• Ma ma (2016)

Ma ma

Release Date: May 20th, 2016

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Diagnosed with breast cancer, a woman (Penélope Cruz) forms a strong bond with a man (Luis Tosar) who lost his wife and daughter in a car accident.

Cast: Penélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia, Teo Planell, Alex Brendemühl, Silvia Abascal, Anna Jiménez, Virginia Ávila

Director: Julio Medem

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Morena Films S.L.

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Rex ReedObserver

    A sensitive career-changing performance by luminous Penélope Cruz dominates the Spanish film Ma Ma, but there’s no escaping the fact that the rest of it is not much more than a dreary, tear-stained soap opera. show more

  • 30
    Jonathan HollandThe Hollywood Reporter

    Cruz’s aces performance apart, very little about this extremely disappointing film feels real, and some of it is risible. show more

  • 30
    Allan HunterScreen International

    There is an undeniable cheesiness to the closing stage of ma ma that makes it hard to take entirely seriously. show more

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