awards & nominations

Nine (2009)

Penélope Cruz as "Carla Albanese"

Italian film director Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) grapples with epic crises in his personal and professional lives. At the same time, he must strike a balance of the demands of numerous women in his life, including his wife (Marion Cotillard), his mistress (Penélope Cruz), and his confidant (Judi Dench).

Academy Award (2009)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2009)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Penélope Cruz as "María Elena"

Americans Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) arrive in Spain for a summer vacation at a friend's (Patricia Clarkson) Barcelona home. Visiting an art gallery, they meet seductive painter Juan Antonio (Javier Bardem), who invites them for a weekend of food, art and sex. Sparks really ignite when his fiery former lover (Penélope Cruz) arrives on the scene, making for a very crowded house.

Los Premios Goya (2009)WonBest Supporting Actress
Academy Award (2008)WonActress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)WonSupporting Actress
Golden Globe (2008)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Volver (2006)

Penélope Cruz as "Raimunda"

Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their father. A former neighbor from their hometown reports that she has seen the ghost of Irene and both daughters do not believe her. After a murder and a family tragedy, Irene's spirit materializes around her daughters to help comfort them.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
Los Premios Goya (2007)WonBest Leading Actress
Academy Award (2006)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
Cannes Film Festival (2006)WonBest Actress
Golden Globe (2006)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role