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La Mala Educación [videorecording]: Bad Education

a Sony Pictures Classics release ; El Deseo presents with the collaboration of ICAA and the participation of TVE and Canal+ ; produced by Agustín Almodóvar ; written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Video; DVD
Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Igancio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. When Enrique produces a film based on the story, the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events.
Pedro Almodóvar
Gael García Bernal, Fele Martinez, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Francisco Boira.
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Run Time
105 min.
In Spanish, with optional English subtitles
MPAA rating: NC17; for a scene of explicit sexual content
  • DVD release of the 2004 motion picture.
  • Special features: commentary with director Pedro Almodóvar; making of Bad Education; poster exploration gallery; deleted scenes; red carpet footage from AFI Film Festival.
Variant Title
Bad education
Original uncut version
  • Special features: Anamorphic widescreen
  • Audio commentary with director Pedro Almodovar
  • Deleted scenes
  • Red carpet footage from AFI Film Festival
  • Making of Bad Education
  • Photo gallery: Poster explorations
  • Original Spanish theatrical trailer
  • Bonus previews
  • Language: Spanish Digital Dolby 5.1
  • Subtitles: English.
1404962751, 9781404962750
Director of photography, José Luis Alcaine ; editor, José Salcedo ; music, Alberto Iglesias.
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
Publisher no.
06946 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
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