Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. Janis, middle-aged, doesn’t regret it and she is exultant. The other, Ana, an adolescent, is scared, repentant and traumatized. Janis tries to encourage her while they move like sleepwalkers along the hospital corridors. The few words they exchange in these hours will create a very close link between the two, which by chance develops and complicates, and changes their lives in a decisive wa

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Parallel Mothers (2021)

R

Drama · 2h 3m · 10/7/2021

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Description

Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. Janis, middle-aged, doesn’t regret it and she is exultant. The other, Ana, an adolescent, is scared, repentant and traumatized. Janis tries to encourage her while they move like sleepwalkers along the hospital corridors. The few words they exchange in these hours will create a very close link between the two, which by chance develops and complicates, and changes their lives in a decisive wa

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

Spanish

Country

Spain

Production Companies

El Deseo, Pathé, Radio Televisión Española (RTVE)

Revenue

$14,519,426
Cast
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Penélope Cruz

Janis
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Milena Smit

Ana
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Israel Elejalde

Arturo
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Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

Teresa
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Rossy de Palma

Elena
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Julieta Serrano

Brígida
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Auria Contreras

(as Luna Auria Contreras)
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Carmen Flores

Dolores
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Ainhoa Santamaría

Niñera
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Adelfa Calvo

Sobrina de Brígida
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Julio Manrique

Jesús
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María Jesús Hoyos

(as Mª Jesús Hoyos)
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Chema Adeva

Actor
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Daniela Santiago

Modelo
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Ana Peleteiro

Modelo
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Pedro Casablanc

Padre de Ana (voice)
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José Javier Domínguez

Camarero (uncredited)
Crew
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Pedro Almodóvar

Director
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Pedro Almodóvar

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Parallel Mothers

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/5/2022

Disc Title Front Cover

Parallel Mothers

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

4/5/2022

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