Pain and Glory stars Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo, a director whose career is on the wane. His various health problems have prevented him from making films for many years. However, when a retrospective screening of his most famous work reunites him with one of his old stars, his previous life soon comes rushing back to him. This loosely autobiographical feature from auteur Pedro Almodóvar weaves together meditations on his career with an exploration of his relationship with his mother.
format: DCP, runtime: 113 minutes
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