All About My Mother

SKU: B002M2T1VI
$14.99
Region: 99
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R (Restricted)
Run Time: 101 minutes
Model: 5820801
PartNumber: CTR33223DVD
Internationally acclaimed writer/director Pedro Almodovar (2003 Oscar winner, Best Screenplay, Talk to Her; Bad Education, The Flower of my Secret) delivers his finest film yet, a poignant masterpiece of unconditional love, survival and redemption. Manuela (Cecilia Roth) is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son, an aspiring writer. But when tragedy strikes and her beloved only child is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles. The heartbroken woman learns her son's final wish was to know his father - the man she abandoned when she was pregnant 18 years earlier. Returning to Barcelona in search of him, Manuela overcomes her grief and becomes caregiver to a colorful [object]ed family: a pregnant nun (Penelope Cruz), a transvestite prostitute (Antonia San Juan), and two troubled actresses (Marisa Paredes and Candela Pena). With riveting performances, unforgettable characters and creative plot twists, this touch