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Parallel Mothers (15)

Parent and Baby Screening

Penelope Cruz embracing Milena Smit in Parallel Mothers

Pedro Almodóvar presents another intimate portrayal of womanhood in this story of two mothers who give birth on the same day. 

Almodóvar is back with another provocative and sumptuous drama that places a female protagonist at the centre.The first, is played by long time collaborator Penélope Cruz, who stars as Janis, a first time middle-aged mother who is thrilled at the prospect. Opposite her is Ana, played by Milena Smit, an adolescent first time mother who is petrified.

Over the course of a few hours, the two exchange few words that are strong enough to transform the course of their lives.

Spain 2021 Dir Pedro Almodóvar 123 min


Our Parent and Baby screenings are designed for adults to enjoy the latest film releases with their young babies, in a relaxed atmosphere with gentler lighting and sound. Screenings are suitable for babies of 12 months or under. Up to four adults can accompany a baby, but adults without a baby will not be admitted.

We have plenty of dedicated space for you to park your baby buggy. For health and safety reasons, we cannot allow buggies inside the cinemas.

Booking is essential, so please book your tickets before attending.

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