Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory will open the Miami Film Festival’s fall season extension, Miami Film Festival GEMS 2019.
(PAIN AND GLORY) DOLOR Y GLORIA (2019)
NAME OF FILM: (PAIN AND GLORY) DOLOR Y GLORIA
DIRECTOR(S): Pedro Almodóvar
STARRING: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Leonardo Sbaraglia
GENRE: Foreign Film
SYNOPSIS: Salvador Mallo, a director not too subtly modeled on Almodóvar himself, whose growing health problems—including tinnitus, migraines, and spinal pain—and creative block have initiated a midlife reckoning. Moving in and out of time, evoking Salvador’s childhood in the sixties (featuring Penélope Cruz as his doting mother); his years of triumph in the eighties; and present-day Madrid, where he navigates new artistic challenges, Pain and Gloryis both a moving summative statement on a career and an indication of more brilliant things to come.
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