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Pedro Almodovar Once Performed Oral Sex on an Actress to Get the Scene Right
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2009 - 10:00

While giving an interview at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, Pedro Almodóvar was asked how he manages to coax such amazing performances out of his actors. "I play all the roles on set," Almodóvar said. "In a film I made a long time ago, I even performed cunnilingus on an actress to show the actor how to do it," the legendary Spanish director told shocked reporters at a press conference for his new film, Broken Embraces, which is premiering at the festival.


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Penelope Cruz Gets Food Poisoning in Cannes
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/18/2009 - 16:41

Penélope Cruz became ill while in France for the Cannes Film Festival, People reports. The actress was scheduled to join movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in presenting a trailer and teaser for her upcoming musical Nine, but had to skip the event due to "some sort of food poisoning."


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Penelope Cruz Gets Outfitted in Chanel
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/18/2009 - 11:30

Penelope Cruz has all the luck. Not only does the Oscar-winning actress get to claim Javier Bardem as her man, but she was also dressed exclusively by Chanel in the upcoming Pedro Almodovar-directed Broken Embraces (see clips from the movie here).


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Video: Sneak Peek at Penelope Cruz in Pedro Almodovar's "Broken Embraces"
By Monica Herrera | 03/16/2009 - 15:14

Pedro Almodovar's new movie, Los Abrazos Rotos (Broken Embraces)—which stars freshly minted Oscar winner Penelope Cruz and is said to be Spanish auteur's take on film noir—doesn't come out in the U.S. for another whole 8 months. But we're more than happy to taunt ourselves (and by extension, you—sorry!) with preview trailers, clips and behind-the-scenes scoops until we can finally see it.


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