Broken Embraces(Blu-ray) (2009)
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|A luminous Penelope Cruz stars as an actress who sacrifices everything for true love in Broken Embraces, Academy Award -winning filmmaker (2003, Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Talk to Her) Pedro Almodovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena (Cruz) consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto (Jose Luis Gomez), a very wealthy, much-older man who pays for her father's hospitalization and provides her a lavish lifestyle. But Lena's dream is to act and soon she falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness.|
"In Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz we have a real collaboration of artist and inspiration that only seems to improve and deepen over time. Shawn Levy, Portland Oregonian
Editor's NoteAfter LIVE FLESH, ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER, and VOLVER, director Pedro Almodóvar and his muse Penélope Cruz unite for a fourth time with this drama. Here, Almodóvar delves into noir style to tell a tale of a man (BAD EDUCATION?s Lluis Homar) with dual identities who tries to compartmentalize his life after he loses his love (Cruz) and his sight in a car crash.
Cast & Crew
|Rossy De Palma|
|Pedro Almodóvar - Screenwriter|
|Rodrigo Prieto - Director of Photography|
|Alberto Iglesias - Composer|
|Agustin Almodovar - Producer|
|Pedro Almodóvar - Director|