Bad Education(Movie, 2004)

Original title: "La mala educación" (Spanish/ES)
| 1h 46min | Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance / Love, Thriller, Mystery
Bad EducationRating: 3.7/5 (with 194 votes)
Bad Education (Spanish: La mala educación) is a 2004 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Starring Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez, Daniel Giménez Cacho and Lluís Homar, the film focuses on two reunited childhood friends and lovers caught up in a stylised murder mystery. Along with metafiction, sexual abuse by Catholic priests, transsexuality and drug use are also important themes and devices in the plot, which led the MPAA to give the film an NC-17 rating. The film was released on 19 March 2004 in Spain and 10 September 2004 in Mexico. It was also screened at many international film festivals such as Cannes, New York, Moscow and Toronto before its US release on November 19, 2004. The film received critical acclaim, and was seen as a return to Almodovar's dark stage, placing it alongside films such as Matador ... ()
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About Bad Education

Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are followed through the next few decades, their reunion marking life and death.

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Trailer for Bad Education + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

La mala educación - Trailer oficial(Trailer, 1:47)

Additional Information

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Production country: Spain
Shot in: Madrid
Plays in: Catalonia
Original language: Spanish (ES)
Spoken languages: Spanish (ES)
Translated into 20 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/12/2004 (World premiere: 03/19/2004)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Má Educação"
"Halb kasvatus"
"La Mala Educación"
"나쁜 교육"

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