Loving Pablo

Release Date: October 5th, 2018

R |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

In the early 1980s, Colombian journalist Virginia Vallejo begins a tumultuous love affair with Pablo Escobar -- the world's most feared drug lord.

Cast: Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard, Julieth Restrepo, Lillian Blankenship, David Valencia, David Ojalvo

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa

Genres: Crime drama , Biography

Production Co: Escobar Films, Universal Pictures, Campbell Grobman Films, Universal Pictures International

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Jonathan RomneyScreen International

    The awkwardly executed English-language Loving Pablo is a brash but ultimately anonymous, sub-Scorsesean number from Spain’s Fernando Leon de Aranoa. show more

  • 50
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    Like flipping through the pages of a pulpy best-seller, watching Loving Pablo has its moments of guilty pleasure but leaves an empty feeling when you reach the end. show more

  • 25
    Stephen Whitty Film Journal International

    Why is she attracted to him? For that matter, why are we watching? show more

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