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All About My Mother (1999)  link to All About My Mother on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 194

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IMDb Rating:
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7.9/10 (69663 votes)

Country: Spanish, 101 minutes

Spoken Languages: Spanish

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Pedro Almodóvar

Cast: Cecilia Roth (as Manuela), Marisa Paredes (as Huma Rojo), Candela Peña (as Nina), Penélope Cruz (as Hermana Rosa), Rosa Maria Sardà (as Madre de Rosa)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French

Plot Outline: Manuela is a hard-working single mom who has raised her son Esteban by herself since the time he was born. On his 17th birthday they go to the theater and after the show, Esteban tries to get the main actress' autograph but is run down on the street and dies. Manuela is beside herself with grief and decides to return to Barcelona to tell the boy's transgender father Lola, about the death of the son he never knew he had. He is nowhere to be found but Manuela does find an old friend, Agrado and meets up with a pregnant nun, Rosa. Together they form a life and become fast friends - until tragedy strikes again.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017