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Uniform Title Volver (Motion picture).
Title Volver [videorecording] / Ministerio de Cultura, Consejeria de Cultura de Castilla-La Mancha, con la participacion de TVE y Canal+ Espana ; El Deseo presenta ; un film de Almodovar ; guion y direccion, Pedro Almodovar ; productor ejecutivo, Agustin Almodovar ; producida por Esther Garcia.

Imprint Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    Sp VOL    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    Sp VOL    Available
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    Sp VOL    Available
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    Sp VOL    Missing
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Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Spanish dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Cast Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Duenas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco.
Credits Director of photography, Jose Luis Alcaine ; camera operator, Joaquin Manchado ; editor, Jose Salcedo ; music, Alberto Iglesias.
Note Originally released as a Spanish motion picture in 2006.
Summary The central focus in Volver is a family of women: mother and grandmother Irene, her daughters Raimunda and Sole, and Raimunda's 14-year-old daughter Paula. Irene is dead: She died with the girls' father in a fire many years ago in their birth village in La Mancha. Raimunda lives in Madrid with Paula and her shiftless husband, who is malevolent, irrelevant, or absent. Separated Sole runs an unlicensed beauty parlor in her apartment. Their old aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and speaks about her sister Irene as if she were still alive. When the aunt dies, some things change, many things return, and Raimunda's troubles become extremely complicated. She bustles through them with passionate determination, a hard-working woman pulled in fifty directions, making a life for her family, reveling in every emotion but self-pity.
Audience MPAA rating: R; some sexual content and language.
Note Special features: Audio commentary with director Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz [audio feature]; Making of "Volver" [featurette] (8 min.); Interview with Pedro Almodovar [featurette] (10 min.); Interview with Penelope Cruz [featurette] (6 min.) Interview with Carmen Maura [featurette] (9 min.); AFI Fest 2006 Tribute to Penelope Cruz [featurette] (18 min.); Photo gallery [slide show]; Poster gallery [slide show]; Previews (13 min.).
Subject Mothers and daughters -- Spain -- Madrid -- Drama.
Sisters -- Spain -- Madrid -- Drama.
Women -- Spain -- Drama.
Families -- Spain -- Drama.
Spain -- Drama.
Madres e hijas -- Espana -- Madrid -- Teatro.
Hermanas -- Espana -- Madrid -- Teatro.
Madrid (Espana) -- Teatro.
Mancha (Espana) -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Motion pictures, Spanish.
Added Author Almodovar, Pedro. Director. Screenwriter.
Almodovar, Agustin. Producer.
Garcia, Esther. Producer.
Cruz, Penelope. Actor.
Maura, Carmen, 1945- Actor.
Duenas, Lola. Actor.
Portillo, Blanca, 1963- Actor.
Cobo, Yohana, 1985- Actor.
Lampreave, Chus. Actor.
Torre, Antonio de la, 1968- Actor.
Blanco, Carlos, 1959- Actor.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm).
Spain. Ministerio de Cultura.
Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). Consejeria de Cultura, Turismo y Artesania.
Television Espanola.
Canal+ Espana (Firm).
Deseo, S.A.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm).
ISBN 9781424819515
Standard No. 043396152830
Music No. 15283 Sony Pictures Classics

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