By Indiewire | Indiewire February 1, 2006 at 10:33AM
Spanish film director Isabel Coixet's "The Secret Life of Words" (La Vida Secreta de las Palabras) reaped five awards, including that of best film, at the 20th edition of Spain's premier film awards, the Goya, in Madrid. The film, featuring American actors Tim Robbins and Sarah Polley, was also awarded best original screenplay on Sunday for its critically acclaimed tale of different characters and events on an oil platform. Tristan Bauer's "Iluminados por el Fuego" won the award for best foreign film, and Woody Allen's "Match Point" was selected as the best European film. AFP reports.