Pedro Almodóvar is one of the ace filmmakers of Spanish cinema. He has collaborated with some of the biggest stars and presented most internationally successful Spanish films. The filmmaker had worked with Antonio Banderas on 8 films, and with Penelope Cruz in 4 films, Pain and Glory being their latest release.
While talking about the same the actor said, “It’s always easier I mean, with the time because you invest, this is like investment. I mean, just to have the experience of directing them and to be understood by them and to understand them, makes everything easier at the moment of shooting. They are like part of my family because I am used to seeing them. We became friends a long time ago. It’s always wonderful if I write something that they can do, of course, they are the first ones to be called.”
2019 released Pain and Glory was directed by Pedro Almodóvar the film was a milestone in itself. Starring the popular Spanish actor, producer, director and writer Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Julieta Serrano and Leonardo Sbaraglia the film follows the life of a film director who reflects upon his choices in the past whilst his reality comes crashing down around him.
The film was also selected for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards and was nominated later, as well. The award-winning film was also chosen as the Best Film of the Year by Time Magazine. PVR Pictures brings the movie Pain and Glory to India on January 31, 2020.