Each month World Movies profiles one foreign film star with three of their most celebrated films over three consecutive nights. This month World Movies explores the work of Penelope Cruz.
All About My Mother (Spain, 1999) – Tuesday 13 December 10.30pm
Pedro Almodovar’s Academy Award-winner is a candy coloured, love-filled ode to women. Penelope Cruz stars as a sexually promiscuous nun in this delightful tragi-comedy. Pure Almodovar madness.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (USA, 2008) – Wednesday 14 December 10.30pm
Woody Allen film starring Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson. Two American women, Vicky and Cristina spend a summer in Barcelona, where they meet an artist and his beautiful but crazy ex-wife.
Don’t Move (Italy, 2004) – Thursday 15 December 10.30pm
Penelope Cruz gives an unforgettable performance in this award-winning and deeply moving drama about love and longing. A surgeon recalls the crucial moments of his life as his teenage daughter lies dying.