The Good Boss breaks Goya record

Fernando León de Aranoa secures 20 nominations

by Amber Wilkinson

Javier Bardem in The Good Boss
Javier Bardem in The Good Boss Photo: Courtesy of San Sebastian Film Festival
Fernando León de Aranoa has secured a record 20 nominations for his film The Good Boss at this year's Goyas - the Spanish equivalent of the Oscars.

The satire stars Javier Bardem, who is in the running for Best Actor.

Icíar Bollaín’s terrorism drama Maixabel, meanwhile, secured 14 nominations while Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel Mothers - about two mothers who give birth on the same day - has eight nods.

The Goya awards ceremony will be held on February 12 in Valencia.

2022 Goya Nominations

Best Film

  • The Good Boss (Fernando León de Aranoa)
  • Libertad (Clara Roquet)
  • Parallel Mothers (Pedro Almodóvar)
  • Maixabel (Icíar Bollaín)
  • Mediterraneo, The Laws Of The Sea (Marcel Barrena)

Best Director

  • Fernando León de Aranoa (The Good Boss)
  • Pedro Almodóvar (Parallel Mothers)
  • Manuel Martín Cuenca (The Daughter)
  • Icíar Bollaín (Maixabel)

Best New Director

  • Carol Rodríguez Colás (Chavalas)
  • Javier Marco Rico, (Josefina)
  • David Martín de los Santos (That Was Life)
  • Clara Roquet (Libertad)

Best Original Screenplay

  • Ferando León de Aranoa (The Good Boss)
  • Clara Roquet (Libertad)
  • Icíar Bollaín, Isa Campo (Maixabel)
  • Pedro Almodóvar (Parallel Mothers)
  • Juanjo Jiménez Peña y Pere Altamira (Out Of Sync)

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Júlia de Paz Solvas, Núria Dunjó López (Ama)
  • Agustí Villaronga (The Belly Of The Sea)
  • Benito Zambrano, Cristina Campos (Lemon Poppy Seed Bread)
  • Daniel Monzón, Jorge Guerricaechevarría (The Laws Of The Border)

Best Actress

  • Penélope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)
  • Petra Martínez (That Was Life)
  • Blanca Portillo (Maixabel)
  • Emma Suárez (Josefina)

Best Actor

  • Javier Bardem (The Good Boss)
  • Javier Gutiérrez (The Daughter)
  • Luis Tosar (Maixabel)
  • Eduard Fernández (Mediterraneo, The Laws Of The Sea)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Sonia Almarcha (The Good Boss)
  • Nora Navas (Libertad)
  • Aitana Sánchez Gijón (Parallel Mothers)
  • Milena Smit (Parallel Mothers)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Celso Bugallo (The Good Boss)
  • Fernando Alvizu (The Good Boss)
  • Manolo Solo (The Good Boss)
  • Urko Olazabal (Maixabel)

Best New Actress

  • Ángela Cervantes (Chavalas)
  • Almudena Amor (The Good Boss)
  • Nicole García (Libertad)
  • María Cerezuela (Maixabel)

Best New Actor

  • Óscar de la Fuente (The Good Boss)
  • Tarik Rmili (The Good Boss)
  • Chechu Salgado (The Laws Of The Border)
  • Jorge Motos (Lucas)

Best Cinematography

  • The Good Boss
  • Libertad
  • Parallel Mothers
  • Mediterraneo, The Laws Of The Sea

Best Art Direction

  • The Good Boss
  • The Laws Of The Border
  • Parallel Mothers
  • Maixabel

Best Production Design

  • Love Gets A Room
  • The Good Boss
  • Maixabel
  • Mediterraneo, The Laws Of The Sea

Best Editing

  • Below Zero
  • The Good Boss
  • Josefina
  • Maixabel

Best Original Score

  • Celtia Montes (The Good Boss)
  • Fátima Al Qadiri (The Grandmother)
  • Alberto Iglesias (Maixabel)
  • Arnau Bataller (Mediterraneo, The Laws Of The Sea)

Best Sound

Best Special Effects

  • The Good Boss
  • The Grandmother
  • Mediterraneo, The Laws Of The Sea
  • Way Down

Best Animation Feature

  • Gora Automatikoa
  • Save The Tree
  • Valentina
  • Mironins

Best Documentary Feature

Best European Film

Best Latin American film

  • The Cordillera Of Dreams (Patricio Guzmán)
  • Song Without A Name (Melina León)
  • The Siamese Bond (Paula Hernández)
  • The Wolves (Samuel Kishi)

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