Pain and Glory (2019)
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain | Rated R
Cannes Film Festival Winner: Best Actor (Antonio Banderas)
Introduced by Nanovic Faculty Fellow Jim Collins
Chair of the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre and Concurrent Professor of American Studies and English
Pain and Glory shows a series of encounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, an aging film director. These encounters—some vivid memories from the past, others fleeting moments in the present—cause Salvador to reflect on the choices he’s made in his life.