Penélope Cruz nominated for The Feroz Awards

The Feroz Awards, given by the Spanish Association of Cinematographic Informers, announced this midday the nominees in its 17 categories for the gala to be held at the Auditorio de Zaragoza on January 29. 

Pedro Almodóvar’s drama about historical memory, “Parallel Mothers”, has eight nominations (in addition to dramatic film and directing for Almodóvar, best actress for Penélope Cruz and supporting actor for Aitana Sánchez-Gijón and Milena Smit), the same as Iciar Bollaín’s Maixabel. Libertad, Clara Roquet’s debut feature film, has four -dramatic film, direction, screenplay and poster-, followed by El amor en su lugar, by Rodrigo Cortés and Tres, by Juan Giménez, with three. La abuela, Chavalas, Las leyes de la frontera, El sustituto and La vida era eso start with two each. Seis días corrientes, by Neus Ballús, starts with a nomination for comedy film, a category that also includes Chavalas, by Carol Rodríguez Colás (with which Carolina Yuste aspires to best supporting actress); El cover, by Secun de la Rosa; and Un efecto óptico, by Juan Cavestany.