November 19, 2004
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
MPAA Rating: NC-17
Screenwriter: Pedro Almodóvar
Starring: Gael García Bernal, Francisco Boira, Javier Cámara, Alberto Ferreiro, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Francisco Maestre, Fele Martínez, Petra Martínez, Leonor Watling
Official website: SonyClassics.com/BadEducation
Celebrated Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar's latest is a classic film noir set in Madrid, 1960 - 1980. Two kids, Ignacio and Enrique, discover love, cinema and fear in a religious school. Father Manolo, the school principal and their literature teacher, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three characters meet twice again, at the end of the 70s and in the 80s. The re-encounter will mark the life and death of some of them.