THE CRUZ-ALMODOVAR DREAM TEAM TAKES VENICE BY STORM

THE CRUZ-ALMODOVAR DREAM TEAM TAKES VENICE BY STORM »

18 Sep, 2021
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The Spanish movie PARALLEL MOTHERS, directed by Pedro Almodovar and starring Penelope Cruz, elicited a nine-minute standing ovation at its screening on the opening night of the Venice Film Festival. Predictably, Cruz bagged the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress. That done, the Dream Team now sets its sights on the New York Film Festival and -- why not? -- the Academy Awards. It won't be the first time for the Team to win an Oscar either.

THE FESTIVAL DE CANNES AND THE PRESIDENT OF ITS JURY

THE FESTIVAL DE CANNES AND THE PRESIDENT OF ITS JURY »

26 May, 2017
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“Grateful, honored and a bit overwhelmed”

PEDRO ALMODOVAR, FROM COUNTER-CULTURE REVOLUTIONARY TO JURY PRESIDENT AT THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

PEDRO ALMODOVAR, FROM COUNTER-CULTURE REVOLUTIONARY TO JURY PRESIDENT AT THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL »

25 May, 2017
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The Spanish democracy no longer needs revolutionary Almodovar to prop it up. Nor does Almodovar feel the need to provide inspiration to a once needy country.The intense romance during the days of La Movida Madrileña between Almodovar and Madrid is over.