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All about my mother = Todo sobre mi madre [videorecording] / El Deseo S.A. presenta ; una coproducción El Deseo S.A., Renn Productions, France 2 Cinema ; con la participación de Via Digital ; un film de Almodóvar ; guión y dirección, Pedro Almodóvar.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

In an instant, nurse Manuela loses the teenage son she raised on her own. Grief-stricken, she sets out to search for the boy's long-lost father in Barcelona, where she reawakens into a new maternal role, at the head of a surrogate family that includes a pregnant, HIV-positive nun, an illustrious star of the stage, and a transgender sex worker.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC ALL (Text) 33892100666248 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 02/18/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681436838
  • ISBN: 1681436833
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 sheet (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 72 x 19 cm, folded to 19 x 12).
  • Edition: Director-approved DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Wide screen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
New 2K digital restoration.
Special features: making-of documentary from 2012 (52 min.) featuring interviews with cast and crew ; 1999 television program featuring the director, his mother, cast and crew ; 2019 post-screening Q&A from Madrid (48 min.) ; on insert, essay by scholar Emma Wilson.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, José Salcedo ; music, Alberto Iglesias.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz, Rosa María Sardá, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Fernando Guillén, Toni Cantó.
Summary, etc.:
In an instant, nurse Manuela loses the teenage son she raised on her own. Grief-stricken, she sets out to search for the boy's long-lost father in Barcelona, where she reawakens into a new maternal role, at the head of a surrogate family that includes a pregnant, HIV-positive nun, an illustrious star of the stage, and a transgender sex worker.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 16:9 widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio) presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Spanish dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Subject: Women > Spain > Drama.
Single mothers > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
Parental grief > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Madres solteras > Teatro.
Madre e hijo > Teatro.
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Foreign language films > Spanish.
Video, Spanish.
Video recordings.
Drama.

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