Argentina, 1985 up for 14 platinum awards

Ricardo Darín’s film on the trial of the juntas is the most nominated at the awards

“Argentina, 1985”, Santiago Mitre’s film about the Trial of the Juntas, is with 14 nominations the most nominated production for the 10th edition of the Platinum Awards, to be held on April 22 at the Ifema Municipal Palace in Madrid, Spain.

The list of nominees announced today in the Spanish capital places the film starring Ricardo Darín and Peter Lanzani at the top of the list of nominations for the award that honors the best in Ibero-American cinema and series, followed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “As bestas”; Mexico’s “Bardo, false chronicle of a few truths”, by Alejandro González Iñárritu; the Spanish film “Cinco lobitos”, by Alauda Ruiz de Azúa; and the Colombian series “Noticia de un secuestro”, all with six nominations.

“Argentina, 1985” is nominated for Best Ibero-American Fiction Film; Best Direction (for Mitre); Screenplay (Mariano Llinás and Santiago Mitre), Original Score (Pedro Osuna); Male Performance (Darín, Lanzani); Male Casting (Carlos Portaluppi, Norman Briski); Female Casting (Alejandra Flechner); Editing (Andrés Pepe Estrada); Art (Micaela Saiegh); Photography (Javier Juliá); Sound (Santiago Fumagalli); and Platinum for Film and Education in Values.

Argentine productions also have a strong presence in the television section, starting with “El encargado”, by Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, which competes for the award for Best Ibero-American Miniseries or Teleseries, Creator (Cohn and Duprat) and Guillermo Francella, who aspires to win the award for Best Male Interpreter.

“Iosi, el espía arrepentido”, by Daniel Burman and Sebastián Borensztein, is also included in the category of Creator and Best Miniseries and Alejandro Awada competes as supporting actor.

Meanwhile, “Santa Evita”, by Rodrigo García, is nominated for Best Miniseries, and its leading actress, Natalia Oreiro, for Best Actress.

The Platinum Awards, created 10 years ago, are promoted by the Audiovisual Producers’ Rights Entity (Egeda), together with the Iberoamerican Federation of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Producers (Fipca) and its objective is “the diffusion of Ibero-American audiovisuals”, says the organization, “so that the successes achieved in the most prestigious festivals also translate into excellent results in commercial theaters”.

Source: Telam


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