‘Parallel Mothers’, ‘The Laws of the Border’ and ‘The Addams Family 2: The Great Getaway’ stand out among the weekend’s film premieres

‘Rescue Distance’ and ‘Titane’ are other titles that hit theaters.


Eager to go to the movies on the weekend? Take note because the billboard is full of interesting news for all tastes, for all audiences. Pedro Almodóvar’s new feature film, Parallel Mothers; the last by Daniel Monzón, The laws of the border; the animated sequel The Addams Family 2: The Great Getaway; the recent winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, Titane, and the drama Rescue Distance. These are just some of the proposals that you can enjoy on the big screen from Friday, October 8.

Next, check out the movies that hit theaters this weekend:

‘Parallel mothers’

This week the new feature film as director of Pedro Almodóvar hits theaters, Parallel mothers. Starring Penelope Cruz – who won the Volpi Cup at the last Venice Film Festival – and Milena Smit, the film tells the story of Janis and Ana, two new mothers whose lives intersect moments before giving birth. Despite having very different situations – Janis dreamed of being a mother while Ana thinks she is too young to have a baby in her charge – a connection emerges between the two that they would never have imagined.

‘The laws of the border’

The laws of the border is another of the Spanish feature films that hit theaters this weekend. The tape directed by Daniel Monzon It has Marcos Ruiz, Begoña Vargas and Chechu Salgado as protagonists. The story follows Ignacio, an introverted teenager who will see his life change forever when he joins Tere and Zarco, two young criminals who introduce him to that little world. A way of life that sometimes leads Ignacio to doubt between the limits of good and evil.

‘The Addams Family 2: The Great Getaway’

The smallest of the house will be able to enjoy with The Addams Family 2: The Great Getaway, the sequel to the fun animated film. Morticia and Gomez begin to feel like they are losing their children, Wednesday and Pugsley. More and more family dinners are being skipped and only thinking about their own interests. To try to reconnect with them, Morticia and Gomez decide to organize a caravan trip where they hope to win back their little ones.

‘Titanium’

The Spanish billboard also receives the winner of the Palme d’Or at the latest edition of the Cannes Film Festival, Titanium. Directed by Julia Ducournau, and starring Agathe Rousselle, the film follows Alexia, a flamboyant young dancer of tuned cars, who has a titanium plate in her skull, since she suffered a traffic accident when she was just a child. As the plot progresses, Alexia is plunged into a series of terrible incidents, forcing her to flee and change her identity. Thus, the young woman pretends to be the son of a firefighter who disappeared years ago.

Julia Ducournau, director of ‘Titane’: “The rage of my film is born from the fact of being a woman”

‘Rescue distance’

The ‘thriller’ Rescue distance It is another of the novelties that you will be able to find in theaters starting this weekend. Directed by Claudia Llosa, the film is an adaptation of the homonymous novel by Samanta Schweblin, and has María Valverde, Germán Palacios and Dolores Fonzi in its cast. This story about motherhood and the environmental crisis of planet Earth, introduces us to Amanda, a woman who travels to a town in Argentina to enjoy a few days with her daughter Nina. Despite his obsession with having his little girl always within his field of vision, he soon discovers that despite this the world can turn against him.

María Valverde and Dolores Fonzi give us keys to ‘Rescue Distance’, a ‘thriller’ about motherhood and the environmental crisis

The dramatic comedy Fresa y chocolate and the documentary Terremoto complete the list of cinephile novelties that hit the Spanish billboard this weekend.

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