The Resource Volver, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; con la participación de TVE ; y Canal+ España ; El Deseo presenta ; produced by Esther García ; writer, Pedro Almodóvar ; directed by Pedro Almodóvar, (videorecording)

Volver, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; con la participación de TVE ; y Canal+ España ; El Deseo presenta ; produced by Esther García ; writer, Pedro Almodóvar ; directed by Pedro Almodóvar, (videorecording)

Label
Volver
Title
Volver
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; con la participación de TVE ; y Canal+ España ; El Deseo presenta ; produced by Esther García ; writer, Pedro Almodóvar ; directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Title variation
To return
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
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)
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, 2006: Best Actress (To the female ensemble cast); Best Screenplay (Pedro Almodóvar).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Volver (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, José Luis Alcaine ; editor, José Salcedo ; music, Alberto Iglesias
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; some sexual content and language
Language note
In Spanish, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
.V65847 2007
PerformerNote
Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1963-
  • 1985-
  • 1968-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • García, Esther
  • Almodóvar, Pedro
  • Cruz, Penélope
  • Maura, Carmen
  • Dueñas, Lola
  • Portillo, Blanca
  • Cobo, Yohana
  • Lampreave, Chus
  • Torre, Antonio de la
  • Blanco, Carlos
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Spain
  • Televisión Española
  • Canal+ España (Firm)
  • Deseo, S.A
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • Family
  • Madres e hijas
  • Hermanas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Volver, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; con la participación de TVE ; y Canal+ España ; El Deseo presenta ; produced by Esther García ; writer, Pedro Almodóvar ; directed by Pedro Almodóvar, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Optional commentary with Almodóvar and Cruz; "Making of 'Volver'" featurette (8 min.); interview with Almodóvar (10 min.); interview with Cruz (6 min.) interview with Maura (9 min.); AFI tribute to Cruz with L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan (18 min.); photo gallery; poster gallery;
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9781424819515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396152854
  • 043396152830
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15283
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm80569943
  • (OCoLC)80569943
  • 1150484
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Volver, Sony Pictures Classics ; Ministerio de Cultura ; con la participación de TVE ; y Canal+ España ; El Deseo presenta ; produced by Esther García ; writer, Pedro Almodóvar ; directed by Pedro Almodóvar, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Optional commentary with Almodóvar and Cruz; "Making of 'Volver'" featurette (8 min.); interview with Almodóvar (10 min.); interview with Cruz (6 min.) interview with Maura (9 min.); AFI tribute to Cruz with L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan (18 min.); photo gallery; poster gallery;
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9781424819515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396152854
  • 043396152830
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15283
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm80569943
  • (OCoLC)80569943
  • 1150484
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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