All About My Mother (15)

Wednesday 16 May 2018
7:30pm - 9:45pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Director: Pedro Almod?var Cast: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Pen?lope Cruz Country: Spain Language: Spanish Manuela raised her son Esteban on her own and loves him very dearly. But when Esteban is run over by a car and killed, it leaves Manuela heartbroken and alone. As part of her grieving process, she quits her job and travels to Barcelone to find Esteban's father, a transvestite named Lola. On her way, she is reunited with old friends and meets new ones during a journey that eventually helps her face the death of her son. Almodovar's talent for creating beautiful female characters is a great contribution to both Spanish and international cinema, as All About My Mother won Best Foreign Language Film in 2000.