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Call NumberPN1997 .S733 B132 2005
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Dates2005
Statement of ResponsibilityBob Mizer Foundation, Inc.
Creators & ContributorsPedro Almodovar (creator)
Pedro Almodovar (creator)
SummaryFrom two-time Academy Award(r)-winner Pedro Almodovar (2002 Best Original Screenplay, Talk to Her, 2000 Best Foreign Language Film, All About My Mother) comes BAD EDUCATION, an outrageous tale of desire, revenge and murder. Filmmaker Enrique (Fele Martínez) gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Ignacio (Gael Garcia Bernal, The Motorcycle Diaries, Y Tu Mama Tambien), who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, adrag performer known as Zahara (also played by Bernal) attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. The tale provides the inspiration for Enrique¹s next film. But when the villainous priest from their school days arrives on to tell his own version of the events, thetruth is wilder than anything anyone could have imagined. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone raves, "Gael Garcia Bernal is dynamite!" and calls the film "a rapturous masterwork!" Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Gael Garcia Bernal, Fele Martinez
Carrier Typevideodisc [DVD]
LanguageEnglish
NotesDaniel Gimenez Cacho, Gael Garcia Bernal, Fele Martinez
RecognitionGifted by Trent Dunphy and Robert Mainardi of The Magazine