Bad Education Poster

Release Date: November 19th, 2004

DVD Release Date: April 12th, 2005

NC-17|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
When an old friend brings filmmaker Enrique Goded (Fele Martínez) a semi-autobiographical script chronicling their adolescence, Enrique is forced to relive his youth spent at a Catholic boarding school. Weaving through past and present, the script follows a transvestite performer (Gael García Bernal) who reconnects with a grade school sweetheart. Spurred on by this chance encounter, the character reflects on her childhood sexual victimization and the trauma of closeting her sexual orientation.

Cast: Fele Martínez, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Javier Cámara, Petra Martínez, Nacho Pérez, Raúl García Forneiro

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Genres: Crime drama, Drama

Production Co: El Deseo S.A., Televisión Española (TVE), Canal+ España

Keywords: Revenge, Cheeky, Fall, Forbidden love, Dark, Friend, 2000s, House, Murder, 1980s, Growing up

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Nominated Best Production Supervision
Los Premios Goya (2005)
Nominated Best Film
Los Premios Goya (2005)
Nominated Best Director
Los Premios Goya (2005)
Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)