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The Resource Volver [videorecording] : Return, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; Consejeria de Cultura de Castilla-La Mancha ; con la participaciâon de TVE ; y Canal+ Espaäna ; El Deseo presenta un film de Almodâovar ; guiâon y direcciâon, Pedro Almodâovar ; productor ejecutivo, Agustâin Almodâovar ; producida por Esther Garcâia

Volver [videorecording] : Return, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; Consejeria de Cultura de Castilla-La Mancha ; con la participaciâon de TVE ; y Canal+ Espaäna ; El Deseo presenta un film de Almodâovar ; guiâon y direcciâon, Pedro Almodâovar ; productor ejecutivo, Agustâin Almodâovar ; producida por Esther Garcâia

Label
Volver [videorecording] : Return
Title
Volver [videorecording]
Title remainder
Return
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; Consejeria de Cultura de Castilla-La Mancha ; con la participaciâon de TVE ; y Canal+ Espaäna ; El Deseo presenta un film de Almodâovar ; guiâon y direcciâon, Pedro Almodâovar ; productor ejecutivo, Agustâin Almodâovar ; producida por Esther Garcâia
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
The central focus in Volver is a family of women: mother and grandmother Irene, her daughters Raimunda and Sole, and Raimunda's 14-year-old daughter Paula. Irene is dead: She died with the girls' father in a fire many years ago in their birth village in La Mancha. Raimunda lives in Madrid with Paula and her shiftless husband, who is malevolent, irrelevant, or absent. Separated Sole runs an unlicensed beauty parlor in her apartment. Their old aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and speaks about her sister Irene as if she were still alive. When the aunt dies, some things change, many things return, and Raimunda's troubles become extremely complicated. She bustles through them with passionate determination, a hard-working woman pulled in fifty directions, making a life for her family, reveling in every emotion but self-pity
Awards note
Winner, Goya Awards for Mejor Pelâicula (Best Film), Mejor Director (Best Director)--Pedro Almodâovar, Mejor Actriz Principal (Best Lead Actress)--Penâelope Cruz, Mejor Actriz de Reparto (Best Supporting Actress)--Carmen Maura, Mejor Mâusica Original (Best Original Score)--Alberto Iglesias, 2007 ; Cannes Film Festival, Best Actress--Penâelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueänas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Best Screenplay--Pedro Almodâovar, 2006.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Volver (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Josâe Luis Alcaine ; camera operator, Joaquin Manchado ; editor, Josâe Salcedo ; music, Alberto Iglesias
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R; some sexual content and language
Language note
In Spanish with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Penâelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueänas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1963-
  • 1985-
  • 1968-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Almodâovar, Pedro
  • Almodâovar, Agustin
  • Garcâia, Esther
  • Cruz, Penâelope
  • Maura, Carmen
  • Dueänas, Lola
  • Portillo, Blanca
  • Cobo, Yohana
  • Lampreave, Chus
  • Torre, Antonio de la
  • Blanco, Carlos
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Spain
  • Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)
  • Televisiâon Espaänola
  • Canal+ Espaäna (Firm)
  • Deseo, S.A
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • Women
  • Families
  • Spain
  • Madres e hijas
  • Hermanas
  • Madrid (Espaåna)
  • Mancha (Espaåna)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Volver [videorecording] : Return, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; Consejeria de Cultura de Castilla-La Mancha ; con la participaciâon de TVE ; y Canal+ Espaäna ; El Deseo presenta un film de Almodâovar ; guiâon y direcciâon, Pedro Almodâovar ; productor ejecutivo, Agustâin Almodâovar ; producida por Esther Garcâia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a Spanish motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Pedro Almodâovar and Penâelope Cruz [audio feature]; Making of "Volver" [featurette] (8 min.); Interview with Pedro Almodâovar [featurette] (10 min.); Interview with Penâelope Cruz [featurette] (6 min.) Interview with Carmen Maura [featurette] (9 min.); AFI Fest 2006 Tribute to Penelope Cruz [featurette] (18 min.); Photo gallery [slide show]; Poster gallery [slide show]; Previews (13 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Cleaning the graves -- Aunt Paula -- Augustina -- Paco lost another job -- Paula's trouble -- Opportunity and a loss -- Freezing Paco -- Sudden opportunity -- Seeing ghosts -- Mother in the trunk -- Three women and a freezer -- Mother, the Russian assistant -- Close call -- Who's my father? -- Wrap party -- Restaurant for sale -- Agustina's wish -- Heart to heart -- How to get rid of your man -- Mothers and fathers -- Where's the Russian? -- Agustina on TV -- Raimunda's surprise -- Daughter's tears -- What really happened -- Family without men -- One knows what the other seeks -- Closure
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9781424819515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396152830
  • 043396152854
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15283
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80569943
System details
DVD; Region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Volver [videorecording] : Return, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; Consejeria de Cultura de Castilla-La Mancha ; con la participaciâon de TVE ; y Canal+ Espaäna ; El Deseo presenta un film de Almodâovar ; guiâon y direcciâon, Pedro Almodâovar ; productor ejecutivo, Agustâin Almodâovar ; producida por Esther Garcâia
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a Spanish motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Pedro Almodâovar and Penâelope Cruz [audio feature]; Making of "Volver" [featurette] (8 min.); Interview with Pedro Almodâovar [featurette] (10 min.); Interview with Penâelope Cruz [featurette] (6 min.) Interview with Carmen Maura [featurette] (9 min.); AFI Fest 2006 Tribute to Penelope Cruz [featurette] (18 min.); Photo gallery [slide show]; Poster gallery [slide show]; Previews (13 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Cleaning the graves -- Aunt Paula -- Augustina -- Paco lost another job -- Paula's trouble -- Opportunity and a loss -- Freezing Paco -- Sudden opportunity -- Seeing ghosts -- Mother in the trunk -- Three women and a freezer -- Mother, the Russian assistant -- Close call -- Who's my father? -- Wrap party -- Restaurant for sale -- Agustina's wish -- Heart to heart -- How to get rid of your man -- Mothers and fathers -- Where's the Russian? -- Agustina on TV -- Raimunda's surprise -- Daughter's tears -- What really happened -- Family without men -- One knows what the other seeks -- Closure
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9781424819515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396152830
  • 043396152854
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15283
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80569943
System details
DVD; Region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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