaby Pawel Pawlikowsky
Latin American Film: Wild Talesby Damian Szifron
Fiction Short: Café Para Llevarby Patricia Font
Animated Short: Juan y la Nubeby Giovanni Maccelli
Documentary Short: Walls (If These Walls Could Talk)by Miguel Lopez Beraza
All eyes were on Spanish screen siren Penelope Cruz when she walked the red carpet exuding classic Hollwod elegance in Oscar De La Renta strapless ball gown with glitter details, accessorized with Chopard diamond jewelry and Jimmy Choo shoes.
Actress Elena Anaya showed off her famous cleavage in Sybilla nude gown with plunging neckline and golden details on the waist.She completed the look with matching nude cape.
Actress Blanca Suarez exuded elegance in Zuhair Murad gown with embroidered transparent bodice and tulle ball skirt. She completed the look with diamond jewelry and elegant updo.
As we expected, Spanish supermodel Nieves Alvarez stayed loyal to her favorite designer Stephane Rolland by wearing his black and white gown from Couture fall/winter 2014 collection.
Actress Úrsula Corberó walked the red carpet in Teresa Helbig nude maxi gown with embroidered neon details. This was quite refreshing look.
The lovely Aura Garrido exuded elegance in Jean Paul Gaultier Couture black and white Grecian inspired dress with golden details from his fall/winter 2014 collection.
Actress Leticia Dolera opted for flower power dressed in Dolores Promesas floral print gown and accessorized with Bárcena jewelry.
Actress Macarena Garcia opted for romantic and pretty look with floral print Alberta Ferretti nude dress and accessorized with red clutch bag.
Actress Maria Leon looked elegant in Fernando Claro nude draped dress and completed the look with Lodi shoes.
Actress Dafne Fernandez was all smiles while posing to the photographers in lavender color 2nd Skin Co dress with floral embroidered details on the neckline.
Spanish actress Nerea Barros opted for classic elegance with Oscar De La Renta strapless gown with full skirt and delicate floral embroideries.
Spanish screen siren Pilar López de Ayala looked red hot while walking the red carpet in Tot-Hom red strapless gown.
Spanish hottie Megan Montaner donned bold red lips and opted for black elegance with Emilio Pucci black form fitted dress with transparent details.