Parallel Mothers poster.jpgParallel Mothers (Spanish: Madres paralelas) is a Spanish drama written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Parallel Mother follows a young mother who must make the right decision when she finds out there’s been a life-changing mistake made after she gives birth to a beautiful baby girl. Additionally, a friend works to prove that a terrible wrong was committed to families of Hispanic origin during the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. Despite having to read subtitles, I really liked this movie and how it showed an interesting and different approach to how the problems were resolved.

Photographer Janis Martínez (Penélope Cruz)does a photoshoot with renowned forensic archaeologist Arturo (Israel Elejalde). She asks him if his foundation will help excavate a mass grave in her home village, where her great-grandfather and other men from the village were killed and buried during the Spanish Civil War. Arturo agrees to review the…

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