Bad Education

Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Starring: Fele Martínez, Francisco Maestre, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Gael García Bernal
Duration: 106 min

When an old friend brings filmmaker Enrique Goded (Fele Martínez) a semi-autobiographical script chronicling their adolescence, Enrique is forced to relive his youth spent at a Catholic boarding school. Weaving through past and present, the script follows a transvestite performer (Gael García Bernal) who reconnects with a grade school sweetheart. Spurred on by this chance encounter, the character reflects on her childhood sexual victimisation and the trauma of closeting her sexual orientation.

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