01 February, 2009

Jess Franco Gets His Goya


Congratulations to Jess Franco!




Feb. 1, 2009: The XXIII Goya Awards Ceremony , Madrid.

Many thanks to Nzoog.


8 comments:

Jocke Andersson said...

He looks quite content. :)

Robert Monell said...

Yes, he does. Considering his journey he really deserves it.

ThatQuebecGuy said...

I watched the ceremony on YouTube only yesterday! It was a very emotional moment that's for sure.

Tommy said...

Does anyone have a translation of his speech?

Robert Monell said...

Does anyone have a translation of his speech?

If you go to my www.cinemadrome.yuki.com board, an offshoot of this blog, you will find a report on Franco's exact comments by Spanish correspondent Nzoog in the featured GOYA AWARDS thread.

Just hit the link at the top of the left sidebard.

Robert Monell said...

ceremony on YouTube only yesterday! It was a very emotional moment that's for sure.

Just seeing the image of Jess clutching his award is a moving experience considering how he has so often been underrated and put down by the establishment for so many years. He must be rather in a state of shock to be so honored by the mainstream industry at the late date in his life.

Keith said...

I was so happy for him. He richly deserved it.

Rafael said...

¡Jesús Franco eres el más grande!