The story has more juice to it, and there are lot more characters involved in making the story than your usual 3 person movie that Cynthia Rothrock stars in.
The film follows a nonlinear narrative as a series of reunions between Salvador Mallo, a film director in his decline, and those around him.
Mercedes hands him an invitation to attend an art exhibition; Salvador recognizes himself as the boy in a drawing on display.
Pain and Glory was nominated as the Spanish entry for at the , with Banderas also being nominated for.
Federico who has married a woman and had children in meets Salvador in his apartment where the pair drink toasts to one another, reminisce, and passionately kiss before parting amicably.
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Treat yourself right, sit back with Mike, Kevin, and Bill and savor the glory that is, well, Honor and Glory! A local laborer and draughtsman named Eduardo learns to read and write under Salvador's tutelage.
Editorial Prensa Valenciana, 16 July 2018.