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Silver Shell for Best Actress

The Silver Shell for Best Actress (Spanish: Concha de Plata a la Mejor Interpretacion Femenina; Basque: Aktore onenaren Zilarrezko Maskorra) is one of the main awards presented at the San Sebastián International Film Festival to the Best Actress of a competing film.[1]

Award winnersEdit

Year Film Actress Notes
1953 There's a Road on the Right (dir. Francisco Rovira Beleta) Julita Martínez
1954 La patrulla chiflada (dir. Carlos Rinaldi) Marisa de Leza
1956 The Railroad Man (dir. Pietro Germi) Luisa Della Noce
1957 Nights of Cabiria (dir. Federico Fellini) Giulietta Massina
1958 March's Child (dir. Antonio Pietrangeli) Jacqueline Sassard
1959 The Nun's Story (dir. Fred Zinneman) Audrey Hepburn
1960 The Fugitive Kind (dir. Sidney Lumet) Joanne Woodward
1961 One-Eyed Jacks (dir. Marlon Brando) Pina Pellicer
1962 The Miracle Worker (dir. Arthur Penn) Anne Bancroft
1963 Days of Wine and Roses (dir. Blake Edwards) Lee Remick
1964 The Night of the Iguana (dir. John Huston) Ava Gardner
1965 Operation Crossbow (dir. Michael Anderson) Lilli Palmer
1966 Arm in Arm Down the Street (dir. Enrique Carreras) Evangelina Salazar
1967 A Love Story (dir. Jorge Grau) Serena Vergano
1968 The Girl With the Pistol Monica Vitti
1969 L'amante di Gramigna (dir. Carlo Lizzani) Stefania Sandrelli ex-aequo (tie)
Zhuravusha Ludmila Tchoursina
1970 Le Boucher dir. Claude Chabrol Stéphane Audran
1971 Crónica de una Señora (dir. Raúl de la Torre) Graciela Borges
1972 Follow Me! (dir. Carol Reed) Mia Farrow
1973 A Touch of Class (dir. Melvin Frank) Glenda Jackson ex-aequo
La bonne année (dir. Claude LeLouch) Françoise Fabian
1974 The Voyage (dir. Vittorio de Sicca) Sophia Loren
1975 A Woman Under the Influence (dir. John Cassavettes) Gena Rowlands
1976 Caddie (dir. Donald Crombie) Helen Morse
1977 The Girl's War (dir. Bernhard Sinkel) Katherine Hunter
1978 A Wedding (dir. Robert Altman) Carol Burnett
1979 Il piccolo Archimede (dir. Gianni Amelio) Laura Betti
1985 Extramuros (dir. Miguel Picazo) Mercedes Sampietro
1986 Half of Heaven (dir. Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón) Angela Molina
1987 El Lute (Run for Your Life) (dir. Vicente Aranda) Victoria Abril
1988 The Girlfriend (dir. Jeanine Meerapfel) Cipe Lincovski ex-aequo
Liv Ullmann
1989 Eversmile, New Jersey (dir. Carlos Sorin) Mirjana Jokovic
1990 The Week of the Sphinx (dir. Daniele Luchetti) Margherita Buy
1991 Waiting (dir. Jackie McKimmie) Deborra-Lee Furness ex-aequo
Noni Hazlehurst
Helen Jones
Fiona Press
1992 Zwolnieni z zycia (dir. Waldemar Krzystek) Krystyna Janda
1993 Sara (dir. Dariush Mehrjui) Niki Karimi
1994 Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker Ning Jing
1995 Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead Victoria Abril
1996 Autumn Sun (dir. Eduardo Mignogna) Norma Aleandro
1997 Afterglow (dir. Alan Rudolph) Julie Christie
1998 Late August, Early September (dir. Olivier Assayas) Jeanne Balibar
1999 Volavérunt (dir. Bigas Luna, Spain/France) Aitana Sánchez-Gijón
2000 La Comunidad (dir. Álex de la Iglesia) Carmen Maura
2001 Mad Love (dir. Vicente Aranda) Pilar López de Ayala
2002 Common Ground (dir. Adolfo Aristarain) Mercedes Sampietro
2003 Take My Eyes (dir. Icíar Bollaín) Laia Marull
2004 Brødre (dir. Susanne Bier) Connie Nielsen
2005 Something Like Happiness (Bohdan Sláma) Ana Geislerová
2006 Mon fils à moi (dir. Martial Fougeron) Nathalie Baye
2007 Seven Billiard Tables (dir. Gracia Querejeta) Blanca Portillo
2008 Frozen River (dir. Courtney Hunt) Melissa Leo ex-aequo
Pandora's Box (dir. Yeşim Ustaoğlu) Tsilla Chelton
2009 Yo también (dir. Alvaro Pastor and Antonio Naharro) Lola Duenas
2010 Black Bread (dir. Agustí Villaronga) Nora Navas
2011 The Sleeping Voice (dir. Benito Zambrano) María León
2012 Blancanieves (dir. Pablo Berger) Macarena Garcia ex-aequo
Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang (dir. Laurent Cantet) Katie Coseni
2013 La Herida/Wounded (dir. Fernando Franco) Marian Álvarez
2014 Silent Heart (dir. Billie August) Paprika Steen
2015 El Rey De La Habana (dir. Agustí Villaronga Yordanka Ariosa
2016 I Am Not Madam Bovary (dir. Feng Xiaogang Fan Bingbing
2017 Alanis (dir. Anahí Berneri Sofia Gala Castiglione
2018 Blind Spot (dir. Tuva Nuvotny PiaTjelta
2019[2] A Thief's Daughter (dir. Belén Funes) Greta Fernández ex-aequo
The Audition (dir. Ina Weisse) Nina Hoss

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "San Sebastian Film Festival". sansebastianfestival. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  2. ^ "San Sebastian Film Festival ::". web.archive.org. 2019-09-03. Retrieved 2019-10-05.


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