Parallel Mothers

Opens Jan 28, 2022


Two unmarried women who have become pregnant by accident and are about to give birth meet in a hospital room: Janis, middle-aged, unrepentant and happy; Ana, a teenager, remorseful and frightened.

Nominated for Best Lead Actress (Penélope Cruz) and Best Original Score at the 94th Academy Awards.


"Vintage Almodóvar: a skein of reversals, revelations, surprises and coincidences unraveled with style, wit and feeling."
– New York Times