Volver / El Deseo S.A ; with the participation of Canal+ España ; Ministerio de Cultura ; Televisión Española (TVE) ; produced by Esther García ; writer, Pedro Almodóvar ; directed by Pedro Almodóvar.
Audio in Spanish 5.1; with optional subtitles in English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns (volver).
Special features: commentary with director Pedro Almodóvar and Penelope Cruz; "The making of Volver"; director and cast interviews.
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video file DVD video
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HD DVD (1920 x 1080p); mastered in high definition, Blu-ray Disc. Requires a Blu-ray player.
The law in movies DVD collection.
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.
Director of photography, José Luis Alcaine ; editor, José Salcedo ; music, Alberto Iglesias.
Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco.
MPAA rating: R; some sexual content and language.
Cannes Film Festival, 2006: Best Actress (To the female ensemble cast); Best Screenplay (Pedro Almodóvar).