Secrets of the Heart

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Secrets of the Heart
Secrets of the Heart.jpg
Directed by Montxo Armendáriz
Written by Montxo Armendáriz
Starring Carmelo Gómez
Charo López
Silvia Munt
Vicky Peña
Andoni Erburu
Álvaro Nagore
Chete Lera
Music by Bingen Mendizábal
Distributed by Aiete Films
Ariane Films
Running time 105 minutes
Language Spanish

Secrets of the Heart (Spanish: Secretos del corazón) is a 1997 Spanish film. The film was a Box Office hit in Spain grossing ESP 711,092,434.

Plot[edit]

During the holidays, Javi and his older brother Juan go to a mountain village. There Javi is attracted by a secret, concealed in the closed room where his father died. The child's curiosity will be satisfied and will lead him to a surprising discovery.

Cast[edit]

  • Carmelo Gómez as Tío
  • Charo López as María
  • Silvia Munt as Madre
  • Vicky Peña as Rosa
  • Andoni Erburu as Javi
  • Álvaro Nagore as Juan Zabalza
  • Íñigo Garcés as Carlos
  • Joan Vallès as Abuelo
  • Joan Dalmau as Benito
  • Chete Lera as Ricardo
  • Manolo Monje as Don Bautista
  • José María Asín as Don Alejandro
  • Carlos Salaberri as Bedel

Commentaries[edit]

According the film's producer, Secretos del corazón is "a poetical and emotional movie that can share with Hollywood's big overproductions' special effects."

Armendáriz has had a brief film career and appears in such works as "Historias del Kronen", "Tasio" and "Las cartas de Alou".

Awards[edit]

Goya Awards[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1998 Best New Actor (Mejor actor revelación) Goya Andoni Erburu Won
1998 Best Production Design (Mejor Dirección Artística) Goya Félix Murcia Won
1998 Best Sound (Mejor Sonido) Goya Gilles Ortion, Alfonso Pino and Bela María da Costa Won
1998 Best Supporting Actress (Mejor Actriz de Reparto) Goya Charo López Won
1998 Best Director (Mejor Director) Goya Montxo Armendáriz Nominated
1998 Best Editing (Mejor Montaje) Goya Rosa Sáinz de Rozas Nominated
1998 Best Film (Mejor Película) Goya Secretos del corazón Nominated
1998 Best Screenplay - Original (Mejor Guión Original) Goya Montxo Armendáriz Nominated
1998 Best Supporting Actress (Mejor Actriz de Reparto) Goya Vicky Peña Nominated

Cartagena Film Festival[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1998 Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografia) Golden India Catalina Javier Aguirresarobe Won
1998 Best Director (Mejor Director) Golden India Catalina Montxo Armendáriz Won
1998 Best Supporting Actress (Mejor Actriz de Reparto) Golden India Catalina Charo López Won
1998 Best Film (Mejor Película) Golden India Catalina Secretos del corazón Nominated

Berlin International Film Festival[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1997 Best European Film Blue Angel Secretos del corazón Won[1]
1997 Golden Berlin Bear Golden Berlin Bear Montxo Armendáriz Nominated

Academy Awards[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1998 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Secretos del corazón - Spain Nominated

Sant Jordi Awards[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1997 Best Film (Mejor Película Española) Sant Jordi Award Secretos del corazón Won

Ondas Awards[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1997 Best Film (Mejor Película) Film Award Secretos del corazón Won

Chicago International Film Festival[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Resultado
1997 Audience Choice Award Audience Choice Award Secretos del corazón Won

Spanish Actors Union[edit]

Year Category Recipient(s) Award Result
1998 Film: Supporting Performance (Secundario Cine) Award of the Spanish Actors Union Charo López Won
1998 Best New Actor (Mejor Actor Revelación) Andoni Erburu Newcomer Award Won

Cinema Writers Circle Awards[edit]

Year Category Award Recipient(s) Result
1998 Best Director (Mejor Director) CEC Award Montxo Armendáriz Won
1998 Best Film (Mejor Película) CEC Award Secretos del corazón Won
1998 Best Screenplay, Original (Mejor Guión Original) CEC Award Montxo Armendáriz Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1997 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 

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