Parallel Mothers (2021)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Original Title: Madres paralelas Spain, 2021. El Deseo, Pathe, Radio Televisión Española, Remotamente Films, Sony Pictures Entertainment. Screenplay by Pedro Almodóvar. Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine. Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García. Music by Alberto Iglesias. Production Design by Antxon Gomez. Costume Design by Paola Torres. Film Editing…

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Pain And Glory (2019)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  Original title:  Dolor y Gloria Spain, 2019.  Canal+, Cine@, El Deseo, El Primer Deseo, Gobierno de España, Radio Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Ricardo Marco Budé, Esther García, Ignacio Salazar-Simpson.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by…

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Julieta (2016)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 2016.  Echo Lake Entertainment, Canal+ France, Cine+, El Deseo, Television Espanola.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar, based on the stories Chance, Soon and Silence by Alice Munro.  Cinematography by Jean-Claude Larrieu.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Antxon Gomez.  Costume Design by Sonia Grande.  Film Editing by José…

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Wild Tales (2014)

DAMIAN SZIFRON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:  Relatos Salvajes Argentina/Spain, 2014.  Corner Producciones, El Deseo, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales, Kramer & Sigman Films, Televisión Federal.  Screenplay by Damian Szifron.  Cinematography by Javier Julia.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Pedro Almodovar, Esther García, Matias Mosteirin, Hugo Sigman.  Music by Gustavo…

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The Headless Woman (2008)

LUCRECIA MARTEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Original title:  La Mujer Sin Cabeza Argentina/France/Italy/Spain, 2008.  Aquafilms, El Deseo, R&C Produzioni, Slot Machine, Teodora Film.  Screenplay by Lucrecia Martel.  Cinematography by Barbara Alvarez.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Pedro Almodovar, Tilde Corsi, Veronica Cura, Esther García, Lucrecia Martel, Cesare Petrillo, Enrique Pineyro, Vieri Razzini, Marianne Slot.  Music by Roberta Ainstein.  Production Design by Maria…

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I’m So Excited (2013)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Los Amantes Pasajeros Spain, 2013.  El Deseo.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Antxon Gomez.  Costume Design by David Delfín, Tatiana Hernandez.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   A careless mistake by two airport employees (goofily funny cameos…

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My Life Without Me (2003)

ISABEL COIXET Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB. Spain/Canada, 2003.  El Deseo, Milestone Entertainment, Antena 3 Television, Vía Digital, Alliance Atlantis Communications, Province of British Columbia Film Incentive BC, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, Cavco Worldmark, The Movie Network, Astral Media, Super Ecran, Movie Central, Corus, Miss Wasabi, My Life Productions Inc..  Screenplay by Isabel…

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The Skin I Live In (2011)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:  La Piel Que Habito Spain, 2011.  Blue Haze Entertainment, Canal+ Espana, El Deseo, FilmNation Entertainment, Instituto de Credito Oficial, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Television Espanola.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar, collaboration with Agustín Almodóvar, based on the novel Tarantula by Thierry Jonquet.  Cinematography by José…

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Broken Embraces (2009)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Los Abrazos Rotos Spain, 2009.  Universal Pictures International, Canal+ Espana, El Deseo, Instituto de Credito Oficial, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Lanzarote Reserva de Biosfera, Ministerio de Cultura, Television Espanola.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García.  Music by Alberto…

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Volver (2006)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Spain, 2006.  Canal+ España, El Deseo, Ministerio de Cultura, Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Esther García.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Salvador Parra.  Costume Design by Bina Daigeler.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Penelope Cruz is a frustrated woman who suddenly finds herself raising her daughter…

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Talk To Her (2002)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Original title:  Hable Con Ella Spain, 2002.  El Deseo, Antena 3 Televisión, Good Machine, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Javier Aguirresarobe.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Antxon Gomez.  Costume Design by Sonia Grande.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Benigno (Javier Cámara) is a nurse who is deeply obsessed with comatose…

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All About My Mother (1999)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB Original title:  Todo Sobre Mi Madre Spain/France, 1999.  El Deseo, Renn Productions, France 2 Cinéma, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Antxon Gomez.  Costume Design by Jose Maria de Cossio, Bina Daigeler.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Pedro Almodovar offers us his best work yet with…

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