Pedro Almodovar and three stars of “I’m So Excited!” - Blanca Suarez, Miguel Angel Silvestre and Javier Camara - brought Spanish glamor to the opening night of the Los Angeles Film Festival with their latest movie.
The filmmaker from Spain’s La Mancha region, who noted that he has always been treated with great affection in Los Angeles, told Efe Thursday night on the event’s red carpet that the best way to connect with an American audience is to get people laughing from the start of the film...Read Full Story
By Zorianna Kit
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s latest film “I’m So Excited!” is a raunchy screwball comedy that the Oscar-winning director said marks a return to his roots as a satirist even as it delivers biting commentary on modern-day Spain.
The Spanish-language movie, which opens the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday and will be on limited release in U.S. cinemas on June 28, follows passengers on a flight from Spain to Mexico City after their plane...Read Full Story
Published on May 2nd, 2013 |
by Giannis Lahanis
Critical reaction to the director’s “gayest film ever” has been mixed.
“It is my gayest film ever”, claims Pedro Almodovar about his latest film I’m So Excited. It is a strange remark coming from a director whose films have almost always tackled the theme of homosexuality. Seeing how the initial response to the film shows that not many people share the excitement it wishes to communicate, one can only wonder if the Spaniard...Read Full Story
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s latest film I’m So Excited (originally Los amantes pasajeros), which was released in Spain, gave him his best opening weekend to date
I’m So Excited is an airplane-set comedy starring Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas and Raúl Arévalo. Almodovar described the film as “a light, very light comedy,” which is a long way from his last film, the psychological thriller The Skin I Live In.
On Monday it was announced I’m So Excited brought in $2.6 million in...Read Full Story
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