Five Square Meters tops Spanish Film fest award

MUMBAI: Real estate drama Five Square Meters took away the top prize at Malaga‘s 14th Spanish Film Festival earning the gold Biznaga for best film.

The official jury, led by director Vicente Aranda, also gave the Max Lemcke directed film the best actor award for Fernando Tejero, best supporting actor for Jorge Bosch and the 6,000 euro-best screenplay cash prize to Pablo and Daniel Remon.

Tejero, a regular in Spanish comic productions, received good reviews for his unusual drama outing which focuses on a young couple caught by an unscrupulous builder at the collapse of the real estate market.

Tom Fernandez took the directing award for What‘s a bear for? which also saw Geraldine Chaplin take home the supporting actress award, while Begona Maestre won the lead actress honor for her part in Arriya.

The festival closed on Saturday.

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