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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their father. A former neighbor from their hometown reports that she has seen the ghost of Irene and both daughters do not believe her. After a murder and a family tragedy, Irene's spirit materializes around her daughters to help comfort them.

Cast: Penélope Cruz , Carmen Maura , Chus Lampreave , Lola Dueñas , Blanca Portillo , Yohana Cobo , Carmen Machi , Pilar Castro

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Volver (2006)

Release Date: November 3rd, 2006|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Volver is Almodovar's passionate tribute to the community of women -- living and dead -- who nurtured him. Through the transformative power of his art -- carried on the wings of Alberto Iglesias' exhilarating score -- we feel their presence. You do not want to miss this one. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Lower your expectations going into Volver and accept it for what it is: a ridiculously entertaining melodrama with loud echoes of "Mildred Pierce" that provides Penelope Cruz with a vehicle for her multifaceted talents. show more

  • 100
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    With this, possibly his most subdued film, Almodo´var reinforces his status as one of the most distinctive and talented filmmakers working today. show more

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