It was one of the favorites, with the duo of hollywood Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. Antonio Banderas has won the prix d’interprétation masculine at the Cannes film Festival for his role of a director delinquent in the film of Pedro Almodovar, Pain and Glory . The Spanish actor has been devoted by the jury of Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, the president of this 72nd edition.

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In the dining room from the may 17, in Pain and Glory , the actor embodies the double of Almodovar: Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker out of inspiration and a victim of many physical pain. Then he decides to bury the hatchet with Alberto, the actor who wronged him 30 years ago, Mollo remembers his mother and his childhood in the valencian community.

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A role of choice for Banderas, who made a name for Almodovar in the 1980s. The actor appeared briefly in Labyrinth of passion (1982) before landing the main role of Matador (1985). He then became one of the collaborators fetishes of the director castilian Spanish, as can be seen in Law of Desire (1987), Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown (1989) and Tie me up! (1989).

“El Mariachi”

The actor then took over the striking role of”El Mariachi” trilogy by Robert Rodriguez ( El Mariachi , Desperado , He was once in Mexico ) before interpreting the masked hero Zorro in The Mask of Zorro (1998) and The Legend of Zorro (2005). He had found Almodovar in recent years in The skin I live in (2011) and The Lovers Passengers (2013).

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last year, it is Marcello Cast iron, which has received the best performance award thanks to her role in Dogman of Matteo Garrone. The perfect actor in this role is challenging and demanding, was to spend the greater sweetness of self-defence with a great ease. Equally at ease in front of, or behind the camera, the Italian 39-year-old had carried out in 2015, her first film, The Donkey wheel . At the present time, Jack Lemmon, Dean Stockwell and Marcello Mastroianni have tied the record of the best performers at the Cannes film Festival. They have won the award on two occasions between 1959 and 1987.

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