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18 July 2021


Pedro Almodóvar’s upcoming film Parallel Mothers will open this year’s Venice Film Festival.

With Parallel Mothers Pedro Almodóvar returns, in his words, to the feminine universe, to motherhood and to family.

The film stars Penelope Cruz, Milena Smit and Aitana Sánchez-Gijón playing the story’s three mothers, and Israel Elejalde in the lead male role. The cast is completed by Julieta Serrano and Rossy de Palma.

Produced by El Deseo, with the participation of RTVE and Netflix.

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