Why is it called Todo Sobre Mi Madre?

The title is Todo Sobre Mi Madre, but who is the “Mi”? Who is the “I” telling us all about his or her mother? The title apparently refers to the baby, Esteban Three, and his mother would be Manuela (Cecilia Roth), but she isn’t his mother, Rosa is. (Or is the transvestite Lola, now a “she,” his mother?

How does Todo Sobre Mi Madre end?

Rosa dies giving birth to her son, and Lola (Toni Cantó) and Manuela finally reunite at Rosa’s funeral.

What is the theme of All About My Mother?

As I see it, the main theme of All About My Mother is playing the roles. We all play different roles throughout our lives. Being a woman or a man is one of them; being professional, doing our job is another; being a daughter, son, sister, brother, father, or mother—these are the roles we take up in our lives.

Where was Todo Sobre Mi Madre filmed?

Production: El Deseo S.A., France 2 Cinéma, Renn Productions, Via Digital; color, 35mm, Panavision; sound: Dolby Digital; running time: 105 minutes. Released 8 April 1999 in Spain; filmed in Barcelona, Madrid, and A Coruña, Spain.

What is Todo sobre mi madre about?

Women have almost always been at the center of the Almodóvar universe, and that is more than ever true in Todo sobre mi madre ( All About My Mother ). His 1999 film is explicitly dedicated to women and actresses, and particularly to actresses who have played actresses in such great films as All About Eve.

Who are the actors in the movie all about my mother?

All About My Mother. All About My Mother (Spanish: Todo sobre mi madre) is a 1999 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, and starring Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz and Candela Peña.

What does Manuela tell Rosa’s mother about Lola?

Manuela tells her that Lola is Esteban’s father; Rosa’s mother is appalled and says: “That is the monster that killed my daughter?!” Manuela flees back to Madrid with Esteban; she cannot take living at Rosa’s house any longer, since the grandmother is afraid that she will contract HIV from the baby.