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Pain and Glory
New Release
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 7:45 PM
A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
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Admission Adult - $9.00
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Admission Youth (13 and Under) - $6.00

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Pain and Glory tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the 60s, when he emigrated with his parents to a village in Valencia in search of prosperity, his first desire, his first adult love in the Madrid of the 80s, the pain of the breakup of that love while it was still alive and intense, writing as the only therapy to forget the unforgettable, the early discovery of cinema, and the void, the infinite void that creates the incapacity to keep on making films.

Pain and Glory examines creation, the difficulty of separating it from one’s own life, and the passions that give it meaning and hope. In recovering his past, Salvador finds the urgent need to recount it, and in that need he also finds his salvation.

Film Info
Series:New Release
Run Time:113 min
Release Year:2019
Original Language:Spanish
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Pedro Almodóvar
Cast Members:Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Writers:Pedro Almodóvar