The movie, in which they also act Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez Gijón, Julieta Serrano and Rossy De Palma, will compete for the prestigious Golden Lion for best film.
“I was born as a director in Venice in 1983 (…) in the section ‘Mezzogiorno Mezzanotte”. 38 years later they call me to inaugurate the Mostra. I really thank the festival for this honor and I hope to live up to it, “reacted the filmmaker quoted in the statement.

On his side, the festival director Alberto Barbera said he was happy to receive “this intense and sensitive portrait of two women faced with the themes of a motherhood with unpredictable twists, female solidarity, and a sexuality lived in full freedom and without hypocrisy” .

Pedro Almodóvar, 71, had received a Golden Lion of honor in 2019 for the whole of his career.

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