Bad Education

Release date:November 19, 2004
(NY, LA)

Studio:Sony Pictures Classics

Director:Pedro Almodóvar

MPAA Rating:NC-17


Starring:Gael García Bernal, Francisco Boira, Javier Cámara, Alberto Ferreiro, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Francisco Maestre, Fele Martínez, Petra Martínez, Leonor Watling


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Plot Summary:

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.