Queen Letizia presided over the closing ceremony of the Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest 2022. The Mallorca Film Festival aims to promote film productions that have found their audience on online platforms. During this ceremony, the French actress Isabelle Huppert was honored.
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Queen Letizia closes the 12th Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest as soon as she arrives in Mallorca
The Atlàntida Film Fest has existed for 12 years. This festival honors films broadcast online, with the aim of introducing the public to the best international films that could not find a place in theaters. The idea of the festival is to restore prestige to all this production of films shunned in theaters.
Queen Letizia arrived in Mallorca this Sunday with her two daughters, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia. They joined King Felipe, who had already been present on the island since Thursday. The royal family will juggle over the next few days between official family outings and private moments, in particular with Queen Emeritus Sofia, who resides as every year during the summer at the Marivent Palace.
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Isabelle Huppert and Queen Letizia, the two stars of the evening
Barely arrived in Majorca, Queen Letizia made her first official engagement by going to the “La Misericordia” cultural center, where the closing ceremony of the Atlàntida Film Fest took place on July 31. During the ceremony, the authorities of the Balearic Islands took the floor as well as the director of the festival.
The long-awaited moment of the ceremony was that of the award ceremony. The Critics’ Prize was awarded to actor Eneko Sagardoy. The Audience Award goes to producer Martín Nigro. The jury awarded a special mention to the Spanish film So far so good, by Francesc Cuellar. The movie director Softies received 10,000 euros, winning the prize for best film.
The other highlight of the evening is the honorary prize Master of Cinema Award 2022 which was awarded to Isabelle Huppert. According to La Vanguardia, the 69-year-old actress would have delivered a speech of thanks mixing French, English and even Catalan. The prize was awarded to Isabelle Huppert in recognition of her career which includes more than 140 films, as an actress, producer or director.
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Queen Letizia very elegant in a very sober black Zara dress
The duo Letizia and Isabelle was very noticed. Queen Letizia, 49, wore a very sober black dress from Zara, while Isabelle Huppert wore a white jumpsuit that contrasted with the outfit of the Queen of Spain. Once again, Queen Letizia wanted to show that she was on vacation but that she remained elegant.
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The dress caught the eye of commentators halfway around the world. Even the Australian chain Nine spoke about this dress which cost 22 euros in the famous Spanish ready-to-wear brand. Queen Letizia matched this black Zara dress from a past collection with a Mango bag and Magrit jewelry.
After the award ceremony, Queen Letizia and guests attended the documentary preview screening The Falsifier by Catalan director Kike Maíllo. After a short break at the end of the film, a concert by pianist Amaia Romero closed the ceremony.