'Rabia' wins Malaga Spanish Film Festival

Juana Macias named best director for 'Plans for Tomorrow'

MADRID -- Sebastian Cordero's drama "Rabia" ("Fury") walked away with the top honors this weekend at the 13th Malaga Spanish Film Festival, winning the €30,000 ($40,000) Gold Biznaga.

"Rabia," produced by Telecinco Cinema, Think Studio and Dynamo and distributed by Wanda Vision, also took the best supporting actor nod for Alex Brendemuhl and photography for Enrique Chediak's work.

The festival, which acts as the spring platform for Spanish cinema, paid special tribute to David Pinillos' friends-that-kiss comedy "Bon Appetit," with the special jury award and the €6,000 ($8,000) best script award for Pinillos, Juan Carlos Rubio and Paco Cabezas. Unax Ugalde also won the best actor honor for his part in "Bon Appetit."

Juana Macias won best director for her female-focused drama "Plans for Tomorrow." Marisa Paredes took the actress award for her part in "God of Wood."