Pedro Almodóvar

Celebrating the complexity of motherhood with Almodóvar and Gyllenhaal

By Anne-Sofie Lindgaard

Parallel Mothers and The Lost Daughter operate as engaging texts on the contradictions and complications of being a mother.

Six Spanish modern classics to watch after Parallel Mothers

By Megan Wallace

From the Basque-language drama Loreak to the snuff film-inspired Tésis, there’s more to Spanish cinema than Almodóvar.

Parallel Mothers

By David Jenkins

Femininity, pathos, generational trauma and collective memory converge in Pedro Almodóvar’s latest masterpiece.

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Celebrate Pedro Almodóvar’s astonishing new film Parallel Mothers with our latest creative competition.

Parallel Mothers – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Pedro Almodóvar delivers yet another major late work, with Penélope Cruz on career-best form.

Penélope Cruz knows best in the first trailer for Parallel Mothers

By Charles Bramesco

She and Milena Smit share a spiritual bond in the new film from Pedro Almodóvar.

Jane Campion, Paul Schrader head up Venice Film Festival 2021 line-up

By David Jenkins

They’ll be joined by big names and exciting new talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour and Pablo Larraín.

Tilda Swinton sits for Pedro Almodóvar in The Human Voice trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The Spanish master’s 30-minute short is coming to UK cinemas next month.

Watch: In the Kitchen with Pedro Almodóvar

By Luís Azevedo

In partnership with MUBI, we examine the function of this domestic setting across the Spanish filmmaker’s catalogue.

The 30 best films of 2019

By Little White Lies

Counting down our favourite feature-length releases from the past 12 months.

Pain & Glory

By Adam Woodward

Pedro Almodóvar reunites with some familiar faces for this masterful trip down memory lane.

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Pain and Glory – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Pedro Almodóvar bares all in this affecting portrait of a filmmaker reconciling his past triumphs and tragedies.

Xavier Dolan, Terrence Malick headline 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

This year’s Official Selection features new works from Jim Jarmusch, Bong Joon-ho and Jessica Hausner.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Could these be the directors vying for this year’s Palme d’Or?

Pedro Almodóvar gets pensive in the Pain & Glory trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas star in the Spanish master’s 21st film.

Look out for this masterclass in naturalistic screen acting

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Zama star Lola Dueñas gives an astonishing central performance in Journey to a Mother’s Room.

The flawed logic of constructing gender in film

By Lillian Crawford

From Alfred Hitchcock to Fritz Lang, the process of creating women has long been an obsession of cinema’s greatest male creators.

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