Pain and Glory

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Mature semi-autobiographical tale best for Almodovar fans.

R 2019 113 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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age 17+

A longing for a childhood that went by too quickly

A lot of moments of pain and pathos. Moments that are tender that feel like time will break. Moments that replay over and over like a film that we always have on in our minds. Almodóvar is able to capture many moments that pulsate with sadness and sentimentality. But not Spielberg sentimentality, but rather a longing for a childhood that went by too quickly. A wonderful film that frames first passions and loves.
age 17+

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