Please Watch ‘Parallel Mothers’

It’s gorgeous, thoughtful, and surprising.

Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit in Parallel Mothers | Sony Pictures Classics
Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit in Parallel Mothers | Sony Pictures Classics

Parallel Mothers (Original title: Madres Paralelas) follows the story of two women, Janis (Penélope Cruz) and Ana (Milena Smit), who give birth on the same day.

Of course, that’s just the starting point of this thoughtful film by Pedro Almodóvar. What amazes me the most about this film is just how well-rounded all of the characters are…

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Sarah Callen

Sarah Callen

Every number has a name, every name has a story, every story is worthy of being shared.