Pain and Glory

  • Golden Globe Awards

Nominee Profile 2020: Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”

“It is always difficult to play somebody who exists,” Antonio Banderas said about playing a filmmaker inspired by Pedro Almodóvar in Pain and Glory. Almodóvar himself directed the film - titled Dolor y gloria in Spanish- about a filmmaker who reflects on the choices he has made in life and his series of re-encounters with the people in his past – a fictionalized autobiographical story which the director defines as “auto-fiction.