EE Rising Star Award Nominee

Laia Costa

Laia Costa

See Laia in action in this clip from Victoria.

About the Nominee

Spanish actress Laia Costa starred in the critically-acclaimed film Victoria, which was almost entirely improvised by the actors.  The 134-minute film was amazingly shot in one single take and was only their third attempt at doing so. Costa’s lead performance landed her on The New York Times’ 2015 “Breakthrough Performances of the Fall Season” list. She also won the LOLA for Best Actress. In addition, Costa was nominated for a European Film Award for Best European Actress and the film was nominated for Best European Film.

Laia has worked extensively in her native Spain, starring in shows such as Cities, Carols Rey Emperador and Polseres Vermelles.

Costa can next be seen in Nieve Negra, with Ricardo Darin, and Matthew Brown’s independent film Maine, in which she stars opposite Thomas Mann.

Hear what Laia had to say about her career so far.

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