The actor diego luna presented the award for Best Director at the Critics Choice Awards 2023 at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles; However, despite being awards from the US industry, the Mexican greeted the public in Spanish.
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This Sunday, January 15, the 28th gala awarded by the Broadcast Film Critics Association in recognition of excellence in cinematographic achievements will take place.
“Good night. It is a pleasure to be with you, with all your germs, it is appreciated”, began the protagonist of And Your Mother Too. In this way, Diego Dionisio Luna Alexander spoke for a broader audience, which includes all Hispanic Americans.
Despite the fact that the presentation did not include direct political messages —as the presenter did Chelsea Handler When talking about gender inequality in the film industry— the message in Spanish was celebrated on social networks by Spanish-speaking Internet users.
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After the brief message in Spanish from the Mexican actor, the triumph of Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert as best directors in this edition by Everything, Everywhere All at Once (“Everything everywhere at the same time”), which was awarded best film.
For the 28th of these awards, there were three Mexicans among the long list of nominees. Diego Luna, for example, was among those considered for the category of Best Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Captain Cassian Andor in Andorthe most recent series in the universe of Star Wars.
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However, the native of Toluca, State of Mexico, stayed on the road, as the American was the winner Robert John “Bob” Odenkirkfor his role in Better Call Saul.
Secondly, Alejandro González Iñárrituone of the most acclaimed directors in Mexico and recognized worldwide for works such as birdman Y Revenant, was also on the list of potential winners for the night for Bardo, false chronicle of a few truths.
Iñárritu obtained a place among the nominees for Best Foreign Filmbut the award was given to RRRa film from India directed by filmmaker and screenwriter Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli (better known as HH Rajamouli).
Of the three representatives that Mexico had at the Critics Choice Awards ceremony, the only one that won the highest victory in its category was Guillermo del Toro, since his most recent work, pinocchiowas chosen as Best Animated Film.
It should be noted that this work had a development of almost a decade and a half, since began to be carried out since 2004 and, along the way, it was rejected by multiple studies.
Upon receiving the award and taking the podium, the native of Guadalajara, Jalisco, offered a reflection on the role of animation in the industry and in society. “To animate is to give a soul to something that does not have it; It is an excellent way to encapsulate”, expressed the director. “Animation is an excellent way to achieve great goals; animation is not just for kidsIt is a means of speaking, a way of reaching out with patience,” he added in his speech.
This award came just days after Del Toro was also crowned the winner for Best Animated Feature at the Eightieth Golden Globe Awardswhich places him as a serious contender for the Academy Awards statuette, which will be delivered on Sunday, March 12.
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This was Diego Luna’s greeting in Spanish at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards