All About My Mother (Spanish: Todo sobre mi madre) is a 1999 comedy-drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, and starring Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz and Rosa Maria Sardà.
Feb 12, 2014 · All About my Mother is directed and written by the Spaniard Pedro Almodovar. Being a man who never shies away from controversy he tackles the issues of Organ Donation,hookers, AIDS, and transsexuals.
- drama, comedy
All About My Mother (1999) has all the elements found in an Almodovar classic: a great ensemble cast of talented actresses, a brilliant soundtrack, an improbable plot and a great looking set. Like Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) it is basically a tragedy, but it plays like a comedy.
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 ...
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"All About My Mother" is one of the best films of the Spanish director, whose films present a Tennessee Williams sensibility in the visual style of a 1950s Universal-International tearjerker.
Beautifully performed and bursting with cinematic references, All About My Mother is a vibrant tribute to female fortitude, a one-of-a-kind family portrait, and a work of boundless compassion. This Oscar-winning melodrama, one of Pedro Almodóvar’s most beloved films, provides a dizzying, moving exploration of the meaning of motherhood.
- Pedro Almodóvar
All About My Mother (1999) Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Synopsis (1) Summaries. Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the ...