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All About My Mother (1999)


Coming Out at 16 April 1999 in theaters

“Todo Sobre Mi Madre”


All About My Mother is drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, and starring Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz and Candela Peña.

The plot originates in Almodóvar’s earlier film The Flower of My Secret (1995) which shows student doctors being trained in how to persuade grieving relatives to allow organs to be used for transplant, focusing on the mother of a teenager killed in a road accident. All About My Mother deals with complex issues such as AIDS, homosexuality, transsexualism, faith, and existentialism.

The film was a commercial and critical success internationally, winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in addition to the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and the BAFTA Awards for Best Film Not in the English Language and Best Direction (Almodóvar). The film also won 6 Goya Awards including Best Film, Best Director (Almodóvar), Best Actress (Roth).

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar

Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz, Rosa Maria Sardà, Fernando Fernán Gómez


Cecilia RothManuela
Marisa ParedesHuma Rojo
Candela PeñaNina
Antonia San JuanAgrado
Penélope CruzHermana Rosa
Rosa Maria SardàMadre de Rosa
Fernando Fernán GómezPadre de Rosa
Toni CantóLola
Eloy AzorínEsteban
Carlos LozanoMario
Fernando GuillénDoctor en ‘Un tranvía llamado Deseo’
Manuel MorónDoctor 1
José Luis TorrijoDoctor 2
Juan José OteguiGinecólogo
Carmen Balagué
Malena GutiérrezMalena
Yael BarnatánYael
Carme FortunyCarmen
Patxi FreytezFarmacéutico
Juan Márquez
Michel RubenAlex
Daniel Lanchas
Rosa Manaut
Carlos García CamberoHeart Recipient
Agustín AlmodóvarTaxista
Paz SufrateguiHeart Recipient’s Wife
Lola García
Esther García
Inma Subirà
Anne BaxterEve (archive footage)
Bette DavisMargo (archive footage)
Cayetana Guillén CuervoMamen
Celeste HolmKaren (archive footage)
Alexia PardoAgrado’s friend
Lluís Pasqual
Dolors PozzanVerónica Forqué Double
Fito PáezEspectador
Thelma RitterBirdie (archive footage)

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