The Basque director Julio Medem has released some details from his new and much anticipated work, which will feature Penélope Cruz as an actress, but also as an executive producer.
By
Sergio Ríos Pérez

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Cineuropa.org
23 Jan 2014 - 8:01 AM  UPDATED 26 Feb 2014 - 11:58 AM

The Basque director Julio Medem has released some details from his new and much anticipated work, which will feature Penélope Cruz as both actress and executive producer. Ma ma will also be the first collaboration between the two most well-known Spanish artists abroad.

The film, which is in a pre-production phase, will be shot next spring entirely in Spain and in Castilian, as the production press release announced.

Medem wrote the screenplay for ma ma, which will star Cruz as Magda, a woman who confronts a looming tragedy, with unexpected - and extreme - vitality. “Together with her loved ones, she lives unsuspected moments of humour and delicate happiness,” the production said.

The cast will be completed by Luis Tosar and Asier Etxeandia. The original score will be composed by Alberto Iglesias, a three-time Oscar nominee, and faithful Pedro Almodóvar collaborator. The production will be taken care of by Cruz and Medem in association with Álvaro Longoria for Morena Films.

Translated from Spanish

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