London (EFE) BAFTA Awards 2023 in the categories of Best Actress, Best Foreign Language Film and Best Animated Film.
De Armas, nominated for her leading role as Marilyn Monroe in “Blonde”, will compete in that category along with Cate Blanchett (“Tár”), Viola Davis (“The Woman King”/ “La mujer rey”), Danielle Deadwyler (” Till”/ “Till – The crime that changed everything”), Emma Thompson (“Good luck to you, Leo Grande”/ “Good luck, Leo Grande”) and Michelle Williams (“The Fabelmans”/ “Los Fabelmans”) .
The strong Hispanic presence
In the category for best foreign film, “Argentina, 1985”, starring Ricardo Darín and Peter Lanzani, will aspire to the award along with “All Quiet on the Western Front” (“No news on the front”), “Corsage” (” The Rebel Empress”), “Decision to Leave” and “The Quiet Girl”.
Santiago Miter’s film tells the story of prosecutors Julio Strassera and Luis Moreno Ocampo, who in 1985 decided to investigate and prosecute the Argentine military dictatorship, without being intimidated by the threats they and their families received.
For its part, in that same category, the film “Bardo, false chronicle of some true accounts” by the Mexican Alejandro Iñárritu, which narrates the existential crisis faced by a Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker when he returned, was left out of the nominees today. to your country.
In the animation category, del Toro’s Mexican-American film “Pinocchio” (“Pinocchio”) will compete with Dean Fleisher Camp’s “Marcel The Shell With Shoes On,” “Puss In Boots: The Last Wishe.” Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”), by Joel Crawford, and “Turning Red” (“Red”), by Domee Shi.
As for the Spanish-Cuban interpreter, Ana de Armas, the nomination is due to her praised role as Marilyn Monroe in the biopic of the Hollywood star, “Blonde”, by Australian director Andrew Dominik, a role that has placed De Armas as a favorite, according to critics.