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‘The Good Boss’, Absolute Favorite For Goya 2022 With 20 Nominations

The Good Patron, the film by Fernando León de Aranoa starring Javier Bardem , has swept nominations to become the top favorite for the 36th edition of the Goya Awards. With 20 nominations in total, it takes a wide advantage over the other most nominated title: Maixabel, by Iciar Bollain , with 14 prize options.

The good boss
Criticism of ‘The Good Pattern’
Nathalie Poza and José Coronado have announced from the headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain the names of the candidates who will compete for the next Goya Awards at the gala on February 12.

This is the complete list of the Goya 2022 nominees:

Best film
The good patron (Fernando León de Aranoa)

Freedom (Clara Roquet)

Parallel Mothers (Pedro Almodóvar)

Maixabel (Iciar Bollain)

Mediterranean (Marcel Barrena)

Best direction
Fernando León de Aranoa (The Good Patron)

Manuel Martín Cuenca (The daughter)

Pedro Almodóvar (Parallel Mothers)

Iciar Bollain (Maixabel)

Best Leading Actress
Emma Suárez (Josefina)

Petra Martínez (That was life)

Penelope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)

Blanca Portillo (Maixabel)

Best Leading Actor
Javier Bardem (The Good Patron)

Javier Gutiérrez (The daughter)

Luis Tosar (Maixabel)

Eduard Fernández (Mediterranean)

Best Supporting Actress
Sonia Almarcha (The Good Patron)

Nora Navas (Libertad, by Clara Roquet)

Aitana Sánchez-Gijón (Parallel Mothers)

Milena Smit (Parallel Mothers)

Best Supporting Actor
Celso Bugayo (The Good Patron)

Fernando Albizu (The Good Patron)

Manolo Solo (The Good Patron)

Urko Olazabal (Maixabel)

Best New Actress
Angela Cervantes (Chicks)

Almudena Amor (The good boss)

Nicolle García (Libertad, by Clara Roquet)

Maria Cerezuela (Maixabel)

Best New Actor
Óscar de la Fuente (The Good Patron)

Tarick Rmilli (The Good Skipper )

Chechu Salgado (The laws of the border)

Jorge Motos (Lucas)

Best New Director
Carol Rodríguez Colás (Chicks)

Javier Marco Rico (Josefina)

David Martín de los Santos (That was life)

Clara Roquet (Freedom)

Best Original Screenplay
Fernando León de Aranoa (The Good Patron)

Clara Roquet (Freedom)

Iciar Bollain & Isa Campo (Maixabel)

Juanjo Giménez Peña & Pere Altimira (Three)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Júlia de Paz Solvas & Núria Dunjó López (Mistress)

Agustí Villaronga (The belly of the sea)

Daniel Monzón & Jorge Guerricaechevarría (The laws of the border)

Benito Zambrano & Cristina Campos (Lemon bread with poppy seeds)

Best Direction of Photography
Pau Esteve Birba (The Good Patron)

Gris Jordana (Libertad, by Clara Roquet)

José Luis Alcaine (Parallel Mothers)

Kiko de la Rica (Mediterranean)

Best Editing
Antonio Frutos (Bajocero)

Vanessa L. Marimbert (The Good Patron)

Miguel Doblado (Josefina)

Nacho Ruiz Capillas (Maixabel)

Best Original Music
Zeltia Montes (The Good Patron)

Fatima Al Qadiri (The Grandmother)

Alberto Iglesias (Maixabel)

Arnau Bataller (Mediterranean)

Best Original Song
Burst Out, by Àngel Leiro, Jean-Paul Dupeyron & Xavier Capellas (Postwar Album)

Let them look for me inside, by Antonio Orozco & Jordi Colell Pinillos (El Cover)

The laws of the border, by Alejandro García Rodríguez, Antonio Molinero León, Daniel Escortell Blandino, José Manuel Cabrera Escot & Miguel García Cantero (The laws of the border)

The sea awaits you, by Maria José Llergo (Mediterranean)

Better sound
Iván Marín, Pelayo Gutiérrez & Valeria Arcieri (The good boss)

Sergio Bürmann, Laia Casanovas & Marc Orts (Parallel Mothers)

Alazne Ameztoy, Juan Ferro & Candela Palencia (Maixabel)

Daniel Fontrodona, Oriol Tarragó, Marc Bech & Marc Orts (Three)

Best Art Direction
César Marcarrón (The Good Patron)

Balter Gallart (Laws of the Frontier)

Antxón Gómez (Parallel Mothers)

Mikel Serrano (Maixabel)

Best Costume Design
Alberto Valcárcel (Love in its place)

Fernando García (The Good Patron)

Vinyet Escobar (The Laws of the Border)

Clara Bilbao (Maixabel)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Almudena Fonseca & Manolo García (The good boss)

Sarai Rodríguez, Benjamín Pérez & Nacho Díaz (The laws of the border)

Eli Adánez, Sergio Pérez Berbel & Nacho Díaz (Libertad, by Enrique Urbizu)

Karmele Soler & Sergio Pérez Berbel (Maixabel)

Best special effects
Raúl Romanillos & Míriam Piquer (The Good Patron)

Raúl Romanillos, Ferran Piquer (The grandmother)

Àlex Villagrasa (Mediterranean)

Pau Costa, Laura Pedro (Way Down)

Best Production Direction
Óscar Vigiola (Love in Its Place)

Luis Gutiérrez (The Good Patron)

Guadalupe Balaguer Trelles (Maixabel)

Albert Espel & Kostas Seakianakis (Mediterranean)

Best Documentary Film
The return: life after ISIS (Alba Sotorra)

Heroes. Silence and rock and roll (Alexis Morante)

Who prevents it (Jonás Trueba)

A blues for Tehran (Javier Tolentino)

Best animated film
Gora automatikoa (David Galán Galindo, Esaú Dharma & Pablo Vara)

Mironins (Mikel Mas Bilbao & Txesco Montalt)

Save the tree (Zutik!) (Haizea Pastor & Iker Álvarez)

Valentina (Chelo Loureiro)

Best Ibero-American Film
Song without a name (Melina León; Peru)

The mountain range of dreams (Patricio Guzmán; Chile)

The Siamese (Paula Hernández; Argentina)

The Wolves (Samuel Kishi; Mexico)

Best European Film
Goodbye idiots (Albert Dupontel; France)

The Perfect Man (Maria Schrader; Germany)

Another Round (Thomas Vinterberg; Denmark)

A promising young woman (Emerald Fennell; UK)

Best fiction short film
Farrucas (Ian de la Rosa)

Mindanao (Borja Soler)

Wolf totem (Verónica Echegui)

We vote (Santiago Requejo)

And beyond (Carlo D’Ursi)

Best Documentary Short Film
Dajla: cinema and oblivion (Arturo Dueñas Herrero)

Helper (Nacho Fernández)

Mama (Pablo de la Chica)

Ulisses (Joan Bover)

Best animated short film
Born (Roberto Valle)

Selection process (Carla Pereira)

The Monkey (Lorenzo Degl’Innocenti, Xosé Zapata)

Umbrellas (Álvaro Robles, José Prats)

The Goya 2022 gala will take place on February 12 at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia as a tribute to the Centennial of Luis García Berlanga. There, at a gala with a live audience, the best of this year’s Spanish cinema will meet. It will also be the occasion to celebrate the professional career of José Sacristán, who, after being awarded the National Film Award this year, will receive the Goya de Honor.

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