Salma Hayek elated over Antonio Banderas Oscar nomination

Lawrence Kim
January 15, 2020

The film has also been nominated for Best International Film, thanks to Almodóvar's masterful skills to create a deeply personal and moving story anchored by the best work of Antonio Banderas. There is this period of the Oscars becoming the big awards worldwide, not only American, but worldwide.

The much loved Malaga-born Antonio Banderas has been nominated for Best Actor for his leading role in the gritty adaptation of "Dolor y Gloria" which translates to "Pain and Glory".

Pain and Glory was also nominated by the Academy for best worldwide feature film.

"It is an honour to share the nomination with my fellow actors, they did an wonderful job". "This is very important to me, for Spanish cinema and for all Spanish language cinema".

Antonio has made it into on the shortlist for best actor in a leading role for his performance as filmmaker Salvador Mallo in Pedro Almodovar's movie "Pain and Glory". "I would also like to thank Sony Pictures Classic for their support and effort to get here".

It's his first ever Oscar nomination, but he faces stiff competition in the Best Actor category from Leonardo Di Caprio (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

The list of nominees for the 92nd edition of the Oscars, which will take place on February 9 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, was recently released.

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