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Almodóvar’s ‘Pain and Glory’ to represent Spain at Oscars

Screenshot of Pedro Almodovar receiving his first Oscar for 'All about my mother'.

Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film, Pain and Glory (Dolor y Gloria)will represent Spain at the Oscars for Best Foreign Film.

Members of Spain’s Academy of Cinema chose the film over the other two films on the shortlist, Mientras dure la guerra from director Alejandro Amenábar and Simón y el paraíso de las tortugas from Salvador Simó.

Pedro Almodovar with is second Oscar, for ‘Talk to Her’.

Click here to read our review of Pain and Glory – a ‘thinly disguised autobiography’ -published in March.

Almodóvar has previously won two Academy Awards – for Best Foreign Language Film for All About My Mother (1999), and Best Original Screenplay for Talk to Her (2002).

The 92nd Academy Awards will take place on Sunday 9 February 2020

ALSO READ: Almodovar’s ‘Pain & Glory’ – a ‘thinly disguised autobiography’

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