All About My Mother

Ok, I lied. I can’t pick just one Pedro Almodovar movie. This one has to be on the list. A bit more flamboyant and crazy, it may actually be more representative of the rest of his filmography.


Release Date
April 1999
Runtime
1 h 41 min
Genres
Comedy, Drama
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Actors
Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Penélope Cruz, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Rosa Maria Sardà, Toni Cantó, Eloy Azorín, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Carlos Lozano, Fernando Guillén, Manuel Morón, José Luis Torrijo, Malena Gutiérrez, Yael Barnatán, Juan José Otegui, Michel Ruben, Carme Fortuny, Patxi Freytez, Carlos García Cambero, Agustín Almodóvar, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Fito Páez, Carmen Balagué, Juan Marquez, Lola García, Esther García
Overview
A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.

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