Past and present collide on screen

Past and present collide on screen

This week’s big screen offering from the Dunamaise Arts Centre is the Spanish movie Pain and Glory (Dolor y Gloria).

A film director reflects on his life choices as past and present collide around him. Creation, the difficulty of separating it from one's own life and the passions that give life meaning and hope are all explored. In recovering his past, Salvador finds the urgent need to recount it, and in that need he also finds his salvation.

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, and Asier Etxeandia. The film is rated 15.

Winner of Best Actor Award, Antonio Banderas, Cannes Film Festival 2019.

The film screens at the Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise this Wednesday, October 23, at8pm.

Tickets are still available priced €7/€5.