Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Anta. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Anta's father and Julieta's husband. But at times grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart. When Anta turns eighteen she abandons her mother, without a word of explanation. Julieta looks for her in every possible way, but all she discovers is how little she knows of her daughter.
Living a long life means dwelling on a stage with numerous trapdoors. Players vanish or reappear, as part of some grand design that becomes all the more baffling as time passes. Three stories by the Nobel laureate Alice Munro, from her 2004 collection Runaway, were the source for Pedro Almodóvar's latest film, the serious but never somber Julieta. Here the Spanish master presents... Read More