7 Feb, 2016 @ 13:43
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Pablo Iglesias surprises with suit and tie at Spain’s Goya Awards 2016

Pablo Iglesias in suit and tie at the 30th annual Goya Film Awards in Madrid
Pablo Iglesias in suit and tie at the 30th annual Goya Film Awards in Madrid

ALL the attention on the red carpet at last night’s 30th anniversary of the Goya Awards centered not on who wore the most the plunging neckline or revealed the most leg.

Instead Podemos leader  Pablo Iglesias shocked the audience by wearing a tuxedo and tie for the first time in public.

Normally he dresses casually and he famously didn’t even make an effort when he recently met King Felipe VI.

Podemos leader meets King Felipe VI
Podemos leader meets King Felipe VI

Cesc Gay’s Truman was the big winner at the 30th Goya Awards ceremony taking five statues of the six it was nominated for, including film and director as the Spanish Film Academy sprinkled prizes across the top contenders.


Cesc Gay, Truman

New Director
Daniel Guzman, Nothing in Return

Original Screenplay
Cesc Gay and Tomas Aragay, Truman

Adapted Screenplay
Fernando Leon de Aranoa, A Perfect Day

Original Score
Lucas Vidal, Nobody Wants the Night

Original Song
“Palmares en la nieve” by Lucas Vidal and Pablo Alboran for Palmares en la nieve

Lead Actor
Ricardo Darin, Truman

Lead Actress
Natalia de Molina, Techo y Comida

Supporting Actor
Javier Camara, Truman

Supporting Actress
Luisa Gavasa, The Bride

New Actor
Miguel Herran, Nothing in Return

New Actress
Irene Escolar, Un otoño sin Berlin

Production Design
Andres Santana and Marta Miro, Nobody Wants the Night

Miguel Angel Amoedo, The Bride

Jorge Coira, Retribution

Artistic Director
Anton Laguna, Palmares en la Nieve

Clara Bilbao, Nobody Wants the Night

Makeup and Hair
Pablo Perona, Paco Rodriguez and Sylvie Imbert, Nobody Wants the Night

David Machado, Jaime Fernandez and Nacho Arenas, Retribution

Special Effects
Lluis Castells and Lluis Rivera, Anacleto, Secreto Agent

Animated Film
Capture the Flag

Documentary Film
Suenos de Sal

Ibero-American Film
El Clan, Pablo Trapero (Argentina)

European Film
Mustang ,Deniz Gamze Erguven (UK)

Fiction Short Film
El Corredor,Jose Luis Montesinos

Animated Short
Alike, Daniel Martinez Lara and Rafael Cano Mendez

Documentary Short
Hijos de la Tierra, Alex O’Mill Tubau and Ptxi Uriz Domezain

Honorary Goya
Mariano Ozores

Karl Smallman

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  1. The lad scrubs up well when he wants to. He is just choosy who and what he respects enough to do so.
    He obviously doesn’t include the Royals in that august company.

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