There is a date. The March 12, 2023will take place 95th edition of the Oscar Awards organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) where the films released during the year will be awarded, delivering the Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, in recognition of the excellence of all kinds of professionals who are part of the film industry.
Also, this Tuesday Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain has revealed the films that could represent our country in order to qualify for the candidacy of Best International Film of the upcoming Hollywood Academy Awards. After a vote among the three finalists: Alcarràsdirected by Carla Simón; five wolves, Alauda Ruiz de Azúa; Y the beasts, signed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, the representative film of our country at the Oscars will be Alcarràsof Carla Simon. Next, we show you the synopsis and the distribution of the selected work:
Synopsis of ‘Alcarràs’, by Carla Simón
This is the second feature film by filmmaker Carla Simón. It tells the story of the Solé family, which for generations has cultivated a large area of peach trees in the small Catalan rural town of Alcarràs. One day, the family discovers that some tractors are uprooting their cropssince the agreement they had has become outdated with the owner of the land.
This brings the whole family together to harvest their peaches one last time. The work deals with concept of Spain emptied and has the participation of Jordi Pujol Dolcet, Xenia Roset, Anna Otin Y Albert Bosch as main actors. This film has been recorded in Catalan with Spanish subtitles and was made with the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival (2022).
After this selection, ‘Alcarràs‘ starts his way to the Oscar waiting to know if he enters the first cut of the Academy, the one known as ‘short list‘ of ten titles, which will be known the next December 21. At the end of January the five finalists from this category to best foreign film Last year the Spanish candidacy went to ‘The good boss’by Fernando León de Aranoa, who failed to enter the five finalists for the Oscars.