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3.7
524 Ratings

Pain and Glory

Dolor y gloria

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain, 2019
Drama, LGBT+

Synopsis

Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline, reencounters or remembers his past: his childhood in a village, the first desire, his first adult love in 80s Madrid, the pain of that breakup. In recovering his past, Salvador finds the urgent need to recount it, and also finds his salvation.

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Pain and Glory Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Pain and Glory is a film of multiple pleasures.
August 22, 2019
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It’s the director’s most moving film in years, and Banderas rightfully won the male acting award.
July 01, 2019
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To embark in Almodóvar/Salvador’s journey is to ricochet between memories and their random present-day resurfacing.
May 27, 2019
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