José Sacristán, Goya Award for Honor 2022

José Sacristán will receive the Goya of Honorance 2022 for "representing us in a unique way in so many unforgettable titles that are part of our intimate memor

José Sacristán, Goya Award for Honor 2022

José Sacristán will receive the Goya of Honorance 2022 for "representing us in a unique way in so many unforgettable titles that are part of our intimate memory," said the Film Academy in a statement.

Sacristan, who received this year the National Cinematography Award, has been "playing" in cinema, theater and television for more than 60 years.

Sacristán has already won the Goya to the best interpretation in 2012 thanks to his work in the dead and be happy and was a candidate for Goya to the best cast actor in 2014 by Magical Girl.

Sacristan, a town of people (Chinchón, 1937) who, in principle, aspired to a manual office, began in the 60s, in the theater. In 1965 he debuted at the film in the legendary family and one more and, since then, has participated in 111 films, sometimes as a comic character sometimes like Galán and, sometimes, as a tormented man. He has been in the uncovering, in the author's cinema and in rupturist films of the new century. The last film of him, be careful with what you want, by Fernando Colomo (still pending premiere), is a comedy dated at Christmas, as in a wink to the first movie.

"My career has been the joy of the child who has seen his purpose fulfilled, to make people believe that he was the student, the presconder, the recruit, the emigrant, the lawyer, the doctor ... and that the people are he believed it. And the luck that my best friends and the most beloved people for me, outside my family, are in the profession, what else can I ask for! ", He has pointed out by knowing the news .

Sacristan, who was awarded the National Cinematography Prize 2021, will receive the Goya of Honor on February 12 in Valencia, where the gala of the 36 edition of the prizes will be held, "for having known ahead from the reflection that has Returned on the screen some of the great changes we have lived in our cinema and in our society, "according to the prize failure.

Sacristan, who was one of the founders of the Film Academy 36 years ago, has assured that the first thing he thought when he told him the prize, was "at the meeting that Mr. Matas proposed in 1985 [the producer Alfredo Matas] and What came out there and everything that had to work afterwards. I remembered the beginnings, my time of vice president, the struggle ... I feel very proud of the point where the Academy is now. "

The protagonist of mythical titles of the history of Spanish cinema as the hive (1982) or the wax (1985) has been "very excited" by the Goya of Honor. "The harvest is being good, the years go by and it makes me very happy because something reports that the road was not so wrong," said the actor, who claims that he already has "more or less" foreseen the speech he pronounced in Valencia.

"I'll take a look at the site and the people from where I come from," Sacristán said, who will receive the Goya in an edition that will be held in Valencia as the closure of the Berlanga year, one of the key directors in his career.

At 84, the actor remains very active in film, theater and television. Among the most recent works of it are series as high seas or Velvet and films with directors such as Carlos Vermut, Isaki Lacpuesta or Javier Rebollo. And in theater, he has been since 2018 with Mrs. Red on a gray Delibe background, and now prepares the son of the comic, a tribute to the great friend of him Fernando Fernán Gómez.

In his beginnings, sacristan simultated his mechanic office in a workshop with the scene, in which he debuted thanks to director José Luis Alonso as a meritorious at Madrid Infanta El Teatro Isabel.

In 1960, the Spanish Popular Theater company was added; In the cinema she landed with the family and one more (1965), by Fernando Palacios and in the 1970s she participated in some of the most representative comedies of the time. At the same time he revealed himself as an excellent dramatic actor with broken titles as a man called Fall of Autumn (1978), by Pedro Olea; Deputy (1978), Eloy of the Church, and the most representative film of the contradictions, frustrations and wishes of the Middle Spanish, pending subject (1977), by José Luis Garci.

He developed a part of his professional career in Argentina, where he became popular in 1978 with alone at dawn. And he rolled with Adolfo Aristarain two of his most acclaimed films: a place in the world (1992) and Martin (HACHE) (1997).

In addition to his career as an actor, he has directed lead soldiers (1983), Acelga's face (1987), where he was also responsible for the script next to Carlos Pérez Merinero and I am under the next, and you? (1992), adaptation of Adolfo Marsillach's play that he had also starred.

"I would be a miserable if I complain why I have never been lacking work, sometimes what I won was not enough to cover my obligations, but that was my problem. I have worked, but there is a lucky factor that has accompanied me. and I appreciate the privilege, it is not escaping, "the actor said.

Updated Date: 25 November 2021, 04:47

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