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Pain and Glory (2019)

Dolor y gloria (original title)
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A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

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Pedro Almodóvar
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Credited cast:
Penélope Cruz ... Jacinta
Antonio Banderas ... Salvador Mallo
Asier Etxeandia ... Alberto Crespo
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Federico
Nora Navas ... Mercedes
Raúl Arévalo ... Padre
Cecilia Roth ... Zulema
Julián López ... Presentador
Rosalía ... Rosita
Eva Martín ... Radióloga
Pedro Casablanc ... Dr. Galindo
Julieta Serrano ... Madre
Susi Sánchez ... Beata
Agustín Almodóvar ... Sacerdote
Alba García
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A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

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Country:

Spain

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Spanish

Release Date:

22 March 2019 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Ból i blask See more »

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El Deseo See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Julieta Serrano and Antonio Banderas already played mother and son, more than 30 years before, in another two movies by Pedro Almodóvar: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) and Matador (1986) See more »

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Cómo pudiste hacerme esto a mí
Written by Carlos García Berlanga and Nacho Canut
Performed by Alaska y Dinarama
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He couldn't pick the better name for this work.
31 March 2019 | by ulzhana-32986See all my reviews

The story about the artistic crisis and depression. Once the noise of the glory goes away, there's nothing but emptiness and pain inside. Almodóvar has created this autobiographical masterpiece during his darkest and the most lonely moments in his life. It's different from everything that the genius had shared with the world before. Feeling of loneliness and pain in every scene, that makes a glory so unimportant and empty, when you have no one to share it with. The director made the audience hold the breath while he was speaking and sharing his most intimate secrets, his memories and regrets about the past.

Endless respect for Almodóvar for making this autobiographical movie so personal and sincere.


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