[Review] ‘PAIN AND GLORY’ sees Antonio Banderas at his absolute best

[Review] ‘PAIN AND GLORY’ sees Antonio Banderas at his absolute best

PAIN AND GLORY might as well be a memoir for the filmmaker’s life, chronicling lost lovers, a meager upbringing in a rural Spanish village, countless health issues and a creeping drug dependency. Almodovar rebukes all these claims, either way, but it allows the filmmaker to masterfully play in the cinematic medium by guiding the audience on a journey that uncovers surprising subtle turns that arrive without notice.

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