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Volver (10-Mar-2006)

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar

Keywords: Drama

A mother returns to her native Spain in spirit form years following her death to fix her family's troubles.

Raimunda, born and raised in the tiny town of Alfancor de las Infantas, Spain, lives in Madrid in the present day, struggling through life as a janitor with drunkard husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her mother, Irene, died in a house fire with her father years back; when aunt Paula's neighbor Augustina reports that Irene has reappeared in spirit form, things take a mystical turn, especially when an unexpected family tragedy makes evident her desire to fix the things she could not successfully change in her physical form.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Penelope Cruz
28-Apr-1974   Woman On Top
Carmen Maura
15-Sep-1945   Volver


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