Film director Carlos Saura has died at the age of 92, the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reported on Friday on Twitter.
He was the recipient of the 2023 Goya Award of Merit, which he was due to receive on February 11.
Saura, one of the seminal directors in the history of Spanish cinema, passed away at his home at the age of 91, surrounded by his loved ones.
The director was born in Spain in 1932. His most famous works were The Hunt (1966), Feed the Raven (1975), Witch Love (1986). Saura has been awarded the Golden Bear and Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival and many other awards.