Spanish director Carlos Saura dies a day before receiving Goya award

Filmmaker and artist Antonio Saura’s younger brother Carlos Saura has died at the age of 91. This was reported at the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

“The Film Academy is deeply saddened to announce the death of one of the founding directors in the history of Spanish cinema, Carlos Saura, recipient of the 2023 Goya Award of Merit,” writes at Twitter Academy.

According to the publication of the press service, the filmmaker passed away at the age of 91 at home surrounded by loved ones.

Some of the most famous films that Saura worked on are The Hunt (1966), Feed the Raven (1975), Eliza, My Life (1977) and Witch Love (1986). The director was awarded the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards from the Berlin Film Festival and others, and Saura was supposed to receive the Goya Award at an awards ceremony in Seville on Saturday.


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