The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced in the early hours of this Monday, January 20, Spanish peninsular time, the name from the winners of the 2022 Golden Globes. Among the nominees in this 79th edition of the awards, three Spanish names were competing: Pedro Almodóvar, Alberto Iglesias and Javier Bardem.
The movie ‘Drive My Car’, Directed by Japanese Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, it has won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, thus depriving Pedro Almodóvar of achieving a third statuette, this time with ‘Parallel Mothers’.
In addition to Almodóvar, Ryûsuke has imposed himself on the Finnish Juho Kuosmanen, with ‘Compartment No.’; to the Oscar-winning Italian director Pablo Sorrentino, with ‘It was the hand of God’ and the Iranian Asghar Farhadi, with the movie ‘A Hero’.
For his part, actor Will Smith has been crowned best actor in a dramatic film with his performance in the film ‘The Williams Method’, thus leaving the Spanish actor Javier Bardem no award for his role in ‘Being the Ricardos’.
Smith has prevailed over other Hollywood figures such as Benedict Cumberbatch, nominated for ‘The power of the dog’; Mahershala Ali, candidate for the award for his role in ‘The Swan Song’, or Denzel Washington, who was opting for the award for his work on ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’.
Nor has he been awarded a prize Alberto Iglesias, nominated for his work on ‘Parallel Mothers’. The german composer Hans Zimmer won the award for best soundtrack with the film ‘Dune’, by Denis Villeneuve.
The German composer has also imposed himself on Germaine franco, who opted for ‘Encanto’; to Alexandre Desplat, nominated for ‘The French Chronicle’, already Jonny Greenwood, candidate for ‘The power of the dog’.
‘Parallel mothers’, by Pedro Almodóvar achieved two nominations in the awards presented each year by the HFPA, one in the Best Foreign Language Film category and another for Alberto Iglesias in the category of best soundtrack. With the candidacy of his latest work, the filmmaker from La Mancha has already accumulated nine Golden Globe nominations throughout his career, award with which he was made for the first time in 2000 with ‘All about my mother’ and for the second time in 2003 with ‘Talk to her’.
Here you can see the trailer for Almodóvar’s ‘Parallel Mothers’:
Javier Bardem, meanwhile, has been nominated five times. The last one, this 2022 in the category of best dramatic actor for his performance in ‘Being the Ricardos’. The Spanish actor had already won a Golden Globe in 2007 for his acclaimed performance in ‘No es country para viejo’, a film that also gave him the Oscar for best actor.
He too nominated for the Goya Awards 2022 For his role in ‘The Good Pattern’, by Fernando León de Aranoa, he was one of the favorites to win the Golden Globe for best drama actor in the film category, where Mahershala Ali was also nominated for his performance in ‘ Swang Song ‘, Benedict Cumberbatch for’ The Power of the Dog ‘, Will Smith for’ The Williams Method ‘and Denzel Washington for’ The Tragedy of Macbeth ‘.
Here you can see the trailer for ‘Being the Ricardos’ with Javier Bardem:
Check here the complete list of winners of the 2022 Golden Globes.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.