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Pain and Glory

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Pain and Glory

Salvador Mallo (an exceptional Antonio Banderas), an aging film director, re-experiences a poignant tapestry of memories, including a childhood spent in a remote village with his mother (Penélope Cruz). With this remarkably intimate film, Pedro Almodóvar (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Volver) is back in form, celebrating the medium of filmmaking and its many possibilities. “Everything about Pain and Glory is awake and alive,” says TIME magazine, “and Almodóvar’s nerve endings become ours, too.”

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

CRITIC’S PICK: "Pain and Glory can be achingly sad, but its pleasures, rainbow hues and humor keep it (and you) aloft”
Manohla Dargis, New York Times
“Everything about Pain and Glory is awake and alive, and Almodóvar’s nerve endings become ours, too”
Stephanie Zacharek, Time
"Antonio Banderas steps up to the role he was born to play"
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
“Almodóvar’s best and most personal movie in years”
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