All About My Mother

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This classic, internationally successful 1999 film, original title 'Todo Sobre Mi Madre' is in Spanish with English subtitles. All About My Mother is a comedy-drama which tells the story of young Esteban, who wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.  The film deals with complex issues such as AIDS, homosexuality, transsexualism, faith and existentialism.

It won several awards including an Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, as well as BAFTA awards for Best Film Not In The English Language and Best Direction.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Cast: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Pénelope Cruz, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan and Rosa Maria Sardà.

Length: 108 minutes

Certificate 15