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Volver

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Volver

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
121 minutes
Limited Release Date:
11/03/06
performer:
Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura
director:
Pedro Almodovar
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Pedro Almodovar
genre:
Comedy, ActionAdventure

We gave it a B

In Pedro Almodóvar’s solemnly flipped-out soap opera, Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) confronts her past when she meets her mother’s ghost. It’s more talky than transcendent, since the characters are ”healed” from wounds we barely knew they had.