Madrid – Spanish actresses Emma Suarez
and Adriana Ugarte
will topline “Silencio
,” the next film from Pedro Almodóvar
, a “female universe drama,” in Almodóvar’s words, charting one woman’s life between 1985 and the present day.
” is set up at Madrid’s El Deseo
, the Spanish production label founded by Pedro
and brother Agustin Almodovar
. Agustin Almodovar
and Ester Garcia
Almodovar’s 20th feature, “Silencio
” will go into production in May, shooting over much of Spain. In it, Ugarte, who broke through with 2013 period TV series “The Time in Between,” and Suarez, a respected film actress first seen in Julio Medem
’s 1992 debut “Cows” and prized for 2010 Karlovy Vary winner “The Mosquito Net,” will play respectively a younger and older Julieta, a woman “struggling to survive on the verge of madness,” according to a Thursday press release.
“’Silence’ talks about inevitable destiny, a guilt complex, the unfathomable mystery which