A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.
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
Almodovar once again manages to amaze with a unique lightness that bears its unequivocal signature. Solemn rhythm, cautious and light; skyrocketing emotions and Almodovar's direction with unprecedented play of colors that makes this film one of the best cinematography proofs. Antonio Banderas is perhaps at the peak of his performances, because this time its one of his most unforgettable actorial tests.
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