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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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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pain and Glory See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$152,636, 6 October 2019

Gross USA:

$3,550,278

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,405,657
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

As usual, Agustín Almodóvar, Pedro's brother and producer of the movie, makes a cameo. In this case, as a teacher and priest in a flashback, when Antonio Banderas' character is a small boy. See more »

Quotes

Alberto Crespo: It took a lot of work to borrow this jacket!
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Connections

References Wonderland (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

A tu vera
Music by Juan Solano (as Juan Solano Pedrero) and Rafael de León (as Rafael de Leon Arias de Saavedra)
Lyrics by José Antonio Ochaíta and Xandro Valerio (uncredited)
Performed by Rosalía and Penélope Cruz
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Emoción pura
28 March 2019 | by arenasvalenciaSee all my reviews

La película más limpia e intensa de Almodovar casi me rompe el corazón.


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