Joan Pera wins best award at Seoul

Joan Pera has won Best Actor for his role as Pau Casals in the TV movie The Power of Silence at the prestigious Seoul International Drama Awards. Joan Pera collected the prize in Seoul at the award ceremony of the reputed TV drama festival, now in its thirteenth year, which featured 250 entries from over 50 countries around the world.

The film, a fictionalised account of actual events directed by Manuel Huerga, was first screened on 3 November 2017 on TV3, with a 16.2% audience share making it one of the most watched productions in recent years in the La gran pel·lícula slot.

Joan Pera was also nominated for the Golden Nymph Awards at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, where he was given the Monaco Red Cross prize.

JOAN PERA NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTOR AT THE SEOUL INTERNATIONAL DRAMA AWARDS FESTIVAL

Joan Pera has been nominated for the Best Actor award for his role as Pau Casals in the production The power of silence. The TV movie directed by Manuel Huerga and which also features Nao Albet, Carme Sansa and Marc Cartes, is a TV3, Minoria Absoluta and Euskal Telebista co-production.

The Seoul International Drama Awards, the world’s oldest festival of dramatized fiction, started 13 years ago with the aim of introducing drama from other countries to Korea and viceversa. This year’s edition features 250 works from over 50 countries.

The winners of this 13th edition will be announced at an awards ceremony being held in the Korean capital on 3 September.

The power of silence WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS MONACO RED CROSS PRIZE

The power of silence directed by Manuel Huerga and starring Joan Pera, Nao Albet and Carme Sansa, has been awarded the Monaco Red Cross Prize at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

The TV movie The power of silence was awarded the Monaco Red Cross Prize for exemplifying the fundamental principles of the Red Cross. The production has also been nominated for the Golden Nymph Awards for best feature-length fictional film and Joan Pera has been nominated for best actor at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival taking place from June 15 to June 19.

The powe of silence was coproduced by TV3, Minoria Absoluta and Euskal Telebista in collaboration with the Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya, the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, the Région Occitanie and Slot Machine.