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All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre) (1999)

All About My Mother
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Cecilia Roth Cecilia Roth
Marisa Paredes Marisa Paredes
Huma Rojo
Penélope Cruz Penélope Cruz
Hermana Rosa
Rosa Maria Sardà Rosa Maria Sardà
Madre de Rosa
Fernando Fernán Gómez Fernando Fernán Gómez
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1 year, 8 months ago at Nov 3 10:27
Pedro Almodovar is one of those directors that I have always admired but he never became a personal favorite of mine. Indeed, he is what you can call a real author who has created his own style and, therefore, he always got my respect but, honestly, I always had a hard time with his work and this movie was not an exception. Basically, it is thanks to this movie that Almodovar started to gain some ... read more
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Description: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his 17th birthday as he runs to seek an actress's autograph. She goes to Barcelona to find the lad's genitor, a woman of transsexual background named Lola who does not know she has a child. First she finds her friend, Agrado, also a trans-woman; through her she meets Rosa, a young nun bound for El Salvador, and by happenstance, becomes the personal assistant of Huma Rojo, the actress her son admired. She helps Huma manage Nina, the co-star and Huma's lover, and she becomes Rosa's caretaker during a dicey pregnancy. With echoes of Lorca, "All About Eve," and "Stree ... (more)
Release date: 31 March 2000
UPC: 043396047198
Tags: Drama (19), Spain (17), Spanish (17), 1990s (14), 1999 (11), Death (7), Writer (6), Play (6), Transvestite (6), Prostitute (6), Friendship (5), Autograph (5), El Salvador (5), Nurse (5), France (5), Notebook (5), Glbt (4), Pregnancy (4), Mugging (4), Aids (4)
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