Dolor y gloria
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Writer: Pedro Almodóvar
Cast: Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas, Julieta Serrano, César Vicente, Asier Flores, Penélope Cruz, Cecilia Roth, Susi Sánchez, Raúl Arévalo
Seen on: 27.8.2019
Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas) used to be a great director, but his career has been declining in recent years, as has his health. Now that the re-release of his first big hit is in the works, an even that brings back its lead actor Alberto Crespo (Asier Etxeandia) into Salvador’s life, Salvador starts to reminisce about his childhood (Asier Flores) with his mother (Penélope Cruz) and his forming encounters with art.
After a series of more disappointing films, Dolor y gloria was a return to form for Almodóvar. Probably still not my favorite of his films, but really good.Continue reading