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‘Strange Way of Life’ (2023) Almodovar’s Short Film on May 26th

Strange Way of Life is a western directed by Pedro Almodóvar and starring Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke. Preview at the Cannes Film Festival.

The short film was shot in the village built by Sergio Leone to film his dollar trilogy with Clint Eastwood. Almodóvar alludes to Amalia Rodrigues’ fado, which talks about not living with our backs turned to our own desires.

Release date

May 26, 2023

Where to watch Strange Way of Life

In all movie theaters

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Movie title: Strange Way of Life

Movie description: A man rides a horse across the desert that separates him from Bitter Creek. He comes to visit Sheriff Jake. Twenty-five years earlier, the two of them - the sheriff and Silva, the rancher who rides out to meet him - worked together as hired guns. Silva comes on the pretext of reuniting with his friend from his youth, and they do indeed celebrate their meeting, but the next morning Sheriff Jake tells him that the reason for his trip is not the memory of their old friendship.

Date published: April 28, 2023

Country: Spain

Duration: 31m

Director(s): Pedro Almodóvar

Writer(s): Pedro Almodóvar

Music: Alberto Iglesias

Actor(s): Ethan Hawke, Pedro Pascal, Jason Fernández, José Condessa, George Steane, Manu Ríos, Pedro Casablanc, Sara Sálamo, Erenice Lohan

Genre: Western,

Companies: El deseo, Saint Laurent

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