Sunday Cinematheque at The Chazen: The Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar
Broken Embraces | Spain | 2009 | 35mm | 127 min. | Spanish with English subtitles Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Cast: Penelope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo In 1990s Madrid, a blinded screenwriter ruminates on his doomed love triangle with an actress (Cruz) and a stockbroker. Working with the largest budget of his career, Broken Embraces represents the sumptuous pinnacle of Almodóvar’s visual design, resplendent with florid colors and rich textural detail.