Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Pedro Almodovar's 'Silencio' for North America

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Pedro Almodovar

The film centers on a woman named Julieta who struggles to survive on the verge of madness.

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Pedro Almodovar’s Silencio.

Almodovar's 20th feature stars Emma Suarez and Adriana Ugarte, both playing a woman named Julieta. As she struggles to survive on the verge of madness, Julieta finds her life is marked by a series of journeys revolving around the disappearance of her daughter. 

SPC has a long history with Almodovar, working with him on eight films: I'm So Excited, The Skin I Live In, Broken Embraces, Volver, Bad Education, All About My Mother, Talk to Her and The Flower of My Secret.