Pain And Glory
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Our 2019 Annual Report will be presented at 7.30pm and the film will follow at 8pmDrug Misuse[In Spanish with English subtitles]Pedro Almodvar writes and directs this Spanish drama starring Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz. As a film director begins to struggle with his health, he reflects on his life so far. From his memories as a young boy and his relationship with his mother, Jacinta, (Cruz/Julieta Serrano) to his adult life dabbling in drugs and realising his sexuality, Salvador (Banderas) wrestles with his conscience over the key decisions he has made.A beautiful, full-hearted celebration of the craft of filmmaking. The PlaylistThis is an especially personal work, anchored by the directors on-off muse Antonio Banderas in perhaps his greatest performance and sweeps through the Spanish maestros recurrent themes: high melodrama and kitsch comedy, piety and carnal lust, sex and death, human pain and transcendent glory. The Film StageThe filmmakers best and most personal movie in years. IndieWire
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