Bad Education

    Genre
    Crime, Drama
  • Runtime
    106 mins
  • Release Date
    2005
  • Countries
    Spain
  • Languages
    Spanish

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

From Academy Award winner Pedro Almodovar (TALK TO HER, ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER) comes BAD EDUCATION, an outrageous tale of desire, revenge and murder. Rolling Stone raves, "Gael Garcia Bernal is dynamite!" and calls the film "a rapturous masterwork!" BAFTA and Film Independent Spirit Award nominee BAD EDUCATION is an examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.
DIRECTED BY:
Pedro Almodóvar
WRITTEN BY:
Pedro Almodóvar
CAST INCLUDES:
Javier Cámara, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Fele Martínez

SYNOPSIS

When an old friend brings filmmaker Enrique Goded (Fele Martínez) a semi-autobiographical script chronicling their adolescence, Enrique is forced to relive his youth spent at a Catholic boarding school. Weaving through past and present, the script follows a transgender performer (Gael García Bernal) who reconnects with a grade school sweetheart. Spurred on by this chance encounter, the character reflects on her childhood sexual victimization and the trauma of closeting her identity.

Bad Education

    Genre
    Crime, Drama
  • Runtime
    106 mins
  • Release Date
    2005
  • Countries
    Spain
  • Languages
    Spanish
DIRECTED BY
Pedro Almodóvar
WRITTEN BY
Pedro Almodóvar
CAST INCLUDES
Javier Cámara, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Fele Martínez
From Academy Award winner Pedro Almodovar (TALK TO HER, ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER) comes BAD EDUCATION, an outrageous tale of desire, revenge and murder. Rolling Stone raves, "Gael Garcia Bernal is dynamite!" and calls the film "a rapturous masterwork!" BAFTA and Film Independent Spirit Award nominee BAD EDUCATION is an examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.

When an old friend brings filmmaker Enrique Goded (Fele Martínez) a semi-autobiographical script chronicling their adolescence, Enrique is forced to relive his youth spent at a Catholic boarding school. Weaving through past and present, the script follows a transgender performer (Gael García Bernal) who reconnects with a grade school sweetheart. Spurred on by this chance encounter, the character reflects on her childhood sexual victimization and the trauma of closeting her identity.