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The Beasts
Director
Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Country
Spain, France
Year
2022
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Cast
Marina Foïs, Denis Ménochet, Luis Zahera, Diego Anido, Marie Colomb
Production
Arcadia Motion Pictures, Caballo Films, Le Pacte, Movistar+, Canal+

Storyline

A middle-aged French couple moves to a local village, seeking closeness with nature where their presence inflames two locals to the point of outright hostility and shocking violence.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2022
Cannes Première
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2022
Perlak
City of Donostia / San Sebastián Audience Award for Best European Film
Sitges Film Festival 2022
Orbita - Closing Session
Valladolid International Film Festival (Seminci) 2022
Spanish Cinema
Seville European Film Festival 2022
EFA Selection

European Film Awards (EFA) 2022
Feature Film Selection
Forqué Awards 2022
2 nominations:
- Feature Fiction and/or Animation Film. WINNER
- Male Performance (Denis Ménochet). WINNER
Feroz Awards 2023
10 nominations, 3 awards:
Best Dramatic Film WINNER
Best Director (Rodrigo Sorogoyen)
Best leading actress in a film (Marina Foïs)
Best leading actor in a film (Denis Ménochet)
Best supporting actor in a film (Diego Anido)
Best supporting actor in a film (Luis Zahera) WINNER
Best Screenplay (Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Isabel Peña)
Best Original Score (Olivier Arson) WINNER
Best Trailer (Miguel Ángel Trudu)
Best poster (Jordi Rins, Lucía Faraig for the final poster)
Goyas Awards 2023
17 nominations:
Best film
Best Director (Rodrigo Sorogoyen)
Best Original Screenplay (Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen)
Best Original Score (Olivier Arson)
Best leading actor (Denis Ménochet)
Best Supporting Actor (Diego Anido, Luis Zahera)
Best leading actress (Marina Foïs)
Best Supporting Actress (Marie Colomb)
Best Production Direction (Carmen Sánchez de la Vega)
Best Director of Photography (Álex de Pablo)
Best editing (Alberto del Campo)
Best Art Direction (José Tirado)
Best Costume Design (Paola Torres)
Best makeup and hairdressing (Irene Pedrosa, Jesús Gil)
Best sound (Aitor Berenguer, Fabiola Ordoyo, Yasmina Praderas)
Best special effects (Óscar Abades, Ana Rubio)
César 2023
Nominated for Best Foreign Film

Releases

Spain (11 of November 2022)