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Certificate 15
Cast
Penelope Cruz
Lola Duenas
Carmen Maura
Yohana Cobo
Directors
Pedro Almodovar
Screenwriters
Pedro Almodovar
Running Time
121 minutes

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Plot
A story about three generations of women. Raimunda (Cruz) works menial jobs to support her daughter (Yohana Cobo) and deadbeat husband three years after the death of her mother (Maura). Her sister Sole (Dueñas) is lonely, and her friend Agustina (Portillo) suffers from cancer and the disappearance of her own mother.


Verdict
A mature and beautifully told tale of family and the ghosts that haunt us.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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