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The Clan and Truman head up the nominees for the 21st Forqué Awards

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- The stunning movie co-produced with Argentina by the Almodóvar brothers has snagged three nominations, as has Cesc Gay’s moving title

The Clan and Truman head up the nominees for the 21st Forqué Awards
The Clan by Pablo Trapero

The José María Forqué Awards are coming around once again: the EGEDA prizes, which serve to recognise the best productions of the year, open the film awards season every year in Spain. The list of nominees has just been made public, and is headed up by the Argentinian-Spanish co-production The Clan [+see also:
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(via El Deseo, the outfit run by the Almodóvar brothers), which has received three nominations: Best Film, Best Actor and Best Latin American Film.

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In the main category of Best Film, this title will have to go head to head with Nothing in Return [+see also:
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, the feature debut by Daniel Guzmán (who was victorious at the most recent Málaga Film Festival: read more); Nobody Wants the Night [+see also:
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, a co-production between Spain, France and Bulgaria, directed by Isabel Coixet, which is also in the running for Best Actress, for Juliette Binoche; and, above all, Truman [+see also:
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by Cesc Gay, which has also been put forward for Best Actor, for its two leads, Javier Cámara and Ricardo Darín. The latter will duke it out with his nearest rival, his fellow countryman Guillermo Francella, who stars in Pablo Trapero’s film. The list of nominees in the Best Actor category is rounded off by Luis Tósar (Retribution [+see also:
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) and Pedro Casablanc, who underwent a magnificent transformation to become politician Luis Bárcenas in B, la película.

Up against Binoche are Irene Escolar (Un otoño sin Berlín [+see also:
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), Natalia de Molina (Food and Shelter [+see also:
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]
, which comes out this Friday), Nora Navas (Awaiting [+see also:
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) and Penélope Cruz (Ma Ma [+see also:
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). On 11 January, we will also find out if, according to Spanish producers, the Best Documentary of 2015 was 13. Miguel Poveda (by Francisco Ortiz), Born in Gaza (Hernán Zin), Basilio Martín Patino. La décima carta [+see also:
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 (Virginia García del Pino), Ciutat morta (Xavier Artigas and Xapo Ortega) or I Am Your Father (Toni Bestad and Marcos Cabotá).

The brand-new Forqué Award for Best Short Film will be fought over by Bikini, El corredor, Inside the Box, Os meninos do rio and Óscar desafinado. Meanwhile, the titles vying for Best Latin American Film are the aforementioned The Clan, the Colombian-Argentinian-Venezuelan co-production Embrace of the Serpent, Chilean film The Club, The Memory of Water [+see also:
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(Spain, Chile, Germany and Argentina) and Magallanes [+see also:
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(Peru, Argentina, Colombia and Spain).

(Translated from Spanish)

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