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Pain and Glory (2019)

Dolor y gloria (original title)
R | | Drama | 4 October 2019 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... Salvador Mallo
Asier Etxeandia ... Alberto Crespo
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Federico Delgado
Nora Navas ... Mercedes
Julieta Serrano ... Jacinta
César Vicente ... Eduardo
Asier Flores ... Salvador Mallo
Penélope Cruz ... Jacinta
Cecilia Roth ... Zulema
Susi Sánchez ... Beata
Raúl Arévalo ... Venancio Mallo
Pedro Casablanc ... Dr. A. Galindo
Julián López ... Presentador
Eva Martín ... Radióloga
Sara Sierra Sara Sierra ... Conchita
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Storyline

The protagonist of "Pain and Glory" was at the decline of his career. The man involuntarily looks back into the past, and a stream of vivid memories falls upon him. He recalls such moments from his youth as tender feelings for his mother, love and separation, the search for happiness and success. All this leads the master of cinema to important thoughts about life and art, because this is the most important thing for him. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use, some graphic nudity and language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dor e Glória See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,572,785
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Canal+, Ciné +, El Deseo See more »
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Pedro Almodóvar's eighth collaboration with Antonio Banderas and his sixth with Penélope Cruz. Pain and Glory (2019) marks his second collaboration with both of them together, the first being I'm So Excited! (2013). See more »

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Features Splendor in the Grass (1961) See more »

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Come sinfonia
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Melancholy Masterpiece
4 September 2019 | by richardkiddleSee all my reviews

I can see why this film will not please everyone but I think people of a certain age & long time fans of Almodovor will find much to appreciate in this mature work. Antonia Banderas gives an Oscar worthy performance & is worth the ticket price alone. On the surface not a lot of drama happens but on a deeper level this film examines grief, mortality, ageing, regret, religion , sexuality & much more. It's a film that you will be thinking about long after it has finished.


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