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Pain and Glory (2019)

Dolor y gloria (original title)
R | | Drama | 4 October 2019 (USA)
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An aging film director suffering from chronic illness and writer's block reflects on his life.

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Pedro Almodóvar

Writer:

Pedro Almodóvar (screenplay)
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 65 wins & 156 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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

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

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Has been selected as the Spanish entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. See more »

Quotes

Salvador Mallo: The nights that coincide several pains, those nights I believe in God and I pray to him. The days when I only suffer a type of pain I'm an atheist.
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Connections

References Diferente (1961) See more »

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Kiss
Written by Haven Gillespie and Lionel Newman
Performed by Marilyn Monroe
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User Reviews

 
INIMITABILE
15 January 2020 | by RinoBortone91See all my reviews

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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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$152,636, 6 October 2019

Gross USA:

$4,567,338

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,137,074
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Color

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1.37 : 1
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