All About My Mother - Movie Trailer The film centers on Manuela, an Argentine nurse who oversees donor organ transplants in Ramón y Cajal Hospital in Madrid and single mother to Esteban, a teenager who wants to be a writer.
Spanish auteur Almodovar (All About My Mother, Volver, The Skin I Live In) reveals his secret to finding the right actors, the benefits of being uncool and why you should listen in on your mother's conversations.
All about my mother: ‘It’s amazing what the living expect of the dying. We expect wisdom, insight, bursts of clarity’
The long read: For much of my life, there was something about my mother I felt almost allergic to. Yet, as she approached death, for the first time I found I didn’t merely love her, I actually liked her