In her new film targeting Pedro Almodóvar the camera against himself. In all cases, most people see his portrait of the aging, ailing film director Salvador in ”Dolor y gloria” (Pain and glory). It is a quieter Almodóvar than usual. The director remembers his childhood and his mother. It is a film about memories and death. The colors are so striking and strong as you would expect from Almodóvar.
the Director played by Antonio Banderas and this is the first time he and Almodovar once again working together since ”The skin In live in” in 2011.
"When I got the script I couldn't believe that he selected me to play himself," said Banderas during the press conference at Saturday lunchtime.
that in their old age starts with the heroin, and to remember the mother - how autobiographical is it?
the Movie should not be taken literally, " said Almodóvar. Anything could have happened to me but much is fiction. When writing is the first few lines taken from one's own life. Then it becomes fiction, and then you should stick to it.
For employees, former employees, it seems to have been surprising and shocking that Almodóvar has chosen to be deleted from itself. Pénélope Cruz plays The mother as a young man:
" I dared not ask about anything. I didn't understand my own reaction, Pedro had not said that we did not question and wonder. I was curious about. But it felt as if it was so sensitive.
Cruz met once Almodóvars mother, who is now gone. They sat next to each other when the director received a medal of the order of the king:
" She was crying. She told me that she had been so worried when he resigned from the telephone company to start making the film.
then the telephone company where a young Almodóvar worked in twelve years. His career began about the time of the dictator Francisco Franco died in 1974. Spanish film began to take out the turns and portray sex in ways that previously impossible. In this movie is one of Almodóvars favourite scenes is the one where Salvador and an old lover after many years from again. They exchange a single kiss:
"I thought it was so beautiful to see the two fifty men kissing with such passion," says Almodóvar. There you see not often. I had wanted to penetrate me in between them and kiss both. But I dared not.
entirely fictitious. Such a reunion has Almódovar never experienced:
– in This life, things happen. Man is torn apart, relationships rupture. But a reunion I have ever been with.