BAD EDUCATION

Director Pedro Almodóvar
Year 2004
Starring Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez and Javier Cámara
Rating NC-17
Run Time 116min
More Info IMDb

In honor of the new Almodóvar movie about to hit Alamo screens, you can use your advance ticket to an opening weekend screening of THE SKIN I LIVE IN to get in FREE to any screening of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN or BAD EDUCATION at the Alamo South Lamar.

“…a dizzying and rapturous noir melodrama…” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian)

“Bad Education" is a voluptuous experience that invites you to gorge on its beauty and vitality…” (Stephen Holden, The New York Times)

Considered Almodóvar’s most autobiographical work, BAD EDCUATION leaves nothing to be desired in terms of the director’s unmistakable style and distinct palette. Enrique (Fele Martínez) is a successful filmmaker short on ideas for his next project until his long-lost, dreamboat boyhood crush, Ignacio (Gael García Bernal) shows up with a script based on the abuse they suffered together in Catholic school… mostly. It also includes the story of Zahara (Gael in drag) and Paca (Javier Camara, TALK TO HER, also in drag) and they are on a mission to track down the pedophiliac priest and make him pay. The plot lines blur in the twisted melodrama, but it's so much fun it's easy to see why BAD EDUCATION was honored with being the opening night film at Cannes 2004.

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