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still from All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, ES 1999)

All About My Mother

Pedro Almodóvar / ES, FR, 1999 / 161 min.

A woman in Barcelona tries to deal with her son’s death in this bittersweet drama about loss, regret, desire and friendship. Winner of the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film. Chosen by Ivo van Hove.

poster All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, ES 1999)
Theatre director Ivo van Hove: “All About My Mother is a loose adaptation of All About Eve, in which marginal characters take centre stage and in which Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire plays a significant role.”

Details

Director

Pedro Almodóvar

Production year

1999

Country

ES, FR

Original title

Todo sobre mi madre

Length

161 min.

Language

Spanish, Catalan

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

All About Theatre About Film

Film and theatre influence each other continuously. To celebrate that relationship between the two worlds, Eye has invited stage director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld to compile an exhibition.

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All About Theatre About Film: Antonioni Project (after Michelangelo Antonioni) (2009) © Jan Versweyveld
still from All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, ES 1999)
still from All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, ES 1999)

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